Tokunbo David, Author at OYA Magazine
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  • Cargo plane crashes into sea off Ivory Coast with three deaths

    A cargo plane has crashed into the sea off Ivory Coast, shortly after taking off from Abidjan airport, with three people dead and several injured. The wreckage of the turboprop plane was swept toward a beach where...

    • Posted October 14, 2017
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  • AU urges actions to reduce impact of disasters in Africa

    The African Union (AU) reiterated on Friday that African governments and stakeholders must take actions in implementing policies to reduce negative impacts of disasters on the African continent. The AU made the call on the occasion of...

    • Posted October 13, 2017
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  • Sudden disasters leaving 14 million homeless yearly, UN warns

    The UN warned that 14 million people worldwide are becoming homeless every year as a result of Sudden-Onset Disasters (SOD), and the number will continue to rise unless significant progress in disaster risk management is made. According...

    • Posted October 13, 2017
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  • Germany extends border controls for another 6 months

    Germany will extend border controls imposed as a result of terrorist attacks across Europe by another six months, Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said on Thursday. His ministry said that the border controls would affect Germany’s border...

    • Posted October 12, 2017
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  • Two Feared Dead As Boat Capsizes In Lagos

    Two persons were said to have died when a boat capsized in Lagos in the early hours of Tuesday. The Eagle Online learnt that the boat capsized on the Third Mainland Bridge stretch of the lagoon. It was gathered...

    • Posted October 10, 2017
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  • “Calm before the storm”: Trump signals to North Korea, Iran

    Reporters continue scratching their heads about what President Trump meant when he spoke of the “calm before the storm” Thursday as he was hosting a dinner for military commanders and their spouses. It seems clear to me that he...

    • Posted October 9, 2017
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  • Nobel Economics prize won by American Richard Thaler

    Richard Thaler of the University of Chicago has won this year’s Nobel Prize for Economics for his studies that link psychology with the broader discipline. The award, officially known as the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in...

    • Posted October 9, 2017
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  • Thousands of Nigerians gather for Independence Parade in New York

    Tens of thousands of Nigerians from all over the U.S. and beyond on Saturday converged on New York for the annual Nigerian Independence Day Parade and Festival. A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports...

    • Posted October 8, 2017
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  • Fix Lagos-Badagry Expressway, lawmaker urges Fed Govt

    A member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr Setonji David, on Sunday urged the Federal Government to rehabilitate Lagos- Badagry Expressway to end the hardship of people plying the road. David, representing Badagry Constituency II at...

    • Posted October 8, 2017
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  • Kerosene tanker explodes along Abuja-Kaduna expressway killing 5

    No fewer than five people died yesterday after a fuel tanker exploded at Tafa village along the Abuja-Kaduna Expressway. An eyewitness, who asked not to be named, told journalists in Kaduna that the tanker laden with kerosene...

    • Posted October 8, 2017
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