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PRESIDENT BUHARI APPOINTS BABAFEMI OJUDU

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The president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammodu Buhari has just appointed Senator Babafemi Ojudu as Special Adviser on Political Matters,  Office of the Vice President.

Senator Babafemi Ojudu who was the Vice chairman of the Senate committee on Defence at the 7th National

Funmi Iyanda Receives Honorary Degree From University of Cumbria, UK

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Nigerian media entrepreneur, Funmi Iyanda was awarded an honorary fellowship of the prestigious University of Cumbria, North West region of England. Being the first African woman to receive such an award in the history of University of Cumbria. The honorary fellowship was bestowed on her at the Carlisle Cathedral on November 25, 2015. In her acceptance speech which could not be refuted as a proverbial message with educative and inspirational flavours.

Tyson Fury is the world’s new heavyweight

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The dust has hardly settled but who will Tyson Fury, the world heavyweight champion, take on next?

Wladimir Klitschko has already demanded a rematch, the British big guns were in the mix whatever Saturday night’s outcome and there are three No 1 challengers being lined up.

And of course, if we can dream and all of us love a #FuryTale, there are one or two more we can throw in the mix…

World Bank announce funding for climate change

2Governments of biggest world economies and the World Bank announced 700 million dollars contribution for funding climate change adaptation on the first day of global climate talks.

Funding for climate change is a key focus of the Climate Conference holding in Paris with 150 world leaders in attendance.

Eleven countries also pledged 250 million dollars in new money to help countries adapt to new challenges presented by climate change.

Separately, the World Bank announced with four European countries a 500-million-dollar project aimed at providing incentives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

One sticking point of negotiations is expected to be funding for an annual 100-billion-dollar fund for poorer countries to develop with less reliance on carbon-dependent technology and adapt to atmospheric changes already under way.