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More Than 7 Million People Die Yearly As A Result Of Tobacco Usage – WHO

By COMFORT NJIONYE According to World Health Organization it has been discovered that over 7 million people die yearly as a result of Smoking and other tobacco uses. Tougher measures are needed to restraint tobacco use, the UN agency warns of the dreadful environmental impact of tobacco production, distribution and waste, and urges

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… Banks, Shops Shut For Hours In Ebonyi

By CHRIS EKEKE, Abuja The sit-at-home order declared by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) in the South East and South-South zone to commemorate the 50 Years Anniversary of the declaration of the State of Biafra, recorded partial compliance in Ebonyi State as

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Will Nigerians’ Love For Buhari Shine Again In 2019?

By STELLA UKWUOMA Despite the economic crunch staring most Nigerians in the face, the presidency and the All Progressive Congress (APC) appear confident President Mohammadu Buhari would easily win again in 2019 should he decide to contest. Among those who have expressed this view is the Minister of Petroleum, Dr. Ibeh Kachukwu. Kachukwu while

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More Than 7 Million People Die Yearly As A Result Of Tobacco Usage – WHO

By COMFORT NJIONYE According to World Health Organization it has been discovered that over 7 million people die yearly as a result of Smoking and other tobacco uses. Tougher measures are needed to restraint tobacco use, the UN agency warns of the dreadful environmental impact of tobacco production, distribution and waste, and urges

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How Ebonyi Targets One Million Metric Tons Rice Production in 2017

By SUNDAY AGBO, Abakaliki The Coordinator, FADAMA III Additional Financing Project, Dr. Cletus Nwakpu has disclosed how Ebonyi State government targets to produce one million metric tons of rice in 2017. He disclosed this in an interview with Unity Times in Abakaliki. Dr. Nwakpu, who said that farmers in the state were being sensitized on

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Total Of N981bn Contributed By Banks To AMCON’s Sinking Fund Since Inception – MD

By COMFORT NJIONYE The Managing Director of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), Ahmed Kuru has disclosed that banks have so far contributed N931bn to the sinking fund since inception. The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the 24 banks operating had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the establishment of

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…Anambra Shut In Compliance To Sit-At-Home Protest

By AMARACHUKWU OKOROAFOR, Abuja All businesses and social activities were paralysed in Anambra State as indigenes and other residents obediently remained indoors in compliance with the sit-at-home order by the Mazi Nnamdi Kanu – led Indigenous People of Biafra ( IPOB) and Mazi Uchenna Madu -led faction of the Actualisation of the Sovereign

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