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Billions of locusts swarming through East Africa could prove disastrous for a region still reeling from drought and deadly floods, experts have warned, amid increasing calls for international help.
Ogun Governor Dapo Abiodun on Friday assigned portfolios to his Cabinet members with a call on them to decide quickly the legacy they would leave behind, saying he wants “history to remember” his “government favourably.”
The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, on Friday advised the newly sworn – In Commissioners and Special Advisers in the State to see their appointment as call to service for the development of the state and its people.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has approved the appointments of seven Special Advisers and ten Senior Special Assistants.
Omowunmi Shona, a Yoruba woman made the list of 17 new political aides appointed by governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, OFR, of Kano state on Sunday morning.
The land border closure with neighbouring countries has saved the poultry industry in Nigeria about N50 billion since its commencement in October, an official has said.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, (FMARD), Sabo Nanono, says the Federal Government is committed to ensuring the take-off of University of Agriculture, Zuru, Kebbi, in 2020.
The Senate on Tuesday commenced legislative action to address the country’s food security problems when it considered a Bill to that effect.
Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, Monday inaugurated an inter-ministerial committee, charged with the responsibility of reviewing from 2015 to 2018 the impact of seasonal rainfall prediction, SRP, of the Nigerian Metrological Agency, NIMET, on the nation’s food security.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says the commission is committed toward ensuring that the commodities trading ecosystem in the country becomes vibrant to contribute to economic development.
The Lagos State government has said that the Imota rice mill, when completed, will produce 650 bags of 50kg rice per hour.
Director general of National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Dr. Nasir Argungu, has declared that the intention of Federal Government in establishing Sustainable Agricultural Development Training Scheme (SADTS) is to boost food production in order to reduce hunger in the country.
Nigeria’s National Seed Council (NSC) has now emerged the dominant force in the West Africa seed industry, controlling about 70 percent of the agricultural seeds used in the sub-region.
At least 4,600 pigs have allegedly died of the African swine fever in the Indonesian province of North Sumatra, the provincial administration said on Thursday.
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has described the recent outbreak of Lassa fever across the country as a reflection of the abysmally low level of preparedness in handling infectious diseases, especially viral hemorrhagic fever, at all levels of healthcare delivery.
THE Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) yesterday advised the South-west states Governors that the new security organization code name Amotekun should not lean towards any religion or target any ethnic group for victimization.
Pan Niger Delta Forum, the South-South regional group in it’s reaction, said the Federal Government should immediately overhaul the nation’s security architecture and apparatus.
Hundreds of medics are being sent to help deal with a rising number of cases of the new coronavirus in China’s central metropolis of Wuhan, health authorities said on Monday.
The Lagos State Government on Monday banned okada and tricycle riders in six Local Governments, nine Local Council Development Areas, LCDAs, major highways and bridges in the state.
Republicans voted in favour of Senate leader Mitch McConnell’s proposed rules for the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.
Arsenal are not far away from being genuine contenders for the Premier League title, claims Eddie Howe, with the Bournemouth boss saying there has been an “overreaction” to an ongoing rebuilding project.
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has said Gareth Bale is fit and ready to play against Unionistas de Salamanca on Wednesday in the Copa del Rey.
Maxi Gomez atoned for an early penalty miss and fired Valencia to a rare 2-0 LaLiga home win against Barcelona, handing Quique Setien his first defeat as head coach.
Plateau Commissioner of Information and Communication, Mr Dan Manjang, has described the victory of Gov. Simon Lalong at the Supreme Court on Monday as “the affirmation of the will of the people of Plateau”.