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The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) says it made available over N30 billion to the country’s agricultural value chains in the last 13 months. NIRSAL’s Managing Director, Aliyu Abdulhameed, who said...
Nine suspected drug dealers have been arrested and a total of 1,292 kilograms of cannabis Sativa and its seeds have been intercepted by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Ondo State Command.
Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Ondo State Command, have arrested nine dealers of illicit drugs and seized from then 1,292 kilograms of cannabis sativa and its seeds.
Efforts to develop cassava seed system would help Nigeria to transform cassava and meet the growing demand for cassava seeds of about N10 billion from cassava growers.
Residents and landlords of Victory Park Estate, Lekki, Lagos State, have accused the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria AMCON, of harassment over their property despite pending court cases and orders.
Eleven communities, which hosted the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO), yesterday accused the institution’s Vice Chancellor, Prof. Francis Eze of plotting to manipulate the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) they sealed with the federal government on the land where the school is built.
Oscar Ofuka, an aide to the governor of Cross River State, Ben Ayade, has warned against the ceding of parts of Cross River State cocoa plantation to individuals.
The N-Power, cash-for-work programme, inaugurated by President Muhammadu Buhari in 2016 with 500,000 of direct beneficiaries, is spread across the key industries targeted by the programme – Agriculture, Health, Education, and Tax.
No fewer than 21,000 young farmers in Adamawa are to benefit from the National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA) intervention aimed at increasing food production.
Strong winds threatening to fan a bushfire prompted Australia on Wednesday to urge thousands of people to leave their homes in the provincial capital of Perth, complicating a lockdown after the state detected its first coronavirus infection in 10 months.
The Ministry of Mines and Steel Development has embarked on the development of Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM) clusters for selected minerals in the six geo-political zones of the country.
A body, Lanlate Renaissance Group, has declared its support for Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo, also known as Sunday Igboho, in his bid to check the insecurity in Ibarapaland.
Beneficiaries of the N-Power initiative who have concluded the two-year job programme will now be able to access permanent job opportunities or business prospects in line with the N-power exit strategy now activated by the Muhammadu Buhari administration.
The World Bank Group plans to invest over $5 billion over the next five years to help restore degraded landscapes and improve agriculture productivity.
The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Mr Olamilekan Adegbite, says the Federal Government is set to build a gems’ market in Ibadan, Oyo State.
Although no life was lost, the fire incident, which victims confirmed to this newsmen as the fourth in 11 years, started early Sunday morning. It destroyed furniture items, materials and machines estimated at millions of naira.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said only farmers who grow improved disease-free cassava stems will have access to the N25 billion facility it has created to boost cassava production in Nigeria.
The Federal Government has urged farmers to embrace the use of a modified Mobile App developed to detect Fall Armyworms ravaging Maize farms and other crops in parts of the country.
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Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brigadier-General Buba Marwa (rtd) has expressed regret that the drugs abuse situation in the country is so bad that criminal elements especially kidnappers and armed bandits now ask for payment of ransoms in drugs.
The total borrowing of the country as of 31 December is 21.6 per cent of the GDP. So, if we were not looking at adding the other category of loans that I mentioned, we don’t even need to increase that at this time As of 2019, the debt to GDP ratio was 19.2 per cent so only two per cent was added.
The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, has inaugurated training for 259 Independent Monitors to supervise Integrated National Social Investment Program (N-SIP) at community level in Adamawa state.
The Northern State Governors Forum has expressed commitment to ending the nomadic grazing of cattle across the country as part of measures to resolve the herders-farmers conflict and end the activities of some criminal herdsmen.
The Ekiti government has acquired and installed a computerised vehicle inspection equipment to identify the level of road worthiness of vehicles in the state.
Luis Suarez has revealed more details into the conversations with Barcelona club chiefs that left him angry at their reasoning for forcing him out.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed grieve over the fatal crash of a military aircraft, Beechcraft KingAir B350i, at the Abuja airport which claimed the lives of some military personnel.
Though still basking in the euphoria of his successful debut for Manchester United, Nigeria born Shola Shoretire has expressed regret that his big moment was showcased in an empty stadium.
Ramon Abbas, better known as ‘Hushpuppi’, has been indicted by federal prosecutors in the United States on a new charge of money laundering, amidst his ongoing trial for a variety of cyber fraud.
Hyundai is finally recalling some 76,000 Kona EVs built between 2018 and 2020 after more than a dozen reported fires related to the electric SUV’s battery pack. It’s the second recall of the Kona EV, but the first global recall, and it will cost Hyundai around $900 million to perform.