Sunday April 26th, 2015
Sunday April 26th, 2015
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In search of Chioma, the unmenstruating girl

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Has she been pregnant before? She said no. Did she use protection? She also said no that the guy told her he was using something that would not make her pregnant (oh my God!) I told her I was sure that she had a medical condition and would need to seek serious medical attention as it was not normal for a female of her age not to menstruate.

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Anambra evacuates 30-yr-old dumpsite from Onitsha

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Ekwulobia—Anambra State Government has flagged off the operation to evacuate heaps of solid waste deposited at Okpoko, a suburb of commercial city of Onitsha. The mountainous heaps of waste had been in existence for over 30 years and had for long posed environmental health hazard to the inhabitants of the community.

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water’s like electricity in Calabar: No service, huge bills

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File photo: Lagos residents at a public water supply point

CALABAR—RESIDENTS of Calabar metropolis and environs in Cross River State, reputed to have the finest potable water in Nigeria, have been hit by an excruciating water drought, following the breakdown of the operational system of the Cross River State Water Board, CRSWB, despite a subsisting public-private partnership, PPP, agreement with Ortech Nigeria Limited.

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Combined, Cross River’s deadly addictive illicit drink

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CALABAR—WHILE worshipers trooped to different churches during the last Easter Sunday celebration in Calabar, the capital of Cross River State, a group of nine giddy-looking young men surrounded a bottle of drink at a murky street curve at 7am. They took turns to fill their tumblers with the dark liquid content, which they guzzled down their throats.

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Physically-challegend persons, SURE-P/NDE clash over jobs

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YENAGOA—DISABLED persons under the aegis of Persons Living with Disabilities, PLWD, in Bayelsa State have given the National Directorate of Employment, NDE, a two-week proviso to formally commence procedures of including them in the Community Service Scheme of the Federal Government’s Subsidy Reinvestment Programme, SURE-P or face violent outburst.

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Madam Okorie’s Ukodo joint, a melting pot

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We are from Orlu in Imo State. I started selling this yam pepper soup in 1982 by Benoni Junction in Benin City. But we moved from Benoni to Airport Road in 1987. I got married in 1980, but my husband was a furniture maker then. We found out that after building the furniture and exhibiting them for sale, for over one week buyers do not come. So things became very difficult for us and my husband entered into palm wine tapping. He started supplying people and people love buying his palm wine because it is always fresh.

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EU sets emergency summit for Thursday on migrant crisis

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“I have decided to call an extraordinary European Council this Thursday to address situation in the Mediterranean,” Tusk said on Twitter on Monday, a day after Italian premier Matteo Renzi called for the meeting.

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Job creation records marginal growth

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A total of 1, 219, 052 jobs were created in the Nigerian economy by both public and private sectors in the year 2014. The figures as contained in the latest estimate of jobs creation report of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) shows a marginal increase of 4.5 per cent against the total 1,163, 766 jobs created in 2013.

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Bajaj Auto rewards Nigeria mechanics to enhance skill

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Bajaj Auto Limited, manufacturers of two- and three- wheelers, has rewarded some Nigerian Mechanics for outstanding performances in its maiden “Speed to Lead Contest” on fastest person to disassemble and assemble the Bajaj RE4s Engine and responding to series of questions.

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27 NAUTH staff win merit award

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NNEWI—TWENTY seven staff of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, NAUTH, Nnewi, have been honoured with Merit Award for distinguishing themselves in the area of their primary assignments in the hospital. The management of the hospital organised the ceremony through the newly created Corporate Affairs Department in the institution.

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Philanthropist bags award

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Chimaobi  Anyaso receiving his award

‘’We carried out some detailed investigations on your philanthropic activities and were satisfied with what we got, hence, the board of Symbol of Hope Foundation chose to present these awards to encourage you to do more for the society,” Chibueze said. Receiving the awards, Anyaso said he had dedicated them to the students of his school, Ahuoma Educational Foundation and the less privileged in the society.

