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    Developmental Funds: Relax Guidelines, Union Task CBN

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    The president, Federal Civil Service of Nigeria Staff Cooperative Societies Union, Onjefu Obu has called on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to relax or withdraw guidelines impeding the participation of civil service from benefiting from developmental funds. He said this is because every cooperative in the MDAs is well structured, streamlined and has such…

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    FG To Collaborate With Farmers To Earn Foreign Exchange – Lokpobiri

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    The Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri has said the federal government is determined to collaborate with farmers in Bayelsa State in a bid to boosting Nigerian’s foreign exchange earnings. He said the collaboration will also empower the private sector and youths for job placement and wealth creation. Lokpobiri said…

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    Grasshoppers, Locusts, Birds Attack Farms In 12 States

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    The federal government has raised the alarm over the outbreak of quelea birds, locust and grasshoppers in farms in some frontline states. The minister of Agriculture,  Chief Audu Ogbe, raised the alarm while brainstorming on strategies to curtail the menace with 21 representatives of states in Abuja yesterday. The states so far affected  include Jigawa,…

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  • Budget Padding: Group Calls For Independent Investigation

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    A Non-Governmental Organisation , Say No Campaign, has called for an immediate constitution of an independent panel of inquiry to undertake a comprehensive review and audit of the constituency projects and constituency offices between 2004 and 2016. The call made by co-convener of the group, Ezenwa Nwagwu said this had become necessary as the budget…

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    Nigeria Confirms Nickel Discovery In Kaduna

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    Authorities at the Ministry of Solid Minerals Development yesterday confirmed the discovery of world class nickel in Kaduna State, by an Australian mining syndicate. Top officials at the ministry, who confirmed the development in separate telephone chats with LEADERSHIP, on Monday night, said a more comprehensive report would be made available by the Ministry today….

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  • Cardinal- The Metropolitan Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan

    Nigeria Needs Change for the Better -Onaiyekan

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    The Arch-Bishop of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, on Friday said Nigeria needs change for the better so as to make progress. He said, “We are all used to hearing about change,but we all need to change for the better” in His welcome address at a  one day Public Discussion with the theme “the way forward…

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    FG To Recruit 100,000 Extension Workers

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    In its effort to develop Nigerian agriculture, the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the federal government is set to train 100,000 persons as agricultural extension workers as a way of providing support services in agricultural technologies to farmers. The vice president stated this in his address at the official launch and public presentation…

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