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Nigeria’s foreign reserves now $42.8bn

Nigeria’s foreign reserves has been steadily rising and is now at $42.8bn, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) reports. The disclosure was made by the CBN’s spokesperson, Isaac Okoroafor, on Wednesday, during a meeting with the Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) in Abuja. He attributed the growth to CBN policies that target a reduction in the importation of goods, ...

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ABU trains Bakolori farmers on rice techniques 

The Institute for Agricultural Research of the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria is training 1,000 Bakolori farmers on new farming techniques tagged, “System of Rice Intensification for Sustainable Rice Production.” Sunday T Abu, an academic, who presented a paper at an inception  workshop on innovative research for testing and promotion of rice intensification practices organised for Bakolori rice farmers, said that ...

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