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NGO trains 600 farmers, herders on alternative feedstock for cattle in Taraba

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The Centre for Social Change and Economic Development Nigeria (CSCED) says it is training 600 farmers and herders on alternative feedstock and commercial opportunities from its value chain...

Sat Feb 20th, 2021     Read More →

Headline inflation reaches 16.47 per cent

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Inflation PHOTO: ShutterstockFood index at highest since 2008 Nigerians’ disposable incomes took a hit last month as the consumer price index (CPI), which measures inflation, increased by...

Wed Feb 17th, 2021     Read More →

Benue rescues 66 indigenes from traffickers

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Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, has expressed displeasure over the high rate of human trafficking across the country. x The governor said the trend had become a major national embarrassment....

Wed Feb 17th, 2021     Read More →

Terrorists, bandits killed 8,279 Nigerians in 2020, says U.S. report

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The United States (U.S.) Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has disclosed that terrorists, Islamic fundamentalists and bandits killed 8,279 Nigerians in 2020. x In the report,...

Wed Feb 17th, 2021     Read More →

Nigeria collapsing on your watch, PDP cautions Buhari

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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed deep concerns over rising sectional disagreements and violent conflicts in various parts of the country. It observed that the conflicts are being...

Sun Feb 14th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC records 938 new infections, 8 deaths

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 938 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infections in the country to 143,516. The NCDC disclosed this on...

Fri Feb 12th, 2021     Read More →

Wole Soyinka decries ‘cattle imperialism,’ confirms attack

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• Berates Ogun Police for lying over herdsmen invasion [FILES] Wole Soyinka. Photo/ademide25• Ortom writes Buhari says demand for justice, not anti-Fulani • Requests compensation...

Fri Feb 12th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: NCDC announces 1,131 new infections in Nigeria

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 1,131 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of infected people in the country to 142,578. The NCDC disclosed...

Thu Feb 11th, 2021     Read More →

Restructuring for resolution of herdsmen-farmers conflicts

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[FILES] A Hausa-Fulani boy stands while his cattle is grazing near some farms in the outskirts of Sokoto, Sokoto State, Nigeria, on April 22, 2019. – Massive expansion of farming in Nigeria...

Thu Feb 11th, 2021     Read More →

PSN kicks as Senate plans 1% yearly tax on companies to fund tertiary healthcare

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President, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa, has warned the Federal Government against multiple taxation on private businesses as it may end in driving investment away...

Thu Feb 11th, 2021     Read More →

Tony Momoh: ‘GM is coming! GM is coming!!’

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On January 3 and 9, I lost two of my mentors and senior friends who also happened to be very prominent politicians in my home state of CR namely, Chiefs Wilfred Oden Inah and Linus Emonshe Okom....

Thu Feb 11th, 2021     Read More →

Three robbers and a cow tale

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It is interesting that 46 years after General Yakubu Jack Gowon was toppled as our military Head of State, Nigeria still retains the hope of the Black Race as the first Black power. No country...

Thu Feb 11th, 2021     Read More →

NDLEA seizes cocaine worth over N32bn in Tincan Port

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NDLEA officials The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA) has Intercepted 40 parcels of cocaine weighing 43.11kg, with an estimated street value of over N32 billion at the Tincan Port,...

Wed Feb 10th, 2021     Read More →

COVID-19: Nigeria records 1,056 new infections, 21 deaths – NCDC

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Nigeria recorded 1,056 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 141,447. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this on its...

Wed Feb 10th, 2021     Read More →

Coronavirus: NCDC records 643 Infections, 6 deaths

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 643 new cases of coronavirus COVID-19, bringing the total number of infected people in the country to 140,391. The NCDC disclosed this on...

Tue Feb 9th, 2021     Read More →