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July sees extreme weather with impacts
Extreme weather, including record temperatures and heatwaves, drought and disastrous precipitation, has marked the first half of summer in the northern hemisphere. This has had widespread impacts on human health, agriculture, ecosystems and infrastructure and led to devastating wildfires. "2018 is shaping up to be one of the hottest years on record, with new temperature…
Ujiri tops list of coaches for Giants of Africa Nigerian camp
Originator of the Giants of Africa basketball talents hunt, Masai Ujiri will lead the cast of illustrious coaches for the Nigerian leg of the programme slated to run in Lagos from August 21 to 25.
Mozico, Adonai qualify for Lagos Grassroots Cup quarterfinal
Mozico of Egbeda and former finalist, Adonai FC have qualified for the quarterfinal of the on-going Lagos Grassroots Cup, which has also seen the emergence of Global FC and Sammy of Ijegun in the last eight.
British buyers in Spain increase despite Brexit looming
Prime property sales in Spain increased by 27per cent in the first half of 2018 with sales to British buyers increasing in popular resort locations despite Brexit.
Insurer unveils new service to industry offerings
AXA Mansard Plc has launched the First Responder Service, which aims to support customers whose vehicles are insured with the company whenever they are involved in road accident.
‘Abiku’ in the house of power
Sir: Those who are familiar with the verses of the poem quoted above would vividly recall the sorrow that Abiku unfolded to his poor mother, in which JP Clark composed the supra poem.
Atiku is the best candidate to defeat Buhari - Analyst
tional public affairs analyst, Boladale Adekoya, has advised the leadership and members of the main opposition, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to do everything within their power to ensure former vice-president, Atiku Abubakar, clinch the presidential ticket of the party if they are serious about defeating President Buhari and the All Progressive Congress (APC) come 2019. …
Edo youths, Oxfam brainstorm on mainstreaming young people
No fewer than 500 youths in Edo State converged at the Edo Innovates Hub, Benin City, to engage policymakers and development experts on approaches to mainstreaming young people in development, as well as deploying technology in solving social and economic problems. The event, tagged: ‘Safe Spaces for Youths,’ was organised by the state government in…
NWF condoles with Dickson
The Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) has commiserated with Bayelsa State governor, Henry Seriake Dickson on the death of his mother, Mrs. Gold Coast Dickson. Late Mrs. Dickson, who passed on this week in United States at the age of 72, surrendered after a battle with the breast cancer. According to a statement, the NWF expressed…
Asalaye academy: Making pan-Africanists out of traditionalists
Government’s failure to recognise the powers and function of traditional leaders is causing African languages and heritage to face extinction, The world keeps evolving everyday leading to dramatic changes in, sometimes things that are very dear to the society or a people. Language, culture and tradition have remained the greatest victims of the fast changing…