Insecurity: People must be sacked for failure – Senate president ▷ Nigeria news

– Ahmad Lawan has warned that security operatives who fail to take their jobs seriously will be sacked – The Senate president said the Federal Government must live up to the expectations of the citizens in securing lives and property – According to Lawan, citizens must continue to be focused and united to deal with […]

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‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ filmmaker Céline Sciamma on the female gaze and her ‘architecture of desires’

Two women stand on a cliff’s edge, their flowing gowns buffeted by the wind, their expressions lost to sea. One steals a surreptitious glance at the other; moments later, just as discreetly, it’s returned. Then, a sudden charge shifting the air between them, both look again and meet one another’s gaze, submitting to the unexpected […]

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Bayelsa residents split over Supreme Court’s judgment

Bayelsa residents have expressed mixed reactions over the Thursday Supreme Court’s judgment that sacked Gov. David Lyon and his running mate, Mr Degi Eremioye. They stated this in Yenagoa shortly after the sacking of All Progressives Congress (APC) Governor-elect, Chief David Lyon, and his running mate based on the names on his certificates. Supreme Court […]

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A cruise industry crisis: No one wants to be stuck on the next coronavirus-hit ship

Edgar Chan, a 28-year-old software engineer from Hong Kong, was among the thousands quarantined on the World Dream cruise ship off the city this month after passengers on an earlier cruise tested positive for the lethal new coronavirus. He won’t be taking another vacation at sea any time soon. Being stuck on what local media […]

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Silicon Valley eyes next big thing rather than taking on Huawei

If Washington thinks US tech companies are about to jump at the idea of building a new national champion in the 5G mobile communications business, it probably needs to think again. The idea was pitched last week by William Barr, attorney-general, as an antidote to what the White House has come to see as its […]

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Amazon accused of bias in West Bank settlements

Amazon is offering free shipping to highly contentious Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, but only to their Palestinian neighbours if they list their country as Israel, an FT investigation has found. The ecommerce giant, which first entered the Israeli market in November, offers the discount to customers “if your shipping address is in […]

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Mom’s Mental Health Matters – Black Health Matters

Mental health matters for moms. Postpartum depression is one name you might hear for depre​ssion and anxiety that can happen during and after pregnancy. But it might not be the best way to describe what women feel. The word “postpartum” means “after birth,” so “postpartum depression” is talking only about depression after the baby is […]

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Corinthians’ early exit shows the unpredictability of the Copa Libertadores

Corinthians, who made it to the Round of 16 last season, couldn’t even survive the second qualifying round of the Copa Libertadores this campaign. Photo by Alexandre Schneider/Getty Images The big guns of Europe prepare for battle next week when the knockout phase of the Champions League gets underway. The world’s best will be on show […]

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