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NGO donates items, lessons to children in Barkin Ladi IDP camp

A Non Governmental Organisation(NGO), Black Diamonds Support Organisation, has offered to organise free lessons for children in Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) Camp in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area (LGA) of Plateau .

Fulani say they are being vilified for violence

At the small mosque in Luggere, nestled in an ethnic Fulani village surrounded by rolling green hills, an unusually large crowd has gathered for Friday prayers.

New Zimbabwean govt ‘orders land grabbers to vacate farms’ – report

Zimbabwe's new minister of lands, agriculture and rural settlement, Retired Air Marshal Perrance Shiri, has reportedly ordered those who have illegally occupied farm lands to leave "immediately" or face the wrath of law.

Nigeria earns N13.5bn from cashew nuts

Nigeria’s effort to diversify the economy appears to be yielding results with increased revenue from cashew nuts and other agriculture products’ export.

Governors seek to take over, manage federal roads

Governors of the 36 states of the federation have agreed to take over the construction and management of some federal roads under a Public Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement.

NSCDC nab suspected vandal dozing off at crime scene

A man who claimed to be a farmer, Usman Jubril, has been arrested for allegedly vandalising a solar energy system installed in Government College, Ajara, Badagry, Lagos State.

Flooding: Food scarcity imminent – farmers

The Chairman of Benue State chapter of the All Farmers Association of Nigeria, Aondoana Ohembe, has reiterated Governor Samuel Ortom’s concern that the country risks food shortage, following last week’s flooding which devastated several communities in the state.

31 vessels laden with fuel, others, expected at Lagos ports

No fewer than 31 vessels are expected to arrive at the Lagos pilotage district with various cargoes, including petroleum products, wheat, corn, fertiliser and a host of others.

26 ships with petrol, food items expected at Lagos ports

Twenty-six ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods are expected to arrive at Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos from Aug. 21 to Sept. 2.

Benue, Chinese company to partner on improved seedlings

Benue State Government says it has plans to partner with a Chinese Seed company, Yuan’s Seed Company, for the provision of improved seedlings for farmers in the state.

Nestle striding to improve livelihoods with SMS project – Uwadoka

Nestlé Nigeria’s says it is using its Sorghum and Millet in the Sahel (SMS) Project to improve livelihoods across the communities in which the company operates, a top official has said.

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