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  1. Kebbi is a state in north-western Nigeria with its capital at Birnin Kebbi.
    The state was created out of a part of Sokoto State in 1991.
    Kebbi State is bordered by Sokoto State, Niger State,
    Zamfara State, Dosso Region in the Republic of Niger and
    the nation of Benin. It has a total area
    of 36,800 km².

    History
    Kebbi is traditionally considered by Sarki
    mythology as the homeland of the Banza bakwai states and Hausa
    Kingdoms. According to recent research based on local oral traditions, king lists
    and on the Kebbi chronicle, the state of Kebbi was founded towards 600 BCE by refugees
    of the Assyrian empire conquered by Babylonian and Median forces in 612 BCE.
    A major local event was the conquest by Songhai in the second half of the fifteenth century CE.

    Subdivisions
    Kebbi state was created out of the former Sokoto State
    on 17 August 1991. The State has a total population of 3,137,989 people as projected
    from the 1991 census, within 21 Local Government areas.

    The state has Sudan and sahel-savannah. The southern part is
    generally rocky with the Niger River traversing the state from Benin to Ngaski LGA.

    The northern part of the state is sandy with the Rima River passing through Argungu to Bagudo LGA where
    it empties into the Niger. Agriculture is the main occupation of the people especially in rural
    areas, Crops produced are mainly grains; animal rearing and fishing are
    also common. Christianity and Islam are the dominant religions of the people.
    There are 225 political wards, 3000 settlements and 1036 hard to
    reach settlements in the 21 Local Government Areas in the
    State.

    Local Government Areas
    Kebbi State consists of 21 Local Government Areas (LGAs),
    four emirate councils (Gwandu, Argungu, Yauri and Zuru), and 35 districts.
    The LGAs are as follows:

    Aleiro
    Arewa Dandi
    Argungu
    Augie
    Bagudo
    Birnin Kebbi
    Bunza
    Dandi
    Fakai
    Gwandu
    Jega
    Kalgo
    Koko/Besse
    Maiyama
    Ngaski
    Sakaba
    Shanga
    Suru
    Danko/Wasagu
    Yauri
    Zuru

    Demographics

    Kebbi State is mainly populated by Hausa people, with some members of
    Lelna, Bussawa, Dukawa, Kambari and Kamuku ethnic communities.

    The people of Kebbi are predominantly Muslims who practice Islam
    as a religion.

    Abubakar Atiku Bagudu (Governor)
    Abubakar Atiku Bagudu since assuming office in 2015, has
    transformed Kebbi State from being a purely civil servant
    state and made it more industrialised. Kebbi State has
    become one of the major producers of rice in Nigeria.

    The current participation of more than 70,000 farmers in the Anchor Borrowers Rice and wheat farming is heading towards making Kebbi
    a new destination and hub for agro based commodities of the Country.

    Abubakar Bagudu then led a high level delegation from Kebbi to visit Lagos state in a bid to encourage interstate relations in the Agric sector.

    Part of the deliberations include a number of mutual trade relations including Rice production and marketing alliance,
    Animals trade, farm produce processing and marketing
    as well as tourism promotions. At the end of deliberations, A Memorandum of Understanding was signed, which they aid would culminate in the
    production of 70% of Nigeria’s rice requirements annually.

    In addition, Officials of the Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc led by its Managing Director were not left out of this quest of exploring the
    agriculture potentials of Kebbi State. The giant
    Flour Mills Plc aims to establish a full fledges Flour
    Mills Company in the State, because of the abundance rice
    cultivation and production which cut across 17 out of the 21
    local government areas of the State.

    To reiterate his commitment to ensure that Kebbi state isn’t only dependent on Federal allocation, the active Governor Atiku Bagudu
    paid a visit to Benin Republic last year and while on the trip, signed a number of
    bilateral trade protocols with the Government and Business Community of Benin Republic
    with a view to fostering trade, industrial and tourism
    relationships with the country.

    Abubakar Bagudu is also the Chairman, National Task Force on Rice and Wheat Production in Nigeria.

    Bibliography
    Harris, P. G.: Sokoto Provincial Gazetteer, Sokoto 1938 [Cyclostyled].

    Hogben, S. J. and A. Kirk-Greene: The Emirates of Northern Nigeria, London 1966.

    Lange, Dierk: “An Assyrian successor state in West Africa: The ancestral kings of Kebbi as ancient Near Eastern rulers”, Anthropos, 104, 2 (2009), 359-382.

  2. Luck has smiled on a former truck pusher identified as Arinze Cosmas Ezeanyanwu who worked along the main market axis in Onitsha, Anambra state.

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  5. Do you could have migraine complications? If that’s
    the case, you are greater than 60% more likely to endure from impotence sooner or later in your life.

    The connection between migraines suffered by males to impotence has been made by
    a brand new examine, and whereas not all physicians agree there’s a hyperlink between migraines and impotence it’s one that’s being additional
    explored.

    In some circumstances of impotence, docs will prescribe Cialis to their
    patients as a approach to deal with the difficulty whereas performing different exams to find out
    the underlying trigger of the ED. Medical doctors do seem to agree
    that headache points have been linked to sexual
    dysfunction issues in girls however there hasn’t been a transparent reduce analysis of the connection between them in males affected by erectile dysfunction.

    In the United States at this time it is thought that greater than 20 million males are impacted by
    erectile dysfunction and the quantity seems to be on the rise.
    Within the course of the research on the connection between migraines and impotence,
    near 25,000 males have been within the analysis research and shut to six,00 of them
    had been diagnosed with ED and of these, near 5 p.c had been diagnosed as being
    migraine headache sufferers.

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    likely to have been diagnosed with migraine complications and even be sufferers of impotence.
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    what results in erectile dysfunction and
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    the underlying causes for the migraines. The ache itself is a trigger for impotence as is
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