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A non-governmental organisation, Actionaid Nigeria, has called for the close monitoring of the implementation of agricultural projects in the upcoming budget by all relevant stakeholders, including the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Ministry of Budget and National Planning, state ministries of agriculture and agriculture committees in the National and state houses of assemblies.
Gombe State Governor Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya has revealed that the state government has signed up for the establishment of the Federal Government’s controversial “Ruga Settlement” in the northeastern state.
The federal government through its Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) is set to empower 2,500 Niger Delta youths through industrial fishing and associated sea foods production.
The Federal Government through the Presidential Amnesty Programme is set to train 2,500 Niger Delta Youths on fishing and associated seafood production.
The German Government, with support from the Bill and Mellinda Gates Foundation, has provided two million Euros for implementation of the second phase of the Competitive African Rice Initiative (CARI) in the country
The Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON) has urged the Federal Government to commercialize the culturing of herbivorous fish species, to tackle the high cost of fish production.
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.
The Federal Government and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) on Friday commended the implementation of the Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP) in Niger State.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, Thursday declared that the Federal Government would soon embark on the re-creation of grazing reserves across the country.
The National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to bring to an end the illegal seizure of goods and over time cargo charges by Nigeria Customs Service (NCS).
Osita Aboloma, the Director General of the Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON), has urged farmers and processors of sorghum to embrace constant innovations provided in the standardisation process, in order to earn premium on the commercialisation of high quality sorghum products.
The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) and Fertilizers Producers and Suppliers Association of Nigeria (FEPSAN), on Wednesday night, donated the sum of N1.77 billion to fund the re-election campaign of President Muhammadu Buhari in the forth coming elections in 2019.
ActionAid Nigeria and the Small-Scale Women Farmers Organisation in Nigeria (SWOFON) have called for the involvement of smallholder women farmers in agriculture budgeting and policy-making processes at all levels of government.
Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has said his administration would give priority attention to agriculture and rural development in order to reposition the state as a food basket of the country.
Rev. Vincent Fam of the Foursquare Gospel Church, Abeokuta, Ogun State has called for consistency in prayers among Christians for them to enjoy and be partakers of fulfilled life.
Some ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) in collaboration with the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) have reviewed and validated a National Biosafety Mainstreaming Strategy that will further strengthen the biosafety regulatory regime and its inclusion in various sectors of the economy.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday approved the redeployment of four federal permanent secretaries to various ministries.
The Nigerian Export Promotion Council AGOA Technical Workshop on Utilisation of AGOA Visa Stamp in Abuja.
Former Commissioner for Finance and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress in Delta State, Olorogun Bernard Okumagba, has hailed the ministerial nomination of Mr. Festus Keyamo, SAN, by President Muhammadu Buhari.
National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) Taraba state office says the association of Agro-Input dealers has handed over to it fake and substandard agro inputs worth millions of Naira.
Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has insisted that the only way he could embark on a refresher course with Bayern Munich is if the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) outlines the programmes it has for local coaches to also refresh their knowledge of the game.
Super Eagles’ striker Victor Osimhen has refuted rumour of his exit from Charleroi this summer.
The Adamawa office of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), has commenced the sealing of illegal filling stations in the state.
The Supreme Court has rejected a request for it to review its last judgment in which it voided the participation of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidates in the last elections in Zamfara State.
The Senator-elect representing Imo North district, Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu, on Monday staged a protest to the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) demanding the immediate release of his certificate of return being withheld by the Commission.
The Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has indicated that it has only five days more to wait for President Muhammadu Buhari to submit the list of his ministerial appointees before it proceeds on its two-month annual vacation, according to the country’s legislative calendar.
The Ebonyi State Governor David Nweze Umahi has sworn in a 29-year-old photographer, Francis Nwaze, into his cabinet as his special Assistance on media/project documentation.