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Lagos Govt acquires 2,134 hectares of land for agriculture to boost IGR

Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr Toyin Suarau, Saturday said that the state had acquired 2,134 hectares of land from neighbouring states to promote agriculture. Saurau said this at an Agriculture Seminar organised by Buhari Youth Organisation (BYO) with theme: ‘Repositioning Agriculture for Youths Empowerment, Rural and Economic Development’ in …

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Nigeria’s Finance Minister advocates inclusive growth at G20 Seminar in Paris

Nigeria’s Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun called for sustainable and inclusive growth for Africa at a high level G20 Finance Ministers seminar held in Paris Thursday night. The Finance Ministers met to discuss current challenges to the international financial architecture and ways of combating macroeconomic volatility. The high-level seminar also assessed …

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PDP National Chairman, Governors storm Ebonyi for Gov. Umahi’s mother’s wake-keep

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike was among eminent personalities that attended the wake-keep of late Mother-General Margaret Umahi, mother of Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi at Agu-Ugwu, Umunaga Uburu in Ohaozara Local Government Area of Ebonyi State. Other dignitaries at the programme which took place on Thursday 31 March, …

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Enugu governor, Minister of Labour advocate coordinated efforts in diversifying Nigeria’s economy

The Governor of Enugu State, Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, and the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, Thursday advocated coordinated efforts at all levels of government aimed at diversifying the nation’s economy from its present mono-economy status. They spoke in Enugu when the minister, accompanied by the management team …

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U.S to invest over $600m in Nigeria in 2016, return billions of dollars of looted funds – Kerry; I’ll critically review budget passed by NASS before assenting – Buhari

United States Secretary of State, John Kerry has ssured that his country will invest more than $600 million in Nigeria this year. He disclosed this during the opening session of the U.S.A – Nigeria Bi-National Commission meeting. The delegation from Nigeria was headed by Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyema, flanked …

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Rivers Rerun: PDP worries over non-release of election results by INEC; alleges favouritism

Opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has expressed concern over the non-release of outstanding results of the March 19 Rivers State and National Assembly rerun elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). In the results so far declared by the state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mr. Aniedi Ikoiwak, the PDP …

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