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World Bank executes 62 community development projects in Borno

The World Bank-assisted Community and Social Development Programme (CSDP) executed 62 social and economic development projects in Borno in 2018, Alhaji Ciroma Musa, the programme’s manager, has said.

10,000 Kogi farmers to benefit from World Bank APPEALS project

About 10,000 farmers in Kogi State are to benefit from the $200 million grant of the World Bank assisted Agro Processing Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Support (APPEALS) project.

NGO provides welfare package to 100 women in Lokoja

Health, Education, Advocacy and Livelihood (HEAL) for Africa Initiative, an NGO, said on Saturday that it distributed foodstuffs to 100 women and fed more than 300 children in Lokoja.

DPR: Federal government’s aspiration on LPG consumption is achievable

The Department of Petroleum Resources has called for improved awareness on the use of Liquefied Petroleum Gas to boost its consumption in line with Federal Government’s aspirations.

Oby Ezekwesili: How I plan to turn around distressed economy

The Presidential Candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Mrs. Oby Ezekwesili, yesterday in Lagos outlined her economic agenda with a vow that, Nigerians would experience change within her 100 days in office
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BCO: Muhammadu Buhari’s travel ban criticisms corruption fighting back

As reactions continued to trail the travelling ban placed on 50 Nigerians by President Muhammadu Buhari, the Buhari Campaign Orgainsation (BCO) yesterday described as absurd the barrage of criticisms trailing the ban.
HRH Shehu of Borno Empire, Abubakar Umar Garbai El Kanemi

2019: Borno’s next governor should prioritise on rebuilding, youth employment – Shehu of Borno

The Shehu of Borno, Alhaji Garbai El-Kanemi has said the top priority of anyone who wants to rule the state in 2019 should be massive development of destroyed public infrastructure and provision of jobs to teeming unemployed youths.

Federal government to spend $6.7 billion Northeast reconstruction, rehabilitation, resettlement plan

The Federal Government says it has developed a 6.7-billion-dollar robust plan of action for the reconstruction, rehabilitation and resettlement of Northeast devastated by Boko Haram activities.
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Ministry: Farmers-herders conflict depleting animal population

The Federal Government has raised concern that the increasing farmers/herders’ conflict across the country was depleting animal population.

Fulani leader urges herdsmen to stop using minors as cattle rearers

The Ardo of Chanchaga, Mallam Abdullahi Babayo, has called on herdsmen to stop using minors as cattle rearers to avert clashes with farmers.
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CAN protests killings in Adamawa

The chairman, Adamawa state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Dami Mamza, has faulted the security architecture in the country for the incessant killings in Adamawa State, saying members of the security set-up in the country are complicit in the killings.

Customs confiscates 11 vehicles loaded with smuggled rice

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Zone ‘B’ said it has confiscated 11 vehicles carrying bags of foreign rice along Kaduna, Zaria and Kano axis.

Governor Udom floats state football league

In the run up to the 2015 general elections in Akwa Ibom State, Governor Udom Emmanuel, clearly defined his agenda towards the renaissance of sports development in the state.

President Buhari: We’re investing in people, building economy, sustaining growth

The federal government has yet again reinstated its commitment to revamping the nation’s ailing economy by investing in the Nigerian people.

Miyetti Allah blames governors for farmers-herders crisis

National Secretary of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), Baba Ngelezarma, has blamed governors for clashes between herdsmen and farmers.

Nasarawa farmers seek farm inputs for better yield

Some farmers in Nasarawa state have appealed to the federal and state governments to ensure timely distribution of fertilisers and other farm inputs to boost food production in the country.

Nigerians urged to embrace tree planting

Some environmental activists on Thursday called on Nigerians to embrace the practice of tree planting to stop deforestation, caused by tree felling without replacement.

NAWOJ donates food items to 120 displaced persons in Plateau

The National Association of Women Journalist (NAWOJ) in Plateau has donated food items and toiletries to 120 displaced person at the IDP camp in Jos on Saturday.

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