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Ebonyi: Federal government not sincere in boundary dispute resolution

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.

Governor Umahi suspends auditor-general, others

Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi on Friday suspended the Auditor-General of the state, Mr Innocent Nwida, from office over the latest communal crisis in the state.

Shortage of farm labourers threatens good harvest in Southwest

Farmers, especially those in the Southwest, have begun to raise concern over shortage of farm hands, which they fear could precipitate low harvest.

World Bank lauds success of Fadama III programme

The World Bank has given a pass mark to Fadama III programme in Nigeria for the success recorded in the implementation of its programmes ahead of its Dec. 31, 2019 closing date.

Farmers urged to vote for candidates that support agriculture

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.
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Rice: Kano-based miller targets 500 tonnes daily production by June

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.
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NSCDC bans cattle rearing near FADAMA farms in Ekiti

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.

Federal government, World Bank commend Yobe for payment of counterpart funds

The Federal Government and the World Bank have commended Yobe government for its support through the payments of counterpart funds of Fadama projects.”

Fadama: Federal government starts review of North-East food security, livelihood support project

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.

Fadama empowers 350 entrepreneurs with starter packs in Niger

The Fadama III Additional Financing (AF) has empowered 350 entrepreneurs with start packs in Niger.

Niger government seeks World Bank’s assistance to reactivate 17 irrigation schemes

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.

Imo government lauds EU over micro projects

The Imo State Government has lauded the European Union (EU) for completing a total of 60 micro projects in the state between 2014 to 2018 under Niger Delta development project.

1000 Bauchi IDPs get empowerment, food Items from FADAMA II Project

The Bauchi office of FADAMA II additional financing project has distributed empowerment and food items to 1000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the state.
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Flood destroys 5,000 hectares of rice farms in Kano

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.

Fadama trains farmers to ensure safer environment in Delta

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.

British government manufactures aid devices for Plateau disability agency

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.
ActionAid Nigeria

ActionAid hands-over N35.5 million livelihood projects

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.

1,840 youths, women to benefit from Fadama III AF II Project in Bauchi

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).

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Federal government has 58 roads, bridges ongoing projects in Southeast – minister

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.