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Nutritious Food Fair 2016

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The 2016 Nutritious Food Fair is a three-day event that will bring together stakeholders in International & National Research institutions, Agriculture, Health, Education, Science & Technology and Trade & Commerce, including Government Representatives, Development & Donor Agencies, Small, Medium and Large Scale Food Industries, Input Dealers, Seed Companies, Researchers, Farmers, Processors, Consumers, Entertainment and the Media, among others. An estimated 5,000 persons will participate in the event.

Attractions at the fair include exhibition of nutrient-rich crop varieties and their food derivatives; commercially processed nutritious foods; local technologies for cassava and maize processing; cooking, quiz and dance competitions; awards to best farmers, processors, marketers and advocates; raffle draws and screening of award-winning movie - ‘Yellow Cassava’ with appearances of some Nollywood celebrities and live performances by top musicians and comedia…

Osun State Free Meals Have Made More Students Enrol In School – Report Reveals

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Mrs Olubunmi Ayoola, Programme officer of the Osun Elementary School Feeding and Health Programme (O’MEAL), says the free meal programme in the state has boosted enrollment of pupils in public schools.
Ayoola spoke on Friday in Osogbo while receiving a delegation from Niger State on a three-day visit to understudy the O’MEAL programme of the state.
She said that the Gov. Rauf Aregbesola-led administration in the state would continue to implement the feeding programme in spite of the scarce financial resources available to the state.
“Through this programme, there has been a relative increase in pupils’ enrollment in the state public schools,’’ Ayoola said.
She said that the programme also impacted positively on the state’s economy as food vendors and farmers were empowered in the process.
In her remarks, Mrs Afiniki Dauda, Special Adviser to Niger State Governor on Empowerment and Social Protection, who led the delegation, commended Gov. Aregbesola for the programme.
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No Messi No Barca!! Neymar Admits Barcelona Dependence On Messi

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Barcelona forward Neymar has said he has no problem admitting that the club is openly dependent on star player Lionel Messi.
Neymar, who is set to play a similar role for Brazil at the Rio 2016 Olympics, says there’s nothing wrong with a team having a star player to depend on.
“I’ve never liked talking about myself, but I’ll give Barcelona’s example,” he told a news conference at Granja Comary.
“We have great players but will we deny we are dependent on Messi? Of course we depend [on Messi]. I’m not ashamed of playing for him or for the fact that he is the man. Messi is the best in the world, I want to depend on him.” Neymar believes that the young Brazil team will be prepared for challenge of winning the Olympics on home soil.
“Winning is a very good thing. The pressure is part of the football, I’m here for that. It’s part of the game this pressure when I’m on the field.
“They [the other players] are young, but we know our responsibility of playing for Brazil in our home c…

Oh No! The Number Of Teachers Who Die Every Month In Lagos Will Shock You

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A new revelation has been made about the number of teachers who die every month in Lagos and it will shock you.
An average of 10 teachers die each month in the post-primary teaching service of the state accroding to the Lagos State Teachers’ Establishment and Pension Office (TEPO).
Mrs Sewanu Ayodele-Amosu, the Permanent Secretary of TEPO, made the disclosure on Tuesday at a Sensitisation Seminar and Capacity Building on Healthy Living for Post-Primary Teaching Staff of the state.
According to Vanguard, she said that apart from sudden collapse resulting in either temporary or permanent confinement in bed, the disturbing rate of deaths among teachers in the state called for concern.
According to her, in spite of the prevailing economic situation in the country, there is, arguably, scantiness of knowledge on healthy living.
“This is another contributory factor for this worrisome adverse health condition of the teachers.
“This health seminar will be held quarterly to educat…

SAD!!! How Motorcyclist Stabs Friend To Death At Drinking Joint

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A 32-year-old father of two, Gbenga Olorunsola, has been killed by his friend, Damilare Adenuga, after an altercation between the two at a drinking joint on Kayfarm Estate, Iju-Ishaga, Lagos, degenerated into a scuffle.
Punch Metro gathered that 28-year-old Adenuga, a commercial motorcyclist, (okada rider) was a guard on the estate, while the deceased worked there as an electrician.
It was learnt that the suspect was sacked sometime in May 2016, due to his alleged unruly behaviour and warned not to come to the estate. Adenuga, however, visited the estate on Saturday around 11am and went to a joint to drink with his friends. As the fun was on, Olorunsola arrived at the joint.
A few minutes later, he was said to have questioned Adenuga on his presence on the estate and told him to leave.
“Gbenga (Olorunsola) snatched a cup of drink his friend, Adenuga was holding and poured it on him. Other friends initially thought they were joking with each other. But they started excha…

10 Reasons Jesus Came to Die

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This post is adapted from 10 Reasons Jesus Came to Die, a short-form tract based on the best-selling book, Fifty Reasons Why Jesus Came to Dieby John Piper. 1. To destroy hostility between races. The suspicion, prejudice, and demeaning attitudes between Jews and non-Jews in Bible times were as serious as the racial, ethnic, and national hostilities today. Yet Jesus “has broken down . . . the dividing wall of hostility . . . making peace . . . through the cross” (Ephesians 2:14–16). God sent his Son into the world as the only means of saving sinners and reconciling races. 2. To give marriage its deepest meaning. God’s design was never for marriages to be miserable, yet many are. That’s what sin does . . . it makes us treat each other badly. Jesus died to change that. He knew that his suffering would make the deepest meaning of marriage plain. That’s why the Bible says, “Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her” (Ephesians 5:25). God’s design for…