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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), said more than one million smallholders farmers had access to finance through its Anchor Borrowers Programme.

Farmers worry over changing rainfall pattern

Some farmers in Jigawa have expressed worry over this year’s changing rainfall pattern and the adverse effect on the farming season.

AFAN: Flood destroys 3,000 farmlands in Jigawa

The All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) in Jigawa on Friday says reoccurring flood has destroyed over 3,000 farmlands in Guri Local Government Area of the state.

Four family members die after consuming meal of guinea corn flour

A husband, wife and their children have been reported dead at Danko chiefdom, Danko-Wasagu local government area of Kebbi State after consuming the meal prepared from guinea corn flour.
The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC donates relief items to 13 local council ravaged by flood in Jigawa

The Nigeria Labour Congress has distributed relief items to victims of flood in 13 local government areas of the state affected by flood in 2018 rainy season.

World Diabetes Day: High blood sugar causes cataract – Optometrist

The Lagos State chapter of Nigerian Optometric Association (NOA) on Tuesday advised Nigerians to adopt healthy lifestyle that would save them from suffering from preventable diseases like diabetes.

Man to die by hanging for killing aged father

A Jos Court of Appeal (COA) on Tuesday sentenced a middle-aged man Jibril Idrisa, to death by hanging for killing his aged father over N56,000.00 being proceeds from the sale of Guinea Corn.

Kogi government distributes relief items to flood victims at Omala

The Kogi State Government on Friday donated foodstuffs and other relief materials to victims of the recent flood disaster in Omala Local Government Area of the state.

Kogi government donates relief items to flood victims

The Kogi Government on Thursday donated foodstuffs and other relief items to victims of flood disaster at Itobe, in Ofu Local Government Area.

Kogi government donates relief items to flood victims

The Kogi Government on Sunday distributed foodstuffs and other relief items to 2018 flood victims in Bassa Local Government Area of the state.

Community stages heroic reception for Governor Ahmed’s ex-aide for staying in APC

A mammoth crowd trooped out on Thursday in Kaiama, Kaiama Local Government Area of Kwara State for a heroic reception for Malam Abdullahi Danbaba, an aide of Governor Abdullahi Ahmed, who resigned to his appointment to remain in the All Progressives Congress.

Weights and Measures to establish state office in Zamfara

The Department of Weights and Measures, Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, says it would establish an office in Gusau, Zamfara state.
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Farming activities resume in Jigawa

Farming activities in the 2018 rainy season have started in most of the local government areas of Jigawa, investigations by have revealed.

NEMA distributes relief materials to Jigawa flood victims

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has distributed 265 bags of assorted grains and other relief materials to 200 victims of flood disaster in four Local Government Areas of Jigawa.

Governor Tambuwal donates 1,000 bags of grains to widows, others

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Sunday donated 1,000 bags of grains to widows and the needy across the state through the Zakkat and Endowment Commission.

Official: Katsina government committed to agricultural mechanization

The Director-General, Katsina Media and Publicity, Malam Ibrahim Muazzam, says Katsina State government remains committed to agricultural mechanization to ease farming activities in the state.

NEMA distributes relief materials to IDPs in Gombe

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has distributed relief materials to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) who fled Adamawa to Gombe State recently.

Fear grips Benue residents over suspected herdsmen attack

Palpable fear of further herdsmen attack has gripped residents of some parts of Logo Local Government Area of Benue State as thousands of people were seen leaving the areas.

Buhari’s food self-sufficiency drive is the real independence

President Muhammadu Buhari undertakes the political ritual of Independence Day broadcast to the nation this Sunday morning, in a speech that highlights major strides in the pet themes of the administration: anti corruption, war against terrorism, economic revival and infrastructure development.

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