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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.
FIFA, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the European Commission have announced the #SafeHome campaign designed to support women and children at risk of domestic violence during the coronavirus pandemic.
A Canadian court ruled against Huawei’s chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, on Wednesday in her extradition case to the US on fraud charges.
The Defence Headquarters says the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji has killed no fewer than 30 bandits and destroyed their logistics store in air strikes conducted on Tuesday in Doumborou Forest area of Zamfara.
As part of efforts geared towards the revitalisation of Primary Healthcare, the Lagos State Government has carried out a comprehensive assessment of no fewer than 329 Primary healthcare centres in the State.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) reopened trading on Wednesday after the public holidays to mark the Eid-el-Fitr celebration with a marginal growth of 0.07 per cent.
As the COVID-19 case management reduces in Bauchi state, 37 additional patients have been discharged from the isolation centres across the state after they underwent the second test.
No fewer than 70,000 youths are expected to be gainfully employed by both the Federal Government and the Zamfara Government in mining activities in the state.
Former Manchester City star Yaya Toure has been blasted by a club in Brazil after Botafogo’s vice-president Ricardo Rotenberg claimed he had misled them in transfer talks.
More than five million people have been reported to have been infected with coronavirus globally and over 328,000 have died, according to Johns Hopkins University.
The National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has commended efforts of the Kwara State Government in the fight against Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the state.