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Yaaay! Nigeria’s Anne-Marie Imafidon Gets Her MBE. Decoration at Buckingham Palace

Nigeria’s Miss Anne-Marie Osawemwemze Imafidon has been decorated by Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, with the prestigious honour of Member of the Most Excellent British Empire (MBE) for her services to young women with specialty in Sciences, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Recall that we informed you earlier of the event which has now taken place…

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Records! Harvard Student Submits Hip-Hop Album As Final Year Dissertation, Graduates With A-

A 21-year-old senior student at Harvard, Obasi Shaw will be graduating with an A- after he submitted a hip-hop album as his dissertation. The 10-track album titled ‘Liminal Minds’ combines “elements of Middle English poetry with issues of racial identity in America” and according to Obasi and took him about a year to complete. He…

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“You Shouldn’t Sign The 2017 Budget”, Falana Tells Osinbajo

Human rights activist, Femi Falana (SAN), has advised Acting President Yemi Osinbajo not to sign the 2017 budget because it was illegally increased by the National Assembly. Falana, who spoke in Ilorin during a colloquium organised by the Movement for Genuine Change to mark the 50th anniversary of the creation of Kwara State insisted that…

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Tears of Joy As Chibok Schoolgirls Reunite With Parents

Emotional scenes, tears, hugging, dominated the reunion of the recently released 82 kidnapped Chibok Schoolgirls with their parents. The setting was the Department of State Security (DSS) facility in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) where the girls have been trying to get over the trauma of abduction and incarceration in Boko Haram’s camp. At the…

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Lagos Building Collapse: 19 Injured & 3 Dead

  Ibrahim Farinloye, Public Information Officer, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Friday confirmed that 19 persons had been rescued alive, while three persons, including a teenager, were pulled out dead from the wreckage of the collapsed building at Ire Akari Estate, Isolo, Lagos on Thursday. He told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that…

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India Records First Successful Womb Transfer as Carried Out by Galaxy Care Hospital

A 21-year lady has become the first person to undergo a womb transplant in India after her 41-year old mother donated her womb to her. The recipient was born without a uterus. “We will start to retrieve the uterus at around 9 am from the donor and transplant it in recipient,” Dr. Shailesh Puntambekar, the medical…

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Arrival Photos! 27-Year-Old Anne-Marie Osawemwemze Imafidon At Buckingham Palace For MBE From The Queen 

Anne-Marie Imafidon and her father, Prof. Chris Imafidon, arrive for a reception at Buckingham Palace after which they will be heading for a follow up and ice-cream party at #KensingtonPalace. The 27 year old Anne-Marie Osawemwemze Imafidon will be decorated by Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, with the prestigious honour of Member of the Most…

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Acting President Osinbajo Formally Receives 2017 Appropriation Bill From NASS

The Presidency has confirmed that the National Assembly has formally transmitted the 2017 Appropriation Bill recently passed into law to the Executive. While confirming this on Twitter, the Senior Special Assistant to the Acting President, Mr. Laolu Akande, also said that the document was formally received in the office of the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo,…

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3 Suicide BOMBERS Dead, 3 Others Injured In UNIMAID Attack

Three suicide bombers have died in Borno state following a failed attack on the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID). Three security officers at the university were also injured in the attack which occurred on Thursday, May 18. This was disclosed by police spokesman in Borno, DSP Victor Isuku via a statement on Friday, May 19. “At about 2350hrs, three male…

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Acting President Osinbajo Wants Nigerian Foods, Drinks Served At State Banquets

Acting President wants Nigerian foods, drinks served at state banquets The acting President, Yemi Osinbajo has ordered that Nigerian foods and drinks be served at state banquets. Osinbajo said the government will give preference to Nigerian providers so the economy can be strengthened. The acting President said this when he met with top government officials…

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