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Central bank bans use of forex for fertiliser importation

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Monday, added fertiliser to the list of items classified as “Not Valid for Foreign Exchange.”

CBN vows to clamp down on businesses, banks that abuse Forex on 42 restricted...

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Monday vowed to clamp down on individuals and businesses engaging in clandestine activities to frustrate the restriction of foreign exchange on the importation of 41 items into the country.

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.

Central bank may add more to the 41 items not eligible for forex

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) may increase the number of items not eligible for forex from 41 items to include many others products being produced in Nigeria.
Yemi Osinbajo

Federal government to upgrade veterinary teaching hospitals

The Federal Government has renewed its commitment to upgrade all the Veterinary Teaching Hospitals across the country and the completion of the National Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Abuja.
Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Charles Udoh

Charles Udoh: Akwa Ibom to lead Nigeria’s agric revolution

Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Charles Udoh, has said the state will lead Nigeria’s agriculture revolution.

2019: Ex-Ag. Governor Fintiri joins Adamawa guber race

As political parties continue to strategise towards 2019, the Adamawa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has added one more governorship aspirant to its array of gubernatorial hopefuls as the former acting governor of the state, Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, has declared to challenge Governor Jibrilla Bindow, in 2019 elections.
Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s trade beef with China may backfire on meat

A key objective of President Donald Trump’s trade war is to pressure Beijing to “buy American”, but when it comes to millions of dollars of US meat imports, China may simply take its business elsewhere.

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.
Donald Trump

Donald Trump accuses China of targeting American farmers

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused China of targeting American farmers in a “vicious” way and using them as leverage to get concessions on trade.
Gov Ajimobi, Oyo CP, Abiodun Odude and Chairman, Aare Latosa LCDA, Adekunle Oladeji during the governor’s inspection visit to the police station at Bodija Market

Governor Ajimobi: Perpetrators of Bodija market mayhem will be prosecuted

Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi on Friday said that the perpetrators of the Bodija Market crisis would be prosecuted and made to rehabilitate the burnt police station. The Governor also assured that the market which has been closed as a result of the crisis would be reopened within 48 hours.

Jose Mourinho: Iceland strong because they eat a lot of meat

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has joked that Iceland are such a physically strong team because they ate meat for breakfast as babies.

Official: Meat of sick, dead animals sold in Nasarawa

Mr Jameel Zakari, Nasarawa State Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, says some butchers in the state have been selling meat of sick of dead animals to customers.

James Comey: Donald Trump ‘morally unfit’ to be president

Former FBI Director James Comey has accused US President Donald Trump of being "morally unfit" for the presidency and treating women like "pieces of meat" in his first television interview since being fired last year.

South Africa suffers world’s largest outbreak of listeria, 172 dead

Listeriosis in South Africa has killed 172 people since the start of last year, officials said Thursday, as the country struggles to contain the world’s largest reported outbreak of the disease.

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.

2019: President Buhari can seek re-election – Pastor Bakare

The Pastor of Latter Rain Assembly, Tunde Bakare, says the health condition of President Muhammadu Buhari has improved and he can seek reelection if he desires.

Governor Bello pledges to make Kogi Holland of Nigeria

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has pledged to make the state be the Holland of Nigeria in terms of dairy milk production and other livestock products for other states to patronise.

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Nigerian, Chinese miners set to strengthen economic relations

The Miners Association of Nigeria and China Miners Association have reached an agreement to strengthen the existing bilateral economic relationship between the two bodies.