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  • Nigeria Has Over 1000 Illegal Mining Sites-Expert

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    The President of the Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society(NMGS)and Chairman, Mining Implementation and Strategic Team(MIST) Professor Olugbenga Okunlola has said Nigeria has over 1000 unregulated mining sites, also known as illegal mines. This is even as he observed that “illegal mining has persisted because something that has persisted over the years and is prevalent all…

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  • Mining: Nigeria Has over 120 Geo-Tourists Sites – NMGS

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    The President, Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society Prof. Olugbenga Okunlola has said Nigeria has over 120 viable Geo-tourist’s sites spreads across the nation. The Don stated this while speaking with Journalists at a press conference to announce the commencement of the 53th Annual International Conference and Exhibition to begin March 26th-31st in Abuja with the…

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  • Nigerian Youths Lament Low Political Representation

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    Nigerian youths on the platform of the Youth Initiative for Advocacy and Growth Advancement (YIAGA) have lamented the low participation of youths in the political space as compared to other African countries. Senior programmes officer of YIAGA, Ibrahim Faruk, stated this while speaking at the public information  and immersion  meeting with stakeholders which held in…

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  • FAO, AfricaRice Trains 300 Rice Farmers

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    As part of efforts to boost rice production in the country, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Côte d’Ivoire based  Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice) have commenced the training of 300 farmers across 6 States in Nigeria The Six states which include  Ekiti, Edo, Anambra, Abia, Nassarawa and Jigawa will each…

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  • FG Saves N60bn Through Presidential Fertiliser Initiative – FEPSAN

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    The President, Fertiliser Producers and Suppliers Association of Nigeria (FEBSAN), Thomas Etuh has said that Presidential Fertiliser Initiative has eliminated subsidy on fertiliser by saving at least N60billion in budgetary provisions in fertiliser supply for 2017. He also said the initiative “would boost foreign exchange savings of $200 million by maximising local content.” Recall that…

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  • Jigawa Distributes 4000mt of Fertiliser to Farmers Under PFI.

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    Executive Governor of Jigawa State and Chairman of the Presidential Fertiliser Initiative (PFI) Alhaji Abubakar Badaru has said the, state has purchased 4000 metric tonnes of fertiliser and supplied to farmers under the scheme. The Governor stated this when he received a delegation of the Presidential Fertiliser Initiative(PFI) and Fertiliser Producers and Suppliers Association of…

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  • Fertiliser Production: FG Initiative Saves N60b for 2017-FEPSAN

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    The President, Fertiliser Producers and Suppliers Association of Nigeria (FEBSAN), Thomas Etuh has said the Presidential Fertiliser Initiative has eliminated subsidy on fertiliser by saving at least N60billion in budgetary Provisions in fertiliser supply for 2017. He also said the initiative “would boost foreign exchange savings of $200 million by maximising local content” Leadership recalls…

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