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Aregbesola Decries N2.1 trillion Annual Expenses on Rice Importation

Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has appealed to Nigerians to patronise local rice to boost the local production and enhance the country’s economy. Aregbesola on Wednesday while unveiling the ‘Ofada Osun Rice at Onilapa Rice Settlement in Ogbaagbaa,  Olaoluwa local government area of Osun State. Interacting with the rice farmers, Aregbesola said …

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Kwara Assembly Promises to Enhance Job Opportunity through 2017 Budget

The Kwara State House of Assembly has said that it will tailor the 2017 budget towards ensuring the realisation of Governor Abdulfatai Ahmed’s vision of creating more employment opportunities, increased Internally Generated Revenue and sustainable economic development of the state. Speaker of the House, Dr. Ali Ahmad gave the assurance …

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Nigeria gets $40 billion from China, tells Taiwan to move out of capital

Taiwan objected on Thursday to an “unreasonable” Nigerian request to move its representative office out of the capital Abuja, a day after China announced plans to invest a further $40 billion in the African country. The protest highlighted Taiwan’s frustration with Beijing’s use of diplomatic and economic power to isolate …

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