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Achieving African Green Revolution

Achieving African Green Revolution

Onajite Okoloko, chief executive officer, CEO, Notore Chemical Industries, has assured the company’s commitment to achieving African Green Revolution, through the provision of the highest quality of agricultural inputs, premium fertilizer, and improved seeds, He dropped the hint recently when his company appointed new distribution partners. The CEO also used the occasion to educate them on highly efficient distribution channels that would guarantee accessibility of its quality products to Nigerian villages. According to him,  “Notore is determined

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Recession: The Way Out

Pulling Through Recession  The government is under pressure to take the country out of recession and save Nigerians from the biting effects of the sliding economy and the decline in the standard of living. For a few minutes, she was shell-shocked. Staring at the little lad about eight years old, she did not even notice that tears were dropping from her eyes. It took the intervention of a fellow trader, calling attention to her teary

HID Awolowo in gold casket

Mama HID Burial Ceremony

Belief in God, he also praised her for supporting the church all through her lifetime. In his remarks, Nicholas Okoh, Archbishop Metropolitan and primate of all Nigeria Anglican communion, called on all women to emulate the late Mama Awolowo who he said was a virtuous woman. He said she stood solidly behind her husband in times of good and bad . She must have done so much to be called a jewel of inestimable value


New Book About HID Awolowo

As the November 25 burial date of the late matriarch of the Awolowo dynasty, Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo draws close, a book about her life and times, has been published. The book, In the Radiance of the Sage: the life and times of HID Awolowo, written by Wale Adebanwi, associate professor, University of California, Davis, USA, chronicles Mama Awolowo’s ordeals and victories as she partnered her husband in both public and private lives. According to

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Muhammadu Buhari Appoints Ekanem Oyo-Ita, as Acting Head of The Civil Service

Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita, as acting Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, by Muhammadu Buhari, Nigerian’s president. The appointment takes effect from October 21. Oyo-Ita, who hails from Odukpani Local Government Area, Cross River State, is the first woman to head such a position. Until her appointment, she was the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Science and Technology. Bolaji Adebiyi, director of Press, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, said

Why Drinking Beer Is Healthy

Why Drinking Beer Is Healthy

No doubt, we are in an era when the average person has probably never been more conscious of, and concerned about the state of their well-being. When it comes to alcohol consumption, many are of the opinion that drinking beer, aside from being unhealthy, also causes the drinker to misbehave, and some others grow potbelly. But Tola Atinmo, a professor in the department of Human Nutrition, University of Ibadan, Oyo State, has come up with

Mama HID's Remains to be buried Beside Awo

Mama HID’s Remains to be buried Beside Awo

    The remains of the late matriarch  of the Awolowo family, Hannah Idowu Dideolu Awolowo would be buried beside her husband in the late sage’s mausoleum in the family’s 6, Ajina Street residence in Ikenne, Ogun State. Daughter of the deceased, Tokunbo Awolowo-Dosunmu who gave this hint in Ikenne today, said it had been her mother’s wish to be laid to rest beside her husband, Chief Obafemi Awolowo who passed on on May 9,

Mama HID's Remains to be buried Beside Awo

HID Awolowo: Her Life And Times

HID’s death a great loss – Amosun Ogun State governor, Ibikunle Amosun has described the death of the matriach of the Awolowo family as a great loss. In a statement announcing the passing into glory of Mama HID Awolowo, the governor said her exit deserved celebration because her life and times were noble and golden. According to Amosun “Nigeria has lost a role model of distinction, a highly disciplined and principled woman, a trustworthy ally

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Mama HID Awolowo Is Dead

Exactly two months before her 100 years birthday Mama Hannah Dideolu Awolowo, has finally joined her husband. she died Saturday  September 19. Mama HID as she was popularly called has been a rallying point for both old and young adherents of her husband’s political ideology. Politicians especially from the South-West consult her when they want to curry favours from the  electorate. She would have clocked 100 years on November 27.