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Why we increase in flight tickets – Airlines

Some local airlines in Nigerian at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja have given reasons for the upsurge in fares to the current...

FG did not completely removed petrol subsidy -Petroleum minister

Timipre Sylva, the minister of state for petroleum resources, says the federal government has not totally removed subsidy on petrol. Sylva clarified the government’s actions...

Federal Government plans to slash 35% levy on imported cars to 5%

The federal government has revealed plans to slash the 35 per cent levy paid on imported cars to 5 per cent. This is contained in...

Agriculture: Dantata Foods in Partnership with RegenFarm UK Pioneers Regenerative Agriculture in Nigeria

One of Africa’s leading food processing and Agribusiness companies, Dantata Foods and Allied Products Company Limited (Nigeria) in partnership with a UK based innovative...

Increased cost of transportation, that is why food prices soar – VP Osinbajo

The National Economic Council (NEC) meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday, examined the trend of food prices and concluded that...

CBN, Dantata Foods to Create 20,000 Job opportunities in Cross River State

The Central Bank of Nigeria, Dantata Foods and Allied Products Company Limited in partnership with the Cross River State has confirmed commitment to create...

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2023: Senator Ahmad Sani Yerima to contest for President

Sani Yerima, former Governor of Zamfara State, has declared his intention to contest for president in 2023. Yerima made his intention known at a press...

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