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Years after they were forced by Boko Haram to flee their homes, about 4000 farming households in Adamawa State have received free farm inputs from the the federal government to resume crop production.
Kogi State Government has concluded plans to establish 12 cottage industries in nine local government areas to boost the economy of rural communities, an official has disclosed.
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Assisted-Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP), on Saturday distributed farm inputs to 1,500 rice and cassava value chain farmers toward the success of 2018 planting season.
Over 500 shanties and illegal structures within and outside the Oko Oba Abattoir and Lairage Complex in Agege area of Lagos State were on Saturday demolished by the State Government as part of effort to ensure adequate upgrading and transformation of the complex for improved operations.
The Ebonyi State Government, on Thursday, rejected the Federal Government’s plan to establish cattle ranches in the state.
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State on Thursday suspended his Commissioner for Solid Minerals Development, Chief Francis Orji, indefinitely for gross misconduct.
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has sacked the staff of the state government owned College of Agriculture Iguoriakhi in Ovia South West local government area and closed down the institution.
The Bauchi State Government says it will retain some retiring agricultural extension workers, in its efforts to revitalise its agricultural sector.
The Lagos State Government, on Thursday, said it has subsidised LAKE Rice to the tune of N1.049billion from December 2016 till date, as part of efforts aimed at sustaining food sufficiency and food security in the State.
The Ondo State Government has expressed its readiness to partner with the Dangote Group on the establishment of a 3,000-hectare rice farm in the state.
Anbua, who was fielding questions from newsmen on the aftermath of herdsmen attack on food security in the state, noted that Benue is ranked among the fifth largest producers of rice in the country, with the expectation of bumper harvest this year.
The Ondo State Government has expressed readiness to partner with relevant agencies and organisations to ensure access to disease-free meat in the state.
Kaduna State Government, says it is fine-tuning a detailed plan to stimulate both local and foreign investments into the state Agriculture sector.
The Lagos State government has said that the ban placed on unauthorised modes of movement of animals, especially live cattle, across the State still subsists, stressing that persons found culpable in this act will be prosecuted.
The Borno State Government says it has resuscitated the dormant poultry unit in the state and improved both livestock and fisheries production.
Kebbi state government has acquired 100 tractors, 300 power tillers, 300 thrashers and 200 reapers to support the rice farmers.
Kebbi State has assured the nation it has the capacity to deliver 50 per cent of the rice needs of Nigerians with the continuous support of Federal Government’s Anchor Borrowers Programme.
A mob lynched a woman in India after rumours circulated on WhatsApp about child kidnappers, police said Monday, days after the messaging firm said it was curbing the forwarding of messages.
The Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) has called on the Federal Government to immediately sign the Africa Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCTFA) to make the economy more competitive.
A former Minister of Culture, Tourism and National Orientation in the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Chief Edem Duke, has declared his intention to join the next governorship race in Cross River State come 2019.
Spanish public prosecutors said Monday they have asked that a probe into allegations FC Barcelona football club illegally bought a transplant liver for their cancer-stricken ex player Eric Abidal be reopened.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has told the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to "stop shopping around for supporters" and channel its energy on the forthcoming 2019 general elections.
Nasararwa State Government has purchased more than 20,000 assorted trees seedling for planting to check environmental degradation in the state.
Somalia’s Islamist militant group al-Shabaab has captured a small but strategic town 100 km south of Bosaso city in the semi-autonomous Puntland region, a military officer, al Shabaab and residents said on Friday.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday directed security agencies and relevant bodies to commence a 72-hour joint operation to restore order around Apapa and environs with a view to easing vehicular movement in that part of Lagos State.
Not less than 30 people were reportedly killed in the renewed attacks by bandits in Zamfara state on Tuesday.
The authorities of the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State, have been queried over alleged irregular expenditure of over N3 billion.