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  • Canada Supports Nigeria’s IDPs, Others With $119.25m

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    The minister of International Development and La Francophonie of Canada, Hon. Marie-Claude Bibeau has said that Canada will provide $119.25 million in humanitarian funding to crisis-affected people in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen. In a statement made available to LEADERSHIP yesterday, it revealed that the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Hon. Ahmed D….

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  • Feed The Future Nigeria Engages Media for Effective Agricultural Policy Advocacy

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    The Feed the Future Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project has engaged members of the Nigerian Media, on the platform of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) to promote effective agricultural policies. Speaking in an exclusive interview with LEADERSHIP on the sideline of the Guiding Sustainable Intensification in Sub Saharan Africa(GISAIA) workshop in Abuja recently, Principal Investigator…

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  • We Are Taking Nigeria Back To The Top In Cocoa – Ogbeh

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    The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh has described as embarrassing the downgrade of Nigeria in the global cocoa business. To revive the industry, however, he disclosed that a re-launch will be done early this year as part of activities to bring cocoa back to public consciousness. He added that millions of…

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  • NUJ Cautions Against Attempt To Gag The Media

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    The National President of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) Comrade Abdulwaheed Odusile has described as unhealthy and undemocratic the recent arrest of Premium Times Publisher, Dapo Olurunyomi and Judiciary Reporter Evelyn Okaku by the police. In a statement on Friday signed by national secretary, Shuaibu Usman Leman (Walin Shadalafiya) it stated that, “the president…

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  • FG Targets N500bn In BOA Recapitalisation Drive

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    The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbanjo has said the federal government is targeting N500 billion for the restructuring and recapitalisation of the Bank of Agriculture (BOA) The Vice President who was represented by the minister of agriculture/chairman of the National Council on Privatization (NCP) Steering Committee on the restructuring of the Bank of Agriculture, Chief…

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  • Lawyer Threatens To Sue Fayose Over Comments Against Buratai

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    A civil rights attorney, Osuagwu Ugochukwu Esq has called on governor, Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State to retract alleged defaming statements made against the Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen Tukur Buratai within seven days. He said noted that the statements against the Army General credited to Fayose was spurious and unacceptable and must be retracted…

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