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INEC moves to identify threats to Nov.16 Kogi governorship election

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The Independent National Electoral Commission ( INEC) has directed its officials to identify any risk or threat that may disrupt the conduct of the Nov. 16 governorship election in...

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 →

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 →

Breaking: Governors in Marathon Meeting over N614bn bailout deductions, others 

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By Henry Umoru THE thirty- six State Governors under the aegis of Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) are at the moment engaged in a marathon meeting ahead of Thursday’s 97th National Economic...

Wed Sep 18th, 2019     Read More →

Zamfara monarch commends UKAid for empowering pregnant women

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The Emir of Tsafe, in Zamfara, Alhaji Muhammad Bawa, has commended the UK Department for International Development (DFID) for empowering pregnant women in the state through its Child Development...

Tue Sep 17th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari constitutes Economic Advisory Council

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By Emeka Anaeto and Yinka Kolawole Says Govt‘ll defrays hospital bills of the injured ABUJA—President Muhammadu Buhari has constituted an Economic Advisory Council, EAC, to replace...

Tue Sep 17th, 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 →

Apapa gridlock: Truck owners defend Presidential Task Force over bribery allegations

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Truck owners have debunked allegations that the Presidential Task Force set up to control traffic in Apapa are demanding bribes from them in the discharge of their duties. The truck owners...

Sun Sep 15th, 2019     Read More →

Nigeria partners with Niger, Chad on rehabilitation of Lake Chad Basin

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Nigeria, Niger and Chad are working on a joint trans-border agroecosystem project aimed at the restoration of livelihoods and rehabilitation of the Lake Chad Basin. Lake Chad Director-General,...

Sun Sep 15th, 2019     Read More →

Qur’anic recitation relieves stress, anxiety, cures hypertension ―Cleric

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Ustaz Idris Ibrahim, an Islamic cleric based in Kirikasamma Local Government Area, Jigawa, on Saturday enjoined Muslims to always read the Holy Qur’an as protection against...

Sun Sep 15th, 2019     Read More →

September Troubling Forecast: Anxiety in 15 prone states over poor preparations

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…Residents lament: Nowhere to relocate By Dayo Johnson, Festus Ahon, Egufe Yafugborhi, Alemma-Ozioruva Aliu Emma Una, Femi Bolaji, Chinonso Alozie, Ola Ajayi, Monsur Olowopeju, David...

Sun Sep 15th, 2019     Read More →

Qur’anic recitation relieves stress, anxiety, cures hypertension

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Ustaz Idris Ibrahim, an Islamic cleric based in Kirikasamma Local Government Area, Jigawa, on Saturday enjoined Muslims to always read the Holy Qur’an as protection against...

Sun Sep 15th, 2019     Read More →