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World food prices rose strongly in November, lifted by big jumps in prices of meat and vegetable oils, in spite of slightly lower cereals prices, the UN food agency said on Thursday.
The Federal Government has reaffirmed commitment to strengthen policies and regulate the use of antimicrobial in Nigeria.
Nigeria has succeeded in preventing the entry of invasive plant pests and other emerging pests, an official ha said.
The Senate on Thursday faulted the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN’s) Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP), insisting that the apex bank was not in the position to implement it.
The Federal Government says it will not reverse closure of borders until neighbouring countries have shown enough commitment to check smuggling of banned commodities into Nigeria.
Forty-five per cent of deaths of children could be prevented through eating of healthy diets, Dr. Mohammed Bello Umar, Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, has declared.
The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mohammed Umar, says 45 per cent of death of children under five years old was preventable with a healthy diet.
The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) says Nigeria and 40 other countries across the world are in need of external food assistance.
The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) in partnership with the Kaduna State government, through the United Nations Joint Project Food Africa Project has enhanced capacity of 280 vegetable farmers as well as distributed 3,976 various farming implements and agro inputs to enhance productivity and livelihood of beneficiaries in the state.
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and Eni, through its subsidiary Nigerian Agip Exploration (NAE), have inaugurated a solar-powered water scheme in Bama, Borno.
No fewer than 113 million people were affected in 2018 by very serious food shortages, including famine, a report by the European Union and two United Nations agencies said on Tuesday.
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has reiterated its commitment to strengthen the agricultural response to climate change in North East through promoting the Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) programme.
Against the backdrop of the projection that it will become the third largest country in the world by 2050, Nigeria has been told to improve its capacity to feed its people on a sustainable basis.
The number of UN officials killed in the Ethiopian Airlines that crashed on Sunday has risen to 21 from the initial 19 reported by the global intergovernmental organisation.
Apart from Canada-based professor of Literary Arts, Carleton University, Pius Adesanmi, who died carrying a Canadian passport, the other Nigerian, Abiodun Bashua, who had a UN passport, was among 19 UN officials who perished in the ill-fated Ethiopian Airline crash on Sunday.
La Liga side Valencia are ‘weighing up a move’ to bring Man City centre-back Nicolas Otamendi back to the Mestalla Stadium, report The Sun.
A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court on Thursday adjourned the trial of former aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, due to the absence of one of the defence lawyers.
Super Eagles prospect Sebastian Osigwe has backed Gernot Rohr’s men to qualify for Qatar 2022 and reiterated his desire to represent Nigeria ahead of Switzerland.
The Islamic Movement in Nigeria, also known as Shi’ites, said that there was no basis for the United States to extend visa restrictions to Nigeria simply because of their activities in the country.
Hearing in the case instituted by Maryam Sherif, divorced wife of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, son of Nigeria’s former Vice President, for custody of their children, has been adjourned to Monday 27th January 2020.
Whilst there are numerous conflicting reports in both the Portuguese and English media about what is happening in the Bruno Fernandes transfer saga, the weight of evidence suggests that it is likely to be concluded in the near future.
Newcastle United are believed to be considering a loan move for Inter Milan wing-back Valentino Lazaro, according to the Newcastle Chronicle.
China’s economy weakened to its slowest pace in three decades in 2019 as weaker domestic demand and trade tensions with the United States took their toll, official data showed Friday.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Governors Forum, has congratulated four of its members whose elections were affirmed by the Supreme Court.
A Federal High court sitting in Osogbo, Osun State has convicted a 21-year-old internet fraudster, Arowolo Ariremako, for defrauding an American $200.