Dr. Edwin Uche Executive Assistant to Imo State Governor on Poverty Alleviation said the government distributed inputs and paddy rice to 1,000 rice farmers. He said: “Besides providing farmers with high-yielding rice seedlings, inputs and finance, we engage experts, who will put them through the process. “There is arrangement for off-takers to buy off what..."
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Stakeholders that assembled at the just concluded FirstBank Agricultural Expo seminar, held in Lagos recently, argued that government must encourage industries to be involved in areas such as storage, researching, processing, and export of finished agricultural products. The stakeholders in the agro-allied industry have stressed the need for government to adopt a holistic approach on..."
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Rivers United captain, Festus Austine has apologized to Nigerians over the side’s ouster from the 2017 Caf Champions League. United surrendered a 3-0 first leg lead in the first round tie to crash out on a 4-3 aggregate after suffering a 0-4 reverse to Sudanese club, Al-Merrikh in Omdurman. The visibly crest-fallen Austine was at..."
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The Feed Nigeria Summit (FNS) with the theme: “Feed Nigeria To Feed Africa,” has been scheduled to hold on 6th – 7th of April, 2017 at the Grande Ballroom, Intercontinental Hotel, Lagos. The summit would be the mouthpiece for homegrown answers to the questions of economic diversification of Nigeria through increased agricultural productivity. It would..."
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Eviction nights are usually the worst for most fans because of the possibility of their favorite housemate getting evicted and Sunday, 19 March was another terrible night where ThinTallTony (TTT) got evicted and left ’empty handed’ while Efe, Debbie-rise and T-Boss were saved Recall last week Monday, during the Live Nominations… TTT, Bally and TBoss..."
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Lionel Messi struck twice as Barcelona beat 10-man Valencia in a thrilling match to move two points behind La Liga leaders Real Madrid. Eliaquim Mangala headed the visitors in front from a corner, before Luis Suarez steered in an equalizer. Messi’s penalty made it 2-1 after Manchester City loanee Mangala was sent off for dragging..."
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Mrs Bridget Okonoha, an expert has encouraged Nigeria to invest more on exportation to boost the economy of the Nation. Nigeria with its huge potentials in agriculture and being the largest market in Africa, has the wherewithal to be self-sufficient in farm produce. Mrs Okonoha, who is the Managing Director of Lead Unique Ventures Limited,..."
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Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi, has decided to seek the help of the US in the development of the agricultural and solid minerals sectors. Umahi said in a meeting with the US Ambassador to Nigeria Mr. Stuart Symington, that Ebonyi had several raw minerals, such as limestone, salt and lead, which were yet to be developed...."
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The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has paid tributes to late Nigerian football greats, Stephen Keshi and Shuaibu Amodu. Keshi and Amodu who were Super Eagles coaches several times in their careers, died in 2016, within weeks of each other. At the 39th Ordinary Congress at the Nelson Mandela Hall of the African Union headquarters..."
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The State of Osun is set to dominate the supply of beef to larger markets in Oyo, Lagos and other parts of the south west of Nigeria. This was revealed during a tour of Oloba Farm Settlement, Iwo where 1,500 hectares of land has been acquired, and a 78 hectares cattle ranch established for the..."
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In 2016, few mobile tech stories garnered more attention than the Galaxy Note 7’s exploding batteries. As you likely remember, Samsung ended up having to recall the Note 7 last year after reports began to spread of the alphabet bursting into flames. Samsung knows that this catastrophe is still fresh on many consumers’ minds, but based on..."
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When it comes to supporting legacy operating systems on new hardware, Microsoft has just unleashed the mother of all nuclear options. We already knew that Microsoft and its hardware partners — namely Intel and AMD — will not provide official support for the newest generation of PC processors on operating systems released prior to Windows..."
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When it comes to supporting legacy operating systems on new hardware, Microsoft
Congratulations to all Super Mario lovers. We now know the exact release date for Super Marion run on Android and it’s March 23rd. This is according to Nintendo America who announced the news on Twitter this evening. Initially, Nintendo said the game would launch in March, but failed to give an exact date. With Android..."
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Congratulations to all Super Mario lovers. We now know the exact release date
The Samsung Galaxy S8 has been leaking all over the place lately, and with Samsung getting ready to announce the device in less than two weeks, that’s not a huge surprise. Now the Galaxy S8 apparently posed for the camera in violet. There’s nothing really new about the Galaxy S8 here, it matches up quite..."
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The Samsung Galaxy S8 has been leaking all over the place lately, and with Samsung getting ready to
The timely reaction of the Senate to the policy of the Nigeria Customs Service to compel all vehicle owners to pay appropriate duties has once again questioned the extent of the oversight powers of the National Assembly. In contributing to the interesting debate, I shall examine the legal validity of the policy, the legal competence..."
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The timely reaction of the Senate to the policy
Imagine the scene, you’re relaxing at home about to head out for the day so you ask Google “what’s the weather like” or “what meetings do I have” and what you get back is a spoken-word advert hastily stuck in the middle of your itinerary. Not the ideas of a dystopian fantasy novel, but a..."
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The disbursement of the N500bn London-Paris Club loan refund to states by the Federal Ministry of Finance is to commence next week, investigations have revealed. Top government officials confided in our correspondent that the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun and the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, would meet anytime..."
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The disbursement of the N500bn London-Paris Club
The EFCC has transferred St. Solomon Hospital, Ikeja which is valued at over $2m to the medical unit of the Nigerian Air Force, pending the outcome of Amosu’s trial. The hospital, which is said to boast of a Magnetic Resonance Imaging machine which costs well over $1m, was seized from a former Chief of Air..."
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The EFCC has transferred St. Solomon Hospital, Ikeja which is valued at over $2m to
Efforts to get the nation out of its present economic challenges are beginning to yield positive results, especially in agriculture. This is according to the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President, Garba Shehu. Speaking in Abuja on Sunday, Shehu said significant increase in local rice production and processing is already saving..."
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Efforts to get the nation out of its present
Interviews for recruitment into the Federal Civil Service will begin on 27 March in Abuja. They will end on 3 April. A director of the Federal Civil Service Commission Mustapha L. Sulaiman, acting for the chairman announced this in Abuja. He said candidates already shortlisted under Batch A of the recruitment programme last year are..."
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Interviews for recruitment into the Federal Civil Service will