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South African maize farmers are expected to harvest more maize in 2020 compared with the previous season on the back of favourable weather conditions, a Reuters survey showed on Tuesday.
If Kadade Abdullahi had known is brother’s jealousy will lead to his death, maybe he would have done something to avert it.
The Federal Government has urged Nigerians to report anybody found selling fertilizer above the 5000 Government approved price.
An agriculturalist, Mr Wasiu Akinsoji, on Wednesday said availability of improved farm inputs to farmers would enhance harvest in the post-COVID-19 era to stabilise the economy.
Secretary to the Delta State Government, SSG, Mr Chiedu Ebie, yesterday said the state government would soon set up a joint security task force as part of its efforts to tackle the growing insecurity occasioned by the incessant kidnappings, killings and maiming of Deltans by armed suspected herdsmen.
Farmers in China are being offered cash to quit breeding exotic animals as pressure grows to crack down on the illegal wildlife trade that has been blamed for the coronavirus outbreak.
President Muhammadu Buhari and former Minister of Defence, General Theophilus Danjuma (retd.), are meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved a revision of the 2020 Budget from N10.594 trillion to N10.523 trillion, reflecting a N71.5billion downward review.
A fresh clash between Tiv farmers and Fulani herdsmen has led to the death of four the latter in Kadarko community, Keana Local government area of Nasarawa state during the weekend.
The All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, Friday, hailed the appointment of acting Managing Director of Bank of Agriculture, BoA, Alwan Hassan, as it signifies hope for smallholder farmers in the country.
Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state had in a state-wide broadcast last Saturday, announced new guidelines with effect from May 4, 2020, including a dusk-to-dawn curfew from 8:00 pm to 6:00 am daily, compulsory wearing of face mask in all public places.
A greenhouse farmer, Mr. Chuba Chukwuka, has stated that a prolonged COVID-19 situation in Nigeria may affect food harvest negatively.
Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai says civil servants and political appointees in the state will take between 25 and 50% pay cut to support the state’s government fight against COVID-19.
Mr Makinde restated this position while speaking in an interview with Fresh FM on Monday morning. He also said that the state will begin the distribution of aid this week while civil servants from level 13 had been directed to resume this Monday.
The Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 (PTF) has decried the continued refusal by medical institutions including federal tertiary institutions to receive and treat patients for fear COVID-19.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has ordered the immediate shutdown of the headquarters of the Niger Delta Development Commission in Port Harcourt following the sudden death of the Commission’s Executive Director, Finance and Administration, Chief Ibanga Etang.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) alarms that with the volume of foreign loans being accumulated by President Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressives Congress (APC), our nation and her people have been placed on the international auction market.
Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority , NCAA, Thursday, released new guidelines for international flights operations during the current Covid-19 pandemic for Nigerian based crew.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it is investigating alleged cases of corruption in the management of COVID-19 funds and palliatives.
“He is around. He came in today. He came with some Eagles players. They landed in Lagos (private wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport),” a source said.
Shanghai Shenhua are willing to allow Odion Ighalo to see out the Premier League season with a loan deal.
As part of its continued effort to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on households, businesses and regulated institutions, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has announced more relief measures.
Iran’s parliament has elected conservative Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf to be its new speaker.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a major re-organisation of Nigeria Police Force, creating a full-fledged intelligence unit cut out of the Force Criminal Investigation Department, and five new zonal commands, among other structural changes.