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Oga Martins & His Kettle of Fishes 4.0 – Episode 7

Oga Martins & His Kettle of Fishes 4.0 - Season's Finale

It was a Saturday morning, preparations towards the commencement of the naming ceremony of Madam Ekaette’s sister’s baby was in top gear. The early arrivals had made themselves comfortable. Aside the jollof rice that was still on fire, every other thing needed for the ceremony was ready. Within minutes, 5, Otolorin street Lawanson had become a beehive of activities. Runo had ...

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Social Media And Real Estate Success

Social Media

Participating in social media can be addictive for some and overwhelming for others, but whichever bucket you fall into, social media is an ideal space to create a personal brand, engage with your audience, generate leads and ultimately grow your business. If you’re new to social media, learn to avoid common pitfalls, and if you’re a social media expert, pick ...

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What’s Best For You; A New Home or An Old Home?

a new home or an old home

Buying a new home or an old home do come with merits and demerits for both instances, albeit there are some vital things to consider when opting for either a new home or an old home. The debate here is, what’s best for you; A new home or an Old home? Prospective home buyers looking at areas where new neighbourhoods ...

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NSE decries abandonment of steel industries in the country

NSE decries abandonment of steel industries in the country

The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), has made it known that the abandonment of Ajaokuta Steel Complex and Delta Steel Company had been a major setback to attaining technological advancement of the nation. Vanguard reports that the President of NSE, Mr Otis Anyaeji, said this at the African Engineering Conference on Energy, UNESCO African Engineering Week and NSE’s Annual General ...

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Delta Assembly urges Okowa to Direct DESTMA to clear broken down vehicles from highways

Delta State renovates technical colleges with N2 billion

Vanguard reports that the Delta State House of Assembly has urged the state governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, to direct the Director-General of the state Traffic Management Agency, DESTMA, to urgently liaise with the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, and all other relevant agencies to clear all broken down vehicles and trucks from the highways in the state, to check the ...

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Key Constraints Facing The Housing Sector In Nigeria

Housing sector

An analysis of the existing housing situation has revealed that there are several constraints facing the housing sector in Nigeria. These key constraints have been responsible for the imbalance in housing demand and supply. This article takes a critical look at the issues undermining the housing sector in Nigeria. There are many issues hindering socio-economic development in Nigeria, one of ...

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Abia CSDP gives N104million to 35 communities

Abia lawmaker donates road grading equipment to constituents

The Nation reports that the Abia State Agency for Community and Social Development Project [CSDP] has given out a total of N104.2 million to 35 communities from across the 17 local government areas of the state for different community-based developmental projects. According to The Nation, the projects, which range from markets, roads, VIP toilets, electricity, health centres, among others, are ...

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UNICEF says 120m Nigerians lack access to improved sanitation facilities

UNICEF says 120m Nigerians lack access to improved sanitation facilities

United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF has revealed that presently, no fewer than 120 million people in the country lack access to improved sanitation facilities, a situation that exposes them to public health hazards. The UNICEF’s Chief Officer in charge of Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Kannan Nadar, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. ...

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Kaduna, General Electric partners to equip 278 hospitals

Kaduna, General Electric partners to equip 278 hospitals

The Nation reports that Kaduna State government and General Electric (GE) are partnering to equip 278 health care facilities in the state, adding that the programme highlights the government’s effort at providing a comprehensive solution to health care challenges. Aspects to be addressed include maternal and infant mortality, communicable illnesses, diabetes, heart disease and cancer, The Nation reports. The Nation ...

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Okirighwre Community in Delta cries out over oil spill, alleges huge loss

The Guardian reports that the Okirighwre Community in Sapele Local Council Delta State has expressed concern over recent oil spillage in its domain which it alleged destroyed livestock and crops worth millions of naira. According to The Guardian, the community also accused an oil company operating in the area of shabby response to the incident, saying its attitude to the ...

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