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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).
The FADAMA III Second Additional Financing (AFII) Programme has called on beneficiary states in the North East Food Security and Livelihood Emergency Support Project to pay their counterpart funds.
The Edo Fadama III project office says that it has funded the cultivation of additional 280 hectares of rice in Edo South Senatorial District for the 2018 planting season.
The World Bank, through the FADAMA III Additional Financing (AFII) Programme, will soon disburse N8.6 billion to 5,916 youths across the country in the Graduate Unemployment Youths Support Scheme (FADAMA GUYS).
Farmers, under the aegis of FADAMA III Additional Financing (AF) project, are currently cultivating 60 hectares of rice farms in Jigawa State to enhance rice seed multiplication.
The Anambra State Government has established rice seed multiplication centre at Umumbo community in Ayamelum Local Government Area to boost rice production in the state.
Liverpool superstar Mohamed Salah has become the fourth player to be named the BBC African Footballer of the Year a second time, making history for club and country in doing so.
Marcus Rashford insists Manchester United do not head to Liverpool as underdogs, and that Jose Mourinho is a winner.
The Federal Government is taking a move to address the issue of incessant strikes by Medical Workers; as the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, promised on Friday that the government will consider their requests.
The Reformed Ogboni Fraternity says its ultimate objective is to promote good values, discipline and justice in the society.
The Premier League published a message to fans on Friday calling on them to support their teams in the right way following recent incidents of abuse that have blighted the game.
Jose Mourinho answered his critics — for the time being at least — as his Manchester United side recorded their biggest league victory in 13 months with a 4-1 win over Fulham.
The Oil workers unions have reassured the Federal government that its members would not go on strike over the threat of Depot owners to shut down services over issues on payment of outstanding subsidy claims.
While either Morocco or South Africa are being strongly tipped to host the tournament, Congo Brazzaville surprisingly filed their bid to replace Cameroon, who were stripped of the hosting rights.
The bank, which was commissioned last week by FCT Minister, Muhammed Musa Bello, would afford small scale business owners opportunity to access loans without collateral and with little or no interest to boost their businesses.
Zenith Bank becomes the first Nigerian bank to successfully integrate and launch Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) payments on Point of Sales (POS), enabling customers to pay for goods and services via POS terminals without the use of cards