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Seme border partially closed as security measures against illegal activities, says NCS

JOSEPH Attah, spokesperson of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has refuted the claim that seme border has been closed to all forms of business...

On Ruga and Fulanisation

By Simon Kolawole I WANT this on record: I am opposed to the ruga racket. And my misgivings have nothing to do with the conspiracy...

There’s no evidence Buhari created 12 million jobs in rice sector

THE Muhammadu Buhari Administration has continued to claim that 12 million jobs were created in the Rice production sector in Nigeria as a result...
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SPECIAL REPORT: Fraud allegations, unremitted loans, crop failure, other anomalies dog Nigerian govt’s “rice revolution”

SPEAKING to a packed audience at the 10th Bola Tinubu Colloquium, an annual conference held to mark the birthday of Mr Tinubu, the national...

Minister Explains High Cost Of Local Rice

Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh, has said that Nigeria’s high interest rates is partly responsible for the high cost of locally produced rice as against the imported ones.

Lawmaker Condemns ‘Unilateral’ Transfer Of Agric Varsities To Ministry

Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, on Tuesday in Abuja at the inauguration of new Governing Councils of 23 Federal Universities, announced the federal government's decision to move Universities of Agriculture from the Ministry of Education to that of Agriculture.
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FG May Ban Importation Of Tomato Paste

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture has said that government is considering the idea of placing a ban on the importation of foreign tomato pastes into the country.

Agric Revolution Is Solution To Our Economic Challenges – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged the Ministry of Agriculture, led by Audu Ogbeh, to transform the country’s agricultural sector, as that is the best solution to the economic challenges facing the Nation.

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Pro-Health policy journalism fellowship offers reporting grants

GATEFIELD Impact is accepting applications for its inaugural Pro-Health Policy Journalism Fellowship.  The program will provide participants with the skills necessary to...

Cost of lending to rise as inflation surges to 19.64% in July

CONSUMERS in Nigeria would likely be paying more for goods as inflation surges to 19.64 per cent in July,...

Osun fixes local council elections for October 15

THE Osun State Independent Electoral Commission (OSIEC) has fixed October 15 for local government elections in across the state. The...

Kidnap kingpin, Wadume sentenced to seven years imprisonment

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