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Why LAKE RICE Vanished From Markets

  Many rice dealers and retailers in Lagos State and other places are still in shock over the disappearance of LAKE RICE, which used to be visible in markets during the festive period from 2016 when the state government under Governor Akinwunmi Ambode signed a partnership with his Kebbi State counterpart, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu. The [...]

By | January 6th, 2021|Trends, news & info|0 Comments

Nigeria Spends $500m Annually Importing Palm Oil

File Photo: Sabo Nanono, Minister for Agriculture and Rural Development Officials from the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, states, agencies and non-governmental organisations on Thursday said Nigeria was spending about $500m annually on oil palm imports. At the national workshop on oil palm organised in Abuja by Solidaridad, an international NGO, senior government [...]

By | January 2nd, 2021|Trends, news & info|0 Comments

Lagos State Multi-billion Naira Rice Mill Nears Completion

The multi-billion naira rice mill in Imota, a district in Ikorodu area of Lagos, is almost completed. The project is said to become the third biggest rice mill in the world and the largest in sub Saharan Africa with 2.5 million bags of 50kg rice annually. The 32 metric-ton-per hour rice mill had attained 80 [...]

By | January 2nd, 2021|Trends, news & info|0 Comments

40-year-old Moribund Ikun Dairy Farm Bounces Back

For prolonged years, Ikun Dairy Farm in Ikun-Ekiti, Moba Council Area of Ekiti State was a tale of utter neglect due to negligence by successive governments. But now, the Governor Kayode Fayemi-led administration has resuscitated the facility to boost the state’s economy via a public-private partnership, writes Correspondent RASAQ IBRAHIM Ikun Dairy in Ikun-Ekiti was [...]

By | December 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Oyo Farmers Petition State Governor, Lament Killings By Herdsmen

U Some farmers in the Ibarapa area of Oyo State have appealed to Governor Seyi Makinde to sign the Anti-Open Grazing Bill already passed by the House of Assembly into law. The President, Igangan Agro Park Investment Association, Mr Oluwafemi Abioye, made this appeal in an interview with our correspondent in Ibadan on Tuesday. He [...]

By | December 18th, 2020|Trends, news & info|0 Comments

Ondo: Herdsmen Attack Amotekun, Destroy Farm

  Some operatives of the Ondo State arm of the Security Network Agency,  Amotekun, on Wednesday were reportedly attacked by some herdsmen on a farm at Osi Community, in Akure North Local Government Area of the state. The Punch reports that the attack occurred while the operatives were trying to settle a rift between them and the [...]

By | December 10th, 2020|Trends, news & info|0 Comments

Price Of Paddy And Locally Processed Rice Drops In Taraba

Price of locally processed rice and paddy rice has dropped in Taraba state, Daily Trust findings revealed. A 100kg bag of paddy rice now sells at between N10,000 and N10,500 as against N14,000 and N15,000 last week. Similarly, the price of locally processed rice has dropped in the state. It was gathered that 100kg bag [...]

By | December 10th, 2020|Trends, news & info|0 Comments

Nigeria May Face Severe Food Crisis As Farmers “Abandon” Harvest

The brutal murder of over 43 farmers in Borno State by suspected members of Boko Haram will worsen the agricultural instability in the state, farmers from the state said on Sunday. According to them, the number of farmers massacred in the attack could be more than 43, as many persons were still missing. They disclosed [...]

By | November 30th, 2020|Trends, news & info|0 Comments

Banks Offer Youths N2bn Agric Loan At 5% Interest Rate

  THE Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has authorised commercial banks to give up to N2 billion maximum loan to youths interested in going into agriculture. The loan, which comes under the Accelerated Agriculture Development Scheme (AADS) at five per cent interest rate per annum was created by the apex bank in collaboration with state [...]

By | November 19th, 2020|Trends, news & info|0 Comments

How Nigeria Spends Billions On Coconut Importation

  Despite its huge coconut consumption record, Nigeria buys the bulk of its coconuts from Ghana and Ivory Coast, and ranks 19th on the list of producers in the world. Nigeria’s expenditure on coconut importation annually cannot be described as anything short of outrageous, as shown by data from the United Nations Statistical Office. The [...]

