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Governor Ambode approves sale of LAKE Rice

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has approved the sales of LAKE Rice for the Yuletide season.

Minister Audu Ogbeh tasks state governors on food security

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, on Monday, charged state governments across the country to prioritise food security in the formulation and implementation of their policies and programmes.

Governor Ajimobi seeks central bank support for Oyo agric development

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has sought the support of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for the agricultural development of the state, particularly in cassava and maize production.

VSF donates farm inputs to 500 farmers in Borno

The Victims Support Fund (VSF), on Tuesday donated farm inputs to over 500 farmers in Kukawa area of Borno State as part of the effort to revolutionised dry season farming in the area.

Enugu focuses on agriculture to boost development – Emeka Edeh

The Enugu State Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr Emeka Edeh, says the state government has shifted its focus to agriculture, as part of its efforts to fast-track the state’s development.

2019: Senator Adeola lauds Obasanjo, Osoba, Amosun for supporting Ogun West

The Senate Committee Chairman on Local Content, Senator Solomon Adeola, a.k.a. Yayi, has commended the trio of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Chief Olusegun Osoba, former governor of Ogun State and incumbent governor, Ibikunle Amosun, for coming out in support of Ogun West Senatorial district producing the next governor of Ogun State in the interest of equity, fair play and justice.

Yobe govt to empower farmers

Yobe Commissioner for Agriculture Mustapha Gajirema says the state government will empower farmers in Nguru and Muguram with irrigation scheme before the end of the year.

LAKE rice: LASG approves creation of more sales’ points

The Lagos State Government said it had directed a non-stop sale of LAKE rice across the state in all the designated centres.

Ogun govt orders registration of farms

Folowing the report of the outbreak of Avian Influenza at a poultry in Ilugun Local Council Development Area of Ogun State, the government has directed all owners of more than 250 birds to register with the Ministry of Agriculture.

Gov. Akeredolu assigns ministries to commissioners

The Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, on Thursday officially completed the appointment of his commissioners.

Lagos restates commitment to fair distribution of LAKE Rice

The Lagos State Government has once again restated its commitment to ensure fairness in the sales of the Lake Rice product at all designated retail centres across the State by providing help lines through which residents can make inquiries and channel complaints about availability and sales of the product.

Eld-el-Kabir: Lagos begins sale of LAKE Rice Thursday

In preparation for the forthcoming Eid-El-Kabir celebration and to ensure food security in Lagos State, the state government says it would on Thursday, August 24 commence the sale of LAKE Rice in various centres across the state.

Adamawa govt approves N300 million for dam construction

The Adamawa State Government on Wednesday approved N300 million for dam construction in Nasarawo, in Demsa Local Government Area of the state.

Youth farmers oversubscribe to Kwara govt’s estate farms

The 2550 hectares of land secured for farming activities by the Kwara State government under its Off-takers Demand Driven Agriculture (ODDA) scheme have been oversubscribed by youth farmers in the State.


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