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Flood: Kebbi govt. earmarks N1.5bn to tackle emergencies

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The Kebbi Government says it has earmarked N1.5 billion in anticipation of any emergencies that may arise from the envisaged flooding and other related emergencies in the state. Flood in Lagos The...

Sat Sep 21st, 2019     Read More →

FG rejects UN Rapporteur report of violence in Nigeria 

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru THE Federal Government on Friday rejected the United Nations Rapporteur Report of violence in Nigeria, describing the report as disappointing. The Federal Government said...

Fri Sep 20th, 2019     Read More →

Catholic Bishops express sadness over lingering Tiv/Jukun conflict

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…appeals to FG to get to the root of the crisis By Peter Duru, Makurdi Catholic Bishops of Abuja and Jos Ecclesiastical Province have expressed sadness over the lingering bloody conflict...

Fri Sep 20th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria has all it takes for technology development : S/Korea Ambassador

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The Republic of South Korea Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Lee In-Tae says Nigeria possesses the capacity for technology and agriculture development among other industrial sectors which could create...

Fri Sep 20th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria spends $1.2bn to import fish annually — Emefiele

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The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele says about 1.2 billion dollars worth of fish is imported into this country annually. Nigeria spends $1.2bn to import fish...

Fri Sep 20th, 2019     Read More →

CTG: CBN to engage 300,000 farmers to produce 450,000 metric tons of cotton

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says its current effort to revive Cotton, Textile and Garment (CTG) industry is targeting at engaging 300,000 farmers to achieve 450,000 metric tonnes of cotton...

Fri Sep 20th, 2019     Read More →

CBN spends N146bn to support 849,480 rice farmers — Emefiele

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it spent N146 billion to support 849,480 wet and dry seasons rice farmers across the country. CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele The CBN Governor, Mr Godwin...

Thu Sep 19th, 2019     Read More →

CBN committed N30bn to boost oil-palm production — Emefiele

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it has committed about N30 billion to enhance Oil-palm production in the country. CBN Gov Godwin Emefiele The CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, disclosed...

Thu Sep 19th, 2019     Read More →

FG working to make snake antivenom more accessible

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The Federal Ministry of Health is working to facilitate local production of snake antivenom in Nigeria through the Public Private Partnership (PPP) Initiative to make the product available,...

Thu Sep 19th, 2019     Read More →

Updated: N100bn livestock budget won’t include foreign pastoralists, NEC

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THE National Economic Council, NEC, yesterday approved N100 billion for National Livestock Transformation Programme, NLTP with a declaration that it does not accommodate foreign pastoralists. NEC...

Thu Sep 19th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari challenges security chiefs on crude oil theft

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja challenged security chiefs on the need to bring an end cases to crude oil theft in the country. The Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu,...

Thu Sep 19th, 2019     Read More →

DUFIL empowers youths towards LEARN initiative

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By Oghenefego Obaebor In keeping to its commitment to education, Dufil, makers of Indomie instant noodles, has donated educational materials and cash to the Leadership Empowerment And Resource...

Thu Sep 19th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria: Fulani/Farmers crisis and the end of hypocrisy

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By Okanga Agila – Benue “Information gathered from impeccable sources indicates that it could not have been a coincidence that upon issuing such threats, before the elections, and...

Thu Sep 19th, 2019     Read More →

Price of kerosene up 10.8% as cooking gas drops

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By Prince Okafor Average price of petroleum products across the 36 states of the federation have recorded some increases in the month of August, 2019, the Nigerian Bureau of Statistic, NBS, has...

Thu Sep 19th, 2019     Read More →

N614bn bailout deductions: We are ready to pay — Governors

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Dr Kayode Fayemi, Chairman NGF By Henry Umoru, Abuja The 36 State Governors under the aegis of Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) yesterday agreed to pay the N614 billion that was advanced to thirty...

Wed Sep 18th, 2019     Read More →