Newmarket next for Godolphin’s Derby hero Masar

Last year’s Derby hero Masar will continue his comeback in next month’s Princess of Wales’s Tattersalls Stakes at Newmarket. Charlie Appleby’s colt had his first run for more than a year in the Hardwicke Stakes at Royal Ascot on Saturday. Not everything went to plan as he stumbled coming out of the stalls – which […]

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JAMB candidate arrested for upgrading score to 290

The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) yesterday arrested one Adah Eche for fraudulently upgrading his scores in the recent Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination (UTME) from 153 to 290. Eche, 19, allegedly engaged some fraudsters through Facebook and Whatsapp platforms, having come across an advertisement that claimed to upgrade 2019 JAMB results. The arrested candidate, […]

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NIRSAL, World Bank sign pact on $200m projects

The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL), has signed a Memorandum of Agreement and Action (MoA) with the World Bank on Agro-Processing, Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support (APPEALS), a $200million World Bank-funded project for the development, financing, and support of de-risked and optimised agribusiness projects in Nigeria. Under the terms of […]

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27-year-old man hangs self in Epe

Suicide by Hanging[/caption3The Lagos State police command has confirmed that a 27-year-old man, Omotola, also known as ‘Ola-brain’, on Monday, committed suicide over alleged frustration. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the incident happened in Epe Local Government Area of Lagos at about 5:30a.m. yesterday. Ademola Ogunjobi, Divisional Police Officer, Epe Branch confirmed […]

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Nigerian Shea butter dealers commit $30m for processing plants

In a renewed drive for agricultural commodity beneficiation and value addition, agro dealers in the Nigeria’s Shea industry have made an estimated $30million financial commitment into building a number of Shea processing factories. The Director, Nigeria Agribusiness Register, Roland Oroh, who disclosed this in Abuja, during his organisation’s monthly Agribusiness Networking (AgNet) conference, hinted that […]


Seedorf certifies Cameroon ready despite bonus row

Cameroon head coach, Clarence Seedorf says the African champions are ‘serene’ and have not been affected by the bonus row, which delayed their journey to Egypt for this year’s Nations Cup, reports BBC. Cameroon open against Guinea-Bissau today, but only flew out of Yaoundé on Friday after staging a sit-in protest over bonus disagreements. The […]

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APC stakeholders back Aisha against ‘presidency cabal’

First Lady Aisha Buhari’s determination to free her husband, President Muhammadu Buhari, from the grip of two powerful men in the presidency might have received a boost, as some supporters of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday staged a protest against the infamous Aso Rock cabal. The post APC stakeholders back Aisha against ‘presidency […]