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Six dead as flood sweeps Anambra West LGA

No fewer than six people have lost their lives in Anambra West Local Government Area, Anambra State, following the raging and devastating flood that has taken over the whole of the communities in the area, including the Diocese of Mbamili Cathedral Church of St Michael Umuikwu Anam, belonging to the Church of Nigeria Anglican communion, and the only one in the area.

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Why we arrested Methodist priest over monarch’s death—Police

DAYS after a protest by elderly women from Ogbozinne autonomous community in Nkanu West Local Government over the arrest of a Methodist priest, Rev Kenneth Okafor and some of their children over the death of the traditional ruler of the community, Igwe Stephen Nwatu, the Nigeria Police, Enugu State Command   has admitted arresting the priest, saying  the arrest followed a petition which indicted him.

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Making Farming More Attractive

The war cry that a hungry man is an angry man is the clearest endorsement of the importance of food in the life of any human being. Even though wild animals can get their food from the forest without planting, the era of man as gatherer of food has been consigned to history. Today, as a deliberate effort both on the part of government and individuals, placing food on one‘s table is a priority. That is why food security is taken as a strong policy for those countries that want to prevent her citizens from famine. Students of contemporary international politics are wont to say that at the height of cold war rivalry between the United States of America and the defunct Soviet Union, the Americans were always using food as political weapon against the Russians. It came to a crisis point that the American government had to buy excess grains from the farmers only to dump them at sea.

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