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Nigeria Must Restructure Now Or Face Disintegration Soon, Says Opadokun

Nigeria Must Restructure Now Or Face Disintegration Soon, Says Opadokun

In this interview, political activist, Chief Ayo Opadokun, who as a chieftain of National Democratic Coalition (NADECO), was one of the compatriots that fought the military to a standstill to restore democratic rule in Nigeria, told Niyi Bello (Political Editor) and Seye Olumide, that a new battle to right the wrongs of military incursion in


Take Politics Out of Healthcare

Three additional states have joined California in an investigation of the third largest insurer in the United States – Aetna – alleging their medical director denied a $20,000-per-dose infusion, admitting in a deposition that he never looked at [the] patient’s medical records. The media and public have cried out that the insurer has put profits

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Russia’s ‘Invincible’ Missile Is Chilling For Everyone

In his two-hour annual State of Nation speech, Russian President Vladimir Putin was preening himself, preparing his gullible masses to vote for him later this month. And what was his largest boast? Russia’s new nuclear-powered cruise missile, which he says can defy the US missile-defense shield. It is bombastic talk in the extreme: a waggling

Fyodor Ushakov multifunctional ice breaking platform supply vessel is moored at the marine terminal in Murmansk © Pavel Lvov / Sputnik

Putin: Russia’s Arctic Fleet Is Strongest In The World & Will Continue To Be

President Vladimir Putin stressed that Russia’s Arctic fleet is and will remain the strongest in the world, as the country has been strengthening the military infrastructure in the region to secure its interests there. The Russian leader vowed to continue developing the scientific, transport and military infrastructure in the strategically important Arctic region. He also

A woman picks a souvenir necklace with a portrait of Chinese President Xi Jinping from a selection that also includes necklaces featuring late Chinese Chairman Mao Zedong at a stall in Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China, February 26, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

China Pushes Back Against Criticism Of Plan For Xi To Stay In Power

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s plan for President Xi Jinping to remain in office indefinitely has sparked social media opposition, drawing comparisons to North Korea’s ruling dynasty and charges of creating a dictator by a Hong Kong pro-democracy activist. The social media reaction late on Sunday quickly saw China swing into a concerted propaganda push by

FILE - Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng speaks in Parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, Feb. 15, 2018.

South Africa Explores Constitutional Change to Allow Land Seizures

South Africa’s parliament voted Tuesday to examine how to amend the constitution to allow land seizures without compensation, a move that resonates deeply in a nation where the white minority still controls much of the farmland. But the strongest proponent of the motion immediately sought to reassure the nation that nothing too drastic would come

FILE - African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) soldiers from Burundi patrol on the outskirts of Mogadishu, Somalia, May 22, 2012.

AMISOM Heads Meet amid Security Concerns about Somalia

Kampala, Uganda – Officials from countries that contribute to AMISOM, the African Union force in Somalia, are meeting this week in Uganda to discuss a transitional security plan for the troubled country. While AMISOM has made gains in Somalia, the risks still presented by militant group al-Shabab remain vivid due to inadequate funding and troop