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A-Ibom ex-militants allege marginalization

  /   in Human Angle 8:02 pm   /   Comments

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The aggrieved ex-militants and youths brandished placards with various inscriptions such as “Akwa-Ibom is part of the Niger Delta, Give us our Right”, “Give us Surveillance Contract on Oil and Gas Pipelines”, “Oil and Gas Pipeline Goes Through Akwa-Ibom State: Mr. President Give Us Our Right” and “We Say No To Marginalization, Enough Is Enough.”

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AON tasks Buhari to address unemployed Nigerian pilots’ case

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President-elect Muhammadu Buhari (L) waves in Abuja on April 1, 2015. Nigeria's new president-elect Muhammadu Buhari hailed polls that will lead to the first democratic change of power in Africa's most populous nation as "historic" hours after he secured a decisive victory. AFP PHOTO

“This is in addition to the 52 youths trained under the Federal Government Amnesty programme as well as the fresh batches of 100 graduating from the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology, NCAT, and the 40 from International Aviation College, IAC, in Ilorin, Kwara State.” Meggison said unless something fast is done, such development constitutes a disincentive to the growth and development of the Nigerian aviation industry.

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Thugs invade Surulere community, render residents homeless

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Suleiman Abba

No fewer than 15,000 residents living in Surulere village, Suberu-Oje in Alagbado, Lagos state now live in fear as some unknown miscreants regularly invade their community, making life uncomfortable for them. One of the residents who spoke to Saturday Vanguard lamented that more than 200 thugs in 15 vanagon buses recently invaded the community, armed with dangerous weapons, damaging property and rendering thousands of families homeless.

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15 Sur-fire ways to make yourself unhappy ?

  /   in Human Angle 12:16 pm   /   Comments

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See people as potential enemies. Be suspicious of everyone, sticking to your belief that people are always out to get you. This way, you don’t have to worry about making any new friends, dating or finding a new job.

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How low would you sink for money?!

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AS to be expected, the current economic melt-down has created a lot of people who apple with the menace of the credit crunch—not only have they lost their jobs, the prospect of finding any other, not to talk of one commensurate in remunerations is zilch! When Eunice, a personnel director of an insurance company was asked to reduce the work force by a third, she felt like a real hatchet man.

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Yon can be healthy with less than an 8-hour sleep everyday

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IT’S been tagged the most amazing remedy—sleep. Scientific findings tell you it helps you live longer and boosts your immune system. It puts you in a great mood, reduces your risk of everything from heart disease to diabetes— and it’s completely free. It has no side-effects and is available to everyone.

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JESUS CHRIST :The Anatomical And Physiological Details Of 6 Hours Of Pain And Death By Crucifixion:

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As we go into the Holy Week of the Lenton season, we bring to you a physician’s analysis of the last six hours before Jesus Christ passed on from the crucification. It is from New Wine Magazine, April 1982 and was originally published in Arizona Medicine Magazine, March 1965, Arizona Medical Association. Crucifixion was invented by the Persians in 300 BC, and perfected by the Romans in 100 BC.

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Scrabbulympics:A life tool for students — Alao

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The name Loretta Alao may not be popular, but her yearly sponsored Scrabble competition in Secondary Schools known as Scrabbulympics is, and has come to stay. Mrs Alao through this social intervention impacts well over a thousand public school pupils annually during the one week Scrabbulympics event.

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Could cure for that impotence be as simple as this?

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Some 15 years into their marriage, Sina discovered he’d lost all interest in love-making. “At first I thought it would be temporary”, he confessed, “but when my wife threatened to leave after years of being sexually frustrated, I decided to do something about it.

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One dead, many wounded as C-River communities fight over land

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CALABAR—A long-drawn-out land squabble between Kasuk Qua and Ikpai Qua clans in Calabar, Cross River State, has claimed the life of a 21-year-old villager, Asuquo Duke with many others wounded. Niger Delta Voice gathered that hostilities broke out between the two communities at a sand quarry in Ikot Uduak, last week. Counsel to Kasuk Qua, Barrister Orok Ironbor, stated that fight erupted following the contravention of a subsisting Zone Six Police Command order barring the contending from the land in contention, which was allegedly infringed by the Ikpai people, who kept on excavating sand from the pit located on the land.

