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Gododogodo: A chilling mass murder wrapped in conspiracy


Last Wednesday, another violent incident on this police check point, which is about 2km to Pasankori (a palmwine depot) down-slope, would become a grim precursor to the evil that would befall Godogodo, about 8km away, three days later.

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How Obi, Obiano made peace at Father Tagbo’s burial

When the former Anambra state Governor, Mr. Peter Obi refused to sit with Chief Willy Obiano and the other dignitaries inside the Peter Odili’s Hall inside the compound of Christ the King College, the import of his action was not lost on the other Old boys of the College, who had gathered to pay their last respect to Rev. Father Nicholas C. Tagbo, the legendary Principal of the famous college.

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Interracial lovers

Why white women are s3xually attracted by black men; black women by white men

There is evident increase in interracial dating in the US, and also across Europe, many of which lead to marriage. This trend has seen black men becoming more attracted to white women, and white men becoming attracted to black women. Since the 1967 US Supreme Court decision that fully legalised interracial marriage in all the states, this practice has not witnessed as much of such cases as since 2000, according to statistics.

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Bunmi Williams

I teach culture and tradition through toys – Bunmi Williams

We have so many things lined up and we are focused on Nigeria with a broader African context. We intend to promote the culture and tradition of Africa but we are starting with home first which is Nigeria. With our toys, you can visualise Nigeria because in each state, we have a picture of what the state is known for. Like in Ebonyi state, we know they are the salt of the nation you have a picture of the salt there. We just try to make it engaging and interesting and also very colourful.

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Natives abandon corpse, fight for inheritance in Calabar

Everywhere you look in Calabar, Cross River State capital, you find estates which have been abandoned due to squabbles over the sharing of inheritance. The squabbles are sometimes so fierce that machetes and dreaded charm, ekpetiaba (kills within five days), are used by desperate members of families to eliminate or subdue siblings in order to take ownership or the lion share of estates.

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Uvwie monarch stops overthrow of embattled Ekpan traditional head

EFFURUN – SAVE for the good judgment of the Ovie of Uvwie Kingdom, Delta State, HRM, Emmanuel Sideso, Abe 1, the embattled Unuewvoro (traditional head) of the explosive Ekpan community, Chief Newton Agbofodoh, would have earned a hurtful sentence prior to his formal arraignment by the Police over series of criminal allegations, including killings, for which he was seized since June.

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Be food safe

Saturday Vanguard gathered that many Nigerians are aware of food safety, but they need more information to achieve and maintain safe food handling behaviours. Be Food Safe means preventing foodborne illness through four easy steps: Clean, Separate, Cook and Chill.

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Roadside foods: For good or for bad?

As early as 5 am every morning, Iya Lati is up for the day’s business. The business of attending to the “stomach infrastructure” of her customers by cooking of rice, beans, plantain and stew in addition to two or three other local delicacies. By 6.30 am She is ready to hit the motor park where her numerous customers are already waiting for her. Indeed, Iya Lati, is one of the hundreds of thousands of women who toil day and night to support their families by hawking foods on the streets of major cities across the country. From Lagos to Abuja, Port-Harcourt to Kaduna and Enugu to Ibadan, food vendors have taken over the streets. In fact, following the harsh economic reality that Nigerians are currently faced with, the business is booming.

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Man of God filling pot-holes along Imgbi road, Yenagoa metropolis

Daniel Udeh: Unemployed UNIJOS graduate who fixes Yenagoa potholes

YENAGOA—A first time encounter with Daniel Odey Udeh, popularly known as “Man of God” diligently breaking stones and patching up potholes on major streets of Yenagoa metropolis, Bayelsa State, one would mistake him for an employee of the state Ministry of Works or Federal Roads Maintenance Agency, FERMA. Ironically, his worn-down appearance makes look like someone, who ekes out a living from handouts from motorists, but in truth, Udeh is a Civil Engineering graduate of the University of Jos, UNIJOS.

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•An Orphanage

Orphanages to the rescue as number of abandoned, motherless babies rises

The ugly phenomenon of abandoning children has been a social stigma for ages. Just as it is rampant in Oyo State, the story is the same across the country. Only God knows what could have happened if not for the quick and timely intervention of some orphanages and motherless homes. Places like Cheshire, Jesus Kids’ Home for Special Children and Ibadan Motherless Babies Home all in Ibadan give maternal affection and care to these innocent but unlucky children.

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Osunwon Omoluabi berths in Osun

Osun State governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola on Monday, June 13, 2016, launched a valuable commercial project in the state which has made the administration to score another first. It was a day for government functionaries, technocrats, politicians, business gurus, traders, market men and women and enthusiasts of Aregbesola administration and the ruling APC.

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Failed portion of the Starch Mill-Uli road

Anglican Church demands state of emergency for South East roads

Awka—THE Amichi Anglican Diocese in Anambra State has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency for South East roads, most of which are in a deplorable condition. Rising from it synod at Amichi, the Church observed that the condition of the roads was adversely affecting the economic wellbeing of the people of the zone and argued that something positive needs to be done to ameliorate the situation. Of the federal roads in the area, the worst are the Enugu –Onitsha, Aba –Ikot Ekpene and the Onitsha-Nnewi-Amichi-Uga-Okigwe highways, which pass through the diocese.

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