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

Food Prices Will Crash In A Matter Of Weeks - Audu Ogbeh

The federal government has assured that the prices of goods in Nigeria will crash within weeks. The minister of agriculture and rural development Audu Ogbeh while speaking in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti state over weekend said the price of rice would drop significantly within the next two weeks. 

Ogbeh said the ministry plans to supply Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD) with 20 tons of rice seedlings in the next planting season. 

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He said the effort will help boost rice production in Nigeria as the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration plans to end the importation of rice this year. Ogbeh further noted that Nigeria's domestic rice production capacity should sustain and meet foreign demand of rice supply. 

Also speaking on the matter, the Bishop of Akure Diocese of the Church of Anglican Communion Simeon Borokini called on Nigerian government to focus more on Agriculture. 

Borokini said the nation can also focus on exploitation of solid mineral to save it from recession.