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Bayelsa and Rivers State Teams Wins the Equatorial Conference of the 22nd Milo Secondary Schools Basketball Championships

Olutayo Olatunji – Category Manager Beverages at Nestlé Nigeria PLC addressing participants at the Equatorial Conference of the 22nd Milo Basketball Championship held recently at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu. BY CHIOMA UMEHA Bayelsa and Rivers state teams awed Enugu, by winning the Equatorial Conference of the 22nd Milo Secondary Schools Basketball Championships in the ladies and boys categories, respectively.  In a one-sided contest, St. Jude's Girls Secondary School in Amarata, Bayelsa State won Our Lady of Lourdes Secondary School in Azu-Ebonyi, Ebonyi State 43-6. The boys from King Amachree Academy, Port Harcourt, Rivers, defeated their opponents from Bishop Dimieari Grammar School, Obom, Bayelsa, 30-20 in a nail-biting match, as shown in a Nestle Nigeria Plc release.  Mr Olutayo Olatunji, Category Manager for Beverages, Nestlé Nigeria, remarked at the end of the third of four series conferences held at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium in Enugu: "We are glad that the MILO S

The Lone Candidate for the Governorship of Abia State and For The Youth Party (YP), Ada - Ugo Abia, was Elected on Tuesday

BY CHIOMA UMEHA Mrs. Oluchi V. Bradford Ogwo, the lone candidate for the Governorship of Abia State and for the Youth Party (YP), Ada - Ugo Abia, was elected Tuesday by the teeming Abia youths and women to fly the party's flag and compete for the position of Governor of Abia State in the 2023 General Election. She received the flag, a symbol of the Youth Party in Abia State, after winning the Primary election with 287 votes. In her acceptance speech, Ada - Ugo Abia congratulated the delegates who voted for her to be elected as the Youth Party's Governorship Candidate in the 2023 general election.  She reminded Abia State residents that now is the moment to bring good change to the state's politics by electing a competent woman who understands what it takes to manage the state as Abia Governor in 2023. Ada - Ugo Abia pledged to send our youths abroad to study new skills and then return home to start businesses and become employers of labor, lowering the rising rate of crime

Adesina, Applauds Presidential Dairy Magazine For Credible Reportage

BY CHIOMA UMEHA Mr Femi Adesina, the president's special assistant on media and publicity, has praised the Presidential Dairy Magazine for its authenticity in reporting on President Muhammadu Buhari's government.  This was said by Adesina at the magazine's sixth-anniversary conference and award ceremony, which was recently held in Abuja. He stated that every government requires encouragement, but that all he hears are complaints, critiques, and various baseless stories from time to time. That is why he believes people should value something like the Presidential Dairy.  "It encourages and supports you." When you pick up a copy of the presidential dairy magazine, you are relieved to see that, yes, this is a periodical that acknowledges the Buhari administration's efforts and decides to communicate them to the wider people. "No government enjoys seeing its citizens killed. However, the current narrative in the country makes it sound as if the administration

Four Vitamin D Fallacies Debunked

BY CHIOMA UMEHA Vitamin D, which contains vitamins D1, D2, and D3, is a fat-soluble vitamin. When your skin is exposed to direct sunlight, your body naturally generates vitamin D. Vitamin D can also be obtained through certain meals and supplements to achieve optimal blood levels. Vitamin D is necessary for the normal growth and development of bones and teeth, as well as boosting resistance to diseases. However, there are various fallacies about Vitamin D, as a result of which many people consume it in excess, resulting in vitamin D toxicity. Overdosing on vitamin D has a negative impact on the kidneys. Yes, as vital as it is to understand the benefits of vitamin D, it is as critical to be properly informed about it.  The following are some vitamin D myths and the realities surrounding them: 1. The more your Vitamin D intake are, the better This idea is not entirely correct. Vitamin D is an excellent example of how too much of a good thing can become counterproductive. Adults aged 19 t