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How to eat like a local in Calabar

Food.  It is literally everywhere in Calabar! You can hardly walk down a street without finding at least one eating joint. However, getting original local options might require extra search. Native meals provide an avenue […]

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ARC completes first reinsurance renewal

By David Agba Abuja The African Risk Capacity (ARC) natural catastrophe pool said it has completed first reinsurance renewal, on behalf of several African countries. ARC expanded its pioneering catastrophe insurance pool, through its financial […]

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FG inaugurates four special committees to revamp agric sector By John Oba Abuja The Federal Government (FG) has inaugurated four special committees to reposition the nation’s agricultural sector as a leading sector of the economy. Inaugurating the committee President Muhammadu Buhari, who was represented by the Permanent Secretary of Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Architect Sunny Echono, yesterday at the Ministry’s headquarters in Abuja, said the agricultural sector was cardinal to the development of the economy and employment generation for the teeming youths. Echono explained that the President gave the order for the four special committees to be inaugurated to ensure key sub-sectors of the agricultural sector were urgently looked into and actionable recommendations made from what previous committee have recommended in the sector by a way of review, revalidation and verify some of them, for government’s quick intervention. These were the textiles and garment, food storage, grazing reserves, and extension services in the sector. The four special committees were the Resuscitation of Cotton, Textile and Garments Industry in Nigeria, Operationalisation of Federal Government Storage Facilities, Strategic Action Plan for the Development of Grazing Reserves and Stock Routes Nationwide, and the Revitalisation of Agricultural Extension Services in Nigeria, and whose reports and recommendations were to be ready by July 27, 2015.

By John Oba Abuja The Federal Government (FG) has inaugurated four special committees to reposition the nation’s agricultural sector as a leading sector of the economy. Inaugurating the committee President Muhammadu Buhari, who was represented […]

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BMW 2-series Gran Tourer review

The Gran Tourer is BMW’s first seven-seater people carrier, and the only car of this type from a premium German manufacturer BMW describes the seven-seater 2-series Gran Tourer as a “retention device”, allowing it to […]

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2015 Honda HR-V first drive

Honda’s HR-V compact SUV is likeable and mercifully free of sporty pretensions Billed as “The Joy Machine”, Honda’s first HR-V was an ugly little device seen as a concept at the 1997 Tokyo motor show […]