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Akwa Ibom Targets 80% Production of Food for Internal Consumption

Akwa Ibom Targets 80% Production of Food for Internal Consumption

Akwa Ibom State governor, Udom Emmanuel, has expressed his desire for a practical match-making of farmers and investors in subsequent food fairs in the state. Emmanuel spoke in Uyo, the state capital, when he declared open a Nutritious Food Fair jointly organised by the state government and HarvestPlus International. The Governor, who was represented by

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725 Professionals To Be Recruited Into Edo Civil Service – Obaseki

New blood is soon to be injected into the Edo State civil service with the plan by the governor, Governor, Godwin Obaseki, to recruit 725 new professionals into it. Disclosing this on Sunday at the 2020 Alaghodaro/Inauguration thanksgiving service held at the New Festival Hall, Government House, Benin City, Obaseki said he would in his

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Ken Saro-Wiwa’s 25 Years Memorial: Shell Must Account for Rights Violations in Ogoniland, Niger Delta – ERA/FoEN

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) on Wednesday marked the 25th anniversary of the killing by the Nigerian State of Ken Saro-Wiwa and the Ogoni- Eight environmental activists with the Executive Director of the organisation, Dr. Godwin Uyi-Ojo, lamenting that since the death of the Ogoni Nine, the Niger Delta environment still

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UN’s $250M Support Package Aligns with Nigeria’s Economic Recovery Plans says Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said on Monday, that the United Nations’ $250M support package for COVID-19 aligns with Buhari administration’s economic recovery plans. He said this at the launch of the United Nations Plus Offer for Socio-Economic Recovery attended by the UN Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed, and top officials of the world body at the

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Hoodlums defy curfew in Rivers burn down trucks at Trailer Park

A band of miscreants on Thursday invaded the Trailer Park along Port Harcourt – Oyigbo road and set several trailers that loaded with foodstuff from the northern parts of the country on fire. The miscreants defied the 24-hour curfew imposed on the entire Oyigbo Local Government Area by the Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Wednesday to


Buhari: The Unity Sermon and The Reality of Nigeria’s Nationhood

Tougher times await Nigerians from President Muhammadu Buhari’s speech to mark Nigeria’s 60th anniversary. His speech vanished any hope of lower petrol and electricity prices as he affirmed that “It makes no sense for oil to be cheaper in Nigeria than in Saudi Arabia.” According to him, petrol presently sells for N168.00 in Saudi Arabia,

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How LASUSOC Cultivated National Leadership for LASU

On Tuesday September 1, 2020, two days before the announcement of LASU as the nation’s second foremost university according to Times Higher Education Tertiary Education Ranking, the tone was set for another trans-generational landmark at the Lagos State University School of Communication, LASUSOC. That day, without any tone of compulsion, nearly all of us as

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“We are in Crisis” – FG

Says COVID-19 financial crisis responsible for hike in fuel, electricity tariffs. The Federal government has called on Nigerians to support the present hike in fuel and electricity tariffs, explaining that the government is facing a financial crisis caused by COIVD-19 pandemic which has led to a 60 percent shortfall in revenue. President Muhammadu Buhari said

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