I want to be greater than my uncle, Okocha – Iwobi, Nigerian soccer player

It is a pathetic story that Nigeria will not feature at the next Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon after losing Group G ticket to Egypt following a 1-0 defeat in Alexandria on Tuesday which was preceded by a 1-1 draw in Kaduna last week Friday but the country can take some positives from the ill-fated campaign and one of […]

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African Anglicans Sanction US church over Gay marriage

African Anglican leaders have temporarily restricted the role of the U.S. Episcopal Church in their global fellowship as a sanction over the American church’s acceptance of gay marriage. Episcopalians have been barred for three years from any policy-setting positions in the Anglican Communion while a task force is formed that will try to reconcile conflicting views over sexuality in the […]

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Obesity: South Africa becomes First African country to impose tax on sugar drinks

In frantic move to reduce the number of people with obesity in the country, South Africa has introduced a tax on drinks loaded with sugar becoming the first African country to impose a tax on the fizzy drink. Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan introduced the tax on everything from carbonated soft drinks to flavoured water in his February’s budget speech, partly […]

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I cannot guarantee that I would remain single for the rest of my life – Florence Ita-Giwa @ 70

By Innocent Duru Senator Princess Florence Ita-Giwa, former Presidential Adviser on National Assembly Matters to former ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo joined the league of septuagenarians yesterday with her look belying her age. For friends, relations, and well wishers, it was a time to pomp champagne and celebrate Mama Bakassi, as she is fondly called. From Cross Rivers State, her state of […]

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