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War rages across Syria with no side close to victory

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Amateur videos purport to show heavy fighting across Syria with no side close to victory. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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April 30, 2015 |

Jonathan Receives Presidential Campaign Report

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The Nigerian President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, has received the report of the PDP’s 2015 Presidential Campaign.

The report was submitted to him by the Director-General of the Jonathan/Sambo Campaign Organisation, Dr Ahmadu Ali, at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.

The Director-General, before the presentation of the report, recalled how the organization was constituted and what they did within a short period of time.

He commended the President for the action taken following the outcome of the results and then presented the two volume report which he said would provide a road map for moving the PDP forward.

The President said in his reaction, “The important thing is not that PDP lost the elections, but that Nigeria as a nation has moved forward and political parties can only thrive when there is peace in the country.”

The Nigerian President also told his party men that the result of the election should be taken as history, while they strategise on how to consolidate and bounce back in 2019.

He called on his party men to remain loyal as those who left the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would come back to the party when their stomach is empty out of hunger because the other party would take care of their loyalists before reaching out to those who cross carpeted.

Responses also came from the Vice President, Namadi Sambo, and the Chairman PDP Board of Trustees, Chief Tony Anenih, who said that they were very proud of the President for bringing a new dimension to the electoral process in Nigeria and the peace the country is enjoying.

They both stated that it was indeed time for the PDP to regroup and bounce back.

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April 30, 2015 |

Obiano Signs $61m Poultry Farming MoU With Lynden Farms

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The Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, has signed a $61m Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Lynden Integrated Farms Limited for the establishment of a modern poultry production and processing farm in the state.

The Governor, during the occasion at the Governor’s Lodge, Amawbia in Awka, the Anambra State capital, emphasised that agriculture remains the number one pillar in his economic agenda for the state, revealing his determination to turn Anambra State into a model agricultural state.

He stressed the plans to expand the agricultural landscape of the state, noting that he would want to change the trend whereby all day old chicks sold in the South are brought in from the West.

Governor Obiano further expressed that he was planning towards establishing a favourable and sustainable environment for commercial agriculture to thrive in Anambra State more than any other state.

The Chairman of Lynden Integrated Farms Limited led executive officers of the company to the Governor’s Lodge to seal the business contract with the state government.

The Chairman, Mr Clem Nwogbo, while stating the benefits of the project, said that the project has the capacity to position Anambra State as the center of excellence in poultry farming in the south-east and south-south.

He noted that this would be based on his company’s ability in developing a two-phased modern integrated poultry production and processing plan with day old chicks, and subsequently upgrading its facilities to provide high quality eggs from layers as well as fresh and frozen meat from broilers.

The Chairman of Anambra State Investment Promotion and Protection Agency (ANSIPA), Mr Cyril Enwezor, gave the statistics of the equity ratio of the business which gives the investing company 90%, 6% for the state government and 4% for the host community. The company would also maintain a robust corporate social responsibility to the host community still.

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April 30, 2015 |

Bullion Van Kills 22 Year Old Man In Abeokuta

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A 22 year old motorcycle rider has been allegedly killed by a bullion van at Oke Ilewo area of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital.

The incident reportedly caused violent reactions from some residents of the area.

According to eyewitness accounts, the middle aged man, simply identified as Gbenga Okesola, was on an errand for his elder brother when he was hit and killed by the bullion van.

The alleged nonchalant attitude of Policemen following the bullion van towards the deceased irked the residents who took to the streets to protest the death of the young man.

Normalcy, however, returned to the scene of the accident with residents of the area going about their normal businesses after the initial violent reaction which trailed the death.

The post Bullion Van Kills 22 Year Old Man In Abeokuta appeared first on Channels Television.

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April 30, 2015 |
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