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Top Ten Oldest Universities Around the World

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The word university is derived from the Latin universitas magistrorum et scholarium, roughly meaning “community of teachers and scholars”. The term was coined by the Italian University of Bologna, which, with a traditional founding date…

Igbo will never be President of Nigeria – MASSOB 

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The Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra, on Tuesday declared that an Igbo man would never become Nigeria’s President. In a statement signed by MASSOB leader, Comrade Uchenna Madu, entitled ‘We insist on Biafra…

Ojudu denies Osinbajo performs better than Buhari

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- Professor Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria's acting president, has been earning accolades from Nigerians following his recent actions - But President Buhari's aide, Babafemi Ojudu, has said those thinking Osinbajo is doing better than Buhari are just…

Pro-Biafra agitators adopt new political party,  make new demands

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​Leaders of pro-Biafra organisations across the world met over the weekend to adopt the United Progressive Party (UPP) as Biafra’s national party in Nigeria. The groups, in a meeting in Enugu, Enugu State, were hosted by the UPP, led…

Osinbajo Signs Seven Bills into Law

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​The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday assented to seven bills earlier passed and transmitted to the Presidency by the National Assembly. According to a statement last night by Senior Special Assistant to the President on…

Donald Trump’s pure view of the religion called islam 

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​Donald J Trump`s concerns on  Muslims.  Something to consider. This is why we are in big trouble. Can Muslims be Good Americans? Can a devout Muslim be an American patriot and a loyal citizen? Consider this: Theologically,…

Donald Trump to Call President Buhari, Zuma on Phone Today

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​According to NTA news, US President Donald Trump will today speak to President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria and President Jacob Zuma of South Africa. Trump is expected to call Buhari on phone at 3:45pm [Lagos time]. Zuma’s call will happen…

Wow! Buhari extends vacation, See Reasons

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​The letter which was written on Sunday stated that the extension was to enable the president complete and receive the results of a series of tests recommended by his doctors. A statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media…

Jonathan is a great leader - Obasanjo

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​Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday called on Nigerian leaders to emulate him and Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan. Obasanjo stated this after a closed door meeting with former president Jonathan at his Ibogun Olaogun country home in…