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    Hajj Commission Chairmanship: Arewa Youth Forum Throws Weight Behind Abdullahi Mukhtar

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    Arewa Youth Forum on Tuesday threw its support behind Alhaji Abdullahi Mukhtar for the chairmanship of National Hajj Commission, saying those kicking against his appointment were only scared of the innovations he would introduce to the operation of hajj in the country. Speaking to LEADERSHIP in Abuja, the President of Arewa Youth Forum, Gambo Gujungu…

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  • People attend a march against xenophobic attacks in downtown Johannesburg, South Africa, Thursday, April 23, 2015. Police officers and soldiers raided a hostel considered a hotspot for anti-immigrant attacks for the second day running in Johannesburg as South Africa continued a crackdown on xenophobic violence. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

    I’m Black And So Are You

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    “During my lifetime I have dedicated myself to this struggle of the African people. I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an ideal which…

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    Xenophobic Attacks: NGO Defends MTN

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    An Abuja based Non Governmental Organisation the Telecommunication Security Workers Association of Nigeria (TSWAN) has joined the global reaction against the Xenophobic attacks in South Africa targeted against foreigners . Speaking at a foray in Abuja over the development in South Africa, the National Chairman of the NGO Squadron Leader Ishaya Bawa condemned in totality…

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    Opara Inaugurates 2015 Christian Pilgrimage Medical Team

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    The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), Mr. John Kennedy Opara has inaugurated a 14 Man Federal Medical Committee for the 2015 Christian Pilgrimage exercise. Mr. Opara explained that the members of the Committee were appointed based on merit and competence. According to him, “For the first time I have changed all…

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    NCPC To Partner With Churches On Pilgrimage Lottery Scheme

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    NCPC TO PARTNER WITH CHURCHES ON CHRISTIAN PILGRIMAGE LOTTERY SCHEME The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), Mr. John Kennedy Opara has said that the Commission would partner with churches in the Christian Lottery Scheme which the Commission would introduce during the 2015 Oct/Dec pilgrimage exercise. He made this known during a…

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    Arewa Youths Endorse Senator Akume For Senate President

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    Northern youths under the auspices of Arewa Youth Parliament have thrown their weight behind the current Senate Minority Leader, Senator George Akume to emerge as the President of the Senate in the 8th National Assembly. Addressing journalists in Abuja yesterday, the national coordinator of the group, who doubles as the Speaker, Arewa Youth Parliament, Rt….

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    NANS Drags South Africa To ICC

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    The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has condemned in its totality the acts of inhumane killing of non citizens by South Africans. A statement issued by the Zone D public relations officer, Comrade Olatinwo Jeremiah on behalf of NANS on Monday reads: “As students of history, we recall physical assaults on immigrants from Malawi,…

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    Action Aid Nigeria Gets New Country Director

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    Action Aid Nigeria has appointed a new country director, Ms. Ojobo Atuluku to replace the incumbent country director, Dr. Hussaini Abdu, whose tenure ends April 20, 2015. Dr. Abdu, who has been Action Aid’s country in Nigeria in the last six years, and has put in 10 years of meritous service in the organisation, is…

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    The Natural Hair Trend

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    I remember the first day I decided to go natural, I had just read Chimamanda’s “Americana” and I felt she was feeling my pain of having damaged relaxed hair and losing my hair line. The book majorly spoke about race, love and hair. But prior to that I always wondered why I had been growing…

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