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  • UK Urges Nigeria To Stop Death Penalty

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    The British high commissioner, Paul Arkwright has urged that Nigeria should prohibit death penalty. This is in support of the recent call by the EU Heads of Mission in Nigeria to uphold the moratorium on the capital punishment. In a statement made available to LEADERSHIP Weekend by the British High Commission ,  the Ambassador noted…

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  • Korea Trains Nigerian Teachers

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    The second workshop to train teachers in line with the Teachers of the Project for the Establishment of the Model Schools for Primary and Junior Secondary Education in Abuja kicked off today and will end on the 16th of February. The training is expected to last for a period of two weeks, and targeted to…

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  • Barrow Wants ECOWAS Troops To Remain In The Gambia For 6 Months

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    The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission hinted yesterday that its coalition force will remain in The Gambia to ensure the stability of the country. The President of ECOWAS Commission, Marcel de Souza revealed this in Abuja yesterday, while briefing journalists and members of the diplomatic corps on the political situation in that…

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  • Trump Sworn In As President Of Divided States Of America

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    Donald Trump yesterday took the oath of office and was sworn in to become the 45th president of what could now best be described as a divided United States of America. This is even as America’s political divisions turned violent on the streets of Washington during Trump’s inauguration, as black clad anti-establishment activists smashed store…

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  • Tourism Moribund In Nigeria

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    As Nigeria looks to diversify its economy in this recessive period, the Federal Government should consider investing in tourism not only as an income generator, but an image maker for the country that is not truly known globally.  BUKOLA OGUNSINA  writes. Nigeria’s tourism sector is yet to carve its niche internationally. It is rather far…

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  • Florida Airport Shooting: 5 dead, 8 injured

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    Atleast Five people have lost their lives and eight others were injured as a gunman opened fire in Florida Airport. The suspect who  has now been taken into custody for questioning by the FBI, said he had heard voices in his head telling him to join ISIS. Although Florida’s governor Rick Scott has condemned the…

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  • Nana Akufo-Addo Is Sworn In As Ghana’s President

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    Nana Akufo-Addo has been sworn in as Ghana’s new president yesterday. This comes after he won the elections last month, and the incumbent leader at the time, John Mahama conceded defeat. Leaders from across Africa and thousands of guests and dignitaries watched him take the oath of office at a ceremony in the Independence Square,…

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  • Guterres, Amina Mohammed Assume Office, Meet Staff

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    On his first day in office, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres assumed office yesterday, with a call for teamwork, telling staff at the world body’s New York Headquarters that it is not enough to the “do the right thing, we need to earn the right to do the right thing.” His deputy, Amina Mohammed, also…

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  • The Gambia Electoral Commission Chairman Flees Country

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    The chairman of the Gambian Electoral Commission, Alieu Momar Njai, has fled the country following threats to his life, his nephew said yesterday. Njai had declared Adama Barrow the winner of the December 1 presidential election, but President Yahya Jammeh has refused to relinquish power, challenging the election results in court. Njai’s nephew, Modou, told…

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  • ‘I Want To Bring Entrepreneurs Together To Develop Africa’

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    Africa is currently facing several challenges, from conflicts to governance and economic issues. In this chat with journalists in Abuja, aspirant for the African Union Chair, a promoter of pan africanism  and a seasoned academic with several years of experience contributing to AU, and ECOWAS, Professor Abdoulaye Bathily, sheds more light on these problems and…

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