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‘Snakes are cheaper to keep as pets and security guards than dogs’ 

Three boxes full of poisonous snakes, spiders, millipedes and other reptiles, smuggled from Cameroon and intercepted by the Customs, have been handed to the Department of Forestry and Natural Environment Management of the University of Uyo. The Head of the Depatment, Dr Edem Eniang, a snake expert who took delivery of the reptiles, speaks on the snake business.

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IPoB: Time for national dialogue on agitations, marginalisations is now, Tofa tells Buhari

Alhaji Bashir Othman Tofa is a name many Nigerians are familiar with, especially those who witnessed the annulled 1993 presidential election in which he participated as the candidate of the defunct National Republican Convention. Now an elder statesman, Tofa, in this interview, says Nigeria’s greatness lies in the unity of purpose of the leadership and followership.

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They killed my Chairman in cold blood – Gov. Ortom

For about 48 hours, a tussle between two siblings took its toll on the bustling communities of Ogobia and Ondo on the outskirts of Otukpo, leaving in its wake the death of a retired major and a former state Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Lawrence Ugbo; the Chief Security Officer to Otukpo local government area Chairman, Mr. Christopher Uja, and two others.

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Hajj: We must embrace new changes — NAHCON Makkah Cordinator

Mallam Sulaiman Usman is the Director of Planning and Research, Information and Library Sciences, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON. He is also the Makkah Cordinator, 2017 Hajj. In this interview, he spoke about the multifaceted challenges faced by the commission during this just concluded hajj, which according to him include hajj fares, feeding and accommodation of pilgrims at the holy land and why stakeholders have to embrace change in the whole arrangment

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