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The Raw Materials Research and Development Council (RMRDC) has unveiled plans to promote development of oilseed crops for both consumption and industrial purposes in the country.

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Following the federal government's announcement of the cancellation of all exemptions on airport tollgate fees for VIPs, the House of Representatives on Tuesday called for a waiver for military personnel regarding the payment of these fees. The lawmakers stressed the importance of showing gratitude to members of the Armed Forces for their diligent service to…
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Benue State Police have uncovered an internet fraud academy in Makurdi, the state capital. The state Commissioner of Police, Hassan Yabanet, disclosed this on Tuesday when he paraded 35 suspects arrested for various offences. Yabanet revealed that detectives were dispatched to investigate the fraud academy located on Jerome Hwande Street, Ankpa Quarters, Makurdi. He stated,…
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The Nigerian Education Loan Fund (NELFUND) has said students from state-owned tertiary institutions would benefit from the student loan scheme. NELFUND addressed confusion regarding the eligibility of students for its new student loan programme on Tuesday, in a press statement, signed by its Media and Public Relations Lead, Nasir Ayitogo. The agency refuted claims circulating…
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The Catholic Bishop of Awka Diocese and Proprietor of the College of Nursing Sciences, Adazi-Nnukwu, Most Rev. Paulinus Ezeokafor, lauded the Labour Party’s presidential candidate in the 2023 elections, Peter Obi, for his firm commitment to societal development. Bishop Ezeokafor praised Obi's consistent support for societal growth, noting his record of investment in development both…
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Mauricio Pochettino has left Chelsea after just one season in charge, the Premier League club announced on Tuesday. "Chelsea FC can confirm that the club and Mauricio Pochettino have mutually agreed to part ways," Chelsea said in a statement.
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Novak Djokovic on Tuesday said Rafael Nadal was his favourite to win the French Open, despite the record 14-time champion struggling for fitness in the twilight of his career. World number one Djokovic -- who is playing on a wild card in the Geneva Open this week before the second Grand Slam of the year…
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Benue State Police have uncovered an internet fraud academy in Makurdi, the state capital. The state Commissioner of Police, Hassan Yabanet, disclosed this on Tuesday when he paraded 35 suspects arrested for various offences. Yabanet revealed that detectives were dispatched to investigate the fraud academy located on Jerome Hwande Street, Ankpa Quarters, Makurdi. He stated,…
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Peter Obi, the 2023 Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party (LP), has once again raised concerns over the Federal Government of Nigeria's financial recklessness and misplacement of priorities in fund allocation. Obi described the continued deployment of public resources to nonessential areas of development as unacceptable. He highlighted Nigeria's poor position in global school enrollment…
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Former Governor of Bauchi State, Isa Yuguda, has said that President Bola Tinubu cannot be blamed for the current hardship and high inflation facing Nigerians. Speaking at the first edition of the Asiwaju Scorecard Series organized by the All Progressives Congress Professionals Forum in Abuja, on Tuesday, Yuguda stressed that the economy was already in…
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The Tripartite Committee on Minimum Wage adjourned its meeting again after failing to reach a consensus on a new minimum wage despite the federal government increasing its offer from N48,000 to N54,000. Labour rejected this proposal, insisting on a N615,000 living wage, with the president of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Joe Ajaero, reiterating the…