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STREET BEGGING: JOBLESS OR LESS PRIVILEGED

Street Begging: Jobless or less privileged Street begging has become a menace in recent times. In fact, in some cities, beggars and the act of begging has become more of a mainstay. However, in a country like Nigeria where we need human and material resources to move the country forward, …

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Siasia incurs FIFA life ban, $50K fine

Samson Siasia FIFA on Friday banned former Nigeria Football Federation official Samson Siasia for life after the body’s ethics panel found him guilty of taking bribes in connection with match fixing. In a statement, the adjudicatory chamber of FIFA’s independent ethics committee said the probe targeting Siasia stemmed from a …

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Allyson Felix: Nike changes policy for pregnant athletes

Allyson Felix is the only female track and field athlete to win six Olympic gold medals Six-time Olympic gold medallist Allyson Felix says female athletes will “no longer be financially penalised for having a child” after Nike changed its contracts for pregnant athletes. In a letter shared by Felix on …

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atheletic bilbao 1-0 barcelona

Aduriz is in his final season of a 20-year La Liga career A sublime winner by 38-year-old striker Aritz Aduriz handed Athletic Bilbao victory over champions Barcelona on the opening day of the La Liga season. Lacklustre Barca were punished when substitute Aduriz found the net with a stunning 89th-minute …

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‘Fake’ Amazon ambassadors baited on Twitter

Image copyrightREUTERSIA worker in an Amazon warehouse in Mexico City, Mexico Amazon workers praising their working conditions on social media are being accused of lying by other users. Twitter users are pointing to apparent inaccuracies and “robotic” or “scripted” language as evidence that employees are being “paid to lie”. A …

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Cathay Pacific boss Rupert Hogg quits after protest row

Image copyrightGETTY IMAGESRupert Hogg had been chief executive of Cathay Pacific for three years The chief executive of Hong Kong flag-carrier Cathay Pacific has quit after the airline became embroiled in the controversy over protests there. Rupert Hogg said he was taking responsibility as these had been “challenging weeks” for …

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michael the winner!!

Thank you all for participating in this week’s giveaway contest STEPHBLOG GIVEAWAY scores this week: Michael                 –12points Adedeji Adeola     –9points Paula                     –6points Precious                –3points Fawaz      …

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‘Talk to’ me, do not ‘talk at’ me

The word ‘talk’ is an informal verb used in a familiar or personal setting. The addition of the prepositions ‘to’ and ‘at’ gives it another meaning entirely. Relationship is all about communication and interaction at all levels. A healthy one has the presence of mutual respect for both parties. The …

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