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NEW MAN MOVEMENT HOST’S WRITING CONTEST IN HONOUR OF “OBA ADEDOKUN ABOLARIN”

New Man Movement hosts writing contest in honour of Oba Adedokun Abolarin. Recently, organisers of The New Man Writing Contest, reviewed to be the largest, free entry writing contest for students of secondary schools in Nigeria revealed via her website ( www.thenewman.org.ng ) that the 2018 edition of the contest would be in honour of H.R.M, Oba Adedokun Aroyinkeye 1, the Orangun of Oke- Ila Oragun. Nelson Vincent Ayomitunde, the president of The New Man Movement, organisers of the writing contest revealed this yesterday when he mentioned that the writing…

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US AMBASSADOR TO PANAMA SAY’S HE CANNOT SERVE TRUMP

The US ambassador to Panama has quit because he says he is no longer able to serve under President Donald Trump. John Feeley, a former Marine Corps helicopter pilot, said he was “honour-bound” to resign. The US Department of State, which oversees American diplomats, learned of his resignation in late December. It was not a direct response to Mr Trump’s alleged use of the term “shithole” to describe Haiti and African countries. “As a junior foreign service officer, I signed an oath to serve faithfully the president and his administration…

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Zimbabwe Investigates Grace Mugabe’s PHD

Zimbabwe’s anti-corruption agency is investigating whether the former First Lady Grace Mugabe fraudulently obtained a doctorate. Lecturers at the University of Zimbabwe filed a petition last week asking to investigate. She was awarded the PhD just months after enrolling at university in 2014 even though doctorates typically require years of full-time research. Mrs Mugabe has previously defended her academic record. In September, she told a governing party rally that she had earned her PhD despite her detractors’ scepticism. Africa Live: Updates on this and other stories Mrs Mugabe was awarded…

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GOOGLE SUED OVER DISCRIMINATION

Google has been accused of discriminating against conservative white men in a class action lawsuit filed by two former engineers. The duo say they want to represent all staff discriminated against due to their “perceived conservative political views, male gender and Caucasian race”. James Damore, fired last year over a controversial memo, is behind the suit. His memo argued there were few women in top jobs at the firm due to biological differences between men and women. Google sued over ‘sex discrimination’ Google fires diversity memo author Mr Damore and…

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Russia probe: Trump Lawyers In Talk’s Over Mueller Interview

Donald Trump’s lawyers are in talks with investigators who are seeking to interview the US president as part of a justice department probe, reports say. The Washington Post, quoting an unnamed person close to Mr Trump, says investigation lead Robert Mueller is likely to interview him within weeks. Mr Trump’s legal team has not confirmed the reports. Mr Mueller is investigating possible collusion between Trump’s 2016 campaign and Russia in the US elections. Tensions between Mr Mueller, the special counsel appointed to look into alleged Russian interference, and the president…

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Trump Gives 200,000 Salvadoreans Deadlines To Leave USA

The Trump administration has decided to cancel permits that allow nearly 200,000 people from El Salvador to live and work in the US. They were granted Temporary Protected Status (TPS) after earthquakes rocked the Central American country in 2001. Salvadoreans now have until 2019 to leave or face deportation, unless they find a legal way to stay. The Trump administration has already removed TPS protection from tens of thousands of Haitians and Nicaraguans. Protections for Salvadoreans were set to expire on Monday, after nearly two decades of holding the humanitarian…

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