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Chinese firm to invest $300 million in Nigeria’s housing scheme

Steven Kim, Director, One Belt and One Road, Financial Operation Office, China, says Chinese government through his organisation will invest $300 million in Nigeria’s mass housing scheme soon.

World Hypertension Day: Doctors advise Nigerians on disease, prevention, treatment

Some medical experts have identified hypertension as the most common non-communicable disease in Nigeria and called for more awareness of the need for checkups, healthy diet and lifestyle to guard against it.

Ex-convict jailed 5 years for eating N173,000 food without pay

A 30-year old ex-convict, Valentine Thomas, has been sentenced to five years imprisonment for eating food and drinking wine with his two girlfriends at Victoria Crown Palace Hotel in Victoria Island, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, without money.

Presidency: Buhari is most worker-friendly President

As Nigeria marks workers day on Tuesday, the Presidency has said that President Muhammadu Buhari is heading the most workers friendly administration in the history of the country.

Why President Buhari is good for workers

Tuesday, May 1 is Worker’s Day all over the world and expectations are that questions will be asked of what Muhammadu Buhari, the President of Nigeria is doing to make life better for workers in the country.

Study: Vitamin B6 could help people to recall their dreams

A new research conducted by scientists at the University of Adelaide says taking vitamin B6 could help people to recall their dreams.

Experts: Minimise consumption of roadside snacks

Two medical researchers and nutritionists on Wednesday advised people to minimise their consumption of roadside snacks, saying they pose health dangers to the consumers.

Kwara Assembly rejects Governor Ahmed’s request for N1 billion loan

The Kwara State House of Assembly on Tuesday stepped down the request of Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed seeking to access another N1 billion agriculture loan from Sterling Bank for disbursement to poultry and fish farmers in the state.

Aquaculture experts want increased Tilapia production to boost export

In a bid to boost fish export, fish farmers in the country were on Friday in Lagos urged to scale up Tilapia farming.

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.

Climate change cause of herdsmen-farmers clashes – Governor Bagudu

Kebbi State Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has stated that incessant clashes between the herdsmen and farmers in some parts of the country were caused by climate change rather than tribal sentiment.

Father of quintuplets gets federal govt employment

Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, the Head of Civil Service of the Federation (HOS), on Tuesday, said the Federal Government had employed Mr Imudia Uduehi, the father of the quintuplets born April, 2017 in Abuja.

Federal govt urged to exercise strong political will to address housing deficit

A housing expert, Mr Festus Adebayo has appealed to the Federal Government to show commitment and exercise strong political will in ensuring speedy growth in the housing sector in 2018.

Poultry farmers proffer solution to unemployment in agric sector

Poultry farmers in Abuja have called on the Federal Government to review the nation’s policy on exportation of agricultural raw materials to create employment opportunities for youths in the sector.

Inflation records marginal drop to 15.90 percent in November

For the tenth consecutive month, inflation rate continued a downward trajectory, recording a marginal decline from 15.91 per cent in October to 15.90 per cent in November.

Ex-FISH chief Yemi Adelakun wants govt to reduce mortgage financing cost

A housing expert, Mr Yemi Adelakun, says the Federal Government should evolve efficient means of boosting the availability of houses by reducing the cost of construction and mortgage financing in Nigeria.

University of Nigeria produces 9,298 graduates, post graduates in 47th convocation

No fewer than 9,298 students of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) in Enugu State would be conferred with various degrees during the 47th convocation of the university scheduled to hold on Dec.1.

Nigerian food vendors record high sales in Saudi Arabia

Nigerian food vendors in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, have continued to record boom in their business after the completion of the 2017 pilgrimage.

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NIRSAL: Cassava exploitation can accelerate Africa’s economic transformation

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Ondo PDP promises free, fair primaries

The Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo State has promised its members vying for different elective positions free and fair primaries.