U.S. Opposition to Breast-Feeding Resolution Stuns World Health Officials

U.S. Opposition to Breast-Feeding Resolution Stuns World Health Officials

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A resolution to encourage breast-feeding was expected to be approved quickly and easily by the hundreds of government delegates who gathered this spring in Geneva for the United Nations-affiliated World Health Assembly. Based on decades of research, the resolution says that mother’s…

Latest Report: U.S remain the most powerful nation on earth, followed by Russia. See how others ranked.

Latest Report: U.S remain the most powerful nation on earth, followed by Russia. See how others ranked.

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The US remains the world’s most powerful country while others have seen their positions fall amid rising instability according to this year’s global power rankings. The rankings, published by US News and World Report, look at how the influence of a nation,…

New PDP returns to old tricks

New PDP returns to old tricks

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For the All Progressives Congress (APC), this is an anxious moment. Reminiscent of the pre-2015 election period, when the new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP) sprang up to liquidate the acclaimed largest party in Africa, some chieftains yesterday announced the formation of the…

When Sources Lie: Why You Can’t Rely on Confidence or Consistency By Heinrich Böhmke

When Sources Lie: Why You Can’t Rely on Confidence or Consistency By Heinrich Böhmke

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Editor’s Note: How do reporters know when their sources are telling the truth? In the collapse of Rolling Stone’s November story on campus rape, a gullible reporter relied far too heavily on the unchallenged word of an alleged victim. Heinrich Böhmke, a…

How fake news fuels Nigeria’s herder crisis

How fake news fuels Nigeria’s herder crisis

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Fake pictures circulating on social media which users are falsely claiming depict inter-communal violence are inflaming already high tensions in Nigeria. It comes after three days of deadly clashes between mainly Muslim cattle herders and mostly Christian farmers left more than 200…

APC: Tasks before Oshiomhole…

APC: Tasks before Oshiomhole…

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THE governing party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), at the weekend, conducted its national convention where new set of national officers to run its national secretariat for four years were elected. To lead the team of national working committee is the immediate…

Nigeria Conflict Stops Sorghum Farmers’ Bid to Benefit From Trump’s trade war with China

Nigeria Conflict Stops Sorghum Farmers’ Bid to Benefit From Trump’s trade war with China

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Chinese importers seeking alternative sources of sorghum as risks of a trade spat with the U.S. linger are finding Nigeria, the world’s second-largest producer, unable to fill the gap as violence in producing regions leave fields idle. Sorghum is a drought-resistant grain…

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