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GMO: Minister Audu Ogbeh wants scientists to advise federal govt on way forward

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, has called on Nigerian scientists to advise the Federal Government on the acceptability or otherwise of Genetically Modified Orgsnisms (GMOs).

58-year-old tailor allegedly rapes 15-year-old groundnut hawker, impregnates her

A 58-year-old tailor, Kalu Mba, was on Friday charged before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos for allegedly raping a 15-year-old groundnut hawker and in the process, got her impregnated.

Nigeria gets N212.73bn from agricultural exports in 2016 – report

Nigeria realised N212.73 billion from agricultural product exports at the end of the fourth quarter of 2016.

Policy options for sustaining Nigeria’s economic upturn

Plummeting stock market indicators, sustained net capital outflows and poor doing business indicators all characterized our economy when I gave my speech last year.

Association seeks fed govt’s support for grasscutter farming

Some members of the Grasscutter Farmers Association of Nigeria (GRAFAN) have called on the Federal Government to provide support for grasscutter farming in the country.

How Nigeria can rise to more glory

Nigeria was about to rediscover itself by returning to the foreseen path of nationhood by returning to the federal spirit aborted through Decree 34 of 1966 which turned Nigeria to a unitary state.

Kebbi govt to export rice – Gov. Bagudu

Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi says the state is planning to produce rice and livestock in commercial quantities for export to earn foreign exchange.

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EU inaugurates €143m intervention fund in Borno

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Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr can’t wait for the FIFA World Cup

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Niger Delta militants threaten to launch fresh attack on oil installations

Niger Delta Avengers on Wednesday vowed to launch a fresh attack on oil installations in the South South region.

First Zika case of 2018 reported in Singapore

After nearly four months without a reported case of Zika virus infection, the first case of 2018 was confirmed, last Thursday.

Man bites another’s lip for wooing his girlfriend

A 28-year-old man, Abayomi Odejobi, who allegedly bit a man’s lip for wooing his girlfriend, yesterday, appeared in an Ikeja Magistrate’s Court.

Court dismisses Union Bank’s claim to confiscated Osborne Towers flat

The Federal High Court in Lagos has dismissed the claim of Union Bank Plc to Flat 7B, Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, Lagos.

We need to restructure of mindset of Nigerians – Bishop

The Catholic Bishop of Gboko Diocese, Most Reverent William Avenya, has suggested the restructuring of mindset of citizens as a panacea to the myriad of problems plaguing the country.