17-Year-Old Girl Who Got A1 In All Subjects In WAEC Dies

Chisom, a 17-year-old girl who got A’s in the 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), has lost her life. It was learnt that Chisom got 7 A1s, and emerged the best student from her school, Graceland college in Enugu last year. She won many awards in her school, and now death has caught short the life of this Young girl. According to a Facebook user, Michael Okoli who shared that sad news on the platform, Chisom died following a sickness which started off as a leg pain, but became severe over the year. The father of the girl who is a Professor, shared a very touching story of how his daughter died on Facebook. According to what he posted, the young girl started complaining of having a pain in the leg and just like every father that desires the best for their child, he decided to fly her to South Africa because he didn’t have trust in the medical system of this country. “At first, they were happy with her recovery rate, but they never knew it was going to end lik

2017 Abuja International Trade Fair: Over 20 Countries Indicate Interest

Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), says over 20 countries have indicated interest to attend its 12th International Trade Fair, scheduled for Sept. 21 to Oct. 7. Mr Chijioke Ekechukwu, the Director-General of ACCI, who spoke in an interview with the Newsmen on Tuesday in Abuja, also said that many of the intending participants had paid for their stands.

“Many foreign manufacturers and distributors will be at the fair. “Also, our local manufacturers will be coming from all parts of the country for the fair. “Again many states have shown interest to come to the trade fair to showcase their agricultural products and locally manufactured goods. “I tell you, this fair promises to be the best ever hosted in Abuja. “So this year, we are expecting that we are going to have a better, bigger trade fair exhibition,’’ the director-general said. 

Ekechukwu listed China, Pakistan, Indonesia, Ecuador, Egypt and some European countries among others, expected at the fair. He assured participants that the association had made adequate security arrangements for the fair. 

According to him, the Army, Police and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, are to provide security.