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[Guardian] Empires are built, but nations evolve through natural socio-historical processes, causes. Whenever and wherever a country is put together by fiat through wars, negotiated settlement, international agreements and deals, such are not nations. …

[Guardian] Empires are built, but nations evolve through natural socio-historical processes, causes. Whenever and wherever a country is put together by fiat through wars, negotiated settlement, international agreements and deals, such are not nations. They are amalgam countries.

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Oba of Lagos Versus Oba of Ile-Ife

[Guardian] The title of this piece is in line with that of the famous Daily Times weekly columnist, the late Allah de Odunewu, when in his inimitable humorous style, he wrote in the early 1970s: “Kola Balogun Vs. Kola Balogun”. This is the template for…

[Guardian] The title of this piece is in line with that of the famous Daily Times weekly columnist, the late Allah de Odunewu, when in his inimitable humorous style, he wrote in the early 1970s: "Kola Balogun Vs. Kola Balogun". This is the template for mine that reads: "Oba of Lagos Vs. Oba of Ile-Ife". There are differences in the personalities. Allah de's personalities were private citizens of repute, whilst in mine, the personalities are royal fathers. In his article, the duo was flexing muscles over the similarit

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IBM Unveils Programme to Kickstart Blockchain Adoption

[Guardian] IBM has introduced the IBM Blockchain Founder Accelerator to help organisations and enterprise developers address key challenges in adopting blockchain technology.

[Guardian] IBM has introduced the IBM Blockchain Founder Accelerator to help organisations and enterprise developers address key challenges in adopting blockchain technology.

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Dangote Consolidates African Operations With U.S.$300 Million Congo Cement Plant

[Guardian] To further consolidate its pan-African operations, Dangote Cement Plc has concluded plans to commence production at its $300 million cement grinding plant in Congo this month.

[Guardian] To further consolidate its pan-African operations, Dangote Cement Plc has concluded plans to commence production at its $300 million cement grinding plant in Congo this month.

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Four Feared Dead, Property Destroyed in Communal Clashes in Cross River, Ebonyi

[Guardian] Abakaliki -Four persons were yesterday feared dead and over 100 buildings destroyed in a communal clash between two communities in Cross River and Ebonyi states.The perennial clash between the people of Ofunakpa Inyimagu in Ebonyi and their …

[Guardian] Abakaliki -Four persons were yesterday feared dead and over 100 buildings destroyed in a communal clash between two communities in Cross River and Ebonyi states.The perennial clash between the people of Ofunakpa Inyimagu in Ebonyi and their neighbours in Nsobo area of Cross River State was said to have started in 1984.

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Unity Bank Drills Students On Financial Skills

[Guardian] Being focused, hardworking and God-fearing have been identified as factors that will lead to achieving success in life, the Managing Director/Chief Executive officer, Unity Bank, Tomi Somefun, has said.

[Guardian] Being focused, hardworking and God-fearing have been identified as factors that will lead to achieving success in life, the Managing Director/Chief Executive officer, Unity Bank, Tomi Somefun, has said.

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Benue Assembly Okays N176.6 Billion Budget for 2017

[Guardian] Makurdi -Benue State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed a budget of N176.6 billion for the 2017 fiscal year.The passage was sequel to the consideration of the report of its standing committee on Appropriation in the Committee of Supply, cha…

[Guardian] Makurdi -Benue State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed a budget of N176.6 billion for the 2017 fiscal year.The passage was sequel to the consideration of the report of its standing committee on Appropriation in the Committee of Supply, chaired by the Speaker, Mr. Terkimbi Ikyange.

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Vote Out Indebted, Anti-Pay-Rise Politicians, NLC Tells Workers

[Guardian] Abuja -The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called on workers to vote out of power public office holders who owe salaries and oppose better wage for them.The president of the congress, Ayuba Wabba, who made the appeal yesterday in Abuja whi…

[Guardian] Abuja -The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called on workers to vote out of power public office holders who owe salaries and oppose better wage for them.The president of the congress, Ayuba Wabba, who made the appeal yesterday in Abuja while reacting to complaints of non-payment of emoluments of employees at the local councils by the president of National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Ibrahim Khaleel, advised workers to obtain their voter's cards for the task ahead.

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Indomie Kicks Off 2017 Independence Day Heroes Award

[Guardian] Dufil Prima Foods Plc., makers of Indomie noodles brand has announced the kick-off of the 10th edition of its multi million naira corporate social responsibility initiative; tagged ‘Indomie Independence Day Award’ (IIDA).

[Guardian] Dufil Prima Foods Plc., makers of Indomie noodles brand has announced the kick-off of the 10th edition of its multi million naira corporate social responsibility initiative; tagged 'Indomie Independence Day Award' (IIDA).

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