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May 31, 2018 11:09 AM Uganda Set To Destroy 40-Feet Container Of Shisha Pots

In commemoration of the World No Tobacco Day on Thursday, Uganda is to destroy a 40-feet container full of shisha pots and related apparatus that were confiscated from bars and restaurants across the country. According to Diana Atwine, the permanent secretary ministry of health, Uganda is striving to fight against the use of the substance which is a source 35

May 23, 2018 1:02 PM Oyo-Ita advocates improved salaries for workersThe Sun News

Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, on Wednesday, campaigned for a salary review of the civil service, saying it was the first step to enhance the value proposition of civil servants. This was even as she has reiterated her commitment to reforms aimed at ensuring that the civil service is efficient, productive, incorruptible 22

May 20, 2018 12:32 AM Don recommends sensitisation in tackling soil productivity

A Professor of Plant Ecology and Environmental Management at the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike (MOUAU), Abia State, Dr. Emmanuel Nzegbule has recommended regular sensitisation of farmers on cultivation systems as antidote to tackling declining soil productivity in the Southeast. He said Extension officers and agencies responsible for environmental 25

May 16, 2018 11:09 AM Bank Of England Deputy Governor Apologises For “Poor Choice Of Language”

Ben Broadbent has apologised on Wednesday for describing Britain’s economy as going through a “menopausal” phrase. The Bank of England Deputy Governor said in a statement; “I’m sorry for my poor choice of language in an interview with the Telegraph yesterday and regret the offense caused”. Broadbent had told the Telegraph that years of poor productivity 33

May 1, 2018 9:55 AM May Day: Oby Ezekwesili reveals those who should celebrate

A former minister of Education, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, has stated that this year’s Worker’s Day was not meant for those Nigerians who just show up at offices, but those who make actual contributions towards the growth of the country. Ezekwesili, however, commended the resilience of the Nigerian workers that apply themselves to honest work to generate the little 26

April 15, 2018 2:14 PM SEC to discuss 10-year masterplan implementationThe Sun News

The implementation of the 10-year capital market masterplan and other sector initiatives will top the agenda of the first 2018 meeting of Capital Market Committee of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The ten-year masterplan for the Nigerian capital market which is expected to refocus the market and help double its size over time and grow the economy 30

April 3, 2018 2:00 AM Easter: Develop new ideas for growth, Ezeonwuka tells Nigerians

spiritual leader, Chief Rommy Ezeonwuka (Ogilisi Igbo) has called on Nigerians to embrace new ideas as a way of tackling the myriad of problems facing the country. Ezeonwuka, a member of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), yesterday, described Easter as a time to do new things, initiate new projects that are good to make lives 25

March 25, 2018 6:24 PM Buhari reacts to death of ‘strong ally’, Hassan Lawal

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended condolences to the Lawal family as well as the Government and people of Nasarawa State on the death of Dr Hassan Lawal, a former Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and a member of the Board of Trustees of the All Progressives Congress (APC). President Buhari, who was represented at the burial of Dr Lawal 34

March 21, 2018 6:08 PM Nigeria declares weeds major productivity drawback in cassava farming

Commissioners of agriculture in Nigeria’s cassava growing belt have declared weeds as major drivers of low yield in cassava and the main constraint limiting the competitiveness of cassava farmers in the country. The declaration was made in a communique signed by 14 commissioners of agriculture and issued at the 2018 Annual Review & Work Planning Meeting 25

March 15, 2018 1:44 AM Olam Nigeria invests $1bn in agric sector

Nigeria Limited has invested about $1 billion to boost productivity in the nation’s agricultural sector. The company’s Vice President, Reji George, who disclosed this in Abuja, said the investment was made over the last 26 years of the firm’s operation in Nigeria. He said the company’s goals in Nigeria include to ensure food security, attainment of self-sufficiency 24