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  • Nigeria spends $260bn on rice importation annually – Nwosu

    A former Executive Director, National Root Crops Research Institute (NRCRI) Umudike, Abia, Dr Kenneth Nwosu, says Nigeria loses more than 260 billion dollars annually on rice importation. Nwosu, a commissioner nominee, made the disclosure when he answered...

    • Posted September 19, 2013
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  • NLNG/NIMASA row: Marketers run to Niger for LPG

    The row over levy between the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Limited and Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has forced liquefied petroleum gas, LPG, dealers in the country to import the product from neighboring Niger...

    • Posted July 16, 2013
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  • Subsidy scam: EFCC commences trial of Arisekola-Alao’s son

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Monday began the trial of Abdullahi Alao, son of prominent businessman, Alhaji Abdullazeez Arisekola-Alao, before a Lagos High Court in Ikeja. Abdullahi Alao and two others alongside their companies were...

    • Posted May 13, 2013
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  • Nigeria is world’s largest importer of tomato paste – Sanusi

    Nigeria has become the world’s largest importer of tomato paste, the Central Bank Governor, Lamido Sanusi, said last week. Mr. Sanusi said this development has highlighted the need for an aggressive revival of the nation’s agricultural sector....

    • Posted February 23, 2013
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