The National Horticultural Research Institute (NIHORT), has warned banana sellers to desist from using carbide to ripen bananas because of its health implications. The General Manager, NIHORT Ventures Limited, Dr Joel Akinfisoye, made this known at a four-day women and youth empowerment programme in horticulture, plantain and banana establishment and telfairia production. Dr Akinfisoye stated…
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Hoodlums suspected to be political thugs have set ablaze a state High Court in Owutu-Edda, Afikpo South Local Government Area of Ebonyi.
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British inflation unexpectedly accelerated in February, data showed Wednesday, deepening a cost-of-living crisis and pressuring the Bank of England to hike interest rates despite global markets turmoil.
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The United States has called on the Federal Government to bring to justice everyone that was involved in violence, including intimidation of voters and suppression of voting during the last election.
Contempt: Fresh trouble for Bawa as over 250 human rights lawyers ask NJC to direct rejection of EFCC cases by courts
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The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Abdulrasheed Bawa, may be in for fresh trouble as over 250 Constitutional and Human Rights lawyers have called on the National Judicial Council to direct all courts in Nigeria not to entertain cases brought before them by the EFCC.
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The Southern Women’s Forum (SWF), a regional and non-partisan platform promoting and advancing the cause of political participation of women in Southern Nigeria, has lamented the decline in women’s political representation, just as it condemned the electoral violence and voter suppression that characterized the 2023 general elections across the country.