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EU’s ban of Nigerian beans spurs quality control

EU’s ban of Nigerian beans spurs quality control

The European Union’s three-year ban on the importation of dry beans from Nigeria has pushed the Federal Government to commence an advocacy on agricultural quality control and standardisation across the six geo-political zones of the country. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, said on Friday that the nationwide advocacy had become

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Botosoft Technologies Attends 43rd Annual Conference of International Association for Educational Assessment in Georgia

By Emmanuel Ajibulu  Botosoft Technologies Limited was one of the participants at the 43rd Annual Conference of the International Association for Educational Assessment (IAEA) in Batumi, Georgia. The well attended conference gave the company opportunity to showcase its various unique solutions developed over the years for the education sector.   Botosoft is an outfit that

NLC pickets MTN, AEPB offices over casualization of workers

The NLC split into two factions; one led by Mr. Wabba, the other by Mr. Ajaero. The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, on Friday picketed the offices of Abuja Environmental Protection Board, AEPB, and telecommunications giant MTN for allegedly engaging in casualization of workers and denying them their privileges. The NLC President, Ayuba Wabba, said the

Kachikwu keeps mum after meeting with Buhari  in Aso Rock

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu on Friday kept mum over the outcome of his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari. He had met behind closed doors with the President at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Kachikwu, who arrived Aso Rock around 11.30a. m. left around 12:50 p.m He simply said “No comment” when approached

CBN to blacklist exporters withholding forex proceeds

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is threatening to sanction exporters who fail to repatriate foreign exchange (forex) proceeds from their businesses into the economy.   CBN Director (Banking Supervision) Abdullahi Ahmad, who issued the warning yesterday during the Bankers’ Committee meeting in Lagos, spoke of a provision in the CBN Foreign Exchange Manual that

Kachikwu to Meet President Buhari on Friday

The meeting between the Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, and President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled for Friday can report. A source at the villa revealed that the meeting is set for Friday at 11 a.m. This is coming three days after a memo sent by the minister to the president, complaining about insubordination

Financial Crisis Hits Nigerian Embassies Worldwide

Nigerian diplomatic missions across the world are on the verge of being evacuated from their bases as they are facing challenges of inability to pay home-based officers’ allowances, local staff salaries, rent for residences, chanceries and other staff official quarters. According to the Senate, with these myriad of issues and financial woes, the collective and

Petroleum Minister Kachikwu writes Buhari; accuses NNPC GMD Baru of illegalities, insubordination

The Minister of State for Petroleum has called the attention of President Muhammadu Buhari over NNPC Group Managing Director’s alleged illegal practices and insubordination. The Minister of State for Petroleum has called the attention of President Muhammadu Buhari over NNPC Group Managing Director’s alleged illegal practices and insubordination. Premium Times has exclusively reported that the

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