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    LIFE ON THE HARD LANE: Succour at last for street children

    After years of wandering about and living in privation with no one to care for them, succour has at last come the way of street children in Aba, Abia State as members of the National Association of Seadogs (Pyrates Confraternity) from across the federation stormed the famous commercial city Saturday April 2 for the launch of their Street Child Project: “Save the Street Child Aba Initiative.”

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    Lagos suburb nearly cut off

    Residents of Dare Street, Ikotun, in Ikotun-Igando LCDA, Lagos State are begging the state government to repair the road, saying their cries, through former Chairmen and the Landlord Association Committees, have proved abortive. Investigation, however, showed that several letters had been written to the LCDA without positive response.

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    Emmanuel Udorji ... After the attack

    Herbalist’s near-death experience and ordeal in hands of gunmen

    The university town of Nsukka which was not long ago thrown into confusion and mourning following invasion and murder of two persons in nearby Abbi community by suspected Fulani herdsmen is once again under the grip of tension arising from the attack of an Enugu-based herbalist, Emmanuel Udorji, by unknown gun men who stormed his home supposedly on a killing mission.

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    Gully Erosion: As rains begin, South-East communities already under threat

    WITH just two rains so far this year, many parts of the South East zone are already under the threat of devastating gully erosion, which has become a common feature in many communities in the zone. In past years, it was common to see many families abandon their homes whenever it rained because their homes lie within gully erosion sites that are up to 100 feet deep in some cases.

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