Politics Not a Matter of Life and Death – Obasanjo

[Guardian] Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that politics need not be a do-or-die affair. Obasanjo spoke yesterday in Calabar, Cross River State, during the launch of a book titled: ‘Stepping Forward with Uti J .G Agba’, written by Goddy Jed…

[Guardian] Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that politics need not be a do-or-die affair. Obasanjo spoke yesterday in Calabar, Cross River State, during the launch of a book titled: 'Stepping Forward with Uti J .G Agba', written by Goddy Jeddy Agba.

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How Chinese Products Are Killing ‘Made in Aba’ Shoes

[Daily Trust] Umuahia -If nothing is done urgently to salvage the situation, very soon, local manufacturers of shoes, belts and bags may be sent out of business. If this happens, the slogan that Aba is the Japan of Africa will be a thing of the past.

[Daily Trust] Umuahia -If nothing is done urgently to salvage the situation, very soon, local manufacturers of shoes, belts and bags may be sent out of business. If this happens, the slogan that Aba is the Japan of Africa will be a thing of the past.

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Massive Turnout in Anambra Poll

[Guardian] Awka -Anambra electorate, yesterday, defied call for boycott by the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to cast their votes in the state’s governorship election.

[Guardian] Awka -Anambra electorate, yesterday, defied call for boycott by the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to cast their votes in the state's governorship election.

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N70 Million Raised From Book On Emir Sanusi’s Grandfather

[Daily Trust] Kano -Over N70 million, with the highest contribution of N10 million from Alhaji Aliko Dangote, was realized at a book presentation titled, ‘Power and Piety Life and Legacy of Sir Muhammadu Sanusi I, in Kano. The book is on the life of Si…

[Daily Trust] Kano -Over N70 million, with the highest contribution of N10 million from Alhaji Aliko Dangote, was realized at a book presentation titled, 'Power and Piety Life and Legacy of Sir Muhammadu Sanusi I, in Kano. The book is on the life of Sir Muhammadu Sanusi I, the grandfather of the Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II.

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Change Should Begin With Education

[Daily Trust] The Federal Executive Council [FEC] held a special retreat in Abuja last Monday on the challenges of education in Nigeria. The retreat had the theme: “Education in Nigeria: Challenges and Prospects.” President Muhammadu Buhari declared it…

[Daily Trust] The Federal Executive Council [FEC] held a special retreat in Abuja last Monday on the challenges of education in Nigeria. The retreat had the theme: "Education in Nigeria: Challenges and Prospects." President Muhammadu Buhari declared it open while Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and most ministers were present. The decision to hold the retreat was first made in June at a FEC meeting chaired by then Acting President Osinbajo. Minister of Education Malam Adamu Adamu said at the time that "[FEC] members agreed

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The Embarrassment of Snakebite Deaths

[Guardian] The reports by the World Health Organisation (WHO) that 174 snakebites per 100,000 population are reported per year in Nigeria and that the saw-scaled or carpet viper is responsible for 90 per cent of bites and 60 per cent of deaths is an em…

[Guardian] The reports by the World Health Organisation (WHO) that 174 snakebites per 100,000 population are reported per year in Nigeria and that the saw-scaled or carpet viper is responsible for 90 per cent of bites and 60 per cent of deaths is an embarrassment. To some extent, the African cobras and puff adders have also proven to be the cause of mortality and morbidity. In the Benue Valley, where most of these tragedies occur, the incidence of snakebite was found to be 497 per 100,000 persons per year with a mort

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Stakeholders Battle Smugglers to Save Local Poultry

[Daily Trust] Stakeholders in the poultry industry, mostly poultry farmers, are making frantic effort to save the business from falling into the hands of smugglers whose activities, they say, are a threat to its survival.

[Daily Trust] Stakeholders in the poultry industry, mostly poultry farmers, are making frantic effort to save the business from falling into the hands of smugglers whose activities, they say, are a threat to its survival.

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Suicide Bomber Strips Explosive Vest to Avoid Death in Borno

[Daily Trust] Maiduguri -A suspected female suicide bomber yesterday removed the Improvised Explosive Device (IED), strapped to her body and dumped it at a house within the neighbourhood she was supposed to attack.

[Daily Trust] Maiduguri -A suspected female suicide bomber yesterday removed the Improvised Explosive Device (IED), strapped to her body and dumped it at a house within the neighbourhood she was supposed to attack.

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Card Reader Couldn’t Verify Obiano’s Finger

[Guardian] Awka -The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) card reader, yesterday, failed to read Governor Willie Obiano’s fingers; even as he expressed strong confidence that he would win the governorship election with a large margin.

[Guardian] Awka -The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) card reader, yesterday, failed to read Governor Willie Obiano's fingers; even as he expressed strong confidence that he would win the governorship election with a large margin.

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