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Three Nigerian Women make Businessweek's America's 25 Best Young Enterpreneurs of the Year 2007

Written on November 7th, 2007 by
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The credit crunch (BusinessWeek.com, 10/11/2007) notwithstanding, it's a heady time for young entrepreneurs starting new businesses in the U.S. The Web, a constant in most young Americans' lives, makes it cheaper than ever to get going, there's plenty... Read More | Share

Yar'Adua calls for another Berlin conference

Written on November 5th, 2007 by
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For President Umaru Yar... Read More | Share

Bid to Host 2014 Commonwealth Games Comes Down to 2 – Abuja, Nigeria and Glascow Scotland

Written on November 4th, 2007 by
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This Friday, November 9th, a final decision will be made as to which city will host the 2014 Commonwealth Games --- Abuja, Nigeria or Glascow, Scotland. The winning city's economy stands to benefit by some $2 billion in revenue.Read... Read More | Share

World Markets Slide After Big Dow Drop

Written on November 2nd, 2007 by
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Markets in Asia and Europe slumped Friday, tracking losses on Wall Street overnight as investors worried about a possible end to U.S. interest rate cuts and a slowing American economy.Read... Read More | Share

Bankole is New Speaker of Nigeria's House of Reps

Written on November 1st, 2007 by
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Bankole Is New Speaker, Reps Reject PDP's Candidate Date: 2007/11/1 Section: Lead Stories The URL for this article is: http://www.thenewsng.com/modules/zmagazine/article.php?articleid=20148 By Desmond Utomwen/Abuja Contrary to the expectations... Read More | Share

Iwu fires at critics: Polls 2007 were most credible

Written on October 30th, 2007 by
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WHEN Professor Maurice Iwu, in the wake of the 2003 general elections, was named chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, hopes were high that he would, being an academic, be true to his calling, work assiduously and honestly to... Read More | Share

Vaccine-Derived Virus Threatens Nigeria's Polio Campaign

Written on October 28th, 2007 by
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A rare outbreak of vaccine-derived polio in Nigeria has prompted fears that current efforts to eradicate the disease in northern part of the country could suffer a major setback. The World Health Organization says 69 children in Nigeria caught the... Read More | Share

Etteh: Yar

Written on October 27th, 2007 by
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President Umaru Yar... Read More | Share

Oil governor removed in Nigeria

Written on October 26th, 2007 by
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Oil governor removed in Nigeria Nigeria's Supreme Court has annulled April's election of the governor of oil-rich, violence-prone Rivers State. The court said current Governor Celestine Omehia had not been the legitimate candidate of the governing... Read More | Share

James Watson Retires After Racial Remarks

Written on October 25th, 2007 by
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James D. Watson, the eminent biologist who ignited an uproar last week with remarks about the intelligence of people of African descent, retired today as chancellor of the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory on Long Island and from its board. In a... Read More | Share

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