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Yam Association Urges FG To Sign Trade Agreement With EU


Yam Traders The National Association of Yam Farmers, Processors, and Marketers have begged the federal Government to sign trade agreements with European Union (EU) to secure duty-free yam export to Europe.  The association in line with the Technical Committee on Nigeria Yam Export Programme, made this known in a communique …

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Reps Approve Two State Constituencies For Benue

Reps The house of representatives has approved the creation of two new state constituencies for Benue state. The approval followed a proposal to the House of Representatives by independent national electoral commission (INEC) that the boundaries of Guma state constituency be altered by creating two state constituencies. The new state …

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ELECTRICITY: No regulations prevents state government from generating it – Fashola.

Babatunde Raji Fashola

Babatunde Raji Fashola Honorable Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, SAN, has said there is nothing in the power sector law that prohibits state governments from generating, transmitting and distributing their own electricity. Fashola who spoke at the Punuka Annual Lecture series held in Lagos, said that opposing …

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Senate’ll bar ministers from traveling out – Lawan

Ahmed Lawan

Ahmed Lawan Senate Leader, Senator Ahmed Lawan, says the leadership of the 9th Senate under him will seek the permission of President Muhammadu Buhari to bar ministers from overseas trip during budget defence  Senator Ahmed Lawan, who is one of those aspiring to lead the Senate, spoke with journalists in …

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Retired PS Pledges Allegiance to Oyetola

The forum of retired heads of service and permanent secretaries who served under the administration of former governor Rauf Aregesola,  has pledged its allegiance to the administration of governor Gboyega Oyetola The forum made the pledge during its congratulatory visit to the governor in his office. 

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Soldiers missing in Nigeria after trap.

nigeria army

Nigerian soldier A search was in progress on  Wednesday for several missing Niger soldiers since an ambush by armed men the day before left several of their equals injured, security sources said. A military patrol was ambushed Tuesday afternoon near the village of Tongo Tongo in the western Tillaberi region …

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Court Jails Three Ex-Convicts For 120 Years.


Three ex-convicts – Femi Olasupo, Musbau Oloyede, and Ahmed Akinsanya – who were arrested in 2011 by men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad for terrorizing residents in the Iwo road area of Ibadan, Oyo state, were each sentenced to 40 years’ imprisonment. Some neighbors of Olasupo had reported him to …

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