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Devil’s bean: Wonderful health provider!

Research has shown devil’s bean to be high in calcium, which is a mineral needed for the growth and maintenance of bones, teeth and muscles. Ifeoma Chukwuma The devil’s bean (Mucuna), commonly known as velvet bean, agbara (Igbo), werepe (Yoruba) is so named because its notorious spiky-stinging hairs on the mature …

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FG decries high interest rate on bank credit to farmers

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, on Wednesday, decried the high interest rate on bank credit for farmers , which he described as not conducive for agriculture and agribusiness in the country. The Minister said this during the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the …

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Wife cries for passionate s*x!

http://topadbid.com/m/2132134/ http://topadbid.com/q/2132143/ In the beginning, my appetite for sex was very healthy. But now it is rare for me to reach orgasm and they are not as strong. Dr Bibbi Oluranti I am a 33-year-old woman and have been married for nine years. I love my husband. He is a …

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NNPC hails Saudi Arabia crude oil output cut

The Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC),  Dr. Maikanti Baru, has commended Saudi Arabia for its recent decision to announce daily crude oil production cut by one million barrels per day from next month. Baru, who disclosed this while speaking at a Global Business Leaders Panel Session on …

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Customs seizes truck loads of ammunition, drugs

http://topadbid.com/m/2132134/ http://topadbid.com/q/2132143/ Uche Usim In line with its anti-smuggling operations, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone ‘C’ Owerri has intercepted a truck loaded with two pump action rifles, 4375 rounds of ammunition and military camouflage all neatly concealed to deceive security operatives.  The contraband were intercepted …

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7 ways to start a career in acting

Showbiz looks very glamorous and it is no wonder that a large number of individuals want to join the entertainment industry, particularly as actors. However, to become an actor is not an easy feat as there are several one-hit wonders who had a short stay in the industry and were …

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8 Nigerians make 2019 `Forbes 30 under 30 list’

Eight Nigerians have been listed in the 2019 `Forbes 30 under 30 list.’ 300 trailblazers from 20 industries with average age of 26 made the list. Over 55 percent of them are founders or co-founders. Nigerians who made the list include Taofeek Abijako, Kayode Ojo, Obi Omile Jr, Adegoke Olubusi, …

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See How Beautiful Ladies Rush Internet Sensation, Mr. Spell (Photo)

Efforts are being made to clean up the mentally-challenged young man who is based in the South-eastern part of Nigeria. http://topadbid.com/m/2132134/ http://topadbid.com/q/2132143/ In his latest public appearance, some good-looking women tried to tap into his new found fame as they hustled to snap with him. Mr Spell presently has an …

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Senate Uncovers Fresh $1.151bn Withdrawal From NLNG Fund

The Senate on Tuesday commenced investigation into alleged abuse of dividends accruing to the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) by the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). Apart from the $1.05 billion the upper chamber asked its committee on Gas to investigate why NNPC claimed to have used to fund petroleum …

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Firm Deploys Enterprise Budgeting Software

Emma Okonji FinTrak, a Lagos-based Financial Technology firm has deployed the latest version of Enterprise Budgeting software. The firm also stressed the importance budgeting in any company’s strategic planning. It described budget as a comprehensive financial plan for achieving the financial and operational goals of an organisation. When deployed correctly, …

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‘Mobile Money Agent Network Will Drive Financial Inclusion’

http://topadbid.com/m/2132134/ http://topadbid.com/q/2132143/ Emma Okonji Participants at the third annual conference of the Association of Mobile Money Agents in Nigeria (AMMAN), which held recently in Lagos have said that mobile money agent network remains one of the key platforms to help reduce financial inclusion gap in the country, if properly managed. …

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Mining: FG Installs Earthquake Detecting Equipment

Kasim Sumaina in Abuja In a move to end the incessant earth tremor panic attacks experienced amongst the residents of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja and its environs, the federal government has installed an earth tremor detecting machine. Government noted that the decision to acquire the seismometer detecting equipment was …

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NIPOST Moves to Revive Postal Culture

Emma Okonji In order to revamp the mailing culture, the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) has decided to take the awareness about its operations to schools. The General Manager, Philately at NIPOST, Mrs. Funmi Ogulana, disclosed this recently. According to her, the culture of postage stamps collection was gradually going into …

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Nigeria’s Rice Revolution Journey

Kayode Fasua assesses the performance of the federal government in its quest to boost local rice production Like other spheres of national life, the agricultural sector was not spared from the ongoing political contentions between the two major gladiators of ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and opposition Peoples Democratic Party …

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Anambra Yam Export and Food Security

Chris Egbuna Agriculture in Nigeria has recorded continued decline in almost four consecutive quarters, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). This trend signals impending food challenge. The food crisis that may engulf Nigeria from this phenomenon can however be averted if the states take concrete steps to boost …

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Providing Recipe for Economic Growth

http://topadbid.com/m/2132134/ http://topadbid.com/q/2132143/ The recently concluded 23rd edition of the annual Nigerian Economic Summit in Abuja provided experts and public officers another opportunity to discuss ways to stimulate the economy, reports Chineme Okafor Conversations at the annual Nigerian Economic Summit (NES) are usually very enriching and thought-provoking. As an unwritten rule …

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Aviation: SAHCO seeks fresh incentives to grow ground-handling industry

http://topadbid.com/m/2132134/ http://topadbid.com/q/2132143/ Louis Ibah Skyway Aviation Handling Company (Sahco) Plc is demanding a new fiscal regime that exempts investors in the ground handling and warehousing sub-sector of the aviation industry from paying VAT as well as Custom duties on imported technology, machines and spare parts as part of new incentives …

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Nigeria raises $2.86bn in euro bonds

Uche Usim, Abuja The Federal Government on Wednesday announced it has raised $2.86 billion under its global medium term note programme.  The notes comprise a $1.18 billion seven-year series, $1 billion 12-year series and a $750 million 30-year series. The seven-year series will bear interest at a rate of 7.625 per cent, …

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Jos ready for tourism

One good thing about Jos is that when you come to the city, you will find it very difficult to leave because of the hospitable nature and serenity. Frank Meke http://topadbid.com/m/2132134/ http://topadbid.com/q/2132143/ Governor Simon Lalong says tourism in the Plateau deserves an emergency rework to bounce back. Humble, very unassuming, …

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FMBN recovers N5.4bn bad debts 

Desmond Mgboh, Kano The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) has recovered a total of N5.4 billion from 2017 to date, its Managing Director, Ahmed Adamu, has said. Adamu stated that a breakdown of the bad debts, which were recovered as a result of the execution of the bank’s loan …

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57 cheers to transformation agent

Tomorrow is the birthday one positive change agent I know, whose path is strewn with success, and has spread transformation everywhere he has trod. Alvan Ewuzie There are people who make a positive difference wherever they find themselves. They leave places and people better than they met them. By dint of …

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