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Obasanjo, Abdulsalami urge commercial banks to lower interest rates for farmers

A former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, on Monday urged commercial banks to lower their interest rates to enable farmers access loans for improved agricultural production.

Dangote to invest $450m in agric in Niger

The President, Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, on Monday disclosed that the company would invest $450m in agriculture development in Niger State over the next three years

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2019: PSC urges Nigeria Police Force to begin preparation for general elections

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has called on the Nigeria Police Force to begin preparation for the Osun governorship election scheduled for September and the 2019 general elections.
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Ekiti guber: President Buhari not a democrat – Governor Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said President Muhammadu Buhari has shown that he lacks democratic credentials by applauding and approving what he described as : “a charade that passed for the governorship election in Ekiti State last Saturday.”

Court slams N2.9 million bail on guard over N2.9 million theft

A 26-year-old security guard, Friday Okon, on Monday appeared before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly stealing his employer’s valuables worth N2.9 million.

Police place N5 million bounty for information about killers of policemen

The Nigeria Police Force has placed a N5million bounty for anyone with useful information that would lead to the arrest of the killers of some policemen.
US President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin hold a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, on July 7, 2017. - AFP PHOTO - SAUL LOEB

Donald Trump hails ‘very good start’ with Vladimir Putin at first summit

Indeed, some domestic critics wanted the Helsinki summit called off entirely after 12 Russian military agents were indicted under a long-running probe into Moscow’s alleged manipulation of the 2016 US elections.