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Benue Threatens to Leave the north If…

The Socio-Cultural groups in Benue state have issued a two week-  ultimatum to the state Governor,  Samuel Ortom to discuss with his Northern counterparts to take proactive action to halt the killings in Benue. “If they fail to do something, we will have no option than to pull out of …

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Historical Facts: Agricultural And Industrial Revolution

Agricultural Revolution:   • The Agricultural Revolution refers to dramatic changes in farming in Britain in the 1700s and later in the USA. • Before the 1700s, farmlands was mostly wide open fields, cultivated n narrow strips by peasants growing food for themselves, using traditional methods. • The Agricultural Revolution …

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Jos Bubbles With Life After Years of Crises

By Jude Dangwam: JOS-METROPOLIS, the cosmopolitan city and capital of Plateau State always referred to as a miniature Nigeria essentially because it is home to diverse  ethnic nationalities as well as serving as a hub of economic activities in the central part of Nigeria. Plateau, especially its capital Jos has …

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HISTORICAL FACTS: Farming in the Early Days

Starch marks on stone implements found in Paupa New Guinea suggests yams may have been grown there at least 30, 000 years ago. • Water chestnuts and beans may have been farmed near Spirit Cave in north Vietnam from 11,000 to 7500 BC. • About 9000 BC, some people abandoned …

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Getting Married in Igboland

By Obinna Ibe, Umuahia For the Igbos in the South East Nigeria, their traditional marriage is not a tea party. It is not a venture one rushes into without preparation. This is because it entails a whole lot for the would-be suitor who wants to ask the hands of a …

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