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Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano seeks support of Sasakawa on extension workers training

The Kano State Agricultural and Rural Development Agency (KNARDA) has urged Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA) to support the state towards the training of extension workers and provision of mini farming implements to encourage agricultural productivity.
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has expressed deep sadness over the deaths of his Special Adviser on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr. Jerome Torshimbe, and his Personal Assistant on Special Duties, Mr. Famous Adejo.

Benue youths urges government to establish youth development commission

Benue State youths have called on the state government to, as matter of urgency, sponsor a bill for a Law to establish Benue State Youth Development Commission.

Epidemic kills 50 in Kogi community

An outbreak of epidemic disease has claimed over 50 lives in a community in Olamaboro Local Government Area of Kogi State.
The Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA) says N1.45 trillion worth of goods are smuggled into Nigeria annually from Benin Republic.

NEPZA to establish special economic zone in Taraba

Prof. Adesoji Adesugba, the Managing Director, Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA), says the organisation is working toward establishing a special economic free zone in Taraba.
As Nigeria celebrates her 59th year independence anniversary, Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has said that though the country is 59 years old, it has not matured.

Taraba governor seeks establishment of export processing zone in state

Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, on Thursday, called for the establishment of an Export Processing Zone in Taraba State.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, said the Federal Government would engage the services of members of the National Youth Service Corps to champion the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 at the grassroots.2

PDP slams President Buhari over ‘reckless borrowing’

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has chided President Muhammadu Buhari over plan to take another $1.2 billion loan from Brazil despite the public outcry against the accumulation of loans from China and other foreign interests.
Governor Willie Obiano

Anambra governor presents N143.7 billion budget proposal for 2021

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra, on Tuesday, presented a budget proposal of N143.7 billion to the State House of Assembly for approval.

Poor returns force farmers to abandon food crops in North-West – survey

A cross section of Nigerian farmers in the North West have stated that poor returns on investment in the cultivation of food crops is forcing them to concentrate on cash crops to generate income, a survey has shown.

Insurgents persist in using fertilizer for improvised explosives, causes scarcity – Borno farmers

The use of fertilizer as part of components for making improvised explosives by insurgents in Borno State, a practice brought to national attention over four years ago, has persisted.
Sen. George Akume, Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs made the call at the formal inaugural ceremony of eight members of the Governing Board of the NNMA on Friday in Abuja.

Senator Akume charges Benue youths to remain patriotic

Minister for Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Sen. George Akume, has charged Benue youths to remain patriotic and contribute their quota to the development of the nation.
Minister of Humanitarian Affairs Sadiya Umar Farouq

Nigerian government feeding 282,529 pupils in Zamfara – minister

A total of 282,529 pupils are currently being fed under the Home Grown School Feeding Programme in Zamfara, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya-Umar Faruk, has said.
Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has disclosed that the US$50 million University of Transportation, Daura, scheduled to take off September next year will be built free of charge by the Chinese government.

Group commends President Buhari, Rotimi Amaechi for rail infrastructure, others

The Movement for Progressive Youths of Nigeria (MOPYON) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the major achievements recorded so far by his administration in the area of infrastructure development.
Suleiman Adamu, Minister Of Water Resources

Water Resources Bill will boost irrigation farming system – minister

Mr Suleiman Adamu, the Minister of Water Resources, says the passage of Water Resources Bill will boost irrigation farming system and enhance food security in the country.
Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, has said that it is only knowledge-based economy that would add value and create a new lease of life for all Nigerians.

Why we are making agriculture attractive to youths – minister

The Federal government says it is set to mechanize agricultural production because the involvement of youths in the sector will ensure food security, create jobs, and increase foreign exchange earnings for the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday night met behind closed doors with President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

President Buhari holds closed-door meeting with Ghanaian president in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday night met behind closed doors with President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Enugu State on Tuesday said it had trained no fewer than 510 unemployed graduates on different skills.

NDE trains 100 youths on sustainable agriculture, marketing strategies

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Kebbi, has commenced training of 100 unemployed youths in modern agricultural and marketing systems under its Sustainable Agricultural Development Training Scheme (SADTS).
The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Enugu State on Tuesday said it had trained no fewer than 510 unemployed graduates on different skills.

NDE recruits 100 unemployed persons for agricultural training in Edo

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has recruited no fewer than 100 unemployed persons in Edo in its sustainable Agricultural Development Training Scheme (SADTS) of the Rural Employment Promotion (REP) Programme.
Five houses and 49 shops were gutted by fire in a tanker explosion that occurred at Lambata town in Gawu Babangida Local Government Area of Niger State on Sunday night.

Five houses, 49 shops razed in Niger tanker explosion

Five houses and 49 shops were gutted by fire in a tanker explosion that occurred at Lambata town in Gawu Babangida Local Government Area of Niger State on Sunday night.

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Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq made the announcement during a meeting with Governor Abdullahi Sule.

No official data of persons living with disability – minister

The Federal Government has said the country does not have an official data of persons living with disability, maintaining that the 25 million number being bandied around should be taken with a pinch of salt.
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Lagos bye-election: APC, PDP bicker over ‘vote buying’

Ahead of forthcoming Lagos East Senatorial District bye-election that will hold on December 5, both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State have engaged each other on allegations of voting buying.
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Borno holds bye-election for state assembly

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Borno said it has concluded necessary preparations to hold bye-elections for the two vacant seats in the state House of Assembly on Saturday.
Former Chairman of the Cross River State Universal Basic Education Board, Stephen Odey, has picked the Peoples Democratic Party ticket for the Cross River North Senatorial By-election scheduled for October 31, 2020.

Cross River bye-election: Court affirms Stephen Odey as PDP candidate

A Federal High Court sitting in Calabar on Thursday affirmed Dr Stephen Odey as candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the Cross River North Senatorial bye election.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has described the National Water Resources Bill as another Ruga aimed at creating grazing areas for herdsmen along shorelines.

Governor Ortom: Nigeria leaders have abandoned path of truth

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state Thursday said Nigeria has been plunged into several security, socio-economic challenges because those entrusted with the leadership of the country have abandoned the path of truth, equity, fairness and justice.