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Of the World’s Best 100 Countries, Nigeria Ranks 99th [Newsweek Special Issue]

Written on August 20th, 2010 by
Categories: Spotlight

In NEWSWEEK’s first-ever Best Countries special issue, we set out to answer a question that is at once simple and incredibly complex—if you were born today, which country would provide you the very best opportunity to live a healthy, safe, reasonably prosperous, and upwardly mobile life? Man...
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Barack Obama Celebrates His 49th Birthday [Video]

Written on August 5th, 2010 by
Categories: Favorite Articles

U.S. President Barack Obama, born August 4, 1961, turned 49 years old. The following video takes an interesting and humorous look at the relative hair-graying processes of Obama and his predecessors, Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. From CNN: As the president spends his 49th birthday...
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Nigeria vs Germany: Watch MatchCast of U-20 Women’s World Cup 2010 Final

Written on August 1st, 2010 by
Categories: Sports

Update #3 (Full time): Germany wins 2-0, Nigeria will take home 2nd place ... great job Falconets! Update #2 (90+2'): Germany Scores to go up 2-0 on Nigeria Update (82' ): Germany still leads Nigeria 1-0  ...  You can view Nairaland forum's topic about this match http://www.nairaland.com/nig...
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What to Watch For Now: Nigeria vs. Colombia — U-20 Women’s World Cup 2010

Written on July 29th, 2010 by
Categories: Sports

Update #2: Final Whistle: Nigeria holds on, 1-0, over Colombia to reach the U-20 Women's World Cup 2010 Finals!  They will face the host nation, Germany, on August 1, 2010 --- for more details, view the schedule of matches here: http://bit.ly/aLdHvM Update: Nigeria 1, Colombia 0 - 85th...
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Up Nigeria! Women’s National Team Defeats the United States — U-20 Women’s World Cup 2010

Written on July 26th, 2010 by
Categories: Positively Naija: All News Positive About Nigeria, Sports

Up Nigeria!  The U-20 Nigeria Women's National Team defeated the United States 4-2 in penalty kicks yesterday during FIFA's U-20 Women’s World Cup 2010, which is currently being played in Germany, earning themselves a spot in the semifinals of the tournament. The U.S. Women had previously defe...
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Lagerback to the NFF: Thanks, But No Thanks

Written on July 23rd, 2010 by
Categories: Sports

This may be a good first step in Nigeria's Football recovery: Lars Lagerback has rejected an offer to retain his role as Nigeria coach, the National Football Federation confirmed on Friday. NFF president Aminu Maigari said that Swedish tactician Lagerback does not wish to continue in the pos...
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Jega, Nigeria’s Electoral Commission Head Promises More Credible Elections

Written on July 23rd, 2010 by
Categories: Elections 2011

New INEC Head, Attahiru Jega, is getting down to business ahead of general elections: Elections in Nigeria could now take place in January. The electoral commission head has promised those elections will be more credible than a 2007 vote marked by fraud and intimidation. Attahiru Jega took the h...
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Nigerian Parents Give Birth to White Baby … and Experts Say She’s Not Albino

Written on July 20th, 2010 by
Categories: Believe It or Not !, Favorite Articles, Health

THE stunned black dad of a newborn, WHITE, baby girl declared yesterday — "I'm sure she's my kid ... I just don't know why she's BLONDE." British Nmachi Ihegboro has amazed genetics experts who say the little girl is NOT an albino. Dad Ben, 44, a customer services adviser, admitted: "We ...
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Nelson Mandela Celebrates 92nd Birthday [Photos + Articles]

Written on July 20th, 2010 by
Categories: Favorite Articles

Nelson Mandela turned 92 on July 18. While he celebrated quietly at home with his family, South Africa and the international community observed the day with parties and 67 minutes of voluntary service to communities, marking the 67 years of his contribution to public life. Read More: allAfrica....
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Freed journalists arrive Lagos, recount experiences « Vanguard

Written on July 19th, 2010 by
Categories: Favorite Articles

Mr. Wahab Oba, and three other journalists: Mr. Adolphus Okonkwo, Sylva Okereke, Shola Oyeyipo, with their driver, Mr. Azeez Abdulraf, kidnapped by gunmen at Umuafouka junction, near Ukwakiri, in Obingwa Local Government Area of Abia State, a week ago, regained their freedom, yesterday. They arrive...
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