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Senate wants implementation of 75% import duty on syringes, needles

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The Senate on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to accelerate the implementation of 75 per cent import duties on syringes and needles. x It also urged the government to put stringent measures...

Tue Jun 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Medical doctor, ex-soldier arrested for dealing in drugged cookies, cocaine

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A medical doctor, Jane Chioma Ofoma, has been arrested in Auchi, Edo State, by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), for allegedly operating an online catering service,...

Tue Jun 22nd, 2021     Read More →

NDLEA arrests doctor, ex-soldier for dealing in drugged cookies, cocaine

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The Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) have arrested a medical doctor, Jane Chioma Ofoma, in Auchi, Edo, for selling drugged cookies and biscuits. x Its Director, Media...

Tue Jun 22nd, 2021     Read More →

JAMB delists additional 6 CBT centres

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The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has delisted additional six Computer Based Centres (CBT) over poor performance on the second day of the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation...

Tue Jun 22nd, 2021     Read More →

Embracing good agricultural, packaging practices for global market

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Representative of Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Mr Moruff Salami (left); Director of Research Operations, NSPRI, Dr Folorunsho Olayemi and resource person, Project Manager, IITA...

Tue Jun 22nd, 2021     Read More →

The making of a ‘sin city’

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Imagine the uncertainties that overrun life and living in Nigeria as citizens and residents: the sheer task regarding going out in the morning and returning home safe after engagements –...

Tue Jun 22nd, 2021     Read More →

NDLEA arrests officer, 6 others for dealing in cocaine

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The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested serving officer of a law enforcement agency for selling assorted illicit drugs to students of a federal university and cultists in...

Sun Jun 20th, 2021     Read More →

Diocese on the Niger ends Synod, prefers 3 archdeacons, 3 canons

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Bishop Owen Nwokolo (middle) flanked by Bishop Stephen Akobe (right), Bishop Fube (left) and Diocesan Archdeacons at the synod The Rt. Rev. Stephen Akobe has reminded Christians that God’s...

Sun Jun 20th, 2021     Read More →

9 bills passed by KWHA in 2nd year from Governor AbdulRazaq – CSO

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Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara. Photo: TWITTER/RealAARahmanThe Elites Network for Sustainable Development (ENetSuD), an anti-corruption Civil Society Organisation, has confirmed that all...

Sat Jun 19th, 2021     Read More →

Nesiama elected into AFN board, beats Aliu

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Former Technical Director of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), retired Navy commodore Omatseye Nesiama returned to the board yesterday as he won the election conducted by athletics...

Sat Jun 19th, 2021     Read More →

No federal law created grazing reserves, Senate spokesman insists

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Ajibola Basiru Senate spokesman, Senator Surajudeen Ajibola Basiru, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately begin a genuine process of resolving the farmers and herders crisis...

Thu Jun 17th, 2021     Read More →

The dilemma over grazing laws - Part 2

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Open Grazing The Order setting up the reserve stipulates that it should be maintained through proper grazing management and improvement activities such as water development, fodder conservation...

Thu Jun 17th, 2021     Read More →

EU commits €11m to food security in Kebbi, Adamawa

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NCAM director canvasses ready market for agric produce The European Union (EU) has committed €11 million to address food crisis in some states close to the Sahara Desert. EU Programme...

Thu Jun 17th, 2021     Read More →

More herbal blood tonics validated

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Phyllanthus niruri Until now, several studies have shown that local plants could boost human blood count and parameters such as Red Blood Corpuscles (RBC), Packed Cell Volume (PCV), Haemoglobin...

Thu Jun 17th, 2021     Read More →

Create market channels for agric produce, says Kasali

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Yomi Kasali The Executive Director of the National Centre for Agricultural Mechanisation (NCAM), Ilorin, Kwara State, Dr Yomi Kasali, has canvassed creating market opportunities for agricultural...

Thu Jun 17th, 2021     Read More →