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May 21, 2018

Agriculture: A Panacea to the economic recess in Nigeria Department Of Fisheries And Aquaculture Technology, FAT FUTO

Agriculture as defined by Merriam Webster (1828) means the science and art of farming including the work of cultivating the soil, producing crops, planting forest plants/tress, rearing livestock and fishes. It is also a productive essence through the free gift of nature where land, light, air, temperature, rainwater, humidity are potentially harnessed for secondary products like crop plants,fruits, wool, hide and lacand animal to provide end products such asmeat, milk, eggs, honey, etc. Extensively, agriculture provides us abundant food driving out famine, factories creating employment, economic earning for production, education, use of equipment, preservation,a free and fresh environment, transport and…

Are You Drinking Enough Water?

Our bodies are made up of between 50 – 70 % of water so we need to ensure that we keep hydrated to top up the water lost through breathing, sweating, our urine and bowel movements. The recommended amount is 2.5 litres a day, for those in hotter climates, if you exercise or are pregnant, you will need more.   Here are some good reasons to ensure you drink sufficient water: · It flushes toxins out of your body and removes waste from the body. · It hydrates your skin giving you a more youthful appearance. · It helps to…

Imo State Government set to Privatize Water

Plans have reached advanced stage to privatize water distribution in Imo State. According to Government this is the only way to revamp the ailing Water Board and solve the endemic water woes in Imo. Commissioner for Public Utilities, Public Safety and Youth Empowerment Hon. Dr Ifeanyi Nwachukwu, who made the disclosure in an interview with The Leader said a buyer has been identified and a Memorandum of Understanding (MOD) soon to be signed. “We have been able to get three companies; we have interviewed them and been able to take one. So right now, we are trying to sign the…

Letters to the Editor | Catholic Church: Matters arising

I wish to say few things that I have observed in our Catholic church in Imo State. I felt sorry for the woman whose son was stolen in a Catholic Church in Okigwe.  The woman explained that the church was hot and that made the child to cry.  She asked the elder sister to take him out which means that if there was no heat in the church the boy would not have been stolen.  Now in the real sense, who would we blame, the priest of course.  Elsewhere, priests check the fans on Saturdays and anyone that is found…

Imo baby factory saga: ‘I never impregnated anyone’ – Suspect

Contrary to police statement, Chukwuebuka Onyemefule, popularly called Oyibo, has denied any involvement in the pregnancy of the 23 girls who were arrested last week by the Police at the Ahamefule Orphanage at Umuaka, Njaba Council Area of the state. The 23-year-old who spoke with Daily sun said the police had lied that he was solely employed by the owner of the motherless babies’ home as a stud. He maintained that he was only employed about three weeks ago to work at the sachet water factory and that 23 girls were all pregnant when he resumed at the sachet water…

Which One are You?

A daughter complained to her father about life and how things were so hard for her. She did not know how she was going to make it and wanted to give up. She was tired of struggling. It seemed that as soon as one problem was solved, a new one arose. Her father, a chef, took her to the kitchen. He filled three pots with water and placed each on a high fire. Soon the pots came to a boil. In one he placed carrots, in the second he placed eggs, and the last he placed ground coffee beans. He…