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Breastfeeding: A Source of Life or Embarrassment?

Breastfeeding: A Source of Life or Embarrassment?

Breastfeeding is not only the best way to provide infants with the nutrients they need, it leads to sustainable growth in the society. World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends that every woman starts breastfeeding within one hour after birth until her baby is 6 months old. In fact, if possible, breastfeeding should continue for up to 2 years or beyond together with nutritious complementary foods, according to the WHO advice. In view of the importance of breastfeeding, some women are leaving no stone unturned in their attempt to give their babies...
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World Cup:  Nigeria’s Provisional List

World Cup: Nigeria’s Provisional List

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has named Mikel Obi, goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa; defenders Abdullahi Shehu, Elderson Echiejile and Leon Balogun but it is debutant Kano Pillars striker Junior Lokosa that underlines the opportunity available to all as the countdown to Russia 2018 World Cup continues. The attacker is the current highest goal scorer in the Nigerian league. There had been quite some clamour to give the player a chance to complete the long list of strikers from abroad. The provisional list also has midfielders Ogenyi Onazi and Oghenekaro Etebo and forwards...
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Nike, NFF to Renew Deal Before World Cup

Nike, NFF to Renew Deal Before World Cup

The Nigeria Football Federation is deep in negotiations with their partner and giant kit manufacturers, Nike. The fresh contract is expected to be concluded and signed before the Super Eagles play their first game at the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Extrasportsnigeria.com reports. We gathered from a top NFF official familiar with the details of the negotiations that both sides are almost satisfied with what is on the table right now. He said, “Both sides have been talking and our teams are almost concluding the draft. The target is to...
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Are Human Beings Partly the Architects of Their Miserable Conditions?

Are Human Beings Partly the Architects of Their Miserable Conditions?

Life is, basically, an apotheosis of metamorphosis. Every day, we are faced with different challenges, conditions, options, and indeed, opportunities – positive or negative. Interestingly, to some people, it is the unpredictability of life and opportunities that come with it that encourage and create the urge, goal and the desire to achieve much. Definitely, the fluctuation in life can trigger ambitions, as well as, the motivational drive to change one’s social situation. However, to others, it is just the opposite. The uncertainty of life, to this group, makes one a victim...
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ICC President Chile Eboe-Osuji Meets with UN leadership and States in New York

ICC President Chile Eboe-Osuji Meets with UN leadership and States in New York

    The President of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Judge Chile Eboe-Osuji, has concluded his first working visit to New York since the election as President on 11 March 2018. During the visit, which took place on 7-9 May 2018, he met with the United Nations Secretary-General, other senior UN officials and representatives of States. In all his meetings, President Eboe-Osuji emphasized the need to re-energize the mission of the Court and to revitalize reflection on the enduring value of the Rome Statute to humanity. In their meeting, the...
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Wages Of World Cup Managers

Wages Of World Cup Managers

 Germany coach Joachim Low is listed as the highest earning coach for the 2018 World Cup, going by the report published by The Mirror UK. In the reverse, Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has been ranked at number 24 out of 32 of the coaches heading to Russia for the World Cup. The English newspaper referenced Dutch media and entertainment company Zoomin TV for the detailed research work. According to the report, Low takes home £3.31million annually which is approximately eight times more than what the Super Eagles coach Rohr earns. The...
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Former Manchester United Boss Sir Alex Ferguson In A Critical Condition After Emergency Surgery

Former Manchester United Boss Sir Alex Ferguson In A Critical Condition After Emergency Surgery

Sir Alex Ferguson the respected, non-nonsense former Manchester United manager is recovering in an intensive care unit, following an emergency surgery on Saturday for a brain haemorrhage. According to the statement from the club, the surgery of the 76-year-old Scot “had gone very well;” however, the former coach “needs a period of intensive care to optimise his recovery”. While he is recovering from the emergency operation in Salford Royal Hospital, Ferguson’s family has requested privacy both from the media and public alike. With 13 Premier League titles, two Champions League...
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Human Trafficking and New Wave Of African Prostitution in Europe

Human Trafficking and New Wave Of African Prostitution in Europe

The new wave of migration to Europe has produced many serious social challenges, amongst them, human trafficking, prostitution, drug violence, modern day slavery. Trying to escape the intimidating political challenges in their various countries, coupled with the quest to survive the crushing economic situation in their countries, many Africans are stubbornly heading to the West at all odds. Despite all the dangers and hurdles facing them before they reach their final destination – for those who are lucky to make it – many Africans migrants are determined more than ever,...
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I’m Ready for the World Cup – Iwobi

I’m Ready for the World Cup – Iwobi

Nigeria and Arsenal attacker, Alex Iwobi has said he is ready for the 2018 World Cup billed for Russia. Iwobi told FIFA.Com he is already prepared as he has a very good idea of what to expect in his first appearance at the Mundial. The Super Eagles striker hopes that the regular trainings with world-class players have helped his game move up. He said, “The fact that I have been training with world-class players every day has given me a bit of experience, so I know what to expect in...
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The Bill Cosby Conviction and the Sad Truth

The Bill Cosby Conviction and the Sad Truth

For more than five decades, Bill Cosby, once known as “America’s Dad” was a household name in many families – in the USA, Africa and far beyond. He was a role model due to his role in many of his TV series – especial The Cosby show. Sadly, the name Bill Cosby is nowadays anything but fatherly. Just like many great names, he has fallen from grace to grass, thanks to sexual assault accusations against him from 60 women. The incidents took place from 1965 to 2008. After the first...
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