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The National Institute of Horticultural Research (NIHORT), Ibadan, Oyo State, has commenced a 2-day training for unemployed youths and women, on value addition for tomato farmers.

NIHORT trains 25 tomato farmers in Niger to reduce post-harvest losses, unemployment

The National Institute of Horticultural Research (NIHORT), Ibadan, Oyo State, has commenced a 2-day training for unemployed youths and women, on value addition for tomato farmers.
National Emergency Management Agency NEMA

NEMA distributes relief materials flood victims in Delta

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Sunday began distribution of relief items to victims of 2020 flood disaster in Ndokwa East and Ndokwa West Local Government Areas of Delta State.

Ogun Customs seize goods worth N397.08 million in Q3

The Ogun Area 1 command of the Nigeria Customs Service, said it has seized contraband goods worth over N397,076,991 in the third quarter of year 2020.

Nigerian government distributes relief materials to IDPs in Sokoto

The Federal Government on Monday distributed relief materials to inmates of Zangon Jema Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) Camp in Goronyo Local Government area, Sokoto State.

Commission distributes aid to displaced persons in Kogi

The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI) over the weekend distributed relief materials to about 2,000 people in Kogi State who were rendered homeless as a result of recurrent floods that have ravaged their areas.
The Chairman of Lagos SUBEB, Mr Wahab Alawiye-King, disclosed this on Thursday when he visited the warehouse where the food palliatives were kept in Ikeja,

Lagos to commence distribution food to primary school pupils at home

The Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board (LASUBEB) is set to commence the distribution of food to primary school pupils at home.
Enugu State Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi

Enugu, federal agencies donate palliatives to vulnerable church groups

The administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Tertiary Education Trust (TET) Fund, has donated some food items to four major church groups in Enugu State, for onward distribution to their vulnerable and poor members.
No fewer than 194,707 pupils in Enugu State have continued to benefit from the ongoing Federal Government National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme.

Nigerian government asks DSS, EFCC, others to monitor school feeding programme contractors

The federal government has requested the Department of State Services, DSS, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, ICPC, the Code of Conduct Bureau, CCB, as well as civil society and non-governmental organisations to help monitor contractors engaged in the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme, NHGSFP, expected to started across the country beginning with Abuja, this Thursday.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom

Benue: Federal government donated 250 bags of spoilt beans to displaced persons as palliatives

The Benue State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) on Monday lamented the donation of 250 bags of spoilt beans to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the state, as palliatives.
The Lebanese community in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja, on Thursday, donated food items worth millions of Naira to the FCT COVID-19 Task Force to ameliorate the sufferings of vulnerable residents as a result of the lockdown and stay-at-home orders in the fight against the rampaging virus.

Lebanese community donates food items worth millions of naira to FCT task force

The Lebanese community in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja, on Thursday, donated food items worth millions of Naira to the FCT COVID-19 Task Force to ameliorate the sufferings of vulnerable residents as a result of the lockdown and stay-at-home orders in the fight against the rampaging virus.
The Wife of the Governor of Ogun State, Mrs. Bamidele Abiodun, has given succour to not less than five hundred indigent households that cut across four Local Government Areas in Ogun East Senatorial District of the state

Lockdown: Ogun extends stimulus package to east senatorial district

The Local Government Areas whose residents benefited from the distribution of these items were Ijebu Ode, Odogbolu, Ijebu East and Ijebu North East Local Government Areas of the state.
The Northeast Development Commission (NEDC) has distributed relief materials to 4, 000 victims of Boko Haram insurgents’ attack in Auno community of Konduga Local Government Area of Borno.

Auno attack: NEDC distributes relief items to 4, 000 victims in Borno

The Northeast Development Commission (NEDC) has distributed relief materials to 4, 000 victims of Boko Haram insurgents’ attack in Auno community of Konduga Local Government Area of Borno.

Dangote Plant chief urges federal government to stop tomato paste import

Alhaji Abdulkarim Kaita, Managing Director of Dangote Tomato Processing Plant in Kadawa, Kano State, has called on the Federal government to stop the importation of tomato paste.

Dangote shuts Kano tomato plant again

Dangote Tomato plant in Kano has been shut again, six months after it resumed operations from an almost three-year shut down.

