DOOM FOR NIGERIA AS BRITAIN SEEKS TO BAN PETROL AND DIESEL CARS BY 2040

1 Britain will ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2040 in an attempt to reduce air pollution, a move that will spell doom for oil producers such as Nigeria. The measure, 23 years away, could herald the end of over a century of the popular use of the fossil fuel-guzzling internal combustion engine. Britain’s step, which follows France, amounts to a victory for electric cars that could eventually transform the wealth of major oil producers, car industry employment and one of the icons of 20th-century capitalism:…

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EBONYI BEGINS CERTIFICATION OF YAMS FOR EXPORT

The Governor, David Umahi, who made the disclosure to journalists in Abakaliki, said the move was in line with the Federal Government’s efforts The Ebonyi State Government said on Friday that it has started discussion with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development for the certification of yam for export. The Governor, David Umahi, who made the disclosure to journalists in Abakaliki, said the move was in line with the Federal Government’s efforts to boost yam export to the United Kingdom and the United States. According to him, when…

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