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MAN seeks review of conditions attached to textile Intervention fund

Director-General, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN), Mr Segun Ajayi-Kadri, has appealed to the Federal Government to relax the tough conditions attached to disbursement of the Textile Intervention Fund.

CSNAC asks EFCC to probe House of Reps Deputy Speaker Lasun Yusuf over ‘N1.1...

The Civil Society Network Against Corruption, which is a coalition of over 150 anti-corruption organizations, has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to launch a thorough investigation into the N1.1 billion contract scandal allegedly involving the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Lasun Yusuf.

Nigeria moves to boost cocoa sector

Cocoa House in Ibadan, southwest Nigeria, was built with the earnings from exports of cocoa beans and at 26 storeys was once the country’s tallest building.

Codeine: Pharmacists council to step up monitoring mandate

The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) is to step up inspection, monitoring and supportive supervision activities in all registered premises in the country to curb the challenges of drug abuse.

Reports: Zimbabwean cannabis growers to pay high licence fee of $50,000

The Zimbabwean government has reportedly set high licence fees for those wishing to farm cannabis.

NPDC to establish 330,000mt cooking gas plant

The Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC), says it has commenced the establishment of a 330,000 metric tonnes per day Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), plant, also known as cooking gas.

FADAMA GUYS: World Bank to disburse N8.6 billion to 5,916 Nigerian youths

The World Bank, through the FADAMA III Additional Financing (AFII) Programme, will soon disburse N8.6 billion to 5,916 youths across the country in the Graduate Unemployment Youths Support Scheme (FADAMA GUYS).

Court threatens to close $1.6 billion fraud case against Jide Omokore, others

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, threatened to close the case of alleged fraud of $1.6 billion instituted by the federal government against Jide Omokore and five others.

Ibe Kachikwu, Tonye Cole to speak at Light Up Nigeria confab

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, will be delivering the keynote address at this year’s Brand Innovation Light Up Nigeria Energy Conference themed “Repositioning The Energy Sector For Growth” which would hold on May 15th, 2018 at the Oriental Hotel, Lagos.

Kwara bans sale, consumption of alcohol

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has signed a bill prohibiting production, sale, and consumption of alcohol in certain areas.

Lagos to check food, beverages contamination in restaurants, hotels

The Lagos State government has moved to check food and water contamination in eateries, restaurants and hotels across the state, imploring stakeholders to embrace the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) and certification.

Nigeria earns N284bn from cashew exports in three years

Nigeria earned $813.05m (N284.5bn) in foreign exchange from the exportation of cashew between 2015 and 2017.

Science, technology determines national wealth, livelihood – Ogbonnaya Onu

As a prominent country in a highly competitive world in which advances and application of Science and Technology Innovation (STI) determine national wealth and affect the livelihood of citizens, Nigeria cannot afford to be left behind, Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, stated yesterday.

Shettima visits Africa’s largest net house in Borno, vows to boost agriculture

Governor Kashim Shettima has assured that his administration will boost Borno’s economic potentials through agriculture.

Fed govt to train, support Airforce officers on livestock, crops production – minister

The Federal Government says it will train officers of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) who are interested in going into agriculture to ensure food security in the country.

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