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8 May 2010
A VETENARIAN has underscored the need to feed pets on formulated foods, just like it is done in poultry, to ensure a balanced nutrition, better health and performance. Explaining this in Lagos last week, Dr. Mark Obinwa, in a chat with The Guardian, indicated that pet nutrition needs to follow scientific rules.While explaining the rationale…
8 May 2010
A CONFERENCE on animal feed and human food has just ended in Cancun city, Mexico a couple of days ago. The third of its type, the conference, attended by participants from various parts of the world, brought together major stakeholders which included animal scientists, veterinarians, animal feed industry regulators from different economic blocks and other…
25 Dec 2009
Main "freedom fighters" in the Niger Delta, Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), and stakeholders dispute veracity of warning strike in Rivers State   CONTROVERSY is brewing if indeed, the self-styled freedom fighters in the Niger Delta, the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), actually attacked a Shell/Chevron crude oil pipeline in River State at the weekend, which could put to test the amnesty and it's peace.
25 Dec 2009
Being a piece PRELIMINARIES THERE are no preliminaries to my presentation because I want you to remember just four catch phrases:   Critical Competencies; Compassion and Integrity; Communication; and Critical Contingencies.
25 Dec 2009
Being the concluding part of the inaugural lecture delivered by Prof. Omololu Soyombo, professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, University of Lagos, Nigeria, at the University of Lagos Main Auditorium on Wednesday, June 10, 2009.. Corruption as an Impediment The time-honoured core values of Nigerians are now in short supply. Nigeria shares the company of the most corrupt countries in the world today. The country is 157 among 170 countries in contrast to Ghana which is number 70 in ascending order among the most corrupt countries in the world4. Our country has earned a despicable reputation for all manners of fraudulent practices. A recent report suggests that N4.6 billion naira was lost to robbery and fraud in the banking sector alone in 20065. Nigerians are suspects anywhere around the world unless they prove that they virtuous travellers due to 419 and the atrocities of the Yahoo boys and may be girls!!    
22 Dec 2009
Health professionals, concerned about the high mortality rate of mothers in the labour ward from preventable causes, last week brainstormed on how to reduce the incidence, at least, in the three-catchment states bordering Kwara State.
20 Dec 2009
Virtually every country seems fed up with illegal Nigerian immigrants and are deporting them in droves. At the last count, no fewer than 15,000 have been deported to Nigeria in the last one year. And the number is growing daily.   TOBOR, 20, was asked by the father to relocate to Italy through Libya last year for which the agent charged N300,000. He and other ZmigrZs spent over three weeks traveling through the desert until they arrived the border of Libya.
20 Dec 2009
RECENTLY, members of Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria (BON) converged for the organisation's 51st General Assembly held at the Radio Lagos/Eko FM to deliberate on the issues concerning it and also, how to actualise the 2012 digital transition deadline.
17 Dec 2009
Being text of the Submission by Olorogun Senator Felix O. Ibru, the President-General of Urhobo Progress Union (UPU) at the public hearing organised by the Senate Committee on the Review of the 1999 Constitution in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on Tuesday, December 15, 2009
17 Dec 2009
THE 2010 Volkswagen Jetta is available in sedan and SportWagen body styles. The sedan is available in S, SE, SEL, Wolfsburg Edition and TDI trim levels. The SportWagen is available in S, SE and TDI trims.
17 Dec 2009
MERCEDES-BENZ has taken another step aimed at consolidating its operation in the highly competitive Nigerian market. The foremost firm has tentatively fixed March 2010 for the unveiling of an ultra modern complex fortified with various segments.
16 Dec 2009
TWO recent studies have raised hope for a permanent cure for adults living with sickle cell disorder. Until now, such transplants already are used to cure children with the disease who have a compatible donor who provides bone marrow.

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