North Korea conducts fifth and largest nuclear test, drawing broad condemnation

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North Korea conducted its fifth and biggest nuclear test on Friday and said it had mastered the ability to mount a warhead on a ballistic missile, ratcheting up a threat that its rivals and the United Nations have been powerless to contain.

The blast, on the 68th anniversary of North Korea’s founding, was more powerful than the bomb dropped on Hiroshima, according to some e Continue reading “North Korea conducts fifth and largest nuclear test, drawing broad condemnation”

Clinton Says Trump’s Putin praise ‘scary’

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Hillary Clinton said Donald Trump’s praise for Russian President Vladimir Putin over President Obama, his “trash” talking of American generals and proposal to “steal” Iraq’s oil prove he’s temperamentally unfit and unqualified to serve as commander in chief.

In a news conference with reporters in White Plains, N.Y., Thursday morning, Clinton said Trump has taken “the astonishing step of suggesting he prefers the Russian president to our American president.”

“That is not just unpatriotic and insulting to the people of our country as well as our commander in chief,” said Clinton. “It is scary because it Continue reading “Clinton Says Trump’s Putin praise ‘scary’”

Atlanta 1996 Olympics e-book set for launch

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Football website, Goal.com Nigeria, and the University of Sussex will on Thursday, September 8, 2016, launch an e-book in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of Nigeria’s victory in the men’s football event of the 1996 Olympic Games.

The e-book with title, “Nigeria’s Olympics: Sports and National Development” is a collection of essays from the #WritingGamesNG essay competition that took place in August and is co-edited by Lolade Adewuyi and Tosin Adebisi.

“We see this e-book as an important contribution to Nigerian sports and Continue reading “Atlanta 1996 Olympics e-book set for launch”

Top Ten Most Peaceful Countries in the World

 

The world has been turning into a dangerous place every year since 2008, according to the Global Peace Index (GPI). A lot of countries unfortunately become victims of terrorist activities and external conflicts among the countries. In spite of all this, there are also many peaceful countries in the world. Though these countries may not be perfect, they are guaranteed safe and beautiful places to live in. According to the Global Peace Index, here are ten most peaceful countries in the world. Find out if yours is on the list

 

1.ICELAND

A lot of factors lead Iceland to be recognized as one of the most peaceful country in the world. The country successfully overcame its banking crisis of 2008-11 and became one of the most progressive countries with a literacy rate of 100 percent. The level of literacy and tolerance is quite high among the citizens which highly promote the low violence and crime rate. Iceland also has low military expenditures. The natural attractions include volcanoes, glaciers and landscapes that woo tourists from all over the world. Icelanders are also recognized as the happiest and the healthiest nations on earth and the level of content within the population is also very high.

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World class’ nickel use in producing stainless steel has been discovered in Nigeria, govt. to sign exploration deal with Australian firm

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A private mining syndicate has made a potentially “world class and highly unusual” Nickel discovery in Nigeria, The Australian, an Australian national newspaper is reporting.

The private mining syndicate is reportedly headed by Hugh Morgan, a mining industry veteran.

“The discovery is unusual because the nickel is found in small balls up to Continue reading “World class’ nickel use in producing stainless steel has been discovered in Nigeria, govt. to sign exploration deal with Australian firm”

Inspirational Quote:the best kind of people are the people that comes into your life and make you see the sun where you ones saw cloud

 

Some people are like radiant torches, shining light into our dark. They look at us and see talent, strength and possibilities. They instinctively know there is more for us if only we would see our own worth. Why is it so hard to believe them?
Why does owning our talents, strengths and potential terrify us? Why are we always downplaying what we could become? Something comes naturally for us, so we assume it isn’t valuable. We have too much going on to get side tracked with dreams. We keep ourselves small. We deflect Continue reading “Inspirational Quote:the best kind of people are the people that comes into your life and make you see the sun where you ones saw cloud”

Nigeria Police to sue man for naming his dog after country’s President Buhari

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The police in Ogun State, South West Nigeria have resolved to charge a man to court for naming his dog Buhari.
Buhari is the surname of the Nigerian president, Muhammadu, who assumed office on May 29, 2015.
The spokesperson of the police in Ogun, Abimbola Oyeyemi, told PREMIUM TIMES that after investigations, the police concluded that the man’s actions could cause a “breach of public peace.”
“The Ogun State Police Command has resolved to charge the suspect to court on Monday to forestall breach of public peace which the suspect’s action may likely cause,” Mr. Oyeyemi, an Assistant Superintendent of Police, said.
“His action is a provocative one and that is why the suspect will be Continue reading “Nigeria Police to sue man for naming his dog after country’s President Buhari”

Saudi Arabia discovers “world’s oldest human bone

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Saudi Arabia announced on Friday in Riyadh the discovery of the “world’s oldest human bone” in Tabuk in northwestern Saudi Arabia.

The Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage, which announced the find, said the bone was discovered during excavations at Tayma, where a large oasis exists with a long history of habitation.

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Rio Olympics: Bolt wins third 100m title, South African set World Record in 400m

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The tracks in Rio were literally set on fire early Monday morning with breathtaking performances from athletes all jostling for medals in the 2016 Olympic Games which is gradually winding down.

Two stand-out performances came from Jamaica’s Usain Bolt and South African Wayde Van Niekerk who shocked the world with his record performance in the men’s 400m men’s final race.

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PHOTO: 2Face Conferred As Youth Ambassador By NYCN

Legendary singer and Ex-Plantashun Boiz artist, 2Face has been conferred as the Youth Ambassador for the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN). This was presented to the singer on friday 12th August, Continue reading “PHOTO: 2Face Conferred As Youth Ambassador By NYCN”