By | November 11th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

#EndSARS: Sam Adeyemi, Falz, Tiwa Savage, Banky W, Aisha Yesufu, Others Dragged To Court

  An activist identified as Kenechukwu Okeke has moved to file a criminal complaint before a Chief Magistrate’s court in Abuja against Fifty (50) #EndSARS promoters. In the complaint filed in the court, entertainers and influencers were the most mentioned. The case which was instituted on Monday is in pursuant to sections 88, 109(a), 110(1)(c) [...]

By | November 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why The Price Of Onions Increased Across The Nation

  Soaring demands, flooding and poor storage facilties are the main causes of the skyrocketing price of onions in Nigeria, a Premium Times check has revealed. Households in Nigeria now have to dig deeper into their pockets to buy onions, one of the most commonly consumed vegetables in the country as prices have risen sharply due to [...]

By | November 6th, 2020|Trends, news & info|0 Comments

#COVID19 :Governors Got N1bn Each From Buhari, N1.1bn From World Bank – Yahaya Bello

Governors of the 36 states were said to have received ₦1billion each from the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to cushion the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. The Governors were also said to have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the World Bank to receive a sum of ₦1.1billion for the same purpose. Governor Yahaya [...]

By | November 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Untold Story Of What Happened At Lekki Toll Gate

After days of extensive reporting, PREMIUM TIMES can paint a clearer picture of what happened at the Lekki Toll Gate on October 20. At about 6:45 p.m. on October 20, men in military uniform arrived at the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos in three Toyota Hilux vans and immediately began shooting into a crowd of [...]

By | November 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Nigerian Army Responsible For Lekki Shooting – Sanwo-Olu

  Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of Lagos state, says footage has shown that the Nigerian Army is responsible for the shooting that occurred at Lekki toll gate in Lagos. On Tuesday, armed men in army uniform stormed the toll gate where #EndSARS protesters had gathered for 13 days and dispersed them with live bullets. The incident [...]

By | October 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

FG Fines Channels Television, AIT, Arise TV N9m Over #EndSARS Coverage

  FG Fines Channels Television, AIT, Arise TV N9m Over #EndSARS Coverage The National Broadcasting Commission has fined Channels Television, AIT and Arise TV over alleged ethical infractions during the #EndSARS protests and the crisis that followed it. NBC Acting Director-General, Prof Armstrong Idachaba, disclosed this at a press conference in Abuja on Monday. Idachaba [...]

By | October 26th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

FG Moves To Reduce Cost Of Data From N1000 To N390 Per Gigabyte

  The Executive Vice Chairman, EVC, of the Nigeria Communication Commission, Umar Danbatta, has revealed that the Ministry of Communication and Digital Economy is planning to reduce the cost of data from N1,000 to N390 per gigabyte. Speaking to journalists in Kano on Saturday,  Mr Danbatta disclosed that part of the plan was the new [...]

By | October 25th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hoodlums Invade, Loot Senator Teslim Folarin’s Residence

Hoodlums Invade Senator Teslim Folarin's Residence, Cart Away 300 Motorcycles, Deep Freezers, Others Some suspected hoodlums on Saturday invaded the residence of Senator Teslim Folarin (APC-Oyo Central) in Ibadan and carted away empowerment materials worth N200 million. The ugly incident was confirmed by Folarin during a radio programme, monitored on Saturday in Ibadan. The News Agency [...]

By | October 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Nigerian Troops Tricked By Boko Haram Insurgents, Seven Soldiers Killed

  At least seven soldiers have been killed by Boko Haram insurgents in Doska, Borno state, military sources have told TheCable. The troops were said to be on a patrol to the area when they got tricked by the insurgents who appeared in military uniforms and gun trucks. Doska, a village in between Ajigin and [...]

By | October 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Some Super Eagles Players Threaten To Boycott AFCON 2021

Super Eagles midfielder, John Ogu has revealed that players will not represent Nigeria in next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nation double-header against Sierra Leone. Ogu reacted to the recent shootings at Lekki toll gate as a result of the #EndSARS protest, Daily Times reports. He wrote on Twitter, “The Politicians should ask their children [...]

By | October 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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