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70 per cent of farmers in Nigeria are women ―SWOFON

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Small Scale Women Farmers Organisation (SWOFON) have attributed most challenges facing farming by women is the activities of “political farmers’’ while claiming that 70 per cent...

Sun Sep 22nd, 2019     Read More →

Why PDP govs visited Wike — Aminu Tambuwal

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Sokoto State Governor, Rt Hon Aminu Tambuwal, has explained that six Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors visited the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, to commend him for his...

Sat Sep 21st, 2019     Read More →

PDP governors meet in Port Harcourt, commends Wike

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Governors of seven states of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) met on Friday in Port Harcourt. Nyesom Wike According to Mr Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant (Electronic Media) to Gov. Nyesom Wike,...

Sat Sep 21st, 2019     Read More →

Why PDP govs visited Nyesom Wike — Aminu Tambuwal

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Sokoto State Governor, Rt Hon Aminu Tambuwal, has explained that six Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors visited the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, to commend him for his...

Sat Sep 21st, 2019     Read More →

How Abdulrazaq shocked Kwara political bookmakers with ‘strange’ all female first batch cabinet

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By Demola Akinyemi During the 100 days anniversary breakfast meeting with journalists in Kwara State inside the expansive hall of Kwara hotels, Governor Abdulrazaq Abdulrahman among others drops...

Sat Sep 21st, 2019     Read More →

Why Middle-belt is opting out of Northern arrangement— Pogu Bitrus

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By Chioma Gabriel, Editor Special Features National President of the Middle-Belt Forum, Dr Pogu Bitrus, in this encounter answers questions on why Middle-Belt is opting out of the Monolithic North...

Sat Sep 21st, 2019     Read More →

Farmers will benefit from local fertiliser production ― Jigawa Gov.

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Gov. Mohammed Badaru of Jigawa says Presidential Fertiliser Initiative (PFI), will help to grow the Nigerian economy through production of NPK 20-20 fertiliser, using locally sourced...

Sat Sep 21st, 2019     Read More →

Farmers will benefit from local fertiliser production — Gov. Badaru

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Gov. Mohammed Badaru of Jigawa says Presidential Fertiliser Initiative (PFI), will help to grow the Nigerian economy through the production of NPK 20-20 fertiliser, using locally sourced...

Sat Sep 21st, 2019     Read More →

2020 Planting Season: PFI assures farmers of subsidised fertilizers

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By Gabriel Ewepu, Abuja The Presidential Fertilizer Initiative, PFI, Friday, assured farmers of subsidized fertilizer rate for farmers’ affordability and accessibility in the 2020 wet...

Fri Sep 20th, 2019     Read More →

Gay boy arrested for sodomising 10 minors in Sokoto

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The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has arrested a 21-year-old gay boy who is a house help, Usman Abubakar for allegedly sodomising 10 minors in Sokoto. The...

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 →

Between presidential poll, the Judges’ gavels

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By Carl Umegboro THE Presidential Election Petition Tribunal for 2019 polls concluded its onerous tasks on Wednesday, September 13, 2019 which ended in favour of the ruling party, All Progressives...

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 →