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New Zimbabwean govt ‘orders land grabbers to vacate farms’ – report

Zimbabwe's new minister of lands, agriculture and rural settlement, Retired Air Marshal Perrance Shiri, has reportedly ordered those who have illegally occupied farm lands to leave "immediately" or face the wrath of law.

Nigeria earns N13.5bn from cashew nuts

Nigeria’s effort to diversify the economy appears to be yielding results with increased revenue from cashew nuts and other agriculture products’ export.

Governors seek to take over, manage federal roads

Governors of the 36 states of the federation have agreed to take over the construction and management of some federal roads under a Public Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement.

NSCDC nab suspected vandal dozing off at crime scene

A man who claimed to be a farmer, Usman Jubril, has been arrested for allegedly vandalising a solar energy system installed in Government College, Ajara, Badagry, Lagos State.

Flooding: Food scarcity imminent – farmers

The Chairman of Benue State chapter of the All Farmers Association of Nigeria, Aondoana Ohembe, has reiterated Governor Samuel Ortom’s concern that the country risks food shortage, following last week’s flooding which devastated several communities in the state.

31 vessels laden with fuel, others, expected at Lagos ports

No fewer than 31 vessels are expected to arrive at the Lagos pilotage district with various cargoes, including petroleum products, wheat, corn, fertiliser and a host of others.

26 ships with petrol, food items expected at Lagos ports

Twenty-six ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive at Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos from Aug. 21 to Sept. 2.

Benue, Chinese company to partner on improved seedlings

Benue State Government says it has plans to partner with a Chinese Seed company, Yuan’s Seed Company, for the provision of improved seedlings for farmers in the state.

Nestle striding to improve livelihoods with SMS project – Uwadoka

Nestlé Nigeria’s says it is using its Sorghum and Millet in the Sahel (SMS) Project to improve livelihoods across the communities in which the company operates, a top official has said.


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NYSC refutes death of corps member in Kwara

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2019: Nigerians urged to get their permanent voter cards

A pro-democracy group, Nigerian Intervention Movement (NIM) has urged Nigerians to get their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) ahead of the 2019 general elections.

Nigerian Army donates educational materials to Nasarawa IDPs

The Nigerian Army has donated educational materials to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Awe Local Government Area of Nasarawa State.

Mohamed Salah: Liverpool capable of winning Premier League next season

Mohamed Salah had told the Daily Mirror that Liverpool have nothing to fear from facing Manchester City in the Champions League quarterfinals -- and believes the Reds can challenge for the Premier League title next season.

Minister Babatunde Fashola wants professionals indicted in collapsed building jailed to serve as deterrent

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola (SAN), has said that jailing any professional responsible for collapsed building would serve as deterrent and prevent reoccurrence.

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Court jails estate agent 1, 230 years for fraud

Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye of a Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere Thursday sentenced an Estate agent Babatunde Habeeb also known as Babatunde Salawudeen, who duped 101, prospective tenants of N28million, at 59 Oriola, in Alapere Ketu area of Lagos, to 1230 years imprisonment.

Paulo Dybala: Juventus now in control in Serie A after taking lead on Napoli

Paulo Dybala said the Serie A title is Juventus' to lose after his two goals against Udinese took them clear at the top for the first time this season.

Senate confirms N13.5m monthly allowance to Senators

The Nigerian Senate said today that Senator Shehu Sani was in order when he revealed the N45m quarterly allowance that each Senator takes home.

Everton’s Sam Allardyce optimistic on Gylfi Sigurdsson injury

Everton manager Sam Allardyce said Thursday he is optimistic that club-record signing Gylfi Sigurdsson will be back before the end of the season, well ahead of the start of the World Cup.

Bus conductor in court for allegedly assaulting two LASTMA official

A 24-year-old bus conductor, Yusuf Akeem, was on Friday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly assaulting two officers of Lagos Traffic Management Authority.