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Monday, 26 July 2021

Lagos Empowers 3,000 Fisheries, Others

The Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms Abisola Olusanya, has said that no fewer than 3,000 agripreneurs in artisanal fisheries, poultry and piggery value chains would be empowered at the 2021 Agricultural Value Chains Enterprise Activation Programme on July 29. …

Ibadan Golf Club Lauds Heritage Bank, Mark 30th Anniversary

Heritage Bank Plc has been commended for its continued supports to Nigeria’s sports’ sector, especially backing the Ibadan Golf Club’s 30th anniversary event.  The event that attracted dignitaries and stakeholders from various parastatals also had the presence of the Governor…

Oriental Energy Appoints Mustafa Indimi New Managing Director

By Moses Ebosele, ebosele@hotmail.com — Mustafa Indimi has been appointed the new Managing Director of Oriental Energy Resources Limited, a leading indigenous oil exploration and production company in Nigeria.    Mustafa takes over from Mr. Ignatius Ifelayo who served the company meritoriously…

FG Sets New Date For NIN-SIM Verification Deadline

The Federal Government has extended the deadline for National Identity Number (NIN)-Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) data verification to Oct. 31.  A statement jointly signed by Dr Ikechukwu Adinde, Director, Public Affairs, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and Mr Kayode Adegoke, Head,…

All Set For APPEALS Project Development Communication Workshop

All is now set for the World Bank’s Agro-Processing, Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Support (APPEALS) training workshop for Journalists and other stakeholders.   Tagged: “Workshop on Development Communication: Case Study of Reporting the APPEALS Project,”  the workshop is scheduled to hold from July 26 to…

Australia Tame D’Tigers In First Group Game

Nigeria’s D’Tigers suffered a 67-84 defeat to the Boomers of Australia in their first Group B preliminary game of the Tokyo Olympics at the Saitama Arena on Sunday.  The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that D’Tigers came into the…

FG Hands Over 200 Hectares Farmland To Jigawa Farmers

The Federal Government on Saturday handed over additional 200 hectares of farmland to farmers under its Hadejia Valley Irrigation Scheme (HVIS), a N9 billion rehabilitation project in Auyo, Jigawa.  The modern irrigation farmland, which was designed for rice farming in…

AIB, NCAA, Others Fault Ilorin Plane Crash Report

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has denounced the rumour making the rounds that Air Peace plane crashed in Ilorin.  AIB General Manager, Public Affairs, Mr Tunji Oketunbi, in a statement on Saturday explained that  “there was no crash whatsoever,” adding that…

Five Abducted Maritime Workers, Others Regain Freedom

The eight Nigerians, among them five members of the Maritime Workers of Nigeria (MWUN) kidnapped by gunmen  in Rivers State waters on Monday have regained their freedom.   A statement issued by Assistant Director, Public Relations, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety…