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    Zuma Rock: Demystifying Myths Surrounding Iconic Landmark

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    For years, superstitious beliefs about the psychic powers of the iconic Zuma Rock situated in Niger State, has inundated the Nigerian landscape, making many to dread the rock with passion. The superstitious disposition of many about the rock has continued unabated even after some intrepid rock climbers went to the zenith of the rock and…

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    Suleja Residents Name Sections Of Town After APC, PDP

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    Some Nigerians have taken the battle of supremacy between the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to another level. In Suleja, Niger State, residents are engaged in a show of strength by naming settlements after the two major political parties in the country, AGBO-PAUL AUGUSTINE and TIMOTHY OPALUWA report. As the…

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    Curbing Domestic Violence From Experts’ Point Of View

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    Domestic violence among spouses has been on the increase, despite public awareness and advices from marriage counsellors. Timothy Opaluwa writes on what the experts say are ways of stemming the tide Despite cry for mercy, Ikechukwu Anajekwu kept punching his wife mercilessly until no single a breath was left in her. Anajekwu, who is presently…

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    Ritualists On The Prowl, Kidnapping At Sight

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    The increasing level of kidnapping for ritual purpose requires urgent attention before the situation gets out of hand, Timothy Opaluwa reports. Hearing the story of kidnapped people for ritual purposes or for a ransom is disturbing and many just thank God that it is not them and pray against it. The truth however is that…

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    Abuja Takes Lead As Open Defecation Gains Foothold In Cities

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    Open defecation causes public health hazards in areas where people defecate in fields, urban parks, rivers and open gutters in close proximity to the living space of others. Overtime, the level of open defecation has become worrisome in the country despite efforts by government and stakeholders to stem the tides, TIMOTHY OPALUWA writes. Overlaying the…

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    The Dying Tradition Of Tribal Marks

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    Tribal marks were once used as a means of identification, inoculation against diseases and beautification. Sadly, the tradition is fast fading out and this is due to several reasons. Timothy Opaluwa writes Kunle Idowu, a 54-year old business man who is an Abeokuta resident has always been asked jokingly by friends if he was attacked…

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    Cosmas Maduka: The Automobile Guru

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    It was Dr. Cosmas Madua­buchukwu Maduka, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer of Coscharis Group of Companies, who once said, “When you want to succeed in life, you must have an allergy to failure.” He actually did, and that stood him out among his peers today as an unequal achiever who is renowned in the world. Maduka…

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    Alhaji Muhammadu Indimi: The Matchless Oil Mogul

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    Despite the economic situation in the country, some few Nigerians have been able to swim successfully above the waters as a result of their continuous diligent and doggedness in the business terrain. Among such amiable personalities is Alhaji Muhammadu Indimi. It was not surprising to once spot this billionaire business man and one of his…

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    IVF Babies: A Success Story Of Nigerian Medics

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    As the first successful In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) baby in Nigeria, Miss Hannatu Kupchi goes to university at the age of 17, the debate over natural birth and IVF is still raging in Nigeria. TIMOTHY OPALUWA (Abuja) reports on the success and what Nigerians are saying. Sunday, August 30, 2015 was quite an emotional one…

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