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a river of western Thailand flowing southward to join the Ping River to form the Chao Phraya

leavened bread baked in a clay oven in India

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NANS has for a while been protesting in states across the country following its leadership's declaration for the protest last month following the alleged murder in South Africa of a Nigerian top insurance executive, Mrs Elizabeth Ndubuisi, one of the prominent of such killings of Nigerians in South Africa.
'NANS declares Monday 8th of July, 2019 as a showdown day at the federal Airport,' he said.
'NANS make bold to call on well-meaning and comfortable Nigerians to also emulate the humanitarian style of Mr Kingsley Ehimhem by raising hopes of Nigerian students and Nigerians as a whole in their own corresponding capacity.
'NANS also enjoins state governors to immediately implement the new minimum wage, regardless of whether such governors are re-elected or not,' he said.
"What have you been up to," questioned Nan. 'Nothing,' I replied sheepishly.
Based on this development, he pointed out, NANS presidency had directed the leadership in the largest zone of NANS, which he named ZONE 'B'to resist the continued strike by relocating the secretariat of NANS to the River Niger Bridge on the 30th of January if the government refuses to do the needful by then.
He added that in October 2018, NANS national leadership, met with the Minister for Education, to fine-tune ways of putting a long-term end to the regular carnival of strikes in the educational sector.
'NANS is, however, appreciating President Buhari for finally assenting to the NOUN Amendment bill into an Act.
Adeyemi said this visit would no 'doubt avail the national leadership of NANS to brainstorm with the government of Liberia, thereby open doors of opportunities for Nigerian students and Nigerians at large.
'During my tenure, for example, NANS never gave anybody an award of recognition.
Okereafor said that the leadership of NANS was joining millions of Nigerian workers in solidarity as they celebrate this year's workers' day.
The NANS National Public Relations Officer (PRO), Mr Bestman Okereafor, said in a statement in Enugu on Tuesday that Buhari's decision to seek re-election is constitutional.
Students of Ekiti State University (EKSU) Ado Ekiti have dissociated themselves from activities said to have been planned by the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) Zone D on the current strike action by the academic staff members of the institution.
RAWALPINDI -- Nanbais of Rawalpindi city have unleashed loot and plunder spree by raising the prices of bread and nan and reducing their weight at their sweet will.
? I'm as old as me nose and a little bit older than me teeth - Cryptic nan answer to the question "how old are you?" ?