Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Agricultural Mechanisation and Equipment Leasing Company (NAMEL), Dr Ahmed Adekunle has praised the Federal Government in its continued efforts at mechanising agriculture to increase productivity in the country. Dr Adekunle in a chat with TheNigerian News revealed that the federal government has concluded plans to inject 10,000 new tractors to be distributed […]

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By Joyce Badmus The Plateau State Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development in conjunction with SOS Children’s Villages Nigeria has concluded a three day Stakeholders’ Workshop on Alternative Child Care in Plateau State. The event which is focused on the level of implementation of the Child’s Right Law and Alternative Care for children in […]

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AGRICULTURAL MECHANISATION: GOVERNMENT IS INJECTING 10,000 TRACTORS INTO THE SYSTEM – Ahmed Adekunle, NAMEL BOSS The President Muhammadu Buhari administration has continued to demonstrate passion for the attainment of not just food security for the nation, but a renewed drive for mechanization of agriculture which will no doubt result in an increase in agricultural output […]

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By Joyce Badmus As a Thunderous hallelujah roared echoing miles into the city of Abuja with thousands bracing through tight security checks, it was no longer rumour but a reality that The Glory Dome, world’s largest church auditorium will adorn the landscape of the city for generations to come. With the unveiling of this magnificent […]

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What many have referred to as the world’s  largest church building will today be unveiled in the Nigerian capital, Abuja. The Glory Dome, a project of the Dr Paul Enenche-led Dunamis International Gospel Center is a magnificent building with a 100,000 sitting capacity. Leader of the Living Faith Church, Bishop David Oyedepo is billed to […]

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By Joyce Badmus Ethiopia’s parliament has approved the nomination of Birtukan Mideksa as the new head of the elections board. Prime minister, Abiy Ahmed while nominating Mideksa, described her as one with respect for the rule of law, and possessing the ‘stamina, independence and impartiality’ needed at the electoral board. ‘‘She believes in the equality […]

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American reality TV star and social media influencer Blac Chyna has come under fire for after she announced plans to sell a skin-lightening cream to Nigerians. Blac Chyna has partnered with beauty line, Whitenicious, to launch the face cream in Nigeria’s largest city, Lagos. The cream will retail for a whopping US$250 per bottle which […]

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A light aircraft has crashed at the Majereje Hills, near Renco Mine early Friday morning.   The cause of the accident is yet to be established but reports indicate that there were three fatalities. All three people are said to have died on the crash.  The plane, a Cessna-182, is registered to Executive Air Pvt Ltd […]

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Multiple people have been injured after a shooting at an Alabama mall during Black Friday shopping. News outlets report the shooting occurred tonight at the Riverchase Galleria in Hoover. Police said the suspect is dead following an officer-involved shooting. It is unclear how many other people were injured or what their conditions were. Hoover is about […]

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By Joyce Badmus The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) says it will divert all flights operations from the “D” Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos to the “E” Wing of the airport on Saturday. The announcement was contained in a statement signed by its General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu […]

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