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    PDP Expresses Determination To Win Council Polls In FCT

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    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said it would be the party to host President Muhammadu Buhari and the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Muhammad Bello, in Abuja by winning all the area council polls this Saturday. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has scheduled to conduct elections into the area councils and wards…

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    Indorama Eleme Plant: Panacea For Nigeria’s Fertiliser Revolution?

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    The loss of soil fertility in many developing countries poses an immediate threat to food production. STANLEY NKWOCHA and VICTOR OKEKE who visited the Indorama Fertiliser plant in Eleme Port Harcourt recently, examine whether the plant could be Nigeria’s long quest to self sustainability in fertiliser production. Fertilisers are substances containing chemical elements such as…

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    Violence Against Children: It’s Time For Action

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    It is the duty of parents to raise up and nurture their children to be responsible adults. They can achieve this in many ways, employing disciplinary measures where necessary. But with ill-intent such measures would amount to child violence. In this piece, VICTOR OKEKE writes on the implications of violence against children in the country….

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    Most Nigerian Health Data Are Inaccurate – HRORBN Registrar

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    The registrar, Health Record Officers Registration Board of Nigeria (HRORBN), Alhaji Mohammed Mami, has criticised Nigeria’s data gathering system, saying that the data generated cannot be used for any international comparison. He said that the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), an organ of government recognised to give   information on all aspects of the nation’s economy,…

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    Use Herbs To Fight Mosquitoes And Malaria This Rainy Season

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    Mosquitoes are probably the most pervasive when it comes to biting bugs that ruin an otherwise pleasant night rest. There over three thousand different species of mosquitoes throughout the world, Sub-Saharan Africa accounts for a percent of these. In this report, VICTOR OKEKE writes on natural mosquito repellants as the best way to avoid mosquito…

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    Ginger Is Good For Cancer Treatment

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    Ginger has long been used as a remedy for numerous ailments ranging from common cold to debilitating cancer because of its numerous therapeutic properties. In this report, VICTOR OKEKE writes on the health benefits of ginger which has made the focus of recent research studies. Ginger is both a herb and a spice, with a…

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    Women Education Will Checkmate trafficking- Experts

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    Participants at the second International Conference on the economic and social effects of women migration in Africa held in Abuja yesterday have identified women education as the only way to check the rising trend of human trafficking in Nigeria. One of the participants at the conference, and former Ugandan ambassador, Ireneo Namboko stated that ‘women…

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