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The death toll from the collapse of a Brazil dam in the southeastern state of Minas Gerais climbed to 121, with 226 still missing, the state’s fire department said.

Brazil dam disaster death toll rises to 169

The official death toll from a dam burst in the Brazilian town of Brumadinho rose to 169, authorities in the state of Minas Gerais said on Monday.
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Suleiman Adamu urges Senate to pass national water bill

The Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, has called on the Senate to pass the National Water Bill, saying it is consistent with the Constitution of Nigeria and should not be politicised.
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Suleiman Adamu: Federal government inherits 116 abandoned irrigation, water projects

The Minister of Water Resources, Alhaji Suleiman Adamu, on Sunday said the Federal Government inherited 116 ongoing and abandoned irrigation and water projects from the immediate past government in 2015.

Abdullahi Adamu: I won’t be blackmailed, intimidated by Umaru Al-Makura

The Senator representing Nasarawa West Senatorial District, Sen. Abdullahi Adamu says he will not succumb to blackmail and intimidation by Gov. Umaru Al-makura of Nasarawa state.

Sudan government dissolved, new premier tasked to form a smaller cabinet

Sudan’s president Omar al-Bashir dissolved the government on Sunday and named a new prime minister who is tasked to form a smaller cabinet, as the country struggles to fix the crisis-hit economy battered in recent months by shortages of bread, fuel and hard currency.

Osun seeks multi-billion Naira investment in agribusiness

As the Federal Government works towards weaning the country from total dependence on oil sales, the Osun State Government has announced plans to attract multi-billion Naira investments in agribusiness.

Federal government to complete all abandoned water projects

Dr Elijah Aderibigbe, the Director, Irrigation and Drainage, Federal Ministry of Water Resources, has assured that the Federal Government will complete all abandoned water projects in the country.

NASRDA: Automated irrigation system will make farmers cultivate more

The National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) says its Automated Irrigation System would make farming more attractive to young people and help farmers to cultivate all year round.

President Buhari: Nigeria’s agricultural revolution on course

President Muhammadu Buhari, has assured that Nigeria’s agricultural revolution remains real and on course as the Federal Government’s economic diversification and inclusive growth programmes are yielding positive results, particularly in key food-producing states.

Federal government, AfDB to provide irrigation facilities in rural areas

The Agricultural Transformation Agenda Support Programme Phase 1 (ATASP-1) of the African Development Bank and the Federal Government will collaborate to provide irrigation facilities, farm inputs and feeder roads in rural areas.

SUNA: Sudan, Russia to sign accord to develop nuclear power

Sudan will sign a ‘roadmap’ with Russia to build nuclear power stations during a visit to Moscow by Khartoum’s electricity minister, state news agency SUNA said on Monday.

Anambra moves to boost rice production with seed multiplication centre

The Anambra State Government has established rice seed multiplication centre at Umumbo community in Ayamelum Local Government Area to boost rice production in the state.

Climate change: Farmers advised against early planting

Prof. Charles Igwe, of the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) has advised farmers not to rush into planting crops as it may spell doom for them.

VP Osinbajo: Why Nigeria must lead efforts to save Lake Chad

Vice President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has said that Nigeria must lead the efforts to save Lake Chad and pulling the region back from a major economic, social and ecological disaster.

Boko Haram, drought, pests destroy farms in Borno

Boko Haram militants, drought and pests have combined to wreak havoc on farmlands in Borno State, leading to low output and huge losses to the farmers.

Yobe govt approves N1.4 billion for basic amenities projects

The Yobe Executive Council has approved the sum of N1.4 billion for the execution of irrigation, health, electricity and education projects across the state before the end of 2017.

Over 15 million Nigerians lack access to potable water – UNICEF

Over 15 million Nigerians still drink water from rivers, lakes, ponds, streams and irrigation canals, a United Nation Children’s Fund, UNICEF, specialist, Moustapha Niang, has said.

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Commissioner: Large turnout of Kebbi women a result of house-to-house campaign

Kebbi State Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General of the state, Ramatu, Adamu Gulma, has attributed the large turnout of voters especially women for the presidential and National Assembly elections to house-to-house campaign embarked upon by the APC in the state.
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Elections: Card reader machine delays voting in Kugbo, FCT

Voters at the Kugbo Primary School on Karu axis, near Abuja, have alleged that card reader machines malfunctioned for some hours in some polling units in the area before voting on Saturday.
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has lauded what he considered an encouraging turnout of voters at his polling unit during Saturday presidential and National Assembly elections.

Elections: Minister Fashola lauds voters turnout at polling unit

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has lauded what he considered an encouraging turnout of voters at his polling unit during Saturday presidential and National Assembly elections.
The presidential candidate of the Young People’s Party (YPP), Kingsley Moghalu, has lamented the failure of the card readers at his polling unit in Ward 2 of Nnewi North LGA in Anambra State.

Elections: Kingsley Moghalu laments card reader malfunction

The presidential candidate of the Young People’s Party (YPP), Kingsley Moghalu, has lamented the failure of the card readers at his polling unit in Ward 2 of Nnewi North LGA in Anambra State.
Former President of Zambia and Head of mission, Electoral Institute for Sustainable Development in Africa, EISA, Mr Rupiah Banda has expressed satisfaction with the conduct of voters and election officers in the ongoing Presidential and National Assembly elections in Nigeria so far.

Ex-Zambia president commend election process in Abuja

Former President of Zambia and Head of mission, Electoral Institute for Sustainable Development in Africa, EISA, Mr Rupiah Banda, has expressed satisfaction with the conduct of voters and election officers in the ongoing Presidential and National Assembly elections in Nigeria so far.