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The Inequality report released by Oxfam International, on Wednesday, revealed that the combined wealth of five richest Nigerians put at $29.9bn could end extreme poverty in the country.The report, entitled ‘Inequality in Nigeria, Exploring the Drivers and obtained in Abuja, exposed the large and growing gap between the rich and poor in
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There must be something in the water at Elmont Memorial High School.For the second year in a row, an Elmont Memorial High School student has been accepted to all eight Ivy League schools in the United States.The schools in this class are Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University
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If today the world comes to a sudden, screeching end and is rolled over as a worn-out scroll, the likes of Dame (Dr) Christie Toby educationist, administrator, church leader and philanthropist extraordinaire, would make heaven owing to their sheer good deeds. But in contrast, many Nigerian journalists wouldn’t. Rather, I imagine them
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Wednesday, 22 March 2017 09:28

How much of your mother tongue do you know?

Names of animals in the Igbo language (Na Asusu Igbo)1) Goat = Ewu (Male = Mkpi, Female = Nne Ewu)2) Fowl = Okuko (Male = Oke Ọkpa, Female =Nnekwu)3) Guinea Fowl = Ọgazị 4) Chicken = Nwa Ọkụkọ 5) Turkey = Tolotolo/Torotoro6) Duck = Obogwuma/Obogwu7) Pigeon = Nduru/Nduli8.) Ostrich = Enyi Nnunu9) Antelope = Mgbada10) Deer = Ene11)
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Where are the public intellectuals? A question I wish Rivers State Governor, Ezebuwon Nyesom Wike, will give resounding answers to.Something bad has happened and is happening, and is getting frightening in our Rivers State: the decline of public school intellectualism. And so I itch to ask, why so much disregard to government owned primary
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The bitter political fight between Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, and his former close associate and now Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, rumbles on. In recent newspaper interviews Wike had dismissed his predecessor’s two terms in office as a wasted period. He said he was a reluctant entrant into the gubernatorial
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