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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT MOVES TO BROADEN APICULTURE SECTOR

The Federal Government has set machinery in motion for the development of the apiculture industry as part of its efforts to broaden the agricultural sector. Apiculture is the process and business of beekeeping. President Muhammadu Buhari who made this known in Abuja, noted that the government was building the capacities of bee-keepers and processors to […]

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PRESIDENT BUHARI CONDEMNS PLATEAU VIOLENCE

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the latest violence in Jos which led to the imposition of a curfew in the Plateau state capital. The President expressed his worries over the seeming indifference to the sanctity of life by criminals. The President recalled that through the last three and a half years of the present administration […]

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BRITISH PRIME MINISTER CHARGES EUROPEAN UNION LEADERS TO CONSIDER UK PLANS

British Prime Minister, Theresa May has charged European Union leaders to focus their minds on getting a Brexit deal in the next two months, noting that negotiations will not be extended. Prime Minister May told her counterparts, twenty-seven of them, at a dinner in Salzburg, that her priorities remain maintaining economic ties and ensuring promises […]

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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TARGETS SIX BILLION NAIRA FROM CONCESSION OF TWENTY SILOS

The Federal Government is to get about 6 billion naira from the concession of 20 silos in different parts of the country to private sector operators. Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, said in Abuja that the Federal Executive Council approved the plan at its meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday. […]

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EUROPEAN UNION TRAINS INEC AND SECURITY AGENTS ON ELECTION PROSECUTION

The European Union, in an effort to improve the capacity of the legal officers of the Independent National Electoral Commission and security agents to prosecute election offenders, has put together a two-day capacity building training in Sokoto. The training supported by the European Union Centre for Electoral Support will be the first time the police […]

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LABOUR UNIONS AGAIN DEMAND NEGOTIATIONS ON MINIMUM WAGE

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has said it would make good its threat to call out workers on a nationwide industrial action at the expiration of its 14-day ultimatum if the federal government fails to reconvene the tripartite committee on negotiations for a new minimum wage. NLC President, Ayuba Wabba said the National Executive Committee […]

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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SUSPENDS NIGERIA AIR PROJECT INDEFINITELY

The Federal Government has suspended the planned commencement of Nigeria Air operations. Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, made this known via a tweet yesterday. The Federal Government, through its Ministry of Transportation, the Aviation arm, had announced last July that Nigeria Air would commence operations before the end of this year.


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Linda Ikeji gives birth to ‘Baby J’ in Atlanta

Linda Ikeji has just delivered a baby in Atlanta early this morning. The Celebrity posted on her Instagram page this morning about the news. Congratulations to her and the family

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BREAKING: Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, resigns

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has reportedly resigned from the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.   According to sources, Adeosun resigned over allegations that she forged her National Youth Service Corps certificate.   However, The PUNCH gathered that the minister resumed in her office this morning and it is unclear when the reported resignation will […]


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Oyo 2019: Shittu Renews ‘War’ With Ajimobi, Purchases Governorship Form

Less than 72-hour After Governor Abiola Ajimobi hinted that he would meet the over 30 governorship aspirants on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to reduce them to 4, communications minister, Alhaji Adebayo Shittu will obtain his nomination form today in Abuja, OYO INSIGHT learnt last night.   Ajimobi had, during last Thursday’s […]


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