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Poultry farmers lament high cost of feeds in Plateau

Poultry farmers in Plateau have decried the continued increase in the prices of chicken feed in the country.
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo on Thursday described the tourism potentials of the state as a veritable source of economic prosperity.

Ondo government disburses N166 million loans to traders, artisans, others

At the disbursement centre in Idi-Agba Titun, Akure, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu said the scheme was to assist the unemployed but productive poor in the state to become self-reliant.
Each year the Philippines is hit by an average of 20 cyclones [Simvale Sayat-AFP]

Philippines death toll jumps to 75 after floods and landslides

At least 75 people have been killed in landslides and floods caused by a tropical depression in the eastern Philippines as rescue teams continued to search for other victims, according to officials.

Bukola Saraki reiterates need to capture subsidy in 2019 budget

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has reiterated the need to capture subsidy in the nation’s annual budget if government still funded it.

Presidency replies Patel, dismisses proposition on Nigeria

The Presidency has condemned a statement credited to Ms Priti Patel, former Secretary of State for International Development, United Kingdom, calling on investors to be wary about investing in Nigeria.

Don attributes agric problems in Nigeria, Africa to climate change

Prof. Olubunmi Omotesho, University of Ilorin, on Tuesday said the problems of agriculture in Nigeria and Africa could be attributed mainly to climate change.

CACOL condemns N3.46 trillion loss annually to port inefficiency

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has condemned the nation’s loss of over Three Trillion Naira (N3.46tn) annually, that should accrue to the economy through Port inefficiency.
Commandant General of NSCDC, Mr. Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu

NSCDC deploys disaster officers to flood affected states

The Commandant-General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Abdullahi Gana, has deployed officers of the corps’ Disaster Management Department to all areas affected by floods in the country.

DMO: Only three corporate entities accessed domestic bond market in 2017

The Debt Management Office (DMO) says only three corporate entities accessed the domestic bonds market in 2017 with a total issuance of N23.15 billion.
President Buhari receives in audience President Emmanuel Macron of France in State House on 3rd July 2018

President Macron: France can’t fix Africa’s problems

The French President, Mr Emmanuel Macron, on Tuesday, at a press conference after his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, expressed his country’s readiness to assist African countries to overcome their security challenges.

Yobe government to adopt whistle blowing policy to curb tree poaching

The Yobe State Government says it will adopt whistle-blowing policy to curb the activities of tree poachers and save the state from increasing desert encroachment and environmental degradation.

Guinness Nigeria signs MoU with Wecyclers on waste management

To reduce environmental impact across its operations and throughout its supply chain, Guinness Nigeria Plc., has partnered with Wecyclers, a for-profit social enterprise that promotes environmental sustainability, socioeconomic development, and community health to support its waste management agenda.

Experts: MPR retention in line with expectations

Mr Sewa Wusu, Head of Research and Investment Advisory at SCM Capital Ltd., said the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) retention of all monetary variables at current levels was expected.

UN denies calling for legalisation of cannabis in Nigeria

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has distanced the organisation from the news making the rounds that it called for the decriminalisation of cannabis in Nigeria.

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Ekiti government reiterates commitment to adult literacy

Mr Foluso Daramola, the Ekiti Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, on Thursday gave an assurance that government would promote adult literacy.
The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, IBEDC, has appealed to its customers to go through the proper channel and avoid fraudulent activities in meter collection.

Consumers vow to resist electricity hike

Consumers of Electricity product and other Stakeholders, yesterday vowed to resist implementation of the new power tariff increase announced by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, expected to become effective from July 2020.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

President Buhari: We’ve invested about N1.3 trillion on education since 2015

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration has invested close to N1.3 trillion in the education section since he came into office in 2015.
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama is on the verge of signing for Club Brugge.

Reports: Victor Wanyama undergoes medical ahead of Club Brugge move

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama is on the verge of signing for Club Brugge.
Nasir Ajanah

Kogi chief judge releases 16 awaiting trial inmates

The Chief Judge of Kogi State, Nasir Ajanah, has unconditionally released 16 inmates awaiting trial in Koton-Karfe and Okene correctional facilities of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCP) in the state.