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The Nigerian livestock industry is a N30 trillion worth national asset that should be treated with care, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, has said.

Gombe to be model for livestock farming – minister

Minister of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, has said the government will make Gombe a model for livestock farming.
Herdsmen

Anti-Grazing Bill not practicable – Fulani group

Various Fulani associations on Wednesday stormed the Oyo State House of Assembly, venue of the public hearing on a bill for a law to prohibit open grazing in the state, voicing their stand against the bill.
Godwin Obaseki

Edo government, veterinary association partner to boost livestock production

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state government will strengthen partnership with the Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association to boost livestock production in the state.
The Nigerian livestock industry is a N30 trillion worth national asset that should be treated with care, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, has said.

Nigeria livestock industry worth N30 trillion – minister

The Nigerian livestock industry is a N30 trillion worth national asset that should be treated with care, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, has said.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

[email protected]: President Buhari’s independence day speech — full text

Remember the sacrifices made by our Founders and great leaders past; by soldiers, by distinguished public servants; by traditional leaders, by our workers —- sacrifices on which Nigeria has been built over the 59 years since Independence in 1960; and
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

[email protected]: President Buhari orders release of N600 billion for capital expenditure

As Nigeria marks its 59th independence anniversary, President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning to release the sum of N600 billion for capital expenditure within a three-month time frame.

CropIT, IITA to launch Nigeria’s first digital advisory agric platform

CropIT Nigeria Limited (CropIT) in partnership with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) have concluded plans to launch a robust digital platform that will impact more than 5,000,000 farmers and over 100,000 agricultural extension officers.

Official: Central bank, governors agree to develop agric sector

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and governors of the 36 states of the federation on Thursday agreed to pool resources to develop the agricultural potentials in their domains and create jobs.

Residents render homeless as rainstorm destroys Ekiti communities

Nany residents of Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State capital, and Ikere Ekiti, headquarters of Ikere Local Government, have been rendered homeless, following a heavy rainstorm that left property worth millions destroyed.
Economist Abdalla Hamdok

PM: Sudan needs $10 billion in foreign aid to rebuild economy

Sudan needs $8 billion in foreign aid over the next two years to cover its import bill and help rebuild its ravaged economy after months of political turmoil, its new prime minister said on Saturday, according to Reuters report.

CBN: Why we are partnering Niger government on ranch

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says its partnership with the Niger state government for a ranch at the Bobi grazing reserve is to ensure local production of milk.

Stakeholders react to presidential directive on forex restriction

Stakeholders have continued to react to the recent directive given by President Muhammadu Buhari to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to restrict forex on food items being imported into the country.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

Pressure on equities as investors lose N200 billion

Sustained sell-offs in highly capitalised stocks trading on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) was the theme this week as investors lost a total of N200 billion Week-on-Week.

Eid el-Kabir: Spirit of sharing on display in Gombe

One of the high points of any festival is merry-making which usually involves caring and sharing. This was on full display the in the Gombe metropolis as Muslims in the savannah join their counterparts across the world in celebrating Eid el-Kabir.

Northern leaders to shut down livestock markets in Enugu

The Northern Leaders, Livestock and Perishable Goods Market traders, and Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) in Enugu state on Saturday rose from a meeting and resolved to shut down their livestock and perishable goods markets in the State.
Hon Mai Mala Buni

Floods destroy 300 houses in Yobe

No fewer than 300 houses and several farmlands have been destroyed by devastating floods in Ngalda, Yobe, newsmen reports.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: Ruga will not happen in Edo

The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, said his administration will not avail the federal government land for the contentious Ruga settlement in Edo State.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

Farmers-herders conflicts: Miyetti Allah seeks CAN collaboration

Leaders of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) have called for the collaboration of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in uniting the different religious groups in the country for peaceful resolution of the farmers-herders’ conflicts.

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