• EMMANUEL ONWUBIKO Human Rights Activist, Social Media Expert, Writer

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Numbers shrinking for Tasmania’s weird but much-loved giant freshwater lobster

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Aug,2017

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Giant freshwater lobsters are endemic to the north-west of Tasmania and can grow up to 6kg in size. Photograph: Todd Walsh The federal government has called for more areas of north-west Tasmania to be placed in reserve as part of…

Rare butterfly spotted in Scotland for the first time since 1884

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Aug,2017

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White-letter hairstreak butterfly (Satyrium w-album) was seen in Berwickshire, Scotland, and could indicate a northwards march of UK’s butterflies. Photograph: Our Wild Life Photography/Alamy Scotland has a new species of butterfly: the elusive and endangered white-letter hairstreak has been discovered…

There’s a way to save hedgehogs – and all of us can help

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Aug,2017

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‘Hedgehog research lends itself very well to citizen science. The animal is impossible to confuse with any other species, people love them, and they share our gardens.’ Photograph: Richard Bowler/Rex Shutterstock Today sees the launch of the “hedgehog housing census”….

Why do beavers build dams?

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Aug,2017

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‘Upon discovering their unusual glands and delightfully thick fur we humans slaughtered them in their millions’ Photograph: Allison Shelley/Getty Images Here is a beaver-based creation myth. It begins thus. God so loved the world that He seeded it with diligent…

CONFUSION IN THE SENATE AS TWO STATEMENTS EMERGED WELCOMING PMB

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Aug,2017

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Dear Colleagues, ​P​lease kindly disregard our earlier statement titled: “Saraki Welcomes President Buhari, Says: “The Good Work Continues ​” and use the following version “Saraki Welcomes Buhari, Says “President’ll Resume With Greater Vigour” Thank you! Saraki Welcomes Buhari, Says: “President’ll…

POLITICIANS OF FORTUNE IN NIGERIA BY EMMANUEL ONWUBIKO

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Aug,2017

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Hate or like him, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, the irrepressible leader of the self-determination body- indigenous peoples of Biafra (IPOB) has some germane observations on the sickening nature of politics and the lack of good governance in Nigeria. In one of…

THE POLICE AS BRIBE TAKER BY EMMANUEL ONWUBIKO

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Aug,2017

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Few days back I read a foreign newspaper from Japan as i randomly do on daily basis to get abreast with developments from around the World since it is presumed that we now co-habit in a global hall. In reading…

2 women fined, banned from owning pets after abandoning their dogs

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Aug,2017

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SINGAPORE – Two women were fined and given a six-month ban from owning pets on Wednesday (Aug 16), in two separate cases of pet abandonment. In the first case in September last year, the Agri-food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore…

Python kills security guard in Bali

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Aug,2017

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• • Bali hospital receives a man’s corpse, a doctor tells CNN • Large snake appears to have suffocated the man, the doctor says • Hotel spokeswoman offers condolences to family of victim in python attack A python has killed…

Ezekwesili to Adesina: you are a ‘turncoat’

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Aug,2017

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Mrs. Oby Ezekwesili, girls rights campaigner and former minister of education, has asked Femi Adesina, Buhari’s special adviser on media and publicity, if he has “forgotten everything he once stood for as a journalist”. In a series of tweets on…

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