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Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says at least 1.5 million Nigerian families will benefit from the Federal Government’s social housing scheme in 24 states.
As agribusiness continues to be the focus of wealth and job creation towards boosting food security, the National Agricultural Land Development Authority, NALDA, has concluded plans to boost cassava production with a packaging plant in Ogun State.
Around 15% of cocoa farms in the world's top grower Ivory Coast are in protected forest areas, potentially breaching standards expected in upcoming European Union law, a study commissioned by the country's sector regulator found.
This development was disclosed by the executive secretary, National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA), Paul Ikonne, when he led the management of the Authority to the office of the state governor in Abeokuta on Wednesday.
The Vice Chancellor (V-C) of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), Prof. Abayomi Fasina, on Wednesday said that his administration would be targeting to complete 100 projects in its first 100 days in office.
A United Nations consultant, Dr. Patrick Tolani has called on farmers in Southwest to embark on cluster farming to check herders from grazing on their farms.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos on Saturday approved 10 hectares of land in Idera, Ibeju Lekki, and Badagry for workers housing schemes.
A 47-year-old drug trafficker, Chigbogu Ernest Obiora, has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos.
Armed with the desire to boost the nation’s food security, Circum Farms has colloborated with the Nigerian Air Force Investment Limited (NAFIL) to go into commercial farming.
Nasarawa State Government has promised more support for the NYSC Scheme in its quest to support the Federal Government’s agenda on the diversification of the economy, and also improving agricultural practice, food production and self-sufficiency.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Tuesday launched a 2000-hectare farm project in Makurdi to create job opportunities for over 500 people.
The Akwa Ibom State Government has justified its decision regarding the site of Ibom Deep Seaport and Industrial City, saying the site was selected due to its viability and accessibility and not on sentiments or politics.
The Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU) has said that the village head of Libere, Mr Bala Yero, his wives and children numbering 16 were abducted by suspected herdsmen.
SBM Intel, a geopolitical research firm, says food prices have remained high in Nigeria because of reduced local production and exchange rate risk.
The Kano State Government has released water from the Watari dam, to allow for continuation of irrigation activities within Bagwai, Bichi local government areas and environs.
The Okordia-Rumekpe 14-inch crude truckline operated by Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) has discharged some 213 barrels of crude oil into Ikarama community in Bayelsa.
The Kwara State Government on Wednesday launched a 500-hectare farm pilot scheme in Ifelodun aimed at creating farming communities that nurture future agripreneurs, improve the productivity of smallholder farmers and boost food security in the state.
The senate has approved fresh external loans of $1.5bn and €995m for the federal government.
Kannywood actress, Ummi Ibrahim, has confirmed rumours that she once dated former Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida.
A former Inspector General of Police (IGP), Alhaji Ibrahim Kpotun-Idris, has called on Nigerians to support the Nigeria Police in its relentless efforts to tackle the recurring security challenges in Nigeria.
Governor Nyesom Wike has announced the arrest of some of the gunmen allegedly responsible for recent spate of killings of security operatives in different parts of Rivers State.
Thousands of protesters have marched to the Israeli embassy in London to seek immediate action by the government to end the brutal violence against Palestinians in the Gaza conflict.
President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja on Sunday for Paris, France, on a four-day official visit to attend African Finance Summit.
Manchester United came from behind yet again in the Premier League to overcome Aston Villa 3-1 at Villa Park and make rivals Manchester City wait longer for the title to be confirmed.
British Envoy and Minister for Africa, James Duddridge, has identified viable alternatives in combating ongoing security challenges in Nigeria.
La Liga’s plans to stage a game in the United States are alive and kicking, according to president Javier Tebas who all but ruled out taking the showpiece El Clasico match out of Spain.
Europe’s top human rights watchdog has urged Greece to end pushbacks of asylum-seekers on its borders, a practice that Athens denies carrying out.
Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, and his wife, Mrs Ekaete Akpabio, have threatened to sue an investigative journalist, David Hundeyin, for linking them with the killers of an Akwa Ibom job seeker, Iniobong Umoren.