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RIP Edward Herman, Who Co-Wrote A Book That’s Now More Important Than Ever

RIP Edward Herman, Who Co-Wrote A Book That’s Now More Important Than Ever

By Matt Taibbi, Rolling Stone dward Herman, the co-author (with Noam Chomsky) of Manufacturing Consent, has died. He was 92. His work has never been more relevant. Manufacturing Consent was a kind of bible of media criticism for a generation of dissident thinkers. The book described with great clarity how the system of private commercial media […]

Odinkalu: Magu Lied! Ikoyi Whistleblower Has Been Detained By Three Agencies

Chidi Odinkalu, human rights lawyer, has dismissed the claim of Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), that the man who gave the anti-graft agency information about the monies stashed in an apartment at Ikoyi, Lagos, is now a millionaire. Magu said this on Thursday while speaking at a programme […]

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Ethiopians Are Friendly And Accommodating – Alli Suliat

  Dubbed sometimes as the political capital of Africa, Addis Ababa is a buzzing hub of economic, social and political activity and home to monuments of great collections which include but not limited to: Ethiopian National Museum which houses the fossilized skeleton of Dinkinesh, or Lucy, the Australopithecine discovered in the area in the 1970s, […]

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Investigation: How Farmers/Herdsmen Conflicts Cause Setback To Agriculture

Farmers and Fulani herdsmen crises linger as a chief problem to the development of agriculture among local farmers in Nigeria. Odimegwu Onwumere uncovers that as a result of this, hundreds of thousands of lives, billions of Naira worth of property and farm produce are lost to the clashes, and the authorities seem not stoical in […]

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Local Government Autonomy: Nigerians Support National Assembly Moves For Grasstroots Development

By Amos Tauna More Nigerians are supporting the move of granting autonomy to local government administration that will lead to abrogation of the joint State and local government account. Majority of them are of the opinion that since less than 40% of the country’s population reside in the urban areas, steps must be taken to […]

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Special: Shortage of Child Spacing Commodities In Public Hospitals Hamper Uptake Of Services In Kaduna Communities

By Amos Tauna No doubt, uptake of child spacing services has increased in Kaduna State, thanks to effort of organisations like the Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (NURHI), which took upon itself the task of creating awareness and ensuring that people understand how the practice improves the chance of women to survive from pregnancy related […]

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Nigerians Doubtful Over Country’s Recession Exit

By Obadiah Sani Following the recent pronouncement that Nigeria is out of recession, – citizens have expressed reservations on the exit of the country from recession considering the high cost of goods in the market. The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), last week said, Nigeria exited its worst economic recession in more than two decades, […]

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Nigeria: Malnutrition Cases On The Rise In Gombe Due To Non Release Of Funds

By Auwal Mohammed Gombe (Nigeria) — Northern Nigeria has been described as the most affected with malnutrition in Nigeria. According to NDHS 2013 report, malnutrition is more critical in North West and North East with a global acute malnutrition prevalence of 13 and 12 per cent respectively. The other four zones in the country, according to […]

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