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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 18

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 25

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 23

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 29

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 22

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 29

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 21

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 23

March 5, 2018 6:18 PM Ngige gives update on minimum wage

The Minister for Labour and Productivity, Dr Chris Ngige, on Monday assured Nigerian workers of implementation of a new minimum wage. Ngige said the committee set up for that purpose by the Federal Government had already started work. Ngige gave the assurance while speaking with journalists shortly after witnessing the swearing in of newly-elected chairmen 23

January 29, 2018 5:35 PM Ekwueme: FG holds Parade of Honour for late Vice-President [PHOTOS]

Parade-of-Honour was conducted, on Monday, at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja in honour of the Former Vice President, Late Chief Dr. Alex Ekwueme. The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo and other political leaders were in attendance. The Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr. Chris Ngige; Senate President 27