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Yemi Kale, former statistician general, and Waziri Adio, former executive secretary of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI), were celebrated in Lagos this weekend for exemplary service to the country. The Nigerian Retail Investors (NRI), a virtual group that also serves as a brain trust with mainly private sector experts with interests in fields …

Jo Sutherland / Tips Work is progressing on viewing platforms near the White Horse Monument above Waimate. The arrival of supplies and warmer weather mean that redevelopment work on the Waimate White Horse Monument has resumed and the project is expected to be completed by Christmas. The major redevelopment project, led by community group Waimate2gether, …

“When it all started, they just wanted to make a difference in their community… It became so much more than that”, proudly declares a teacher The sloping north side of the schoolyard at Fieldcrest Elementary in Bradford is currently a weed-covered field. But the students have already started the transformation that will restore natural vegetation …

A newly released app now lets locals see one of San Antonio’s most beloved parks in a whole new way. After 18 months of development, the San Antonio Parks Foundation launched its interactive augmented reality app Japanese Tea Garden on October 8. Users can download it from the Apple App and Google Play stores. The …

St Kilda Island. (SWNS) The UK’s most remote island has been photographed in all its glory. Photographer Chris Orange, 47, captured the unspoiled landscapes of St Kilda in a series of images. The island, which lies about 40 miles in the Atlantic from the Outer Hebrides off the northwest coast of Scotland, is only accessible …

After four years, the Laguna hotel resumes its activities with the reopening of the lobby and restaurant of the historic building on the ground floor. The partial reopening of the Laguna Hotel is the first step in the restoration of the property, for which Laguna Beach Co. has a long term lease. A groundbreaking ceremony …

Mount Washington Burmese Art Glass Ginger Jar with vintage design showing the words of Robert Burns’ Auld Lang Syne (“Should Auld Knowledge Be Forgot” etc.), with original paper label. French cameo art glass vase signed Galle decorated with cherry branches in a blown mold and yellow and white background with finely carved cranberry inlay in …

Third Fall District Conference 2021, opened at 9 a.m. on October 2 at the Radcliffe Community Center, Radcliffe, in the form of PDP and Iowa NEC, Kelly Elliott, serving as parliamentarian, introduced Vice President Sandy Scallon as President Pat Williams’ resignation due to health concerns. It was officially installed by Elliott. Guest State President Doris …

As part of the annual tradition of reunion at McHenry High School, three graduates were honored on October 1 as Distinguished Alumni for their contributions to their profession and to the community at large. Dr Michael Thornton and Robert A. Jessup are Distinguished Graduates of 2021, and Bill Hobson is Distinguished Graduate of 2020, delayed …

LACON – As the Chicago White Sox head to the playoffs, fans in the Peoria area have limited gathering places to celebrate the team. Leading the cheers? Not a bartender. A barber. For nearly half a century, Dale’s Barber Shop has been a rare White Sox hangout in central Illinois, a mixed baseball territory populated …