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Mix reactions from stakeholders in the agricultural sector on Thursday trailed President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), to stop providing fund for food importation.
Participants at a Strategic Session on Advocacy for President’s assent to the National Agricultural Seeds Council (NASC) have appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the NASC Bill to enable farmers to have access to quality seeds.
The All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) says the reappointment of Mr Godwin Emefiele as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor by President Muhammadu Buhari, was a confirmation that the President is `agriculture friendly’.
The Federal Government has expressed its willingness to support Irish potato farmers toward increasing their productivity and modifying the value chain in 2018.
The re-elected Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, on Tuesday reacted to his victory at the just-concluded election which he described as free and fair.
A businessman, Azeez Ogunsola, has prayed a Customary Court in Ile-Tuntun, Ibadan to dissolve his 20-year-old union with his wife, Atinuke, whom he called “a serial thief”.
Former Super Eagles captain Joseph Yobo has advised Henry Onyekuru to leave French Ligue 1 club, Monaco for regular football elsewhere.
Immediate past governor of Edo State and National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has expressed disgust over the crisis that has engulfed the party in his state, lamenting that the state deputy governor, Comrade Philip Shaibu and some other persons from his local government betrayed him after doing so much to help them grow politically.
The Spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Campaign Council, Kogi State, Faruk Adejoh-Audu says he cannot congratulate Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello because Kogi State was turned into a war field during the Saturday election.
The President of the Senate, Sen. Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday, said officials of government conniving with criminals involved in vandalising oil pipelines should be prosecuted if identified.
Three persons have been confirmed dead while several others were left injured when suspected political parties thugs invaded Adankolo and Lokongoma primary schools in Lokoja.
The Edo House of Assembly on Wednesday confirmed Mrs Esther Edigin as the Chief Judge of the state. Her confirmation followed the request of Gov. Godwin Obaseki in a letter to the Assembly dated November 8.
Benin Republic head coach Michel Dussuyer has admitted the Nigeria’s Super Eagles are more superior to his side after Wednesday’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture at the Akwa Ibom International Stadium, Uyo.
Timi Frank, former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Monday, called on the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus, and the National Working Committee, NWC, of the party to apologise or resign over the loss of Bayelsa State which has been under PDP’s control since 1999.