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Godwin Emefiele, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), says 2.9 million farmers have cultivated 3.6 million hectares across 21 commodities under the bank’s anchor borrowers’ programme (ABP).
National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has called for the establishment of a station in Kebbi State and a safe house where the rescued victims can be kept and taken care of.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) is strengthening collaboration with the office of Kebbi State Governor’s wife to champion early cancer detection to eliminate the disease in the country.
As part of efforts to sustain the peace and security of lives and property, the Kebbi state governor, Atiku Bagugu has engaged top clerics to preach a message of love and togetherness among Fulani communities in the state.
Prominent Kaduna based Islamic cleric Sheikh Abubakar Gunmi on Friday met with the Niger state Governor Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello at Government house Minna.
The Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF), on Tuesday, pledged to help rebuild the Sasa Market, Ibadan, which was burnt down in the wake of the crisis that engulfed the market last week.
The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF) has called on the National Judicial Council (NJC) to reject the list compiled by Federal Judicial Service Commission (FJSC) for the appointment of Appeal Court justices, which was said to have been allegedly compromised by politicians at the commission.
Governors from four Northern states, on Monday, evening, visited Gov Seyi Makinde of Oyo state, in Ibadan, over the recent clash between Yoruba and Hausa traders at Shasha market in Ibadan.
Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State says the state has reached an advanced stage in its cultivation of cassava that will serve as the raw materials for the production of ethanol bio-fuel.
The Chairman of the Forum and the Governor of Kebbi State, Atiku Bagudu, in a statement issued Wednesday said Momoh, being one of the founding fathers of the All Progressives Congress (APC), all leaders and members of the party would continue to celebrate his inspiring leadership, vision and belief in the unity of Nigeria.
The three states of Kebbi, Sokoto and Zamfara that made up the Sokoto Basin have charged the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to spearhead the exploration of the crude oil in the Sokoto Basin.
Speaking on the clamour for restructuring, the former military Head of State between 1976 and 1979, said his understanding and recommendation of and on the subject centred around devolution of power, responsibility and resources.
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state has called on the Federal Government to enact a law banning the movement of cattle from the north to other parts of the country in order to resolve the incessant incidences of clashes between farmers and herders.
Kebbi State governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has signed a law that prescribes the death penalty for convicted kidnappers.
According to SSG, those affected by the redeployment are Rakiya Tanko Ayuba redeployed to the Ministry of Information and Culture from the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Barrister Attahiru Maccido redeployed to Special Duties from the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Mamuda Muhammad Warra redeployed to Ministry of Lands and Urban Development from Ministry of Information and Culture.
Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has extolled the virtues of late Mallam Yusuf Bala, elder brother to the Commissioner of Finance, Alhaji Ibrahim Mohammed-Augie, who died on Friday in a road accident.
The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kebbi State command, on Thursday paraded two suspected dealers of Indian hemp and other illicit drugs.
The Kebbi governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, has approved N468.5 million for the execution of projects and empowerment programmes under the state Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development.
The Northern Youth Leaders Forum (NYLF) yesterday revealed that the north was not satisfied with the performance of President Muhammadu Buhari, especially his handling of security challenges in the north.
The Secretary General of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC) Olabanji Oladapo could not hide his excitement after watching Quadri Aruna becoming the first African to qualify for the quarterfinal of the World Table Tennis (WTT) Contender Series taking place in Doha, Qatar.
Delta State Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday said the State Government would partner Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to develop the state’s maritime potential.
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has imposed a curfew on Offa and Erinle towns.
Property including food stuff and wines were destroyed in Ilorin, the Kwara capital, at the early hours of Thursday when four containers were gutted by fire.
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has said that the porous and extensive border area requiring security coverage was the reason for the spate of smuggling and arms proliferation in the country.
Gov Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Tuesday urged media practitioners to be more circumspect while reporting issues that could further polarise the country.
A devastating oil blowout has grounded fishing occupation at over 10 oil communities in Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South-West Local Government Area in Delta State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed “overwhelming joy” over the release of the Jangebe schoolgirls abducted last Friday in Zamfara State.
The first woman and first African to lead the World Trade Organization on Monday welcomed an apology from a Swiss newspaper that had dismissed the seasoned international professional as a grandmother.
Ronald Koeman has addressed the ongoing speculation over his position at Camp Nou, insisting Barcelona "are going to have problems" if he doesn't have a future at the club.