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Envoy assures investors of Nigeria’s commitment to contractual agreement

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The Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, at the weekend said the current administration remained committed to due process in its contractual agreements with investors. Mr...

Sat Sep 21st, 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 →

NCDC, NPHCDA confirm 15 laboratory cases of yellow fever in Bauchi

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By Chioma Obinna The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, and the National Primary Health Care Development Agency, NPHCDA, yesterday announced the laboratory confirmation of 15 cases of...

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 →

34’000 Children Severely Malnourished In Taraba – UNICEF

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By Femi Bolaji The United Nations Children Fund, UNICEF, has said 34’419 children between the ages of 0 and 5 years are currently battling Severe Acute Malnutrition, SAM, in Taraba...

Thu Sep 19th, 2019     Read More →

New USAID-Supported Health Messaging Campaign Generates 88,000 Toll-free Calls

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BY Victoria Ojeme U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Government of Nigeria, through the Federal and state ministries of Health, has launched an innovative integrated health...

Thu Sep 19th, 2019     Read More →

New USAID-supported health messaging campaign generates 88,000 toll-free calls in First Two Weeks

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By Victoria Ojeme U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Government of Nigeria, through the Federal and state ministries of Health, has launched an innovative integrated health...

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 →

34,000 children face acute malnutrition in Taraba — UNICEF

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The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has said that over 34,000 children in Taraba face severe acute malnutrition if serious measures were not taken immediately to save the situation. United...

Thu Sep 19th, 2019     Read More →