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The National Research Institute for Chemical Technology, Zaria, says Nigeria lost $1.4bn to importation of chemicals in 2019.
Suspected Fulani herdsmen have grazed freely into a 70 hecters palliative farmland cultivated to help Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Rotsu village of Miango District in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State.
President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to flag-off virtually the construction phase of the Ajaokuta-Kaduna-kano, AKK, pipeline simultaneously in Ajaokuta Kogi State and Rigachikun in Kaduna State, today, Tuesday, June 30.
In its resolve to boost agricultural production to enhance food security, Bauchi State government says the arrangement is to access N10 billion commercial agricultural credit scheme from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
Minister of the Federal Capital Territory FCT, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has relaxed some of the restrictions imposed on the territory’s markets in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, adding an extra day of operations as well as approving the opening of more sections of the markets.
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.
The Africa Fertilizer Financing Mechanism (AFFM) has kick-started a $2.2 million project to provide fertilizer suppliers in Nigeria with financial support to improve supply for 200,000 smallholder farmers.
Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has disclosed that his administration boosts local rice production to 3 million tonnes a year to meet the people’s demands on rice consumption.
Abdullahi Sule, the governor of Nasarawa State, on Thursday, flagged-off sale of fertilizer for the 2020 dry season farming in the state.
Africa’s wealthiest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote ended 2019 with a total worth of $14.8 billion, representing an increase of $4.3 billion from the $10.3 billion recorded in 2018, according to Bloomberg’s Billionaires Index released recently.
An end to the issues leading to the closure of the country’s land borders seems to be far from over, as the Federal Government said nothing much has been done by the two major neighbouring countries.
It also took a swipe at critics that have condemned President Muhammadu Buhari’s alleged frequent foreign trips, declaring that the President could govern the country from anywhere, saying the overseas trips have yielded a lot of advantages to the country.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has called for closer bilateral relationship between Nigeria and Egypt and also with Morocco.
A former Minister of Special Duties and Inter-governmental Affairs, Kabiru Turaki (SAN), is under probe for alleged N20bn fraud, a court document filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) before the Federal High Court in Abuja has revealed.
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has expressed appreciation to President Muhammadu Buhari over the official approval for the Bakassi Deep Sea Port.
The President, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev Samson Ayokunle, has urged the Federal Government to immediately overhaul the security apparatus of the country.
Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State Sunday resolved to bury their hatchets and they endorsed the second term ambition of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu.
Godfrey Oboabona put in a good shift in Dinamo Batumi’s 4-0 triumph over FC Chikhura by accounting for an assist.
A former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, says societal values have disintegrated to the extent that online fraudsters otherwise known as ‘Yahoo boys’ have become role models in Nigerian society.
Atlético Madrid have confirmed that two member of their group have tested positive for coronavirus.
Commissioner for Lands in Enugu State, Dr. Victor Chukwuemeka Nnam, has denied knowledge of any case of forgery that he is alleged to have perpetuated when he consulted for a certain private estate company.
Students in exit classes in public secondary schools in Nsukka, Enugu State, were yet to resume classes as only teachers were present in schools visited, newsmen reports.
Former governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, has expressed shock over the passage of Senator Buruji Kashamu.
The All Progressives Congress has said the governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, was responsible for numerous siege to the Edo Assembly complex.
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Akwa Ibom State Council, has hailed the appointment of Mr. Ini Ememobong as the new Commissioner for Information & Strategy in the State.