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See complete rankings: Ghana ranks last while Asia tops biggest global school rankings

The biggest ever global school rankings have been published, with Asian countries in the top five places and African countries at the bottom. Singapore heads the table, followed by Hong Kong, with Ghana at the bottom. The UK is in 20th place, among higher achieving European countries, with the US in 28th. The OECD economic […]

Picture: 80-yr old grandma in prison over land matter

By Esther Onyegbula Residents of Abule-Foli village in Igando-Orudu area of Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos got what they did not bargain for, recently, when a combined team of uniformed and plain-clothed policemen stormed their village and arrested 22 of them. Among those arrested was Alhaja Baseratu Balogun, an 80-year-old grandmother. Incidentally, both the octogenarian and other suspects […]

APC Should Face The Real Issues – By Ugochukwu Ejinkeonye

By Ugochukwu Ejinkeonye | Lagos, Nigeria | May 14, 2015 – Recently, the Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Mr. John Oyegun, was quoted as saying that he was “sad” that his party could not produce a lawmaker from the South East to be elected as senate president or speaker of the House of […]

Roots of coup attempt against Burundi president

A top Burundian general on Wednesday launched a coup attempt against President Pierre Nkurunziza, following weeks of violent protests against the president’s bid to stand for a third term. Opposition protesters have been seeking to prevent Nkurunziza from standing for re-election, because they see him as a repressive, divisive leader incapable of reducing extreme poverty. […]

Patience Jonathan denies plans to ‘rig out’ Aisha Buhari of AFLPM Presidency

Dame Patience Jonathan, Tuesday, denied claims that she was planning ways of preventing Hajiha Aisha Buhari, the wife of the President-elect, from replacing her as President of the African First Ladies Peace Mission (AFLPM). This was made known in statement by the Office of the First Lady Federal Republic of Nigeria were she declared that […]

Okonjo-Iweala: How I survived cancer

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, co-ordinating minister for the economy and minister of finance, shocked her audience on Thursday night with a revelation that she was diagnosed with cancer in 1997. Paying tribute to Oronto Douglas, former presidential adviser who died from cancer-related complications on April 9, 2015, the finance minister said: “Oronto and I had something in […]

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