Insecurity in Nigeria: Zero effect of foreign intervention and the way forward 

By Chief Malcolm Emokiniovo Omirhobo Esq Barely twenty four hours after Boko Haram  hoisted its flags in Kaure and Shiroro local government areas of Niger State about 140km to the Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria’s seat of power, displacing residents in about 50 communities attaching the wives of the locals to its men, Senator Smart Adeyemi and other performers of the circus, oh sorry I mean and other law makers of the National Assembly put up a spectacular show at circus, oh sorry, I mean at the Hallow Chambers of the  National…

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We insist NAFDAC carry us along to help rid industry of quacks – Ativie, ATWAP President

Mrs Clementina Chinwe Ativie, the National President of Association of Table Water Producers of Nigeria (ATWAP), is a notable name in the table water production business in Nigeria. Mrs Ativie is leading the fight against producers of poor and sub standard products through her association which recently introduced self regulation. In this interview with Journalists on the sidelines of the World Water Day Celebration in Lagos recently, Mrs Ativie emphasised on the need for the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, to carry the association along so…

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5 Reasons to Consider Switching from Your Ordinary Drumsticks to Diemond Star

Diemond Star is one of the fastest growing drumstick brands in the United States, and for good reason. They create superior drumsticks that can blow away the competition. Here are some reasons that you should switch out your old sticks for a pair of Diemond Star Drumsticks. They absorb shock. The company’s drumsticks are made from premium American hickory, which absorbs the shock of the impacts of drumming. “This leads to a better sound and less wrist and arm fatigue,” said founder Landon Hall. “It’s easier to play for a…

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Women as key pillars for nutritional progress

By Reginald Onabu Life is about balance. There is no area where balance is not required. In politics, business and relationship, balance makes for stability and sustainability.  Balance is equally an important ingredient for nutrition. Nutrition is defined as the process of taking in food and using it for growth, metabolism, and repair. Food is the fuel the body needs, not just to satisfy hunger, but to function properly and live healthy, productive lives.  Good nutrition is an important part of leading a healthy lifestyle. In many homes, women play…

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Aggrieved officers seek probe, removal of NDLEA boss over alleged ineptitude, nepotism

Some aggrieved officers and operatives of the National Drug Laws Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have called for the investigation and removal of Colonel Muhammed Abdallah (retd) as the agency’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, over alleged ineptitude acts, nepotism, tribalism, cross misconduct, financial misappropriation and others. The officers also called on the federal government and the leadership of the National Assembly, to amend the Agency’s Act, by separating the office of Chairman of the Board from that Accounting Officer and Chief Executive. The deprived Officers under the auspices of ‘Concerned Officers’…

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Protein deficiency: Blight on modern healthcare

By Reginald Onabu Modern medicine has made giant strides in the last fifty years. There has been appreciable progress in the evolution of healthcare and contemporary medical science. Today, the world is a much better place, in that regard. New technologies and research are helping to produce drugs and medicines to improve treatments, cures and solutions. Several illnesses and diseases that were formerly thought to be incurable such as poliomyelitis, arthritis and bronchitis, are now almost treatable, or at least better managed. Advances in modern medicine have developed to the…

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Leadership Governor of the year 2019: Prof Ben Ayade of Cross River state

For igniting an industrial revolution that has positioned Cross River State on the pedestal of sustainable economic growth, for building factories with zonal spread across the state, providing job opportunities for youths and women, rebuilding the state’s decrepit infrastructure, as well as empowering his people economically with his agricultural transformation agenda, Prof Benedict Ayade is Leadership Governor of the Year 2019. Fondly referred to as the ‘digital governor’ by his admirers, every step taken by Governor Benedict Bengioushuye Ayade validated the pivotal role education and exposure play in the governance…

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Boycott tourism in South Africa and matters arising

By Frank Meke Like crawling and consuming locusts, South Africans have left no one in doubt that they are willing and have the capacity to consume and eat up anything Nigerian in their country. What their chewing locusts left, the swarming locusts has eaten and what their swarming locusts left unfinished, their crawling and consuming locusts would finish up. From their police force and the people, there is no pretending that Nigerians are endangered species and unwelcomed. They loot, burn, kill and destroy Nigerian businesses and families and unknown to…

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2019 AGM: NATOP x- rays impact of culture, partnerships, governance on Nigeria tourism

By Franklin Ihejirika The impact of culture, partnerships and governance on Nigeria tourism development was the focus of the just concluded 2019 Nigerian Association of Tour Operators (NATOP) Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Ile Ife, Osun state with the aim of promoting co-operation and collarborations among the culture and tourism stakeholders. In view of the fact that the tourism industry lacks the culture of trust and partnerships, the theme of the AGM becomes apt to see the stakeholders collaborate and work together through partnerships that will help the industry…

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Runsewe re-brands Nigeria’s culture, tourism with new vision, engages stakeholders

By Franklin Ihejirika It has become expedient to re-brand the culture and tourism sector in Nigeria in order to shift from the total focus on oil as the major source of revenue to the government and diversify into areas like culture and tourism which other country’s are reaping from their huge benefits.  This has become the theme and major focus of the director general of the National Council for Art and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe who is leading this drive which its mandate is to re-position Nigeria on the…

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