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Ebonyi Govt. to distribute 13, 000 bags of fertilisers to farmers

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The Ebonyi State Government on Thursday said it would distribute 13, 000 bags of fertilisers to farmers in the state, as part of efforts to boost food production.

Mr Chikadibia Okpor, the State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, disclosed this at a news conference after the state weekly executive meeting in Abakaliki.

Okpor said that the State Governor, Mr Francis Nwifuru, had, during the State Executive Council meeting, received a report on the commencement of fertiliser production by the State Fertiliser and Chemical Company.

He said that the report was in accordance with the directive of the previous meeting of the council.

“The state consequently approved the procurement and distribution of 13,000 bags of fertilisers to farmers.

 

“On the repair of 33 units of transformers for redeployment into the electricity network across the state, the council resolved to direct the Commissioner for Power and Energy to consult with the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC),” Okpor said.

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Breaking…Naira abuse: Court sentences Bobrisky to 6 months in custody

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Justice Abimbola Awogboro of a Federal High Court in Lagos, on Friday, sentenced popular cross-dresser, Idris Okuneye, popularly known as Bobrisky, to six months in custody over Naira abuse.

 

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Lagos Court Grants Emefiele N50m Bail

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The embattled former Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele, has been granted bail in the sum of N50m after being charged with a 26-count bordering on alleged abuse of office and irregular allocation of $4.5 billion and N2.8 billion respectively.

 

Emefiele was admitted to bail with two sureties in like sum by Justice Rahmon Oshodi on Friday.

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