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Maximizing Ogun’s potential as industrial hub

One is almost tempted to suggest to school heads to take secondary school students on a “formal” excursion to the various sites of construction across Ogun State for practical learning. These rising columns, which later shoulder some concrete slabs, altering the landscape of an area permanently within a short space of time, how do they come to be? How in operational terms do the heavy machines such asskid steers, mixer trucks, tracked asphalt pavers, waste handlers, drill rigs, blasthole drills, motor graders, asphalt mixing plants, road roller machines, crawler excavators, forklift trucks, wheel loaders and truck cranes contribute to the making of these picturesque structures that confirm a community or people on the path of modernisation and development?

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Stem cell therapy ‘magic’ for stroke, eye ailments

In recently published papers in the New England Journal of Medicine about the use of Stem Cell Therapy for Macular Degeneration, one report showed that 3 partially blind women became blind after the treatment with stem cells and the other report showed that an inevitable loss of vision was halted by use of stem cells in another patient. The stem cells used in these two reports were from two different sources – fat and skin cells.

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A talk about being a sex symbol – Victoria Kimani

Nigeria-based Kenya-born singer Victoria Kimani has been described as one of the most beautiful and sexiest women to ever graced the African music scene. Looking at her and seeing those captivating curves you cannot help but want to agree more. But in her own perception she sees being a sex symbol as a totally different thing and she explains in a chat with Potpourri

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Skill the key to your greatness in life

Skill is the ability to do things well. Skill is not a gift, skill is developed. In Psalm 78:70-72, the bible says: “He choose David also his servant, and took him from the sheephold, from following the ewes great with young, he brought him to feed Jacob his people, and Israel his inheritance, so he fed them according to the integrity of his heart, and guided them by the skilfulness of his hands”.

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