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Nigerian Novelist, Edgy Violinist Win MacArthur `Genius Grants'

Written on September 23rd, 2008 by
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A Nigerian-born writer who chronicled her homeland's wrenching conflicts, a saxophonist known for his brazen approach to Latin music and a violinist who ignores boundaries are among the winners of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation's... Read More | Share

Text of US Government's Draft Proposal for Eonomic Bailout Plan

Written on September 21st, 2008 by
Categories: Spotlight NY Times September 21, 2008 Text of Draft Proposal for Bailout Plan LEGISLATIVE PROPOSAL FOR TREASURY AUTHORITY TO... Read More | Share

SA's Mbeki says he will step down

Written on September 20th, 2008 by
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South African President Thabo Mbeki will accept a call to resign by the governing African National Congress (ANC), his spokesman has said.Read More: Read More | Share

Minister under probe over N80m property

    THE NATION Minister under probe over N80m property    19/9/2008 From Yusuf Alli, Managing Editor, Northern Operation Minister of State for Education Dr. Jerry Agada has been reported to the Economic and Financial Crimes... Read More | Share

The 25 Best Counties in the US with Longest Life Expectancies – Montgomery (MD), etc.

Written on September 14th, 2008 by
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    Best Places for a Long Life by Matthew Amster-Burton Thursday, September 11, 2008provided by Best places for a long life Residents of these 25 counties enjoy some of the highest life expectancies in the... Read More | Share

'Big Bang' experiment starts well

Written on September 11th, 2008 by
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Scientists have hailed a successful switch-on for an enormous experiment which will recreate the conditions a few moments after the Big Bang.Read More: Read More | Share

Ex-KBR's CEO Stanley Pleads Guilty to Bribing Nigerian Oil & Gas Officials

Written on September 9th, 2008 by
Categories: Uncategorized  Ex-KBR's "419" CEO Pleads Guilty -Albert Stanley, former CEO of Halliburton's KBR Division Pleads Guilty to Bribing Multiple Nigerian Officials. Faces Up To 10... Read More | Share

Obama launches historic campaign

Written on August 29th, 2008 by
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Barack Obama has accepted the Democratic Party's historic nomination to run for president of the US in front of a crowd of some 75,000 people.Read More: Read More | Share

Compendium of Videos & Text of Obama's Speech – Democratic National Convention 2008 in Denver, Colorado; August 25-28, 2008

Written on August 29th, 2008 by
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Barack Announces his Candidacy   22.03 minutes Barack Obama Tribute 9.57 minutes Barack Obama's Acceptance... Read More | Share

N3.3tr squandered by LG chairmen in 8 years

  THE SUN   N3.3tr squandered by LG chairmen in 8 years – EFCC From LAMBERT TYEM, Abuja Wednesday, August 27, 2008   Chairman Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), ... Read More | Share

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