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Heritage Bank, NatnudO partner on food security in Nigeria

Heritage Bank-NatnudO

The menace of food insecurity currently prevailing Nigeria may soon become part of history as Heritage Bank Plc has disclosed that it is supporting NatnudO Foods, a food processing company in its determination to make poultry affordable and accessible for the people. Speaking at the media briefing organized on food security in Nigeria, Team Member, Agric Finance, Specialised Banking of ...

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Buhari has lost touch with Nigeria’s economic realities – Fayose

Gov-Ayodele-Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s latest comment that he was pleased with Nigeria’s economic situation as another pointer to the fact that the President has lost touch with the economic realities in the country, saying; “It is strange that a President will say that he is pleased with sufferings being experienced by his people.” ...

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UK announces increased support as Foreign, International Dev Secretaries visit Maiduguri

Foreign-secretary-visit-maiduguri

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and International Development Secretary Priti Patel visited Maiduguri on Wednesday (August 30) as part of the UK’s increasing support to saving lives and rebuilding northeast Nigeria. The UK is one of the biggest donors supporting UNICEF’s humanitarian response in northeast Nigeria, as well as its work in other parts of the country. According to a ...

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As Corruption Tears Police Apart, By Emmanuel Onwubiko

Emmanuel-Onwubiko

Nigeria has a debilitating social malaise which has to do with the lack of a sustained sense of national outrage over ethical and criminal offences that ordinarily should prick the conscience of a rational being. The majority of the people of Nigeria who reside in the geographical space known as Nigeria behave in such a despicable manner of always forgetting ...

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Buhari off to Daura for Sallah, welcomed by overwhelming crowd

President-Muhammadu-Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday arrived his country home in Daura, Katsina State, preferring to walk through the street from the helipad as an overwhelming crowd surged to welcome him. The President, who was received at the helipad by the Emir of Daura, Alhaji Faruk Umar Faruk, abandoned the motorcade as a large number of people had already gathered around the helipad, ...

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Alleged Fake Retirement Letters: PSC Summons Senator Misau

Senator Isa Hamman Misau

The Police Service Commission has invited Senator Isah Hamma Misau, Chairman Senate Committee on Navy to appear before its Special Panel investigating allegations surrounding the now rested recommendations on Special promotions in the Nigeria Police Force on Wednesday, 6thSeptember, 2017 at 11.00am. The Commission in a letter signed by the Chairman of the Special Panel ,Hon. Justice O. Adekeye, a ...

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Mambila Power: Buhari’s Big Bang Project Set To Take Off, By Garba Shehu

Garba Shehu

Wednesday, August 30th approval by the Federal Executive Council, FEC for the award of the contract for the engineering, procurement and construction of the 3050 MW Mambila Hydro Electric Power Project reflects President Muhammadu Buhari’s strong commitment to the development of infrastructure in the country. After more than 40 years on the drawing boards, the FEC approval for the award ...

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EFCC Recovers N409bn, $69mn In 2017

Ibrahim-Magu

ABUJA – Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has recovered N409bn, $69m in 2017 alone, the chairman of the Anti-Graft Agency, Ibrahim Magu has said. He disclosed this on Wednesday during an interaction with senior journalists in Abuja as part of the agency’s regular interface with stakeholders. “We owe the media a debt of gratitude for whatever success we ...

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Ibadan Mesiogo Golf Open: 90 golfers jostle for N10m prize money

Mesiogo-golf-open

By Bukolami Flora IBADAN – Over 90 Professional golfers will compete for N10 million prize money at the maiden edition of the forthcoming Ibadan Mesiogo Golf Open scheduled to hold later in the year with other professional golfers. This was dislosed by the initiator and chairman, Local Organising Committee of the tournament, Mr Olawale Opayinka at a press conference held ...

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