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The Vice Chancellor of the Precious Cornerstone University (PCU), Ibadan, Oyo State, Professor Kola Oloke has warned against consumption of animal skin popularly known as ‘Ponmo’.
The CBN’s economic report on ‘Sectoral Utilisation of Foreign Exchange’ for January said a total of $160 million was spent from Nigeria’s FX on importing food in January.
The Executive Secretary of National Sugar Development Council (NSDC), Mr. Zacch Adedeji, has disclosed that the Backward Integration Programme (BIP) roadmap of the Council will address the soaring unemployment level and other socio-economic issues bedeviling the country.
The governor said on Saturday during a visit to Mafa on his routine distribution of humanitarian aids to the people of the state, that communities in Biu, Gubio, Kaga, Mafa and Monguno Local Government Areas have been earmarked in the first phase of the urbanisation scheme of his administration.
Nigeria will no longer provide foreign currency for importers of sugar and wheat, the central bank said on Twitter on Friday, as the country tries to conserve national dollar reserves.
The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele, yesterday weighed in on the raging controversy over whether or not the apex bank printed money to augment funds from the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) distributed to states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in March.
Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state has waded into the dispute between Dangote and BUA companies owned by two business moguls from the state.
The BUA Group yesterday set first quarter of next year target for the completion of its sugar refinery that is presently under construction in Lafiagi, Kwara State.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has apprehended producers of the dangerous chemicals that killed three persons in Kano after consuming an adulterated Flavoured drink even as it warned Nigerians against the use of chemicals to enhance food and drinks.
The Gombe State Government has begun the distribution of palliatives to poor and vulnerable persons in the state, targeting no fewer than 50,000 households.
Officers and Men attached to the Zone ‘B’ Strike Force Team of the Nigeria Customs Service have arrested three smugglers and intercepted contraband with a duty paid value of N786,911,648 across the northern region.
The Nigeria Customs Service, Seme Border Area Command, on Wednesday said it had intercepted contraband with duty paid value of N409,851,533 since the reopening of the border.
The company, in its audited results for 2020 released on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), reported a 37.7 per cent year-on-year (YoY) growth in profit after tax to N276.1 billion. Earnings were notably bolstered by stellar revenue growth, improved operating efficiency and lowered net finance expense.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has alerted Nigerians of an unregistered and fake ‘insulin tea’ for cure of diabetes in circulation.
Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo, Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, has tasked the newly appointed Executive Secretary of the National sugar Development Council (NSDC), Zach Adedeji to work towards the realisation of the Federal Government’s goal in ensuring self-sufficiency in sugar production.
History have it that “sachetisation” is not something that just began in Nigeria of Africa. The ‘sachetised’ products have long been part of Indian culture, which is believed to have pioneered the bite-sizing of consumers' products and commodities some 70 years ago, beginning with tea, of course, in small paper pouches tucking precious leaves just enough to make tea for two.
The bill titled ‘A Bill for an Act to establish the National Agricultural Development Fund and matters connected therewith, 2020, is sponsored by Senator Abdullahi Adamu (APC, Nasarawa West).
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Area Command in Katsina, says it intercepted smuggled goods worth N79 million between February and March 2021.
A Germany-based Ibadan-born chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, Hon. Olayinka Oladimeji Segelu, has condemned the primary of the party held in Lagelu Local Government Area of Oyo State to choose its candidate for the forthcoming council election billed to take place on May 15, 2021.
Global food prices rose for the ninth conservative month in February, led by sugar and vegetable oils, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations has said.
The Democracy Africa Youth Parliament has mourned the tragic death of President Idriss Deby Itno of the Republic of Chad, who died on Monday.
Police in Niger on Thursday put on parade nine suspects arrested for armed robbery.
Gun-wielding kidnappers have attacked an 18-seater passenger bus along Ibarapa road in Oyo State and marched the travellers off into the forest.
William Troost-Ekong admits last weekend’s derby defeat to Luton Town motovated the team to go all out for a win against leaders Norwich City on Tuesday.
As the demand for oxygen grows in the worst-hit COVID-19 states, India’s federal health ministry has announced an increase in quota for several states, officials said on Thursday.
The Ogun Command of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has cautioned motorists, especially muslims, against driving under fatigue in order to stem road traffic crashes.
The Independent National Electoral Commission on Friday said it would bring polling units in overcrowded areas closer to the people, particularly to public places like schools, courts and hospitals ahead of the 2023 general elections.
Pharmacists under the aegis of Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) has lauded past registrars of the council and government’s policy directive for the progressive...
Former executive members and Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who dumped the party for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Egor Local Government Area of Edo State along side with the state governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki on Wednesday passed a vote of no confidence on a former party chairman in the locality, Chief Odion Olaye.
Both leaders agreed that unity among major political leaders and players in the region cannot be overemphasised, especially as the country marches towards the 2023 elections.