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His academic career spanned over 20 universities on all continents of the world, most notably his alma maters: Manchester, Columbia, Oxford and formal employment institutions Makerere, Michigan, Jos (Nigeria) and State University of New York.

Daily Nation , Kenya Dec 16, 2018

Nigeria’s 2019 poll ‘critical test’ for Africa — U.S

The title of the hearing is ‘Nigeria at a Crossroad: The Upcoming Elections’, according to the transcript made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in New York by the U.S. Department of State, on Friday.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Dec 15, 2018

Naomi Campbell Talks About Her Early Career In New Vlog | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

Campbell also revealed how she took a flight to New York on the Concord at the age of seventeen and how it changed her modelling career.

The Guardian , Nigeria Dec 15, 2018

Somali-American Amazon workers demand better conditions

The New York Times reported that it was the first known instance of any group succeeding in forcing Amazon to negotiate.

The Independent , Uganda Dec 15, 2018

Owner of ‘the Nellie’ sold to French group LVMH

LVMH is paying $25 a share for Belmond, listed in New York and previously known as Orient-Express Hotels, The Times reported in London on Saturday.

Times Live , South Africa Dec 15, 2018

The history of crowdfunding

One of these was the campaign to raise cash to build a pedestal for the Statue of Liberty in New York.

IOL , South Africa Dec 15, 2018

UN chief says more people fleeing homes | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

According to Espinosa, there is need for a stronger multilateral system, “and states can still come together to make progress.” The United Nations General Assembly president explained that her preoccupation as president of the General Assembly was (managing) young people, “just as she noted that “the world is in no shortage of crises.” While the major challenges of cyber security and climate change subsist, Espinosa said the international community needed to “do more to support intermediation and conflict resolution.” Expressing deep concern over the International Monetary Fund’s warning on impending financial crisis, even “when some countries are still recovering,” the UN official said “we must work towards a global governance system” that is inclusive and democratic.” She advised that “While we safeguard the environment, it is essential to renew the essentials of cooperation,” She hinnted that she would be convening a meeting of member states next week in New York to discuss critical issues of cooperation against rising conflicts.

The Guardian , Nigeria Dec 15, 2018

FBI seeks 3 governors, CS over Akasha links

If extradited, the officials who have been named in New York State court papers, will have to answer to charges including aiding and abetting drug trafficking.

The Star , Kenya Dec 15, 2018

"Slaves To Debt": Fashion Models Speak Out About Catwalk Misery | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

They appear to be living the dream, walking the catwalks of Paris, New York and Milan in the most beautiful clothes money can buy.

The Guardian , Nigeria Dec 15, 2018

Michelle Obama’s best-seller and the becoming of women

Michelle’s book tours have also been fully booked with readers in New York waiting for more than 16 hours in the cold to get their copies signed.

Daily Nation , Kenya Dec 15, 2018