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Dangote Farms commissions tomatoes nursery to provide seedlings for farmers

In a bid to make Nigeria self-sufficient in tomato production, Dangote Tomatoes Processing Limited, owned by the younger brother of Africa’s richest man, Sani Dangote, has unveiled a N2.8 billion greenhouse nursery in Kano to supply the best quality tomato seedlings to Nigerian farmers. Speaking on the project, Sani Dangote said the …

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Somaliland court sentences journalist Abdirahman Mohamed Hiddig to 21 months in prison

Nairobi, January 28, 2020 Authorities in Somaliland should immediately release journalist Abdirahman Mohamed Hiddig from prison and drop all charges against him, the Committee to Protect Journalists, CPJ, said Tuesday. On January 15, authorities in the town of Erigavo, in the eastern Sanaag region, detained Abdirahman, a reporter with the …

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We’ll provide enabling environment for business to thrive, President Buhari assures MTN delegation

The Federal Government is committed to providing an enabling envir   onment for businesses to succeed, as partnerships between the public and private sectors remain the most viable means of bringing prosperity to the masses. President Muhammadu Buhari, according to a statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President …

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Dignitaries grace Lagos ‘Never Again’ Confab commemorating 50 years of Nigeria civil war

  The ‘Never Again Conference’ with the theme:  “Nigerian Civil War: 50 Years After,” organised by Nzuko Umunna and Ndigbo Lagos, in collaboration with Civil Society Organizations was held at the Agip Recital Hall, MUSON Center, Onikan, Lagos, Nigeria on January 13, 2019. Very important personalities attended the Conference and pictures by …

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We have plans to construct Port Harcourt-Maiduguri rail line, says Amaechi   Bonny, Warri Seaports gets approval

Minister of Transportation, Rt Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has announced plans by the Federal Government to construct the Port Harcourt-Maiduguri Rail line. He said the President has also approved the building of two new seaports. One in Bonny, Rivers State and the other in Warri, Delta State. Amaechi expressed the …

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Truth is our problem, Borno Governor says at Defence College lecture 

Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, was guest lecturer at the National Defence College, in Abuja, Tuesday, with the governor being frank in engaging his audience, participants of course 28, amongst them top military officers and civilian policy makers from Nigeria and other foreign countries. Zulum said, the unwillingness of …

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