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The State Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms Abisola Olusanya, said this on Sunday in Lagos.

Official: Lagos resumes clampdown of illegal abattoirs, veterinary premises April 19

The Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms Abisola Olusanya said the state would resume dislodgement of illegal abattoirs, slaughterhouses, animal markets and other veterinary premises, as from April 19.
Herdsmen

Cattle rearing: Lagos butchers seek 50,000 hectares of land for ranching

The Lagos State Butchers Association has requested the provision of about 50, hectares of land from the Lagos State Government for ranching and rearing herds of cattle in the state.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu (born June 25, 1965) is a Nigerian politician and the current Governor of Lagos State.

Lagos governor inaugurates semi-mechanised abattoir in Somolu

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday inaugurated a semi-mechanised abattoir in the Somolu/Bariga areas as part of efforts to improve red meat value chain in the state.

Lagos commences implementation of additional tax reliefs to taxpayers

Lagos State Government, through the state Internal Revenue Service, LIRS, has commenced the implementation of additional reliefs aimed at cushioning the negative impact of COVID-19 pandemic on individuals and businesses in the state.Lagos State Government, through the state Internal Revenue Service, LIRS, has commenced the implementation of additional reliefs aimed at cushioning the negative impact of COVID-19 pandemic on individuals and businesses in the state.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCTA sets guidelines for operations in agricultural sector

The Agriculture and Rural Development Secretariat of the FCT Administration has reassured farmers of the administration’s commitment to the provision of basic support for farmers toward the attainment of food security in the territory.
Zamfara State Governor Bello Matawale

Coronavirus/Lassa fever: Zamfara takes sensitisation to to public places

The Zamfara Ministry of Health has embarked on a sensitisation campaign to public places as part of its measures to prevent Coronavirus and Lassa Fever.
The Nigerian livestock industry is a N30 trillion worth national asset that should be treated with care, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, has said.

Nigeria livestock industry worth N30 trillion – minister

The Nigerian livestock industry is a N30 trillion worth national asset that should be treated with care, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, has said.

Ex-Bayelsa butchers chairman killed by ‘cultists’

A former Bayelsa State Butchers Association chairman, Mr. Chibuzor Nwachukwu, was Tuesday night ambushed and killed by unknown gunmen suspected to be cultists.

Governor Ortom donates N30 million to victims of Wadata market fire

The Benue State Government has donated N30 million to the victims of the fire that gutted some sections of Wadata Market, Makurdi, the state capital, early Wednesday morning.

Niger government issues alert over poisonous meat in circulation

Niger State Government has warned Nigerian to be cautious of meats in circulation that contains steroid applied by local livestock farmers and butchers.
Herdsmen

Commissioner: Butchers now inject animals with steroids

As the population of people increases, the Niger State Government on Wednesday decried the circulation of contaminated meats across the state, saying butchers now inject animals with steroids.
Lagos State House of Assembly

Lagos Assembly decries poor condition of abattoirs

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Tuesday decried the poor and unhygienic condition of abattoirs in the state and directed its Standing Committee on Agriculture to embark on oversight of the facilities.
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Bauchi group trains butchers on meat hygiene

Women Empowerment Initiative (WEIN), a non-governmental organization, says it has collaborated with WASH Coordination Project (WCP) in Bauchi state to train 35 butchers on hygienic practices and prevention of meat contamination.

Five killed in Ibadan butchers, police clash

Five persons were said to have been killed in Ibadan, Oyo State, during a clash between butchers at the Bodija International Market and police on Thursday.

Stop those using soldiers, policemen to destroy our property – Butchers tell Governor Ajimobi

Scores of butchers under the umbrella of National Butchers Union from the 11 local government areas in Ibadanland on Sunday appealed to Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State to as a matter of urgency prevail on some elements who are using soldiers, policemen and other security agents to destroy their property, intimidate and harass butchers across the various abattoirs in Ibadan, the state capital.

Sale of donkey meat worries butchers

Butchers in the South South region have decried the killing and sale of donkey meat in the region and called on the National Butchers Union of Nigeria (NBUN) to check the menace.

Truck driver, butchers clash in Ilorin

Truck drivers and butchers have engaged in a free-for-all at the popular Mandate Market located at Adewole area of Ilorin, the Kwara state capital.

I won’t allow political enemies come between me and Senator Akume – Governor Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said he would never allow political enemies drive a wedge between him and Sen. George Akume in the state.

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Lagos recovers N50 million over fraudulent real estate activities

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said it had recovered more than N50 million from parties involved in illegal real estate transaction activities.
The Deputy Governor, Dr Manassah Daniel Jatau, stated this when the Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) rose from its meeting on Wednesday at the NGF Secretariat in Abuja.

Gombe eyes World Bank loan to address erosion at Federal College

The state’s Deputy Governor, Manassah Jatau, made the declaration in Gombe on Tuesday when a Presidential Visitation Panel, led by Prof. Kenneth Okiongbo, visited the school.
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Bauchi traffic agency to enforce ban on commercial motorcyclists – chairman

The Bauchi State Road Traffic Agency (BAROTA), on Tuesday, reiterated that activities of commercial motorcycle riders, popularly known as ‘Okada’ or ‘Achaba’, remained banned in the state.

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Mr Allwell Nwakali, elder brother and agent to 2015 U17 World Cup winner, Kelechi Nwakali, says his brother and client may consider switching allegiance to a foreign country.

Kelechi Nwakali may dump Nigeria for another country – agent

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