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The Animal Farm: Monkey dey work, baboon dey chop!

“Nigerian leaders on Friday (28 February 2014) called on Nigerians to work harder towards ensuring the country’s unity”, with ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo averring that Nigeria will not break up. Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, said for Nigeria to have survived the first 100 years despite the various challenges of nation building, the country would not […]

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Wreckage of missing plane found

The  wreckage of the Indonesian twin-turboprop aircraft carrying 54 people, which lost contact with air traffic control on Sunday in the remote, forested eastern Papua region, has been found. According to Yahoo News, "Officials said the wreckage was spotted about 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Oksibil, and Henry Bambang Soelistyo, the chief of the National […]

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INDONESIA: Plane carrying 54 people goes missing

An Indonesian twin-turboprop aircraft carrying 54 people lost contact with air traffic control on Sunday in the remote, forested eastern Papua region, the National Search and Rescue Agency (BASARNAS) said, with search efforts hampered by failing light as night falls. "We can't confirm it has crashed. We can say contact has been lost with the […]