Apapa Customs rakes in N203.264 billion revenue in six months

The Apapa Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), has said it generated a total revenue of N293.264 billion into Federal Government’s coffers from January 1 to June 30, 2019, representing 54.5 per cent of its approximate annual revenue target of N372.56 billion.
All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) in Niger State, on Saturday, urged the Federal Government to put the right structures in place before banning importation of tomato paste into the country.

AFAN: Ban on importation of tomato paste will fail without necessary structures

All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) in Niger State, on Saturday, urged the Federal Government to put the right structures in place before banning importation of tomato paste into the country.

Minister: Nigerians now order Pizza from London

The Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh, has revealed that Nigerians import everything, including Pizza from London.

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.

Godwin Emefiele: Forex ban on some items lifted Nigeria out of recession

Godwin Emefiele, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), says the restriction of forex supply on 41 items including rice and toothpicks helped in lifting the economy out of recession.

Yobe government shuts down IDPs camp in Damaturu

As part of return of peace in the State, Yobe State government has closed the Pompomari Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) Camp in Damaturu on Wednesday morning.

Federal government donates relief materials to IDPs in Edo

The National Logistic Committee on Distribution of Relief Materials has donated relief items to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) being accommodated in Edo State.

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The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, disclosed this at a press briefing in Abuja.

Nigeria threatens to ban flights from UAE, Netherlands

The task force said the Ministry of Aviation and its relevant agencies have been mandated to take the necessary reciprocal measures as may be permissible under the laws and other international obligations expected to be discharged against Emirates airlines operating from the UAE and other airlines from The Netherlands.
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is refusing to dream of a late title push, believing Manchester City are “too far ahead” despite yesterday’s superb derby win.

Manchester United boss rules out late title push despite derby win

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is refusing to dream of a late title push, believing Manchester City are “too far ahead” despite yesterday’s superb derby win.

NIOB, PSN, 28 others seek more roles for Nigerian professionals

Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB), Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) as well as 28 other bodies under the umbrella of the Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria (APBN) have called for more patronage of indigenous professionals.
Africa Development Bank (AfDB) is planning to invest $10 billion for the expansion of renewable energy projects in the continent, over the next five years.

AfDB approves $1.3 million grant for female financial inclusion research in Africa

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved two grants worth $1.3 million for research aimed at increasing women’s access to a range of digital financial services on the continent.
Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp, has confessed that his boys were tired and not ready to play and paid dearly for the defeat against Brighton.

Jurgen Klopp hopes for respite for struggling Liverpool

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp hopes a change of competition will give his side a break from their wretched Premier League form that has put their chances of a top-four finish in jeopardy.

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Bishop Wale Oke, Founder of the Sword of the Spirit Ministries, Ibadan, Oyo State, has been elected the new National President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN).

PFN elects new national president, others

Bishop Wale Oke, Founder of the Sword of the Spirit Ministries, Ibadan, Oyo State, has been elected the new National President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN).

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Ile Tuntun Customary Court, Mapo, Ibadan, Oyo State, has adjourned a divorce suit brought before it by a man, Blessing Benjamin, against his wife, Ayodele Benjamin.
Napoli chief Cristiano Giuntoli says the club is not expecting Victor Osimhen to return to action again this year.

Victor Osimhen Will Bounce Back From Injury Woes – Victor Agali

The Nigerian international recently recovered from injury after he fell awkwardly after a head collision with Atalanta defender Cristian Romero during a Serie A game. The Nigerian international was conscious as he was stretchered off and rushed to the hospital.
The Pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, its South-East counterpart, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the Pan-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, among others, yesterday, condemned stoppage of the supply of foodstuffs and cattle to the south from the north by the Amalgamated Union of Foodstuffs and cattle Dealers of Nigeria.

Food blockade: We’re already feeling the pains – market leaders

Last week, the Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria, embarked on a strike action that led to a blockade of foodstuffs from the north to the south.
Everton have the quality in their squad to compensate for the absence of injured defenders Seamus Coleman and Lucas Digne but there is still room for improvement, manager Carlo Ancelotti said on Friday.

Carlo Ancelotti: We’re now a match for Chelsea

Having beaten Chelsea in December when Frank Lampard was at the helm, Everton go to Stamford Bridge to face a different team under new boss Thomas Tuchel.