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27 Aug 2019
Civil rights pioneer, Rosa Parks and astronaut Sally Ride have been honoured with Barbie dolls in celebration of Women's Equality Day. The American legends are now a part of Mattel's Inspiring Women series, which also includes artist Frida Kahlo and NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson. According to Mattel's series, Rosa Parks' doll honours the woman who's been…
26 Aug 2017
Today is Women's Equality Day, as declared in the US. This date was chosen because August 26, 1920 was the day women were allowed the right to vote. It's also a time to celebrate contributions of women in all facets of life. "If the first woman God ever made was strong enough to turn the…
26 Aug 2016
Last month Hillary Clinton ‘put the biggest crack in that  glass ceiling yet’ and made history by becoming the first female Presidential nominee of a major party in the US.

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Armed men have kidnapped an Italian couple and their child as well as a Togolese national in southeastern Mali, a local official and a Malian security source told AFP Friday.
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President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), joined the Muslim faithful to observe Jummah prayers, at which prayers were said for the repose of the soul of the late President of UAE, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
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With seven days to go to the eighth edition of the World Athletics Elite Label Okpekpe international 10km road race, Pamodzi Sports Marketing, organisers of the historic race says this year's edition will be the biggest ever in terms of its organisation and quality of its elite cast. Race director, Zack Amodu says arrangements have…
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President of the Senate Ahmad Lawal says his 2023 presidential ambition was conceived to enable him change the lives of Nigerians for the better.
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A Lagos High Court on Friday sentenced a Dane, Peter Nielsen, to death by hanging for killing his Nigerian wife and daughter. Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile convicted Nielsen, 54, on two counts of murder brought against him by the Lagos State Government. The judge sentenced Nielsen to death by hanging on both counts. The Dane was…