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Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that the State Government is in the process of acquiring an estimated 32,000 hectares of farmland for rice cultivation in seven states.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on made an intervention of 311.5million dollar in the retail Secondary Market Intervention Sales (SMIS) and 15 million Chinese Yuan in the spot and short-tenored forwards segment of the inter-bank foreign market.
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has expressed appreciation to President Muhammadu Buhari over the official approval for the Bakassi Deep Sea Port.
The Central Bank of Nigeria says it has targeted about 70,000 farmers and business under its Anchor Borrower Programme in Borno State for 2019.
Nigeria’s continued neglect of its agriculture sector is costing a loss of about $10 billion to its economy every year, the World Bank has said.
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, last week, rubbished the country’s agricultural sector, saying it is characterised by low productivity and under-performing value chains.
As the 5th All Nigeria Civil Society Economic conference came to a close in Abuja, stakeholders at the conference have called on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to sustain the improved reform economic policies, rising investment opportunities and Agricultural development.
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Sabo Nanono, has said he would ensure that agricultural research institutes in the ministry are strengthened to promote improved seedlings that would galvanise food production in the country.
A double-digit investment in the agricultural sector backed by a vibrant rural infrastructural network will help states in Nigeria to accelerate the transformation of agriculture, says Nteranya Sanginga, Director General of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA).
Mix reactions from stakeholders in the agricultural sector on Thursday trailed President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), to stop providing fund for food importation.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has reacted to an upsurge in the demand for methyl bromide from Nigeria.
The United Nations Country Team (UNCT) members on Thursday were in Calabar, the state capital of Cross River State holding a retreat on Management Accountability Framework, a foundation piece of the UN reforms process to engage with government and help facilitate the achievement the State’s giant industrialization drive.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says the country’s external reserves now stand at 45 billion dollars as at June 2019.
As President Muhammadu Buhari takes oath of office for a second term on Wednesday, legal luminary and founder of Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti, Chief Afe Babalola, has said restructuring remains the way out of the country’s problems.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed satisfaction with the projects executed by Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno State in the last eight years.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday boasted that no state is currently under Boko Haram control.
Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has been named the French Ligue 1 player for the month of September.
Asisat Oshoala was on target while Emuidzhi Oghiabekhva failed to save Minsk from a 5-0 humiliation at the hands of Barcelona in a Women's Champions League Round of 16 game on Thursday.
The Jigawa office of Action Against Hunger, a non-governmental organization has organized a one-week training for nutrition champions comprised of WDC, CSO, religious and community leaders, and the media.
A portal of the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) that will integrate all insurance transactions in the insurance industry into a single hub will go live next year, its Acting Commissioner, Mr Sunday Thomas said on Thursday.
Ogun State government had received over eleven thousand educational materials from corporate bodies, as part of their annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to the society.
The Deputy Governor of Jigawa, Malam Umar Namadi, said on Tuesday that the state government had concluded plans to set up a mega solar power project in Daurawa, Gwiwa Local Government Area of the state.
As from November 11, any institution applying for an indirect participant in the nation’s Payments System must have a satisfactory risk-based rating from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
John Mikel Obi is doubtful for Trabzonspor Turkish Super Lig against Gaziantep FK this weekend after picking up a muscle injury in training on Monday.
Jigawa State Pension Board has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with 10 Pension Fund Administrators (PFAs) for management of its funds for a period of two years.
A Psychologist, with the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH), Ituku-Ozalla, Mrs Nneka Dim, has urged mothers to give good moral and parental care to their children, especially the child-child.