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NAPTIP nabs 62-year-old man for allegedly defiling 12-year-old girl

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Benin Zonal Command, has taken into custody, a 62 years old cobbler, Chukwudi Agustine, for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl.

Nigeria loses N28 billion in cashew export

There are indications that Nigeria lost about N28 billion ($79,550,000) from the 37,000 tonnes of cashew exported to Vietnam due to price volatility.
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Nigeria resumes export of hibiscus to Mexico

The Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS) said that Nigeria would resume the export of hibiscus, popularly known as Zobo, to Mexico.

FIIRO calls for proper commercialisation of innovations for socio-development

The Director General, Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO), Professor Gloria Elemo, on Wednesday, called for a proper mechanism for commercialization of innovations for socio-economic development.

Research institute announces automated machines for kunu, zobo preparation

The Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO), has unveiled an automated machine for Kunu and Zobo drinks to enhance competitiveness and productivity in the food and beverage industry.

Nigeria exports 1,983 containers of hibiscus to Mexico

Following the drive for high non-oil exports the country has exported 1, 983 containers of hibiscus (Zobo) to Mexico alone, thereby generating $35 million within a short time in 2017.

Nigeria earns $31 million from ‘zobo leaves’ exports – Audu Ogbeh

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, on Monday, said that Nigeria earned $31m from the sale of purple hibiscus, popularly known as zobo leaves, in the last one year.

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The Controller General of Nigerian Correctional Service, Ja’afaru Ahmed, has set up a panel to investigate Ikoyi Prisons following the exposure of corrupt practices in Nigerian prisons by Fisayo Soyombo, an undercover journalist.

Correctional service comptroller orders probe of Ikoyi prison

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