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The Ebonyi State government has said that the federal government has not displayed enough sincerity in ensuring that the problems of border areas in Nigeria not only in Ebonyi State are amicably resolved.
Farmers, especially those in the Southwest, have begun to raise concern over shortage of farm hands, which they fear could precipitate low harvest.
The President, FADAMA in Ojo Federal Constituency, Bolujoko Adenike, has advised Nigerian farmers to ensure they cast their votes for those who have their interest at heart and those that will support the nation’s agricultural development as the general elections draws near.
Kano-based Amarava Rice Mill says it is targeting to record 500 tonnes of daily production by June, just as it hit 250 tonnes to boost local self-sufficiency.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, NSCDC, Ekiti State command, has banned herders in the state from rearing their cattle near FADAMA farms to forestall tension and death that could arise from clashes between cattle rearers and farm owners.
The Federal Government and the World Bank have commended Yobe government for its support through the payments of counterpart funds of Fadama projects.”
The Federal Government’s Fadama III Second Additional Financing (AFII) says it will on Monday start a review of Food Security and Livelihood Support Project activities of the six North East states ravaged by insurgency.
The Fadama III Additional Financing (AF) has empowered 350 entrepreneurs with start packs in Niger.
Niger State Government needs help from the World Bank-sponsored Fadama programme to reactivate 17 irrigation schemes and improve mechanisation to encourage youths and women involvement in agriculture, an official said.
The Bauchi office of FADAMA II additional financing project has distributed empowerment and food items to 1000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the state.
The Rice Famers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) in Kano state says the recent flood has destroyed over 5,000 hectares of rice farm in some local government areas of the state.
The Fadama III in collaboration with the State Employment and Expenditure for Result (SEEFOR), a World Bank sponsored project, has embarked on training of farmers to ensure safer environment.
The Plateau State Government has secured the approval of the British Government for the manufacturing and distribution of aid devices and artificial locomotion to the Plateau State Disability Rights Commission.
As part of efforts aimed at building resilience against violent extremism through enhanced capacity and structures to check radicalisation, ActionAid Nigeria has handed over N35.5 million livelihood support factories to women and youths in Kogi State.
Tayo Adewumi, National Project Coordinator, Fadama III Project, has said 1,840 Internally Displaced youths and women in Bauchi state are to benefit from the Community Action Plan (CAP).
Kalidou Koulibaly has reiterated his desire to remain with Serie A side Napoli beyond the end of the 2018-19 season amid reported interests from several European heavyweights.
The Ministry of Labour and Employment has accused the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) of disrupting the inauguration of the new board of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF).
Former Senate Minority leader, Godswill Obot Akpabio, has denied allegations that he called the All Progressives Congress (APC) evil and was considering returning to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Chelsea beat Slavia Prague 4-3 in a thrilling encounter to book their place in the Europa League semi-finals despite an alarmingly complacent second-half performance at Stamford Bridge on Thursday.
The Federal Government has 58 ongoing road and bridge projects in the South East, Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, Alhaji Mustapha Shehuri, has said.
US President Donald Trump has said he will award Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honour in the country, a day after the golfer won the Masters for the fifth time.
Manchester United will take "the strongest possible action" against individuals who made racially abusive comments about Ashley Young on social media.
Less than 24 hours, after Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) opened its portal for ongoing recruitment exercise, no fewer than 91,000 Nigerians have so far successfully submitted their applications.
The African Action Congress (AAC) in Rivers State has blamed the administration of Governor Nyesom Wike for the rising insecurity in the state.
In commemoration of the International Day of Human Space Flight, the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) says space technology is relevant to the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).