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Babatunde Fashola: 76 Kebbi housing units for completion June

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has confirmed that the ongoing 76 housing units in Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi State, which worth about N800 million, would be completed by June 2018.

Women drug addiction on increase in Kebbi

The National Drug and Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Kebbi says the rate of women indulgence in drug abuse is on the increase in the state.

Woman sets husband’s house ablaze over intention to marry another woman

A house wife identified as Aisha has set her husband’s house ablaze over his intention to marry another woman.

Kebbi, federal govt partner to revive Argungu fishing festival

Gov. Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi says the state and the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture are collaborating to revive the Argungu fishing festival in the state.

Lai Mohammed: Rice importation drops from 644,000 MT to 22,000 MT in 2 years

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the present administration’s agricultural revolution is not a mere propaganda but a reality, with enough evidence to back it up.

President Buhari awards cash, PHD level scholarships to 3 students

President Muhammadu Buhari has awarded cash awards and scholarships up to PHD levels to three Nigerian students in secondary schools.

Lai Mohammed: Federal govt empowers 12m farmers in two years

The Federal Government has said that due to its agricultural revolution, the number of farmers empowered across the country has increased from five million to over 12 million within two years of President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Governor Bagudu: Farmers-herders clashes not tribal

Gov. Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi has said that the clashes between farmers and herdsmen across the country are not tribal but consequences of climate change.

Governor Bagudu: We will deliver local rice below N10,000 per bag

Governor Abubakar Bagudu of Kebbi says the state will work together with farmers and millers under the Federal Government’ Anchor Borrower Programme to deliver local rice below N10,000 per bag.

Lai Mohammed: Federal govt’ll empower more farmers to boost food production

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the Federal Government will empower more farmers to boost food production in the country.

Kebbi records 36 cases of yellow fever

Kebbi State has recorded 36 cases of yellow fever outbreak in 8 local government areas of the state.

Kebbi govt constructs roads to boost international trade

The Kebbi Government, says it is constructing roads linking Benin and Niger Republic to boost international trade and enhance relations with border communities.

Kebbi govt spends N845m on potable water, electricity

Kebbi State Government has spent over N845 million on the provision of potable water and electricity to rural areas, the Commissioner for Water Resources and Rural Development, Alhaji Bala Kangiwa, has said.

Miyeti Allah urges speedy creation of cattle colonies to curb herdsmen-farmers clashes

The Kebbi chapter of Miyeti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria has appealed to the Federal Government to expedite its plan to establish cattle colonies to end herdsmen-farmers clashes.


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