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  • Researchers To Unveil Techniques For Controlling Weeds In Cassava

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    Researchers working under the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture led Cassava Weed Management Project (IITA-CWMP) will this week share findings and recommendations on how to tackle weeds in cassava farming systems. The sharing of research findings is part of activities marked for a week-long annual review and planning meeting and Steering Committee meeting scheduled to…

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  • Empowerment Of Rural Women Fundamental To 2030 Agenda

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    Leaders from the three UN Rome-based agencies on March 8 2017 marked the International Women’s Day by reinforcing their commitments to step up efforts to invest in the capacities of rural women as key agents of change in building a world without hunger. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development…

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  • Foundation Pays NECO/SSCE Fees For 600 Students In Edo

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    A total of 600 students from Esan South- East and Esan North- East Federal constituency in Edo State participating in the May/June 2017, NECO/SSCE weekend secured sponsorship in the form of payment of their enrolment fee from the Sergius Oseasochie Ogun Foundation (SOOF). Each of the successful student receive the sum of N15,00 to enable…

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  • NSCDC Urged To Reflect Federal Character In Recruitment

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    The House of Representatives yesterday urged the commandant general of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Abdulahi Muhammad Gana to ensure that the forthcoming recruitment exercise into the service reflects the principle Federal Character. The House also mandated its  committees on Interior, Federal Character and Legislative Compliance to monitor compliance and report back…

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  • Whistle Blower Not Sacked In DTCA’

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    The Civil Society Union of Nigeria (CSUN), has refuted claims that an employee of the Directorate of Technical Cooperation (DTCA) in Africa, MrNtia Thomson was sacked on the ground of whistle blowing, saying his claim were false. A statement yesterday, signed by CSUN president, Comrade Olayemi Success, said the news making the round about the…

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  • Police Parade 4 Kidnap Suspects, 2 Cultists

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    The Nigeria Police has paraded a gang of four kidnap suspects and two cultists for kidnapping, armed robbery and cultism in Rivers and other States in the South-South zone. Parading the suspects yesterday in Abuja, force public relations officer CSP Jimoh Moshood said the IGP’s monitoring team raided a kidnappers hideout at Umuike Allu on…

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  • Abuja DSO May Go Off Air Soon – Residents

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    Fresh facts have emerged that the June 2017 deadline for the Digital Switch Over (DSO) of broadcast signals in Nigeria might not be achieved by the federal government due to technical hitches. This is even as the residents noticed a sudden switch off of the Abuja switch for over three months after it was officially…

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  • Senate Suspends Recs’ Confirmation Over Magu

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    Senate yesterday stepped down the confirmation of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)’s Resident Electoral Commission (REC), officers over what it described as President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to sack the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu. The red chamber that postponed the screening and confirmation of 27 Resident…

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