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Mango Fruits and Health

Victoria Hanson Mango is called the king of fruits not just for its taste and super flashy yellow colour, but also for the array of health benefits it offers. Mango is one of the delicious seasonal fruits grown in the tropics. The tree is believed to be originating in the sub-Himalayan plains of the Indian subcontinent. Botanically, this exotic fruit ...

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Bakassi would hang on Obasanjo’s neck, says Paramount Ruler

Paramount Ruler of Bakassi, HRM Etinyin (Dr) Etim Okon Edet, yesterday said the issue of Bakassi would continue to hang on the neck of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, until the people are properly resettled. 

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Airlines release operational flight schedule for Abuja Airport

Forty four days after flights were diverted to pave way for its runway repairs, airlines are ecstatic to resume operations at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport ( NNIA), Abuja on Wednesday April 19, 2017.

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Nigerian Government set to stop un-certified teachers next year, says Ajiboye

 By Maxwell Adeleye  The Federal Government has said it will not allow any teacher without Professional Certificate of the Teachers’ Registration Council (TRCN) to teach beyond 2017.    This is part of the 3-years Ministerial Strategic Plan by the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu which is designed to end unqualified teachers in Nigerian classrooms.

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Buhari Suspends SGF, NIA DG

President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr David Babachir Lawal and the Director-General of National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ayo Oke This was contained in a statement made available to journalists earlier today by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina.

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Uncovered N13bn Cash: EFCC Raids Ikoyi Flats Of Obi, Mu’azu, Others

As part of investigations into the 13 billion Naira discovery at a flat in Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, Lagos state, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has searched apartments of the immediate past Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi; and a former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Adamu Mu’azu. Other prominent persons, living in the building, include a ...

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Uchechi Okere Emerges Winner in El Marino Alukimba Table Tennis Tournament

Victoria Hanson Uchechi Okere, a Teacher at Redeemer International Secondary School.has emerged winner of this year’s El Marino Alukimba Table Tennis tournament which took place at El Marino Sports Club on Monday. April 17, 2017. Okere, the defending champion, displayed his dexterity in the tournament by defeating his opponent, Chris Anazia in the finals, who clinched the second position, while ...

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Lagos Public Service most progressive in Nigeria – Ambode

By Wasiu Popoola …Urges Retired HOS, Perm Secs To Continue Adding Value To Governance Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos on Tuesday described the State Public Service as the most progressive in Nigeria, just as he urged retired Heads of Service and Permanent Secretaries to continue to add value to governance and contribute to uphold the excellence which the State ...

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Air Peace resumes Abuja flights, commends FG, customers

Air Peace has announced the resumption of all its flights into and out of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja starting from Wednesday, April 19, 2017.    A statement issued by the carrier’s Corporate Communications Manager, Mr. Chris Iwarah on Monday commended air travellers for keeping faith with the airline and making a huge sacrifice to ensure repair of the ...

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Attahiru Jega, Chimamanda, Mabogunje, Imoukhede elected to American academy

By Maxwell Adeleye   Four Nigerians, including iconic novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and former Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Professor Attahiru Jega, are among new members elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences for the 2017 year. The other two are eminent historian, Professor Akin Mabogunje, and corporate czar, Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede.

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