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The International Fund for Agricultural Development-assisted Value Chain Development Programme contributed 56 million dollars into Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product in the 2017 production season.
President George Weah of Liberia has described as ‘too low’, the current trade volume between both countries estimated to be at $5 million.
Senator Smart Adeyemi has hailed Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state following the agreement of the state government with NNPC to build a bio-fuel refinery in the state.
Nigeria has recorded an increase in crops production and in land areas agricultural cultivation in 2017 above the 2016 production records.
The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, yesterday put the total amount of money disbursed under the Anchor Borrower’s Programme (ABP) in partnership with the state government and private sector group since the commencement of the programme, at N55.526 billion to over 250,000 farmers.
The Vice Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Sulyman Abdulkareem, has cried out over the alleged destruction of the university’s multi-million naira research and training farms by cattle illegally grazing on the vast lands of the institution.
HarvestPlus (an international agricultural organisation), says it will reach 1.2 million households in Nigeria in 2018 with vitamin A cassava and maize, with increased delivery activities in expansion states.
The Federal Government says it is committed to investing about N1.3 trillion annually on capital projects to bridge the infrastructure gap needed to attract investments into the country.
Bayelsa State Government has said that the reduction of the wage bill of the eight local government areas from N1.389 bn to N945 million in December 2017, has freed more funds for the councils to embark on rural and infrastructural development projects with direct impact on the people at the grassroots.
A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court in Abuja on Friday sentenced a 26-year-old motorcyclist, Audu Dogara, to nine month imprisonment for absconding with his employer’s motorcycle.
The Kogi Government has partnered with Synergos Nigeria to evolve a Cassava Value Chain policy as part of efforts to reposition the agriculture sector in line with the Federal Government’s policy.
A former Chief of Naval Staff, Vice-Admiral Samuel Afolayan, said on Wednesday that herdsmen had destroyed about 45 hectares of his 500-hectare farm.
The Kogi state government on Monday said it had concluded plans for the establishment of a “cassava city” in Osara, Adavi local government area of the state to expand the financial base of the state.
Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has ascribed the quick release of the 105 Dapchi girls abducted by the Book Haram sect to display of political will by President Muhammad Buhari.
The Federal Government said Wednesday, that it had put in place appropriate mechanisms to achieve set goals in education and health for the people of Niger Delta region.
South Africa’s government was facing growing questions on Thursday over who should foot the legal bills of former president Jacob Zuma as he fights numerous allegations of corruption.
A grim-faced Lee Myung-Bak was driven away from his home in southern Seoul for a detention facility late Thursday, becoming the fourth former South Korean president to be arrested on corruption charges.
The Debt Management Office (DMO) on Thursday disclosed that its March auction was oversubscribed, just like the January and February auctions. Total subscription at the March auction was N142.81 billion, representing 204% of the amount offered.
The Independent National Electoral Commission says it will release a fresh timetable and schedule of activities for the recall of Senator Dino Melaye, who represents Kogi West Senatorial District.
At least four farmers who were on fishing expedition have been reportedly shot dead by suspected Fulani herdsmen.
The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, on Friday expressed displeasure with the killing of children, women and others by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Benue State and some other parts of the country during a visit to the state.
An 18-year-old nursing mother, Maryam Magaji, on Wednesday dragged one Badamasi Salihu, 20, whom she claimed was her lover, to a Sharia Court at Magajin Gari, Kaduna, for refusing to marry her.
Former Manchester City defender Aleksander Kolarov will captain the Serbian national team when they file out in an international friendly against Nigeria next Tuesday, according to the coach Mladen Krstajic.