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Sunday, July 21, 2019

"Our goal is to make Rivers State a land of peace and prosperity with boundless opportunities and possibilities"

– a place where no one is left behind...

Gov.Ezenwo Nyesom Wike

Tackling Child, Maternal Mortality Challenges

Since its inception in 1989, after more than 60 years of advocacy, the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), has been ratified...

Govt And the Elderly In Nigeria

Usman Kazaure, an octogenarian, is fondly called “Old Soja” because of his career in the military during his younger days. He had fought in Burma...

Assessing Efforts To Address Plight Of Flood Victims

By all accounts, the flooding of several states across the country and the effects on affected communities are quite worrisome. Media reports indicate that the...

Curbing Menace Of Child Rape In Nigeria

In all lands and climes, rape is a social ill heavily frowned at and in the African cultural setting, it is particularly a great...

Boosting Nigeria’s Economy Through Salt

Stakeholders in the solid mineral sector have called for the full exploitation of the huge salt deposits in some states across the country for...

Managing Nigeria’s Population For Sustainable Dev

From all indications, Nigeria can no longer afford to play the ostrich with the consequences of its population growth. Observers, nonetheless, note that the country’s...

Cassava, Food Security And Industrial Revolution

Cassava or manioc (Manihot esculenta) is a perennial woody shrub with an edible root, which grows in tropical and subtropical areas of the world and...

Lenten Period: A Time To Pray For Nigeria

On March 5, Chris tians all over the world marked the Ash Wednesday, which ushered in Lent — a period of 40 days’ fasting that...

Flood: LG Resorts To Canoes

Visiting Vice President Namadi Sambo, heard on Saturday in Shendam, Plateau that residents had resorted to canoes for transport following the massive floods that...

Much Ado About 2019 Election Sequence

Controversy over the sequence of elections has been on the front-burner since the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), released the 2019 general elections timetable. INEC...
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