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Africa’s Literary Icon Elechi Amadi Dies

 Africa’s finest novelist, poet and dramatist, Captain Elechi Amadi died Wednesday at the Good Heart hospital in Port Harcourt at the age of 82. A member of the family , Bar Wabueze Amadi, confirmed the development saying he passed on at about 3: 45pm at the hospital. The late captain …

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We resumed traffic rules enforcement again – Enugu Govt

The Enugu State Government has given rea­sons why it resumed clamping of vehicles that committed traffic offenc­es, saying that it was in the overall interest of the people of the state espe­cially road users. In a statement signed by the State Commis­sioner for Transport, Mr Vitus Okechi, “the gov­ernment regretted …

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COMMON COLD:  Prevention and Control COMMON COLD Is a viral infectious disease of the upper respiratory tract that is simply known as COLD.  A virus infection located in the nose. It is the commonest disease around us now because of our climate/weather. It occurs commonly during the winter/rainy season. Colds …

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FG considers biofuel alternative for farmers

FOLLOWING the high cost of diesel, Federal Government is considering bio-diesel as an alternative source of fuel for farmers to enhance food production and supply. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbe, who disclosed this in his office in Abuja, expressed concern over the persistent hardship farmers …

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Enugu House moves to domesticate Child Rights Act

Enugu State House of Assembly, yesterday, made bold steps to become the 23rd state nationwide, that has passed the Child Right Responsibility Act into Law as stipulated by the United Nations Convention and African Union meant to protect the rights of child. The Bill, which had scaled through the second …

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UNIBEN suspends post-UTME in accordance with FG directives

The University of Benin has sus­pended its Post-Unified Tertiary Ma­triculation Examination saying it is in compliance with the Federal Govern­ment’s directive. The examination which was scheduled to begin on Monday was announced suspended by the Public Relations Officer of the university, Mr Michael Osasuyi over the pronouncement by the federal …

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Solar plane completes Atlantic crossing

The zero-fuel aeroplane, So­lar Impulse, has touched down in Spain, complet­ing the 70-hour Atlantic leg of its historic bid to circle the globe. The landing in Seville marked the end of the 15th stage of Solar Impulse’s journey. Pilot Bertrand Piccard made swift progress over the ocean af­ter leaving New York …

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