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FG to implement new agric funding policy in 2013

*** Agric ministry created 2.2 million jobs in one year The Federal Government is planning a new agriculture funding policy that will guarantee loans at single digit interest rate to Nigerian farmers from 2013. Briefing State House correspondents after Wednesday’s …

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No going back on new State House Banquet Hall- FG

The Federal Government on Wednesday provided more justification for the approval of a contract for a new N2.2 billion Banquet Hall at the President Villa. Speaking to State House correspondents after yesterday’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, the Minister of …

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Hundreds of Abia pensioners block Federal Highway

Business activities were paralysed for hours yesterday in Umuahia, the Abia State capital after close to three hundred aged pensioners blocked the Enugu-Port Harcourt Highway at the Umuahia Tower protesting their five months unpaid pension. The aggrieved pensioners had conflicts …

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Gunmen kidnap Ogun lawmaker’s wife in Ijebu

Unknown gunmen, numbering about four on Tuesday kidnapped wife of Ogun lawmaker representing Ijebu North East state Constituency at the House of Assembly, Honourable Samson Onademuren, Mrs. Onademuren. Mrs. Onademuren, whose husband was among the majority of the 18 lawmakers …

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Jonathan Buries Brother On Saturday

President Jonathan will leave Abuja for Bayelsa State on Thursday to perform the burial rites of his younger brother, Chief Meni Innocent Jonathan who died at the National Hospital On November 20, 2012 which was his birthday. Dr. Reuben Abati, …

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Ogun Sets up Task force on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

As part of continued efforts to reduce carnage and traffic jam on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, Ogun State Government has constituted task force to check indiscriminate parking of trucks and other articulated vehicles on the Lagos-Ibadan highway. Secretary to the State …

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Varsity Don: Nigeria May not have Agricultural Breakthrough if…

A lecturer from the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Professor Philips Adetiloye has said that Nigeria may not record any meaningful breakthrough if the federal government continues to depend on foreigners on policy formulation in agriculture. Adetiloye wondered why …

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Subsidy Scam: EFCC Re-arraigns Suspect Two Others.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC yesterday re-arraigned two oil marketers: Oluwaseun Ogunbambo, Habila Theck, and one company, Fargo Petroleum and Gas Limited before Justice Adeniyi Onigbanjo of the Lagos High Court. The defendants were re-arraigned on a ten-count …

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