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Border Closure:Prices Of Rice,Eggs Skyrocket

The average price of one kilogram of imported high quality rice (sold loose) increased by 3.08 per cent to N382.57 in October, 2019 from N371.13 in September 2019. The selected food price watch data for October 2019 released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) also revealed that the average …

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No insecurity in Eastern ports, MAN insists

THE Manufacturers Association of Nigeria has faulted the claim in some quarters that there was a high level of insecurity at the Eastern ports. Chairman of MAN, Rivers and Bayelsa States branches, Senator Adawari Pepple, said the claim was a conspiracy aimed at denying the Eastern ports full operation, adding …

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NNPC announces discovery of oil in north-east

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced the discovery of oil in the north-eastern part of the country. Samson Makoji, acting group general manager, group public affairs division of the corporation, announced this in a statement on Friday. He said the discovery of oil and gas in commercial quantity …

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Islamic cleric jailed for defrauding US-based businesswoman

A Lagos State High Court, on Thursday, sentenced an Islamic cleric, Ganiu Awojobi, to two years imprisonment for defrauding a United States-based businesswoman, Oluwatoyin Akinwole, of N37.6m. Awojobi, who was re-arraigned alongside a self-acclaimed oil marketer, Paul Adesanya, was sentenced after pleading guilty to amended charges of stealing and obtaining …

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