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Rochas suffers setback in bid to end EFCC investigations into his affairs while governor

SENATOR Rochas Okorocha has suffered a setback in his bid to halt a probe into the monetary affairs of Imo State while he was governor after failing to get federal a high court to restrain the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from investigating him.

 

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Former UK defence secretary Liam Fox challenges Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for WTO job

FORMER finance minister Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala will have another formidable opponent to face in her quest to become the next director-general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) after the UK nominated its former international trade secretary Liam Fox for the post.

 

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Osimhen all set to come to the English Premier League next season as he rejects Napoli's offer

SUPER Eagles striker Victor Osimhen looks more set than ever to come to the English Premier League next season after he rejected the recent offer from Italian side Napoli to join them in Sera A.

 

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Okra has several health benefits including helping to fight diabetes and assisting pregnant women meet their folate needs but despite Nigeria being the world’s number two producer with an annual crop of 2m tonnes she has not been able to cash in on this

Ayo Akinfe

(1) Nigeria is the world’s number two okra producer with an annual crop of 2m tonnes, behind India, the undisputed number one origin with 6m tonnes. Between them, the two countries dominate global production accounting for over 50% of world supplies

(2) By 2023, it is estimated that the global okra market will be worth about $353m, as the world has begun to appreciate its medicinal and nutritional value

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Traditional worshippers and Muslims clash over the body of a suicide victim in Sagamu

MUSLIM clerics and traditional worshippers have clashed in Ogun State over the corpse of a 32-year-old man who committed suicide with both sides wanting to participate in the funeral of the deceased.

 

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University College London researchers say Covid-19 might lead to brain damage and delirium

RESEARCHES at the University College London (UCL) have published a new study revealing that infection from Covid-19 can lead to brain damage and cause afflictions including delirium and nerve damage

 

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Pastor TB Joshua offers to provide virtual prayers for all Covid-19 patients worldwide

SYNAGOGUE Church of All Nations (Scoan) general overseer Pastor Temitope Joshua has offered to pray electronically for all Covid-19 patients in isolation centres around the world in the belief that he can cure them of the virus.

 

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Ogun State police arrest pastor who impregnated his daughter and got her to perform abortion thrice

 

MEN of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested the clergyman of the Christ Apostolic Church Ogo-Oluwa parish Pastor Oluwafemi Oyebola for raping and impregnating his daughter and then getting her to have an abortion three times.

 

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Anthony Joshua's fight against challenger Kubrat Pulev at risk over UK Covid-19 restrictions

 

ANTHONY Joshua's planned world heavyweight fight against Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev due do take place at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium is under threat as a result of the coronavirus restrictions and travel bans.

 

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President Buhari should send a bill to the National Assembly creating Anioma State with a mandate for it to tap into the economic potential of the River Niger

Ayo Akinfe

(1) The more one looks at the River Niger, the more one sees a criminal waste of a natural resource. Nigeria is grossly under-utilising this river as a source of hydro-electric power, a means of transportation, tourist attraction, fishing resource and as a magnet for investment

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