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Report: Over 70% of rice in Nigerian markets are foreign

Despite concrete and visible interventions of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) via the Anchors Borrowers Programme (ABP) on the rice sub-sector of the Nigerian economy, over 70 per cent of rice in Nigeria markets are foreign or imported.

Yuletide: Prices of commodities soar in Bayelsa

The prices of beans, yams, rice, onions and tomatoes, have soared in Yenagoa, Bayelsa, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

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Nnamdi Kanu lists IPOB grouses against Nigeria at UN

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Bayelsa governor fires aide over alleged gross misconduct, indiscipline

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British premier caught lying to dad of sick child on hospital visit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he was not embarrassed after being filmed lying to the father of a sick child angrily confronting him during a hospital visit on Wednesday.