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On Monday, April 27, 2020, British oil and gas giant, BP, became the latest in a growing number of energy firms to declare a massive quarterly loss. Their loss was in the region of $4.4 billion dollars. Bear in mind that this was a conglomerate that posted a $2.6 billion profit in the corresponding quarter of 2019.
Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), says it has provided protection to 1, 830 resettled farmers to enable them cultivate their farmlands in Borno.
A former president of the Nigerian Senate, Chief Anyim Pius Anyim, has been accused of destroying a commercial farmland at Amagu, Ishiagu in Ivo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, Nigeria. A former president of the Nigerian Senate, Chief Anyim Pius Anyim, has been accused of destroying a commercial farmland at Amagu, Ishiagu in Ivo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, Nigeria.
Indigenes of Ubaha in the Oriendu Autonomous Community, Ohuhu, Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia State, have called on the federal and state government to save them from the effects of landside in the area.
The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Richard Adeniyi Adebayo, has said the Federal Government will welcome long-term agribusiness activities coming from Russia to Nigeria.
The report says a lot of farmers have either switched from cultivation of food to cash crops, or reduced the size of their farmlands following the loss they incurred occasioned by price stability.
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has distributed fertilizers and seeds to 790,000 farmers to accelerate crop production.
An agricultural economist, Mr Jinadu Balogun, on Thursday urged the Federal Government to use public-private partnership (PPP) arrangements to boost agricultural production in efforts to attain zero hunger by 2030.
The Kano State Government has confirmed the death of 31 people and destruction of more than 10,000 houses during the recent flood disaster in 15 Local Government Areas of the state.
No fewer than 9,298 students of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) in Enugu State would be conferred with various degrees during the 47th convocation of the university scheduled to hold on Dec.1.
The Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), office, says it will collaborate with Achiever’s Farm, Igbogene, in Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa, to empower 100 ex-militants in agriculture.
As the World marks the 2017 World Food Day, experts have proposed the urgent reform of Nigeria’s agricultural sector to boost food production and rural development.
Nigerian subscribers have renewed calls on Multichoice Digital Satellite Television (DSTV) and other service providers to introduce the Pay as You Go Tariff (PAYG) in the country.
The Oil Palm Growers Association of Nigeria (OPGAN) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for empowering smallholder farmers under the Anchor Borrower Programme (ABP).
Big Brother Naija housemate, Nengi, has vowed that her friendship with Ozo will be over when she leaves the house on Sunday.
The Member representing Ughelli North, Ughelli South and Udu federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Francis Waive, has described the Water Resources Bill as a Northern agenda to tighten the noose on the Southern part of the country.
As both public, private schools across Nasarawa state resume on October 5, parents have appealed to Governor Abdullahi Sule to waive school fees for their children due to the crippling effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jurgen Klopp has revealed that Liverpool duo Jordan Henderson and Joel Matip will miss the club’s Premier League clash against Arsenal at Anfield on Monday.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has urged the governments at all levels to articulate strategies to mitigate the menace of flood and forestall such devastation in the future.
United States President Donald Trump, on Tuesday, urged the United Nations General Assembly to hold China “accountable” for its actions over the coronavirus pandemic.
The total coronavirus infections in Nigeria rose to 57,613 after 176 new cases were recorded in the nation in the last 24 hours.
Thirty-one persons have reportedly died in floods across the country as torrential rains continue to pour.