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Governor of Nasarawa State, Tanko Al-Makura, who was the chairman of APC-Guber primaries committee said there is a lot of work to do and he and his co-contestants are seeing the coming election as a collective rescue mission.
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Years after graduating from university, Victor Okesola is leaving Nigeria for a better life in Canada. Every year, thousands of Nigerians "japa," or relocate, for work and better living conditions. But what's driving this trend?
A school in Nigeria has emerged as a beacon of hope, providing a sanctuary for children grappling with family issues, loss and the harsh realities of drug-related challenges. It's run by a survivor of rape and drug abuse.
'Japa' is a Yoruba word meaning 'to run away. ' That is what many Nigerian youths are doing in the search for greener pastures and better job opportunities. Chiamaka Ikeanyi, a young software engineer moved to Berlin to build her career and experience life abroad.
Environment officials in Lagos have recently announced an immediate ban on single-use plastics to tackle the huge problem of plastic pollution in Nigeria's biggest city. As it also targets styrofoam products which are popular with food vendors, the move is not welcomed by everyone.
Nigeria expects to produce 23 million metric tonnes of maize this year, a 12% rise from last year, thanks to cheaper credit from the central bank, which has helped blunt the high costs of fertiliser and diesel, the maize growers association said.
Nigeria's defense chief General Christopher Musa said on Tuesday (February 20) that reports into a military drone attack that killed at least 85 civilians in northern Kaduna state in December will be released by the end of the month.
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Agriculture ministers from around the European Union are gathering in Brussels this Monday to discuss ways to address demands of protesting farmers. In today's Business Daily, we look at some of the proposals put forward by the EU Commission to make things easier for farmers. Also in this edition, FRANCE 24's Emerald Maxwell takes a look at a type of online scam called "pig butchering", where users of dating websites fall for fake crypto investments.
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The head of the World Trade Organization (WTO) said on Monday that "the world" may undershoot the 3.3% merchandise trade growth rate for this year.
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