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Many Injured As Yoruba, Hausa Clash In Ondo |The Republican News

Peter Dada, Akure

There was pandemonium on Sunday in the Sabo area of Akure, the Ondo State capital, as the Yoruba engaged in a free-for-all with some members of the Hausa community, leading to many people being injured. 256 more words


France-Reforms: Labor's Stubborness Pushes Capitalist Agenda

I sincerely believe there are some things the government should run with our tax money because they are a collective duty to the collectivity. Among these are health care, education, transportation, basic utilities. 619 more words

50 Years Ago: MLK's Death and the D.C. Uprising

Fifty years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated while visiting Memphis in support of striking sanitation workers.  King’s death rippled throughout urban America with riots in Baltimore, Chicago and Kansas City. 328 more words


I marvel at life
All clustered together
Enclaves of variety

And I wonder at you and I
With all that space
We put between us… 21 more words


The Conundrum of Affluence

In 1958, when economist John Kenneth Galbraith appropriately described the United States as ‘The Affluent Society,’ 9.5 percent of U.S. households had air conditioning, about 4 percent had dishwashers, and fewer than 15 percent had more than one car.

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