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School feeding programme: Poultry owners chide government for awarding contract to cronies
BusinessAgro Features Maryam Uwais Poultry

School feeding programme: Poultry owners chide government for awarding contract to cronies

Middlemen Take The Profits — Farmers With the recent revelation by the Special Adviser to the President on National Social Welfare Programme, Mrs. Maryam Uwais, that Federal Government feeds pupils under the school feeding programme with over six million eggs weekly, many would have thought that poultry farming is the […]

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IITA DG seeks collaboration with Sudan on cassava transformation

As IITA, Sudan Sign MoU The Director General of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Dr Nteranya Sanginga, has assured that the collaboration between IITA and Sudan will put smiles on the faces of farmers in northern Africa. This was contained in an address to a presidential delegation from […]

Imams preach peaceful 2019 elections
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Imams preach peaceful 2019 elections

Sheikh Tijani Gbajabiamila (right); Chief Imam of Lagos, Sheikh Sulaimon Oluwatoyin Abou-Nolla; Sheikh Lawal and Sheikh Mujitaba Giwa during the yearly conference of Chief Imams and Ulamas in Lagos. Chief Imams and religious leaders in Lagos State have been urged to brace up for a patriotic role in the forthcoming […]

Occupational therapists seek interventions as Nigeria records 9.9m work-related deaths
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Occupational therapists seek interventions as Nigeria records 9.9m work-related deaths

[FILE PHOTO] Occupational therapists seek interventions as Nigeria records 9.9m work-related deaths The Society of Occupational and Environmental Health Physicians of Nigeria (SOEHPON) has called on the Federal Ministry of Health as well as the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment to implement policies, laws and interventions that would strengthen […]

Appeal court reserves ruling on ‘no case submission’ in SCOAN collapsed building
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Appeal court reserves ruling on ‘no case submission’ in SCOAN collapsed building

TB Joshua The Lagos division of Appeal Court has reserved judgment in the appeal filed against the ruling of Justice Lateef Lawal-Akapo in the case of collapsed Synagogue Church of All Nations’ building (SCOAN), which killed about 116 persons. The judge had reserved ruling to a date to be communicated […]

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Cote D’Ivoire sends mission to tap IITA Youth Agripreneur Model

Cote D’Ivoire, Africa’s largest cocoa producer, has sent a delegation to Nigeria to understudy the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Youth Agripreneur (IYA) Model, as part of efforts to revamp its agriculture and address its growing youth unemployment.   The 10-man delegation was led by Karitia Caulibaly, Deputy Director […]

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Cote D’Ivoire sends mission to tap IITA Youth Agripreneur Model

Cote D’Ivoire, Africa’s largest cocoa producer, has sent a delegation to Nigeria to understudy the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Youth Agripreneur (IYA) Model, as part of efforts to revamp its agriculture and address its growing youth unemployment.   The 10-man delegation was led by Karitia Caulibaly, Deputy Director […]

North in shadows of illiteracy, insurgency
Alhaji Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar III Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II Boko Haram Education Emir of Kano Features Sultan of Sokoto

North in shadows of illiteracy, insurgency

[FILE PHOTO] President Muhammadu Buhari For the umpteenth time, the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, has shown he will not rest until there is a marked improvement in the northern region of Nigeria’s education standards. Things are falling apart in the region’s education sector as the number of […]