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Genevieve Nnaji

Genevieve Nnaji features in memoir film ‘Farming’

‘Farming’, the acclaimed memoir film of Nigerian-British actor Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, featuring Nollywood Diva Genevieve Nnaji, is to hit Cinemas on October 11,its producers has said.
Prof. Charles Dokubo, Coordinator Presidential Amnesty Programme

Amnesty programme empowers 1, 271 beneficiaries

The beneficiaries, who had already been trained in various skills, were given empowerment packs in their respective trade areas to enable them start businesses to eke a living.
Tunde Kelani

Oscars: Tunde Kelani, two other Nigerians make Academy’s members list

Three Nigerians have made The Academy of Motion Picture, Arts and Sciences newly released a diverse list of 842 members.

NIRSAL facilitates N2 billion loan to boost cocoa export in Ondo

The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) is providing Agro Traders Limited, a Cocoa processing and export company in Ondo State, with 50% Credit Risk Guarantee (CTG) for N2 billion working capital to export 22,000 metric tons of cocoa.
Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has urged the Muslim Ummah to pray for peace, unity and security for meaningful development in the country.

Niger government to acquire N1.8 billion tractors for 2019 farming season

The Niger State Government has concluded arrangements to procure 10 new tractors at the cost of N1.8 billion to boost its access to farmers in the state for the 2019 farming season.

Bakassi youths demand compensation from federal government

Youths from Bakassi Local Government Area of Cross River have demanded that Federal Government pay them compensation for the loss of Bakassi and 76 oil wells.
Kayode Fayemi

NDI to monitor Governor Fayemi’s youths policy framework

The National Democratic Institute (NDI) has lauded the bottom top approach adopted by the Kayode Fayemi administration in budgetary planning in Ekiti State.

Tor Tiv proffers solution to farmers-herdsmen clashes

Prof. James Ayatse, the Tor Tiv, has called for the integration of crop and livestock farming to checkmate the clashes between farmers and herdsmen in the country.

16,000 persons displaced by bandits in Zamfara council

More than 16,000 persons have been displaced in Anka while trying to escape from bandits’ attacks.
Herdsmen

Illegal cattle market shut down in Ondo

Ondo state Government has ordered the immediate closure of a cattle market purportedly opened by a faction of Akure Cattles Dealers Association at Uso, in Owo Local Government Area of the state.

Federal government to train 1,500 Niger Delta youths in various skills

The Federal Government will train no fewer than 1,500 youths from the Niger Delta region in its various skill acquisition programmes in 2019.

Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir brought down by people he ruled with iron fist

Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir, long wanted on genocide and war crimes charges, was finally brought down in a popular uprising by the very people he ruled with an iron fist for 30 years.
The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) has released the list of the 3,050 successful applicants from its 2019 entrepreneurs programme.

Full list of the 2019 Tony Elumelu entrepreneurs selected from Nigeria

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) has released the list of the 3,050 successful applicants from its 2019 entrepreneurs programme.
Pieter Doorewaard and Philip Schutte appear in the North West High Court for their sentencing. The pair was found guilty of killing 16-year-old Mathlomola Moshoeu in Coligny. Picture: Abigail Javier/EWN

White farmers jailed for murder of black teen in South Africa

A South African court on Wednesday handed jail terms of 23 and 18 years to two white farmers who murdered a black teenager suspected of stealing sunflowers in a remote farming community.

Community protests killing of farmer by suspected herdsmen

The people of Ayegbaju Ekiti in the Oye Local Government Area of Ekiti State staged a violent protest over alleged killing of a farmer, Elijah Ogor, by suspected herdsmen.

Senior lawyer quizzed over $30,000 in Justice Onnoghen’s account

Detectives have quizzed a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Joe Agi, over alleged payment of about $30,000 into one of the domiciliary accounts of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen.

I make N450,000 from poultry monthly – housewife

A housewife, Hajiya Hassan Idris, said on Thursday that she smiled to the bank with N450,000 monthly from poultry farming business.
President Buhari visits the Train the Trainer Course organised by the Election Planning and Monitoring directorate of the APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 28th Jan 2019-4

RIFAN vows to mobilise 12.2 million votes for President Buhari

Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) has promised to mobilize 12.2 million people with Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) to cast their votes to President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that he emerged victorious in the forthcoming 2019 presidential election.

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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it is working on ensuring the availability of spectrum to boost broadband deployment and penetration in the country.
Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Welfare, Dr. Glory Edet, said the stipend will be N10,000 for each person

Monthly stipend for 41,000 households in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom state government says it will be giving monthly financial support to 41,000 households in the state.
Helen Oritsejafor

Helen Oritsejafor: Nigeria will find peace through dialogue

A cleric, Pastor Helen Oritsejafor, has called for a national dialogue to resolve challenges threatening the peace and unity of Nigeria, saying like a marriage the country would find peace through dialogue.
Jurgen Klopp opted to take the positives out of Liverpool's first pre-season match in the United States after the Reds fell to a 3-2 defeat to Borussia Dortmund in Indiana.

Jurgen Klopp positive despite Borussia Dortmund defeat

Jurgen Klopp opted to take the positives out of Liverpool's first pre-season match in the United States after the Reds fell to a 3-2 defeat to Borussia Dortmund in Indiana.

NYSC donates relief materials to Katsina IDPs

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) have donated relief materials including food items, medicine and clothing to internally displaced persons, who were victims of banditry attacks in Katsina.