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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 →

Operation Safe Corridor in Gombe, now a global model – CDS

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The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, says the establishment of ‘Operation Safe Corridor’ in Gombe State has been described as a global model in combating insurgency in...

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 →

NEC urges NNPC to engage NIA in identifying markets for stolen products

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The National Economic Council(NEC) on Thursday urged the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation(NNPC) to engage the National Intelligence Agency(NIA) to identify markets for stolen products...

Thu Sep 19th, 2019     Read More →

Yellow fever: Gombe confirms three cases, says source traced to Yankari in Bauchi

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The Gombe State Government says it has recorded six suspected cases of yellow fever, out of which three are reactive. Dr. Nuhu Vile, State Epidemiologist, disclosed this on Thursday, in Gombe. ...

Thu Sep 19th, 2019     Read More →

50 Neurosurgeons in Nigeria, grossly inadequate- Malomo

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By Oluwabukola Akanni, Ibadan A Consultant Neurosurgeon, Prof. Adefolarin Malomo, says there are only 50 neurosurgeons in Nigeria, describing the situation as “grossly...

Thu Sep 19th, 2019     Read More →

NUJ urges Nigerians, media organisations, to be wary of fake videos

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By Peter Uwumarogie, Gombe Mr Alhassan Yahaya, Zone E Vice-President of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), has advised Nigerians to desist from sharing fake videos and stories that could threaten...

Wed Sep 18th, 2019     Read More →

GOMBE : Aerial control of migratory pest to resume on Wednesday

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The Gombe State Government says aerial control of migratory pests in the state would resume on Wednesday. Mr. Umar Malala, Director of Produce and Pest Control Services in the state’s...

Tue Sep 17th, 2019     Read More →

Group urges FG to pay more attention to agriculture

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Hajiya Halima Njobadi, the Director-General, LUGAVO Cooperatives, a nonprofit organisation, on Tuesday appealed to the Federal Government not to pay lip service to agriculture in order to...

Tue Sep 17th, 2019     Read More →

Inuwa lauds FG over commencement of Federal Polytechnic, Kaltungo

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Gov. Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State on Monday lauded the Federal Government on the take-off of the Federal Polytechnic, Kaltungo, Gombe State. Inuwa Yahaya Yahaya gave the commendation when the...

Mon Sep 16th, 2019     Read More →

Over 100 LGAs in 33 States affected by flood crisis — NIHSA

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…blames State govts, individuals for losses By Gabriel Ewepu THE Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency, NIHSA, Monday, disclosed that over 100 Local Government Areas, LGAs, in 33 States have...

Mon Sep 16th, 2019     Read More →