WHY LAGOS RESIDENTS MAY NOT ENJOY LAKE RICE THIS CHRISTMAS—AGRIC COMMISSIONER

Lagos residents may go through the 2020 Christmas without their now favourite Lake rice. This was revealed on Wednesday by Ms. Abisola Olusanya, the Hon. Commissioner for Agriculture. Olusanya who spoke on a TVC programme monitored on Wednesday September 9, 2020, said the flood which struck Kebbi State last week, will definitely affect rice harvest this year. It could be recalled that Lake rice is a partnership between Lagos and Kebbi state governments. It was entered in 2016 between former Governors Ambode of Lagos State and Bagudu of Kebbi State.…

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WORLD FAMOUS TV SHOW ‘KEEPING UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS’ PACKS UP AFTER 14 YEARS

The long-running TV reality show about the Kardashian family is coming to an end, Kim Kardashian West has announced. “It is with heavy hearts that we’ve made the difficult decision as a family to say goodbye to Keeping Up With The Kardashians,” she said in a statement posted on Twitter. The show has run for 14 years, and made global mega-stars of Kim, her siblings, their parents, partners and children. The final season, its 21st, will air in early 2021. Expressing her thanks to the “thousands of individuals and businesses”…

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NAIRA EXCHANGES FOR N441 A DOLLAR AT PARALLEL MARKET

Barely 24 hours after the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) resumed dollar sales to Bureau de Change (BDC) operators, the naira on Tuesday lost N6. It slumped from N435 recorded on Monday at the parallel market in Lagos to exchange at N441 to the dollar. The Pound Sterling and the Euro closed at N585 and N515. At the BDC window, the naira was sold at N386 to a dollar, while the Pound Sterling and the Euro closed at N585 and N515. Trading at the investor’s window saw the naira closing…

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INTERNATIONAL LITERACY DAY: FIRSTBANK SET THE PACE WITH INNOVATIVE E-LEARNING SOLUTIONS

By Eche Munonye Covid-19 brought a huge challenge to education and literacy, First Bank of Nigeria Limited responded with a Rosetta stone of innovative e-learning initiatives that have far-reaching effects Since 1967 that the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) have been celebrating International Literacy Day to promote the importance of literacy and education, every September 8 had witnessed book gifting, book reading and related activities are undertaken by the UN body and its coalition of partners. But this year is a departure as such enshrined activities are…

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