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Shoprite Commences Process to Shut down Operation in Nigeria
Shoprite Commences Process to Shut down ...

Shoprite Commences Process to Shut down Operation in Nigeria

South Africa’s grocery retail giant, ShopRite, plans to discontinue its operation in Nigeria. Shoprite first made its way to Nigerian market in Lagos in December 2005. On Monday morning, the firm said in a trading update filed at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange that it plans to stop operations in... read more »

Ethnic Groups in Taraba task Ishaku to Address Injustices
Ethnic Groups in Taraba task Ishaku to A...

Ethnic Groups in Taraba task Ishaku to Address Injustices

Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has been issued a 30-day ultimatum by four aggrieved ethnic groups in the state to address lingering injustices meted out to them by successive administrations. In a joint world press conference in Jalingo on Saturday, the ethnic groups comprising of the... read more »

Nigerian Farmers to Get $1.1 Billion Loan Intervention from CBN
Nigerian Farmers to Get $1.1 Billion Loa...

Nigerian Farmers to Get $1.1 Billion Loan Intervention from CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said it plans to empower farmers with N432 billion ($1.1 billion) intervention loan to upscale food production during the planting season. The apex bank said through its Twitter handle on Thursday that about one million farmers will be given loan to cultivate... read more »

Famine Strikes in Burkina Faso as Farmers Seek Help
Famine Strikes in Burkina Faso as Farmer...

Famine Strikes in Burkina Faso as Farmers Seek Help

Burkina Faso has been struck by drought and desertification which has resulted in famine. The landlocked West African nation of Burkina Faso has been hard hit by drought and desertification. The AFP and Africanews report that the landlocked nation has been hit hard by draught which has caused large... read more »

Opinion: Nigerian Values - Food For Thought
Opinion: Nigerian Values – Food Fo...

Opinion: Nigerian Values – Food For Thought

14th April 2020 Life seems to be much about FOOD in Nigeria. There is regular talk about how to get food for oneself or for the children. People worry about not getting “three square meals” a day. Nigerians talk about the “national cake”. Young women look for a man to marry who can put food... read more »

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Corona Virus: Lagos State Government Mocks Residents with Absurd Palliative Provision

Corona Virus: Lagos State Government Mocks Residents with Absurd Palliative Provision

On the 27th of March, we published a story that the Lagos state government had announcement the commencement of the first phase of its economic stimulus package targeted at about 200, 000... read more »

Why We Key into FG’s School Feeding Programme — Kwara Gov

Why We Key into FG’s School Feeding Programme — Kwara Gov

…. State to extend meals to primary six   Kwara is joining the national home grown school feeding programme to tackle school age malnutrition, boost school enrolment, and... read more »

Lagos Continues Sale of Lake Rice Despite End of the Eid Celebrations

Lagos Continues Sale of Lake Rice Despite End of the Eid Celebrations

The Lagos State Government has said the  sales of its popular brand, Lake Rice, will continue at all designated centres across the State despite the end of the Eid celebrations. While... read more »

Eid-el-Kabir: Lagos Begins Sales of Lake Rice for Eid Celebration

Eid-el-Kabir: Lagos Begins Sales of Lake Rice for Eid Celebration

The Lagos State Government has commenced the sales of Lake Rice at various outlets across the State in preparation for the coming Eid-el-Kabir celebration. The Permanent Secretary,... read more »

Lagos State Destroys Seized Toxic 'Ponmo'

Lagos State Destroys Seized Toxic ‘Ponmo’

The Lagos State Government on Thursday destroyed a truckload of toxic “ponmo” which was seized a few days ago at Ijegun by the Igando/Ikotun Police Command. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of... read more »