• Slow budgetary process, a setback to diversifying into agric, says Ogbeh

    Slow budgetary process, a setback to diversifying into agric, says Ogbeh

    According to reports, the slow release of 2016 budgetary allocation to agriculture is hindering the diversification of the economy, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has said.

    He said because the ministry had to follow a very rigid procurement process, it was yet to begin the implementation of any capital project since the budget was approved in May.

    Ogbeh revealed this yesterday in Abuja when the Senate Committee on Agriculture paid a visit to the ministry and added […]

  • Boko Haram is setback to western education in Borno – Shehu of Borno

    Boko Haram is setback to western education in Borno – Shehu of Borno

    Alhaji Abubakar Ibn Garbai, the Shehu of Borno, has said that the Boko Haram insurgency is a great setback to western education in the state.

    Garbai made this known when he received members of the senior course of the Nigerian Army School of Public Relations and Information in his palace in Maiduguri, Borno State on Monday.

    He said that even before the advent of the Boko Haram insurgency, some people were hesitant in embracing western education as they concentrated in Qur’anic education.

    Garbai […]

  • Naira Suffers Fresh Setback in the Black Market….See Current Value

    Naira Suffers Fresh Setback in the Black Market….See Current Value

    The Nigerian currency has suffered yet another fresh but slight fall in the parallel market while the interbank rate has maintained its status quo.

    These are currency exchange rates for 08/09/16 as of 10:00am as powered by Zenith Bank. The naira which exchanged for N423 in the black market has fallen again to N425 thereby dashing the hopes of Nigerians waiting earnestly for an