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    Nigerians Stockpile Food As Famine Looms

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    The declaration by Federal Government, that there will be outbreak of famine in the country by next month, appears to have engender mass purchase of food just as prices of food items have risen astronomically in some markets. SOLOMON AYADO (Abuja) ANDREW ORJI (Jalingo) HUSSAINI HAMMANGABDO (Yola) HEMBADOON ORSAR (Makurdi) reports. When the Federal Government,…

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    Traders Count Gains As Tussle Over Wuye Market Ends

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    The Wuye Ultra Modern Market Abuja faced serious crisis when it was about to be commissioned. Since then, the developer and traders have known no peace. SOLOMON AYADO who visited the commercial hub reports that the market has reopened and commercial activities are booming. A lot of people never thought that the prolonged crisis that…

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    Abuja Children At The Mercy Of Kidnappers

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    Kidnapping of children has been a regular occurrences in several communities of Abuja, the nation’s capital until recently when the dimension is gradually becoming deadly and the catastrophic effect of the ugly trend is threatening the peace of residents. There are serial recorded cases of the sordid trade and  it is spreading like wide fire,…

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  • Sex For Money On The Rise As Internet Prostitution Trends

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    From the use of Facebook and Badoo, Twitter to Instagram, the latest Internet social platform is trending. Commercial sex workers in Nigerian communities have upped their illicit trade to the growing fad, preying on their clients, even as the trend is taking deadly dimension. SOLOMON AYADO reports On a popular social media platform, the Facebook,…

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    Controversies Trail Activities Of Okada In Abuja Suburbs

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    SOLOMON AYADO who monitored the activities of commercial motorcyclists, also referred to as Okada, in the suburbs of Abuja, writes on the reactions and counter reactions of residents and stakeholders over alleged use of the machines by criminals to perpetrate crimes. Until some years ago, Abuja the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) was a city with…

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    Foreign Fabrics Threatening Nigerian Made –Craftsmen

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    Nigerians’ high taste for foreign fabrics has posed a fabrics threat to the booming business of the  oncelocally produced. The Aso-Oke and A’nger cultural fabrics, variedly produced in Abeokuta, and Kwande of Ogun and Benue states, are some of those affected. SOLOMON AYADO who toured the areas reports. Customers had queued up in an undisorganized…

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