FG unveils agric policy, gets $55m US support

The Federal Government, on Friday, unveiled the new National Agricultural Technology and Innovation Policy 2022-2027 to guide and enhance agribusiness activities across the country. At the unveiling of the policy document in Abuja, the United States Agency for International Development announced that the US Government would provide $55m to support Nigeria in mitigating the effects of global food crisis. Speaking …

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missing 17-year-old Lagos girl was found in Bauchi

Police in Bauchi State have found a 17-year-old girl, Mildred Ebuka, who got missing on Thursday while running an errand in Lagos. Ebuka reportedly left her residence in Victoria Island on Thursday to deliver a wig cap to her Aunty’s friend in the Ikorodu area of Lagos. The Bauchi Police Command on Friday alerted the public to locate the girl …

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How wearing police uniform landed me in jail — Frankie Seeka

A singer, comedian and actor, Franklin Isika, aka Frankie Seeka, has 134,000 followers on Instagram. He tells BABATUNDE TUGBOBO about his career When did you venture into comedy? I had always been around comedians and content creators. I also used to write scripts as well. However, I formally started my comedy career in 2020. What is the inspiration behind your …

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30 suspects arrested over Edo cult killings

The Edo State Police Command has arrested 30 suspects connected to cult killings. In a statement on Friday by the Deputy Spokesperson, Jennifer Iwegbu, the command swung into action after reported killings in different parts of the state. Iwegbu stated that, irked by killings by rival cult groups in some parts of the state in the last 72 hours, the …

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2023: Kwankwaso now controls Buhari’s votes – Jibrin on APC-NNPP merger

A former House of Representatives member, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has claimed that the presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Rabiu Kwankwaso, now controls the northern votes of President Muhammadu Buhari. Jibrin stated this during an interview with Channels Television on Friday. Recently, there have been speculations that Kwankwaso might ask his supporters to vote for Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, …

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London meetings with Obasanjo, Atiku, Obi crucial – Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Friday said the meetings his team held with former President Olusegun Obasanjo and some presidential candidates were in national interest and nothing personal as widely believed. The governor, who spoke with journalists at the Port Harcourt International Airport when he returned from the United Kingdom on Friday, was accompanied by the governors of Benue …

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WAEC boss dissociates council from state performance report

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has dismissed claims that it ranked states based on their performance in its recently released examination for school candidates as false. Mr Patrick Areghan, WAEC’s Head of National Office, dismissed the claims, calling them misleading, false, and the work of a liar. Areghan told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Lagos …

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