If You Give up the Will to Live, You Will Die – New Study

Can you die simply by giving up the will to live?  Yes, concludes a new study, led by Dr. John Leach from the University of Portsmouth in the UK. The first-of-its-kind study looked at the phenomenon of “give-up-itis” – a word used for what is medically known as “psychogenic death”. How is this possible? The research says “give-up-itis” can be […]

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Ruling by Example, New Mexican President Lopez Obrador Rejects Presidential Plane for Commercial Flight

Can you imagine boarding a commercial flight and finding out the person sitting next to you is the President of Mexico? It could actually happen. It’s only been three days since Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador took office, but some of his campaign promises are already in motion. During his leftist bid for presidency, Lopez Obrador vowed […]

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Malabu $1.1 b Scandal: Shell, Eni Executives risk Jail in Milan Over Alleged Bribe to Nigerian Govt. Officials

Two oil giants, Shell and Eni, are currently on trial in Milan, accused of bribery in one of the biggest corporate corruption scandals in history. It’s a big deal. If found guilty, senior executives at both companies could go to jail. Shell and Eni could face enormous penalties, and be forced to hand back one […]

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37 CSOs Denounce Release of Genetically Modified Cotton into Nigeria

The GMO-Free Nigeria Alliance, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) and over 35 other Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in a statement made available to the media condemned efforts by government and biotech corporations to persuade Nigerians to accept agricultural biotechnology and denounced the registration and release of genetically modified (GM) cotton varieties (Maycho C567 BG […]

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Human Caravan: Poverty Anywhere Is Dangerous To Prosperity Everywhere, By Owei Lakemfa

A beautiful looking lady, perhaps in her mid-twenties, smiles into the camera. The chubby-cheeked child she is carrying is wearing a cap, but he is shirtless. They are part of the over 7,200 Latin Americans who embarked on an estimated 17-day walk towards the United States’ border. They had bid goodbye to their ancestral homes, […]

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The Southern Cameroon Rebellion, Security Impact in Nigeria and the Horrors

Cross River State Governor, Prof Ben Ayade, says the armed rebellion in Southern Cameroon is having a negative security impact on the state and Nigeria. Ayade, who spoke in Calabar when he received members of the National Defence College team four course 27, said fighters from Cameroon are taking refuge in Bakassi Local Government Council […]

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Why a Growing Number of People Think Their Job is Useless. by Rutgar Bregman

  A great deal has been written in recent years about the perils of automation. With predicted mass unemployment, declining wages, and increasing inequality, clearly we should all be afraid. By now it’s no longer just the Silicon Valley trend watchers and technoprophets who are apprehensive. In a study that has already racked up several […]

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BOMBSHELL: Trump says Buhari is “Lifeless” – Financial Times

    The United States president Donald Trump referred to his Nigerian counterpart Muhammadu Buhari as “lifeless” shortly after a meeting between the two leaders on April 30, Financial Times said on Monday. Buhari, the first sub-Saharan Africa president to meet Trump since he was sworn in January 2017 as the 45th American president, was […]

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India Police arrests Four Nigerians for drug trafficking

  As part of the special campaign, to check drug trafficking and such misdemeanours, Khanna Police, Ludhiana district of Punjab, India has nabbed four Nigerian nationals in the last few weeks. The latest suspect identified as Traurare Yakubu was arrested on Wednesday, August 21. Ub Inspector Davinder Singh along with a police party stopped the suspect, […]

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