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7.4m pupils benefitting from school feeding programme—Osinbajo

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Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, says that no fewer than 7.4 million pupils are benefitting from the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme(NHGSFP) of the Federal Government. Osinbajo,...

Fri Mar 23rd, 2018     Read More →

How we killed Uber driver for his car—Ex-convict

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By Evelyn Usman A self-confessed leader of a four-man robbery gang that specialised in attacking Uber drivers and taking their cabs, yesterday, gave a startling confession of how his gang killed...

Wed Mar 21st, 2018     Read More →

Senator Wakili: Senate suspends plenary

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By Emman Ovuakporie with Agency reports Abuja—THE Senate yesterday suspended its sitting over the death of a colleague, Ali Wakili, even as the House of Representatives paid last respect to...

Wed Mar 21st, 2018     Read More →

Rice farmers commend FG for Anchor Borrowers Programme

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Mani (Katsina State) – Rice farmers in Mani Local Government Area of Katsina State have commended the Federal Government for its agricultural initiatives, especially the Anchor Borrowers...

Tue Mar 20th, 2018     Read More →

Perish the thought of staying beyond 2019, PDP tells Buhari, APC

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By Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA-The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to perish the thought of staying in the Presidency...

Mon Mar 19th, 2018     Read More →

Justice on a slow lane

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For instance, in the opinion of the Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption, PACAC, Prof. Itse Sagay, before the ACJ Act was enacted, Senior Advocates of Nigeria, SANs,...

Sun Mar 18th, 2018     Read More →

3.7m Nigerians are currently faced with food insecurity – Report

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….may increase to 5.2 million in August 2018 By Gabriel Ewepu ABUJA- THE Cadre Harmonise, CH, report for March 2018, conducted in 16 States of the federation and Federal Capital Territory,...

Sat Mar 17th, 2018     Read More →

FG to power varsities with solar energy – Osinbajo

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*Will complete major projects in the sector, VP adds *African Development Bank to support Transmission Company of Nigeria, Jigawa Solar project with $410m, $1.5m respectively VICE President, Prof....

Sat Mar 17th, 2018     Read More →

NiMet advises farmers on early maturing, drought-resistant crops

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The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has advised farmers in the North to plant early maturing and drought-resistant varieties of seeds so as to avoid yield loss in 2018. NiMet gave the...

Fri Mar 16th, 2018     Read More →

Justice on a slow lane: Curious posers on why many political trial cases are still in abeyance…

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A sense of confidence in the courts is essential to maintain the fabric of ordered liberty for a free people and three things could destroy that confidence and do incalculable damage to society:...

Fri Mar 16th, 2018     Read More →

3.8m Nigerians may face acute food shortage, global agencies warn

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Abuja – Global food agencies have warned against impending food shortage that could affect 3.8 million people in 16 northern states of Nigeria and the Federal Capital Territory...

Thu Mar 15th, 2018     Read More →

FG releases N43.92bn to 330,000 rice farmers

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New York – The Federal Government has released about N43.92 billion (122 million dollars) to 300,000 rice farmers to increase Nigeria’s rice production by additional two million tonnes...

Wed Mar 14th, 2018     Read More →

President Buhari to inaugurate National Food Security Council

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Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari says he will soon inaugurate a National Food Security Council aimed at achieving the nation’s quest for food security, and to ensure efficiency in...

Tue Mar 13th, 2018     Read More →

Police arrest Daily Trust NASS reporter

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By Emman Ovuakporie ABUJA-THE Daily Trust correspondent covering the House of Representatives Mr Musa Abdullahikrishi was whisked away on Tuesday by men of the Police Force. This is coming barely...

Tue Mar 13th, 2018     Read More →

Olam invests $1b in Nigeria’s agric sector

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Abuja – Olam Nigeria Limited has invested about 1 billion U.S. dollars (about N360 billion) in Nigeria’s agricultural sector within its 26 years of existence in the country. President...

Tue Mar 13th, 2018     Read More →