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Akpabio, wife build bungalow for widow

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IKOT OBIO NDOHO— WHEN the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Obong Godswill Akpabio, breached protocol while on a state function, September 14, last year, by making a spur-of-the-moment stopover at the rural Ikot Obio Ndoho community, Mkpat Enin Local Government Area of the state, his security aides and other members of his entourage were taken aback.

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Ndidi Osaka:The bubbling world of an ace broadcaster

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NDIDI-OSAKA

I would say I had the passion, if you are specially gifted in something; the drive would push you to it. After completing my secondary school education, I found myself acting plays, dancing and getting deeply enmeshed in entertainment. Ironically, my mother was into drama and a dance teacher. She loved her profession with a passion. So, it was only normal that I developed the traits from her. Hence all through my years in the secondary school, I found myself participating actively in virtually all entertainment activities because I derived great joy from it.

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At last, shower of blessings on airport cleaner who returned lost N12 million

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It started with galore of scoldings for Miss Josephine Agwu, a mere airport cleaner who found forgotten $28,000 and other foreign currencies totaling about N12m and refunded it to the owner. Some called her dumb-ass, others referred to her as silly, especially as the owner of the money showed how not to appreciate goodness.

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Parents who expose their children to the trauma of alcoholism

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Late Claudia Aderotimi

“That made me give up all the fight to save her. She is now in her mid-fifties and I’ve learnt to live with her drinking. She obviously enjoys drinking and I know she is going to die with a drink in her hand – I’ll have to live with that and love her for the loving mum she is when she is sober…”

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Teenage pregnancy, woman abuse still burden of African culture

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I was surprised when I met a woman whose blood pressure was 190/150 yet she didn’t understand what it’s all about, and she said, I’m ok, nothing is wrong with me. That woman could one day slump and die carelessly. We also carried out awareness on breast cancer and there, we discovered three women who have lumps on their breasts and they were unaware of the imminent danger of their health state. As simple as that.

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‘How I got involved in water goddess rituals’

  /   in Human Angle 12:48 am   /   Comments

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“Three days later, a big boa snake came into my house. I picked my gun and shot at it, it disappeared and re-appeared at my back. I turned again and aimed at it but it disappeared again. I thought it had gone; I went inside and dropped my gun.

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Oba Gbadebo conferred with Glima award

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This was disclosed recently by Proven Integrity Communication Network Limited, Publisher of Integrity International Magazine in Abuja.

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I went through hell when I lost my first husband- Ramotalahi Akintola-Hassan

  /   in Human Angle 12:46 am   /   Comments

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BY EBUN SESSOU One of the experiences Honourable Ramotalahi Akintola-Hassan would not forget in a hurry was when she lost her first husband five years after marriage. She waited for seven years before going into another marriage. Today, she is happily married. She is the Vice Chairman, House Committee on Physical and Urban Planning in

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POWA lift for widows, orphans

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The leadership of the Nigeria Police Officers Wives Association, POWA, led by Engr. Mrs. Zara Bunu Abubakar during the week ended activities to commemorate their 50TH anniversary celeberation with a plea to the abductors of the over 200 girls of the Government Secondary School, Chibok in Borno state to free them. In line with the

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Re: Much ado about child marriage (2)

  /   in Human Angle 12:15 am   /   Comments

By Yetunde Arebi Hi, The letters you will be reading today, concludes the first batch of contributions from our readers. As I stated yesterday, we cannot afford to go to sleep even for a moment on this issue. We must articulate our position and argument and continue to give it the publicity it deserves until

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Help! My mother is denying me! (3)

  /   in Human Angle 9:11 am   /   Comments

SHORTLY after our moth er’s outburst and curses on me, Aunty Obioma called me one day and asked if what she heard about me calling her my mother was true. I could only stare at the ground as she too began raining abuses on me and calling me a crazy girl. She said she could never give birth to a child who will never do well in life. That it should be the first and the last time that she would hear her name linked to such a story and the last time she will also discuss the issue with me. Our mother is my mother. If I am not satisfied, I can go and look for another mother of my choice and ask her for a father too.

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