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FG inaugurates Sugarcane Bio-factory in Nigeria

Federal Government, Monday, inaugurated the first Sugarcane Bio-factory in Nigeria, located at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, in Kaduna State. The one-million seedlings per annum capacity factor, according to government, is part of effort to achieve self-sufficiency in the nation’s sugar requirements and the accruing benefits. While declaring the Sugarcane …

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Jonathan sacks embattled NIPC boss

President Goodluck Jonathan has fired the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC), Ms. Saratu Umar, even as a replacement for the embattled official is yet to be named. According to reports, Umar was dismissed from office with immediate effect. It would be recalled that the former NIPC …

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S/Africa deports 5,645 immigrants

South Africa has repatriated 5,645 foreigners since the end of xenophobia attacks in late April, the government said, Sunday. Minister in the Presidency, Jeff Radebe, who said this in a statement, added that the foreigners chose to leave South Africa voluntarily. Malawians made up the bulk of the foreigners, numbering …

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