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According to medical reports, the unborn baby had sacrococcygeal teratoma, a rare tumour that appeared at the base of the baby’s tailbone. These types of tumours, it is estimated, occur in about one of 40,000 pregnancies, and if left unchecked, could continue taking the baby’s blood supply and eventually cause heart failure.
The baby’s mother, Margaret […]

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Film Screening of Laramie Project

The LGBT pride month was recently celebrated in the Public Affairs section, U.S. Consulate in Nigeria. To commemorate the LGBT Pride Month, the U.S. Consulate General in collaboration with the Goethe Institute marked the day state with the screening of a film, The Laramie project. The day reaffirms the commitment of the department of […]

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Nigeria @ the London Olympics

The 2012 Olympics opened last Friday. It was huge and expensive coming across as beautiful and creative. I particularly liked the choice of hymn, “Abide with me” performed by singer/songwriter Emeli Sande. It was a spectacular rendition of the classic hymn. However, at some point during the ceremony, I did pick my nails. This […]

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The message of Easter

Today marks the resurrection of our Lord and saviour Jesus Christ, the messiah. An important event in the Christian calendar. Without the death of Jesus Christ, Christianity would be baseless. The resurrection signifies the one important fact that Christ did not return in an earthly form. His transition is the evidence of victory over death. […]

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INNOVATING FOR AFRICA

Innovating for Africa: Uncommon Service is a documentary film showing how to move Nigeria forward. It celebrates Dr Oluyombo
Awojobi, a Nigerian innovator and physician, who for the past twenty
years has transformed a rural community with no modern infrastructure
into an exemplary health care center.With the support of the people of Eruwa, a subsistence farming
community in Oyo […]

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SESSSU(NIGERIA)

The birth of Sessu(South East/South South solidarity union earlier in the month in Nigeria  marked the beginning of a new dawn within the polity . The Union will seek to project the common interest of Nigerians from the region  particularly in the ongoing constitutional review. Ensure that the next President of Nigeria comes from the region and that the current President […]

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Communicating for Change, a non governmental organisation put together a three day international conference, in a bold move to reposition the Nigerian film industry Nollywood, in the global entertertainment industry. The three day conference will have key note speakers such as Ms. Andrea Calderwood, producer last king of Scotland, currently working on the adaptation of […]

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Gerd Meur is a German journalist, translator and cultural activist whose sojourn in Nigeria began nearly five decades ago, where his friendship with Noble Laureate Wole Soyinka took root. This journey resulted in the writing of a book, journey Around and with Kongi: Half a century on the road with Wole Soyinka. In the book […]

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BELIEVERS’ LIFE IN CHRIST MINISTRIES

Investing in the lives of prisoners and ex inmates is a top priority for Believers Life in Christ Ministries. The ministry birth in 1999 is today in 38 prisons and 17 states in Nigeria. Because rehabilitating prisoners is such a big deal to the Ministry, it recently established a foundation to run the projects more effectively. The purpose will be to gradually […]

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OLYMPIA

Just five weeks ahead of the lighting ceremonyfor the Beijing Games, a race is on in Ancient Olympia to replant large parts of the forest destroyed by the summer’s wildfires.
The Greek Olympic Committee warned that this year’s ceremony which will be broadcast worldwide could be an international disgrace for the country’s image if it ends […]

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