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Olauda Equiano: Google celebrates 272nd birthday of Nigerian slave

The latest Google’s Doodle celebrated one of the most prominent Black anti-slavery activist, the first Black political leader and lobbyist in 18th century Britain. A Google Doodle is a special, temporary alteration of the logo on Google’s homepage that is intended to celebrate holidays, events, achievements and people.

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Phil Foden celebrates after scoring Manchester City’s second goal. Tom Jenkins-The Guardian

Manchester City end Newport County’s FA Cup dream to reach quarter-finals

Manchester City endured some anxious moments on Saturday but escaped from fourth-tier Newport County with their FA Cup hopes intact as Phil Foden scored twice in an ultimately comfortable 4-1 victory.
Catholic Archbishop of the Metropolitan See of Lagos, Most Rev. Alfred Adewale Martins

Archbishop Martins: Nigerians should hold INEC responsible for postponement of elections

The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev. Adewale Martins, says Nigerians should hold the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) responsible for the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections.
Union Jacks

EU flags come down in Brexit Britain

At a flag-making workshop in northern England, orders for Union Jacks are flying off the production line while the EU’s blue-and-yellow standard is proving less and less popular.

Donald Trump breaches Nobel Peace Prize rules by revealing sponsor

President Donald Trump has breached the rules of the Nobel Peace Prize committee by revealing his sponsor, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Simon Kolawole

INEC’s bolt from the blue

The postponement of the 2019 general election by one week — even if by one day — is yet another spectacular testament to the pathological incompetence ruining our country. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) told us a million times that it was ready for the elections.