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Federal government appoints new NAGGW chief

The Federal Government has appointed Dr. Bukar Hassan as new Director-General of the National Agency for the Great Green Wall (NAGGW).

NHIS crisis:House of Reps summons SGF, CBN

The House of Representatives Adhoc Committee investigating the crisis rocking the National Health Insurance Scheme has resolved to summon the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, and the Central Bank of Nigeria.
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Ministry: Farmers-herders conflict depleting animal population

The Federal Government has raised concern that the increasing farmers/herders’ conflict across the country was depleting animal population.

Federal government to establish agricultural equipment hiring enterprise

The Federal Government has disclosed plans to establish Agricultural Equipment Hiring Enterprises (AEHEs) across the 774 Local Government Areas of the country.

Minister Audu Ogbeh honours 30 staff for outstanding performance

In a bid to encourage hard work, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), Audu Ogbeh, has awarded 30 staff of the ministry for outstanding performance.

Federal govt to partner FCWC members on fisheries, aquaculture

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Bukar Hassan, said harnessing the huge potential in fisheries and aquaculture will give an added impetus to the realisation of Nigeria’s objectives of wealth creation, food and nutritional security in the Gulf of Guinea.

Federal govt launches new climate change insurance for farmers

The Federal Government in collaboration with the International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (ICTA), has launched an evidence-based insurance development roadmap for the agricultural sector particularly for small holder farmers in the country.

Fed govt may establish 15 more agric varsities

The federal government through the ministry of agricultural and rural development has expressed the desire to ensure Nigeria establishes 15 specialised universities of Agriculture in the next few years.

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Federal government to auction N70 billion bonds

The Debt Management Office says the Federal Government is to auction by subscription bonds worth N70 billion on December 19.
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Borussia Dortmund hope to avoid Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool in last 16

Borussia Dortmund is hoping to avoid ex-coach Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool when the last 16 of the Champions League is drawn on Monday.
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CIA chief Gina Haspel to brief US House leadership on Jamal Khashoggi case

CIA Director Gina Haspel is set to give a classified briefing to leaders of the US House of Representatives on Wednesday on the what the intelligence agency knows about the murder of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi.

Bayelsa government declares balance surplus of N18.564 billion for October

Gboribiogha Jonah, the Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, has disclosed that the state government recorded a balance surplus of N18.564billion as at October 31, 2018.

LASPOTECH shuns ASUP strike

The academic staff of the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, have defiled the ongoing nationwide strike declared by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic on Wednesday.