Improved Agricultural Revenue Critical To Sustainable Economic Growth – Okojie

Prince Joe Okojie, a former aide to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo has said that prioritising and improving agriculture revenue would boost sustainable economic growth. Okojie, who was the immediate past Special Adviser on Agriculture, Forestry and Food Security told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Lagos. He said that the COVID-19 pandemic presented opportunities that would help restore the glory of agriculture as an economic mainstay in the country and specifically, Edo. The former aide lauded the proactive steps of Gov. Obaseki towards rejuvenating and improving…

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Policeman allegedly shoots Abia Revenue Officials, killing one and causing injury to the other

There was tension in Aba, Abia state, on Tuesday, July 7, after a policeman shot and killed an Abia revenue taskforce official and wounded another.   According to eyewitness reports, a policeman attached to Crunches, a fast-food restaurant, opened fire on members of Abia State Taskforce Board of Internal Revenue.   A member of the taskforce identified as Ifeanyi Kalu was killed instantly while another person was seriously injured, causing others to run for safety.   An eyewitness said trouble started when a driver of the fast-food restaurant (Crunches) called policemen that their bus has been driven away…

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