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The President of All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, Architect Ibrahim Kabir, Saturday, warned that without adequate food the Coronavirus, COVID-19, situation will worsen as government fights to contain its spread in the country.

AFAN: We‘ve yet to feel impact of Cross River governor’s agricultural revolution

Mr Etim Nakanda, the Chairman of All Famers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Cross River Chapter, says farmers in the state have yet to feel the impact of Gov. Ben Ayade’s agricultural revolution programme.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Governor Obaseki: I’m committed to economic diversification, food security

The Governor, who spoke to journalists in Benin City, said his administration has, in the last three years and eight months, embarked on programmes and reforms created an enabling environment for agricultural businesses to thrive such that more youths and investors could earn a living and create employment.
The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and the Federal Government have commenced a Human Capital Development (HCD) plan towards moving 24 million Nigerians out of poverty before 2030.

Nigerian governors deny opposing autonomy to state judiciaries, legislatures

The 36 state governors have dismissed claims that they are against President Muhammadu Buhari’s Executive Order 10 of 2020, which compels state governors to ensure financial autonomy for state legislatures and judiciaries.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti offers 6000 hectares as central bank set to empower cassava farming

Ekiti State government in partnership with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), have entered into partnership to empower 1,000 farmers in the state for commercial production of Cassava.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, yesterday asked Health Minister, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, the whereabouts of visiting Chinese medical personnel, saying their activities in the country must the oversighted by the parliament.

Minister: Importation of finished pharmaceutical products not acceptable

Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, said pharmacy in Nigeria, should immediately start to think of new ways of doing things; a situation where the focus is on importation of finished products and compounding of raw materials is clearly not acceptable.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, (FMARD), Sabo Nanono, says the Federal Government is committed to ensuring the take-off of University of Agriculture, Zuru, Kebbi, in 2020.

Nigeria to salvage food production with ‘agric for food and jobs plan’

The Federal Government Tuesday, disclosed moves to salvage food production with a new agricultural programme, Agric for Food and Jobs Plan, AFJP, in 12 months that would mitigate effects of novel Coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic, in the sector.
Suspected Ethiopian cattle rustlers on Saturday shot and killed a woman near River Natodomeri in Turkana County.

Suspected cattle rustlers kill woman in Kenyan county

Turkana County Police Commander Samuel Ndanyi said cattle rustlers were about to attack Turkana herders at Lokakweny Kraal in Kibish Sub-County.
The National Biotechnology Development Agency, NABDA has unveiled prototype Digesters and Process Optimization Test Systems developed by a team of its scientists, engineers and technicians.

NABDA donates labs for coronavirus tests, produces hand sanitisers

The National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) has donated its laboratories in Abuja and Odi, Bayelsa, for more tests to be conducted.

Historiography and tale of two Awe towns

The recent deposition of Emir Lamido Sanusi II has thrown up many issues both locally within the Kano metropolis and nationally and surely will be a topic for discussion for some time to come.
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Osun boosts tomatoes, pepper farming with N2.2 million

Osun State Government has doled out a sum of N2.2m to 14 tomatoes and pepper growers in the state to boost food production.
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Speaker Gbajabiamila: $22.7 billion loan approval suspended over South-East protest

The Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said the protest by National Assembly members from the South-East geopolitical zone led to the suspension of work on the $22.79bn external borrowing request by President Muhammadu Buhari

Abia governor seeks partnership with AfDB to transform state into industrial hub

Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, Wednesday, told the African Development Bank that a thriving entrepreneurship industry and agricultural base in the State are the foundation for the creation of a potentially viable industrial hub.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday commissioned the Industrial Hub to mark the Third Anniversary of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu in Ondo.

President Buhari commissions industrial hub in Ondo, eulogises governor

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday commissioned the Industrial Hub to mark the Third Anniversary of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu in Ondo.

Central bank recovers N60 billion excessive charges imposed on customers by erring banks

This is just as the apex bank has announced that it has commenced the process of creating 10 million jobs in the next five years through investment support in agriculture, using 10 commodity models.

Unemployment: VON chief urges youths to embrace federal government’s agrarian revolution

The Director-General of Voice of Nigeria, (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu, has called on Nigerian youths to join the President Muhammadu Buhari’s Agrarian Revolution going on nationwide.
A Professor of Food Technology, Lateef Sanni, on Saturday, urged the government and the citizens to engage in cassava value chain because of its numerous benefits.

Expert enumerates benefits of cassava value chain, urges Nigerians to invest in it

A Professor of Food Technology, Lateef Sanni, on Saturday, urged the government and the citizens to engage in cassava value chain because of its numerous benefits.

House of Reps urges NAFDAC to warn Nigerians against using paracetamol to cook

The House of Representatives has called on the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control to sensitise Nigerians against using paracetamol to boil meat.

Governor Bello takes oath of office for second term

Yahaya Bello of Kogi State was on Monday inaugurated for a second term in office with a pledge to develop the state into Nigeria’s foremost and most secure emerging commercial hub.

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Cristiano Ronaldo returned to training with Juventus in Turin on Tuesday after an absence of over two months because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Paris Saint-Germain in pole as Cristiano Ronaldo considers Juventus exit

Cristiano Ronaldo could leave Juventus this summer after just two seasons with the club.
Leganes will listen to offers for Nigeria defender Kenneth Omeruo this summer.

Leganes ready to sell Kenneth Omeruo

Leganes will listen to offers for Nigeria defender Kenneth Omeruo this summer.
Former Chelsea captain Branislav Ivanovic is being linked with a sensational return to England.

Branislav Ivanovic says that he has received an offer from Everton

The Toffees have been linked with the likes of Marseille’s Boubacar Kamara, Lille’s Gabriel, Paris Saint-Germain’s Thiago Silva, Chelsea’s Kurt Zouma and Manchester City’s John Stones in recent weeks, and former Chelsea star Branislav Ivanovic has also entered into the frame.

Court sentences driver to two years in prison for stealing car

An Upper Area Court, sitting in Kasuwan Nama in Jos, on Tuesday, sentenced a 30-year-old driver, Victor Jonah, to two years imprisonment for stealing a car.
A presidential candidate at the just concluded Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) election, Dele Adesina, has called for the cancellation of the exercise.

NBA presidential candidate alleges fraud, wants election result cancelled

A presidential candidate at the just concluded Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) election, Dele Adesina, has called for the cancellation of the exercise.