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Anambra government backs planned abolition of Osu caste system

The Anambra State Government has adopted the December 28 date set by major traditional rulers in the South-east to abolish the controversial Osu caste system.
This handout picture released by the Spanish Ministry of the Presidency on October 10, 2018 shows wreckages of cars and debris laying on a flooded street in Sant Llorenc des Cardassar, on the Spanish Balearic island of Majorca, on October 10, 2018. - At least nine people died, including two British nationals, and six others were missing in devastating flash floods on the Spanish holiday island of Majorca, authorities said. (Photo by Fernando CALVO / Spanish Ministry of the Presidency / AFP) /

Five-year-old among three still missing in deadly Majorca floods

Hundreds of rescue workers searched desperately Thursday for a five-year-old boy and two Germans still missing on Spain's holiday island of Majorca after flash floods tore through streets and swept away cars, killing 10 people.

Imo monarchs agree to end Osu caste system

Twenty four traditional rulers in Oguta Local Government 8 of Imo have endorsed abolishing the Osu caste system to free affected people from stigmatisation.

Nigerians must earn from productivity, not rent – Governor Aregbesola

Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State has identified unearned income from rent, rather than productivity, as the major challenge facing Nigeria in terms of its economic development.

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The remains of the 18 farmers killed by bandits in Batsari local government area of Katsina State have been buried in Katsina amidst tears by families and sympathizers.
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Ghana’s Asamoah Gyan available for Nations Cup after president intervenes

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