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Customs seize 1,072 vehicles, 19,000 bags of foreign rice

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), says it has seized no fewer than 1,072 vehicles from suspected smugglers since the closure of Nigerian borders with neighbouring countries.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

Federal government reiterates commitment to fight against insecurity, corruption

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha has reiterated that President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration will consolidate on the achievements of its past administration.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), said more than one million smallholders farmers had access to finance through its Anchor Borrowers Programme.

AFAN: Central bank anchor-borrower a loan scheme, not a free package

All Farmers Association (AFAN), Kaduna State has cautioned farmers on the CBN Anchor-Borrower Programe, saying it is a loan scheme meant to empower Nigerian farmers.

RIFAN: Insecurity won’t stop rice production

The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria, RIFAN, has assured Nigerians that current insecurity challenges would not stop rice production in the country.

120,000 Kano rice farmers to benefit from Central bank’s anchor borrower programme

No fewer than 120, 000 rice farmers in Kano State would benefit from the Federal Government’s Anchor Borrower programme for this year’s dry season farming.

Rice farmers happy over $1 billion approval to boost agriculture

The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) on Saturday lauded the Council of State for approving one billion dollars to boost agriculture and empower livestock farmers, including the Fulani herdsmen.

Council of States okays $1 billion funding for agriculture, livestock

Council of States has recommended that an additional $1 billion be spent on the agriculture sector from its present $200 million.

Boko Haram, drought, pests destroy farms in Borno

Boko Haram militants, drought and pests have combined to wreak havoc on farmlands in Borno State, leading to low output and huge losses to the farmers.

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Cosmas Ilechukwu

Cleric wants unity among Christians

Dr Cosmas Ilechukwu, General Overseer, Charismatic Renewal Ministries (CRM), has called on the various denominations that make up the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) to be united for the growth and development of the country.
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Cabo Verde airline launches in Nigeria

Cabo Verde Airline, the national carrier of the Cape Verde Islands, will commence direct flights from Lagos, Nigeria to Cape Verde on December 9, 2019.

Women urged to promote African products

The Chairman of Yoruba Tennis Club, Mr. Olawunmi Agbaje, has urged women to promote Nigerian and African products. He said this is necessary to create employment and promote commerce.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate to partner FRC to block revenue leakages

The Senate has promised to work with the Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC) to block revenue leakages and misuse of funds by Federal Government agencies.

Presidency: Federal government will lift 100 million out of extreme poverty

The Federal Government is committed to take 100 million Nigerians out of extreme poverty in the next 10 years, it has been learnt.