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Why Nigeria Agric Produce Are Rejected Abroad-NEPC

Why Nigeria Agric Produce Are Rejected Abroad-NEPC

The Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has said that agricultural produce from Nigerian farmers are being rejected abroad, especially by countries of the European Union (EU) due to Afro-toxin materials present in the produce. This, according to the council, informed its rigorous efforts at continuous education of farmers on best practices. Trade Promotion Officer of […]

12-year-old Wins Spelling Bee After Eight Attempts

12-year-old Wins Spelling Bee After Eight Attempts

  Twelve-year old Ruth Ejims was one lucky girl last Friday.  The JSS2 pupil of Shalom College, Port Harcourt, emerged winner of this year’s The Spelling Bee competition, the Nigerian franchise of Sripps Spelling Bee of Washington DC, after misspelling her championship words about eight times. The battle for the winner dragged from the 11th round, […]

Encomiums As Ambode Names Dolphin Park After Braithwaite

Encomiums As Ambode Names Dolphin Park After Braithwaite

Emotions ran high on Tuesday night at the service of songs for the late human rights activist, lawyer and politician Dr. Tunji Braithwaite as Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode named the Dolphin Park after him amidst an avalanche of encomiums. This was in recognition of his various contributions to the political developments in the country, […]

FG Stops Funding Overseas Medical Trips For Officials

FG Stops Funding Overseas Medical Trips For Officials

THE Federal Government yesterday said it would no longer provide resources to any government official to travel abroad for medical attention on cases that could be handled in the country. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the 56th Annual General Conference and delegates meeting of Nigeria Medical Association, NMA, in Sokoto, President Muhammadu Buhari, said […]

Appeal On Abacha Loot: World Bank Asks For More Time

Appeal On Abacha Loot: World Bank Asks For More Time

The World Bank Access to Information Committee has asked for more time to reach a decision on the appeal lodged with it by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) regarding spending of recovered stolen funds by the late General Sani Abacha. The letter addressed to Olukayode Majekodunmi SERAP deputy director and received yesterday by the […]

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