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20 May 2019
National Association of Sorghum Producers, Processors and Marketers (NASPPAN) is to engage over 20,000 farmers under its Anchor Borrowers Farming Scheme in Kebbi State. The national vice chairman, Muhammad Gummi, stated this during a meeting with some stakeholders at the Federation of Agricultural Commodities Association of Nigeria (FACAN) Secretariat in Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi State. He said…
23 Apr 2019
The brewery subsector has also come under the onslaught of unfavourable macroeconomic factors induced by the impact of stiff competition, lower consumer spending and pressured production volumes, and infrastructure deficit, which moderated earnings of the brewing companies, with attendant depression of profit margin.   Additionally, worsening security situation in Nigeria’s middle-belt region has put significant…
10 Jan 2019
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has enjoined farmers and processors of sorghum in Kano State and its environs to embrace constant innovations provided in the standardisation process to enable them to earn premium prices on commercialisation of high quality products. The SON Director-General, Osita Aboloma, gave the charge in a lecture during a capacity…
5 Oct 2018
It is demeaning that the Asians now control domestic commodity trading in Nigeria. They were able to hedge out Nigerian produce buyers. They buy produce like cocoa, coffee, groundnut, cotton, sorghum, gum Arabic, rubber, palm produce etc. It was easy for them to do that because they possess large capital. It is, therefore, mindboggling that…


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Besides authorities’ resistance to activities commemorating one year anniversary of #EndSARS protests this week, the Federal Government appears to be haunted by worries of social resistance in implementing certain policies...
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The Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, has commended Southern governors for enacting a law against open grazing, while it accused the Federal Government of not being sincere in tackling insecurity.
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In 1981, one could get less than N6.1 million in exchange for $10 million. Then, a dollar was equivalent to 61 kobo. But four decades later, the naira has lost 99.8 per cent of its value against the greenback...
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Napoli returned to the top of Serie A on Sunday after Nigerian international Victor Osimhen scored the only goal in a hard-fought 1-0 win against Torino.
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Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Baba, has ordered the Commissioner of Police in Kogi State to immediately carry out discreet investigation into an incident depicted in a trending video from a location believed to be in Kogi.