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The Sun creates ‘space weather’ that affects us all

The Sun is constantly blasting the Earth with radiation, creating spectacular light displays at the poles. But sometimes this gets dangerous It began as an ordinary summer’s evening. But by 8 o’clock on 29 August 1859, the residents of New Orleans knew something was up. The sky was glowing green and sparks were falling like rain.… Continue reading The Sun creates ‘space weather’ that affects us all

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Nigeria labour unions demand capital punishment for corruption

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and civil society on Wednesday advocated capital punishment for corrupt officials as obtained in China and India. Making the call at a joint news conference in Abuja, the NLC President, Ayuba Wabba, and TUC President, Bobboi Kaigama, said the campaign against corruption must be intensified and… Continue reading Nigeria labour unions demand capital punishment for corruption

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Boko Haram camps “wiped out” – Nigerian military

The Nigerian military on Wednesday said it has destroyed all known Boko Haram terrorists’ camps and cells in the North East. The Defence spokesperson, Rabe Abubakar, said this at his maiden news conference, adding that the camps were destroyed by troops operating in the region. Mr. Abubakar said the terrorists have been “so militarily defeated… Continue reading Boko Haram camps “wiped out” – Nigerian military