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Oyo governor appoints former Lagos police chief as security adviser

Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, has appointed former Commissioner of Police in Lagos and Benue States, Mr. Fatai Owoseni, as his Special Adviser on Security Matters.

Poultry farmers lament high cost of feeds in Plateau

Poultry farmers in Plateau have decried the continued increase in the prices of chicken feed in the country.

Stakeholders react to presidential directive on forex restriction

Stakeholders have continued to react to the recent directive given by President Muhammadu Buhari to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to restrict forex on food items being imported into the country.

NIRSAL pledges to support farmers in Jigawa

The Nigeria Incentives Based Risk Sharing System (NIRSAL) in Jigawa, has pledged its continued support to farmers in the state.
Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa has said that accountability was an indispensable tool of management and hallmark of his administration.

Delta governor urges federal government to curb herdsmen menace

Delta State Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has disclosed that his administration was doing its best to check the havoc being wrecked by Fulani herdsmen on farmers through interface with critical stakeholders.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Ogun government meets with farmers, herdsmen to foster peace

The Ogun government, on Saturday, held a joint meeting with Fulani herdsmen and farmers in the state, as part of efforts to promote peaceful co-existence between the two groups.

Kebbi governor urges herdsmen, farmers to live as family

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has urged herdsmen and farmers to live as members of same family in the state.

Farmers call for review of anchor borrowers loans

Farmers in Borno are calling for a review of the Federal Government’s Anchor Borrowers’ agricultural loan programme to ensure that its goal to encourage domestic food production is fulfilled.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army captain who ordered ‘police killing’ had 191 phone chats with ‘wanted kidnapper’

The Nigerian Army Captain who allegedly ordered soldiers on security check-point along the Ibi-Jalingo Expressway in Taraba State, to attack and kill police operatives attached to the Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team, IRT, has been identified.

PDP BOT chairman supports Ruga programme

Sen. Walid Jibrin, the Chairman, Board of Trustees (BOT), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has urged Nigerians to embrace the establishment of Rural Grazing Areas (RUGA) programme of the Federal Government.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), said more than one million smallholders farmers had access to finance through its Anchor Borrowers Programme.

Agribusiness: Firm links Nigerian farmers to $100 billion UAE market

Hopes of boosting agribusiness in Nigeria brightened on recently as a consulting and digital technology firm, Crenov8 Consulting, said it was working on creating a strong linkage between Nigerian farmers and produce buyers in the United Arab Emirates and Africa.
Shehu Idris, emir of Zazzau, says Nigerians are suffering as a result of “palpable hardship” in the country.

There’s hardship in the land – Zazzau emir

While delivering his Sallah message at his palace in Zaria, Kaduna state, the monarch said intervention is needed at both the federal and state levels.
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno on Sunday inaugurated Borno State Youth Empowerment Scheme (BOYES), to empower youths and end political thuggery in the state.

Borno: We’re ready for Ruga scheme

The Borno Government says it will key into the Federal Rural Grazing Area (RUGA) to curb farmers/herders clash in the state.

20-year old commits suicide over N700

A 20-year-old boy, Augustine Okpako, has allegedly taken his own life by drinking a substance known as quick-action chemical used by farmers.
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Flood destroys farmlands, crops in three Plateau communities

Flood caused by persistent rainfall has destroyed farmlands and crops worth millions of Naira in three communities of Kalong, Doka and Bakin Kogi in the Shendam Local Government Area of Plateau State.

Kaduna to establish agric e-library to boost food production

The Kaduna State government is set to establish an e-library and data banks for its Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry to strengthen the capacity of the staff of the ministry in the areas of planning and budgeting, monitoring, evaluation and coordination.

Ohanaeze: Why we shunned peace meeting

Ohanaeze Ndigbo said it shunned the Gen. Abdusalami Abubakar roundtable on insecurity because the group and other socio-cultural organisations like PANDEF, Afenifere and Middle Belt Forum, were lumped together with Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) and killer herdsmen.

President Buhari: Apapa gridlock saddens me

President Muhammadu Buhari said on Wednesday that he was saddened by the Apapa gridlock, especially the toll it had taken on business in the Lagos area.

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China prosecutes 76 for telecom fraud

A total of 76 suspects have been arrested and prosecuted on Tuesday for telecom fraud in east China’s Anhui Province, according to local police.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC raids former Lagos governor’s residence

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is raiding the Epe, Lagos residence of the former governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, and that of his Chief of Staff.
Flying Eagles midfielder Kingsley Micheal has signed a new contract with Serie A giant, Bologna after the club announced.

Former Flying Eagles star signs new deal with Serie A club

Former Flying Eagles midfielder Kingsley Micheal has signed a new contract with Serie A giant, Bologna, after the club announced.
Barcelona is set to sell off another star after securing a loan move for Phillippe Coutinho to Bayern Munich in a bid to fund a move for Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar this summer.

Barca plan to sell off another star to fund Neymar’s move

Barcelona is set to sell off another star after securing a loan move for Phillippe Coutinho to Bayern Munich in a bid to fund a move for Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar this summer.
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Victor Moses delighted after scoring, assisting in Fenerbahce win

Former Super Eagles forward Victor Moses is delighted after scoring and providing two-assist in Fenerbahce 5-0 win over Gazisehir Gaziantep FK at the Sukru Saracoglu Stadium Turkish Super Lig on Monday night.