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Expert: Why Nigeria’s inflation rate rose

A Statistician, Dr. Olatunji Arowolo, has attributed the increase in April Consumer Price Index to Ramadan.
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Federal government donates food items to 700 IDPs in Borno

The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI), has distributed food items to 700 persons displaced by Boko Haram insurgency in Borno.

FAO: World food prices drop to two-year low in November

World food prices declined in November 2018 to their lowest level in over two years, led down by much weaker vegetable oil, dairy and cereal prices, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday.

ABP: Central bank disburses N160 billion to 850,000 small farmers in three years

No fewer than 850,000 Small Holder Farmers have benefited from the Central Bank of Nigeria’s N160 billion under its Anchor Borrowers’ Programme in the last three years, CBN governor, Godwin Emefele, says.

FAO: World food prices down 3.7% in July

World food prices fell 3.7 per cent in July from the month before with declines seen across all crop types, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday.

Inflation declines for 12th consecutive month to 15.13%

For the twelfth consecutive month, inflation rate has continued a downward trajectory, recording a slowdown from 15.37 per cent in December 2017 to 15.13 per cent in January 2018, a 0.24 percentage points decrease.

SON destroys fake, expired products worth N4.5m in Ekiti

Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) on Sunday, destroyed N4.5 million worth of fake and expired products in Ekiti for want of quality assurance and other factors.

Buhari’s food self-sufficiency drive is the real independence

President Muhammadu Buhari undertakes the political ritual of Independence Day broadcast to the nation this Sunday morning, in a speech that highlights major strides in the pet themes of the administration: anti corruption, war against terrorism, economic revival and infrastructure development.

Fed govt worries over annual 5,160 deaths by food-borne diseases

The Federal Government has expressed regrets over the death of 5,160 Nigerians yearly from food-borne diseases and urged residents to take food safety serious.

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Report: Nigeria ranks highest in piracy, vessel stowaways

Nigeria overtook Indonesia in global piracy incidents in the maritime sector, accounting for one out of every four reported cases in 2018, according to the latest report by Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, a global corporate insurance carrier and a key business unit of Allianz Group.
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Nigerian Army confirms killing nine Boko Haram social media ‘personalities’

The Nigerian Army on Monday said it killed nine “social media personalities” of the Islamic State for West African Province.
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Ex-US President Jimmy Carter resumes teaching at 94

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter resumed teaching Sunday school at Maranatha Baptist Church in his hometown of Plains, Georgia, on Sunday after recovering from hip surgery, a spokeswoman for the Carter Center said.
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Five men wrongly convicted in New York relives years of pain with Oprah

The five men wrongly convicted of raping a jogger in New York’s Central Park in 1989 said on Sunday that a new Netflix Inc series about their case revived the pain from their ordeal but, for some, brought a sense of redemption.
Cristiano Ronaldo has vowed to lead Portugal in a drive for more silverware after their Nations League triumph.

Cristiano Ronaldo targets Euro 2020 glory with Nations League champions Portugal

Cristiano Ronaldo has vowed to lead Portugal in a drive for more silverware after their Nations League triumph.