Agriculture Is a Trillion-Dollar Business, Says Adesina

[Guardian] Akinwunmi Adesina,the President, African Development Bank (AfDB) is very passionate about the food and agro-industrial revolution of the continent. In this exclusive interview with CLARA NWACHUKWU, on the sidelines of the ongoing 2017 World …

[Guardian] Akinwunmi Adesina,the President, African Development Bank (AfDB) is very passionate about the food and agro-industrial revolution of the continent. In this exclusive interview with CLARA NWACHUKWU, on the sidelines of the ongoing 2017 World Food Prize events in Des Moines, Iowa, United States, he speaks passionately about Africa's role in ending hunger, and the AFDB's efforts to scale up initiatives to make the continent self-sufficient in food production. He also urges African governments to initiate poli

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Cryptocurrencies – the Emerged Elephant in the Room

[Guardian] The world’s monetary landscape is shifting, and one of the biggest factors is the dramatic rise in the value of cryptocurrencies so far in 2017. Emerging from the online cypherpunk community, and developed in the late 2000s, cryptocurrencies…

[Guardian] The world's monetary landscape is shifting, and one of the biggest factors is the dramatic rise in the value of cryptocurrencies so far in 2017. Emerging from the online cypherpunk community, and developed in the late 2000s, cryptocurrencies are digitised coins with no physical format- essentially, it's currency that exists exclusively in the online world, through a peer-to-peer payment structure based on cryptography that is entirely decentralised from any bank or government.

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Benin Monarch Round Off Coronation Anniversary, Preaches Honesty

[Guardian] Benin City -The Oba of Benin, Omo N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo Oba Ewuare II, yesterday concluded his one year coronation anniversary with a thanksgiving at the Holy Arousa Cathedral, where he charged traditional rulers on truthfulness.

[Guardian] Benin City -The Oba of Benin, Omo N'Edo Uku Akpolokpolo Oba Ewuare II, yesterday concluded his one year coronation anniversary with a thanksgiving at the Holy Arousa Cathedral, where he charged traditional rulers on truthfulness.

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Dalung Takes ‘One Medal One Games’ Campaign to Nigerian Police

[Guardian] Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung has called on the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim K. Idris to recruit sportsmen and women into the Nigerian Police Force.

[Guardian] Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung has called on the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim K. Idris to recruit sportsmen and women into the Nigerian Police Force.

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Anthony Joshua Tipped to Enjoy Early Night Against Cameroun’s Carlos Takam

[Guardian] Anthony Joshua is expected to brush aside late stand-in, Carlos Takam when defending his IBF and WBA heavyweight titles in Cardiff on Saturday night, reports sports.bwin.com.

[Guardian] Anthony Joshua is expected to brush aside late stand-in, Carlos Takam when defending his IBF and WBA heavyweight titles in Cardiff on Saturday night, reports sports.bwin.com.

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Strengthening Southwest Politics Through Adams New Title

[Guardian] Several questions have continued to trail the appointment of the National Coordinator, Oodua People’s Congress (OPC), Otunba Gani Adams as the Aare Ona Kankanfo, one of the highest political/traditional ranking officers in the Yoruba culture.

[Guardian] Several questions have continued to trail the appointment of the National Coordinator, Oodua People's Congress (OPC), Otunba Gani Adams as the Aare Ona Kankanfo, one of the highest political/traditional ranking officers in the Yoruba culture.

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Buhari’s Turkish Trip Averts Lingering Diplomatic Row Over Extradition Request

[This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Turkey to participate in D-8 Summit in Istanbul has helped to avert the lingering diplomatic row between the two countries.

[This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari's visit to Turkey to participate in D-8 Summit in Istanbul has helped to avert the lingering diplomatic row between the two countries.

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