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Contemporary issues affecting agribusiness in the country and efforts at achieving sustainable food security will be the central discourse as agric experts converge on Abuja for the International Conference and Expo.
The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) yesterday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to halt Nigeria’s gradual descent into disaster.
President Muhammadu Buhari is opposed to open grazing of cattle, the presidency said yesterday in an apparent effort to douse the rising critique of its statement on Monday, quoting the president as querying the legality of Southern governors’ ban on open grazing.
The Ondo State Governor and Chairman of the Southern Governors Forum, Mr Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has declared that “no inch of the space delineated and known, currently, as South West, and indeed the whole South, will be ceded to a band of invaders masquerading as herdsmen under any guise.”
The 17 Southern Governors in the country have lambasted the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, for saying that “their announcement on open grazing is of questionable legality”
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), yesterday came under fire for criticising the open grazing ban by the 17 Southern governors at their recent meeting in Asaba, Delta State.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has tackled the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, over his comment that the decision to ban open grazing by southern governors is unconstitutional.
As agribusiness continues to be the focus of wealth and job creation towards boosting food security, the National Agricultural Land Development Authority, NALDA, has concluded plans to boost cassava production with a packaging plant in Ogun State.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has denied any plan to clamp down on Baptist Girls Academy, Lagos, in its preparation for the conduct of the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), contrary to reports making the round.
Senior Special Assistant to Governor Samuel Ortom on Animal Husbandry, Alhaji Shehu Tambaya, has again stressed that Benue would not repeal its grazing law no matter the intimidation.
Benue State Government has lamented the renewed spate of suspected herdsmen attacks on communities in the state which had resulted in the killing of several people in the last two weeks.
The town hall meeting on national security organised by the Federal Government has recommended that state police be adopted with the backing of the National Assembly and State Houses of assembly.
The Federal Government says it will encourage private investment in the livestock sector to curb banditry, cattle rustling and farmers-herdsmen clashes.
Gov. Nasir El-rufai of Kaduna State says bandits terrorising Nigeria have lost their rights to life under the constitution and must be wiped out.
The Ekiti State Council of Traditional Rulers has described as false the alleged plan by government to cede portions of land to some people for ranching and grazing.
President Muhammadu Buhari has emphasised the need for the urgent recharging of the Lake Chad, saying the shrinking of the lake has adversely affected the lives of more than 30 million people.
President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated that about 30 million people are adversely affected by a shrunken Lake Chad, which is now just about ten per cent of its original size.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday, at bilateral talks with the President of Chad, Marshal Idris Deby Itno, said that about 30 million people were adversely affected by a shrunken Lake Chad, which is now just about ten per cent of its original size.
Ondo State will not be part of the sovereign Yoruba State being agitated for by some groups, Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu declared in Monday in Akure.
Anglican Bishops of the South East and South South Province have pledged their support to Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State whose governance style they said has shown that integrity can be brought into service.
Football followers across the globe have turned ‘prayer warriors’ for the Danish ace, Christian Eriksen who suddenly collapsed during the country’s duel against Finland in the Euro 2020 championship.
ALGIERS (Reuters) - Algeria held parliamentary elections on Saturday that the ruling establishment hopes will turn a page on political unrest amid a crackdown on dissent, but even by mid afternoon few people had voted.
The Deputy Governor of Edo State, Comrade Philip Shaibu, has blamed the advent of godfatherism in Nigeria’s politics as the bane of democracy in the country.
The federal government says it has suspended the salaries of 331 civil servants for failing to update their Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS).
Christian Eriksen managed to speak to his Denmark team-mates from hospital after his on-field collapse, according to Danish FU (Football Union) director of football Peter Moller.
Seriki Fulani of Oyo State, Alhaji Saliu Abdulkadir, who was evicted from his Igangan palace four months ago has denied media reports that he was behind the fresh attack on Igangan community in Ibarapa area of Oyo State.
Arsenal and Roma are stepping up talks over a deal for Granit Xhaka, with the Gunners eyeing Wolves midfielder Ruben Neves as a possible replacement.
Ek’s original offer, said to be in the region of £1.8bn, was turned down by the Kroenke family last month, with the Swede later revealing he was told that the current owners ‘don’t need the money’.
Controversial Emmanuel Dennis has got the transfer rumour mills working overtime again after he posted a photo of himself training in a Galatasaray shirt.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of two new aides for the First Lady, Aisha Buhari.