Benue to purchase, subsidize fertilizers for 2018 cropping season

 

Benue State Executive Council has approved for the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources to source for vendors to supply assorted fertilizer to supplement locally produced fertilizer in Benue as the estimated requirement for the year 2018 will be significantly higher than our needs of 2017.

The Commissioner for Infor [...]

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NNPC wants effective university-industry partnership

 

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has advocated increased synergy between Nigerian universities and the oil and gas industry to harness the gains of the Nigerian content agenda in the sector.

Group Managing Director of NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru, stated this at the 23rd, 24th and 25th Convocation Lecture of the [...]

Wed, 23 May 2018

NIPC unveils online investors’ guide

As parts of efforts of improving the ease of doing business in the country, the federal government has partnered the United Nations to develop an online investment portal that will increase investment inflows into the country.

Speaking at the launch of the portal tagged ‘iGuide Nigeria,’ the Executive Secretary, Nigerian Inves [...]

Wed, 23 May 2018

Benue to purchase, subsidize fertilizers for 2018 cropping season

 

Benue State Executive Council has approved for the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources to source for vendors to supply assorted fertilizer to supplement locally produced fertilizer in Benue as the estimated requirement for the year 2018 will be significantly higher than our needs of 2017.

The Commissioner for Infor [...]

Wed, 23 May 2018

Domestic violence: ECOWAS court awards victim N50mn damages

For not giving her access to justice, the Economic Community of West African States Court of Justice has ordered the Federal Government of Nigeria to pay a victim of domestic violence, Mary Sunday, the sum of N50 million as damages.

Domestic violence was inflicted on her by her fiancé, Isaac Gbanwuan, in August 2012 in Lagos follow [...]

Wed, 23 May 2018

APC ward congress: Tinubu threatens to quit

As a fallout of the recent ward congress of the All Progressives Congress, APC, the national leader, and former governor of Lagos state, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has threatened to quit the party. 

A close source at the party secretariat revealed to The Abuja Inquirer that Tinubu’s threat is predicated on the fallout of the recent w [...]

Wed, 23 May 2018

Security: Catholic Bishop admonishes Benue parents, wards

The Catholic Bishop, Makurdi Diocese, His Lordship Wilfred Anagbe, has admonished parents to warn their children and wards against indulging in acts that would further heighten the security challenge in the state.

Bishop Anagbe stated this, last week, in Makurdi, when the Tor Tiv, Prof. James Ayatse led other traditional rulers on a condo [...]

Wed, 23 May 2018

AEDC sacks 500 workers

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company, AEDC, has issued letters terminating the appointment of about 500 of its workers in Niger, Nasarawa states and Abuja.

An inside source said the sack affected casual workers who were engaged when the AEDC took over from the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria, PHCN, and some senior staff who [...]

Wed, 23 May 2018

Father abandons triplets as wife dies

A middle aged father, Mr. Emeka Okonya, has abandoned his new set of triplets after their mum died shortly after their birth in an Abuja hospital.

The father, who is unemployed, was said to have even chided his deceased wife during childbirth for the multiple birth.

The story first reported by online newspaper, Premium Times, said [...]

Wed, 23 May 2018

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PhotoBenue to purchase, subsidize fertilizers for 2018 cropping season

 

Benue State Executive Council has approved for the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources to source for vendors to supply asso [...]

23 May 2018

PhotoBenue to purchase, subsidize fertilizers for 2018 cropping season

 

Benue State Executive Council has approved for the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources to source for vendors to supply asso [...]

23 May 2018