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The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Malam Sabo Nanono, said the Bank of Agriculture(BOA) was still in distress because no concrete effort was made to recapitalise it in spite of pronouncements in the past.
Ali Benflis and Abdelmadjid Tebboune two former prime ministers of Abdelaziz Bouteflika submitted their candidacy for the presidential elections in Algeria on Saturday, according to the official press agency APS.
The federal government on Saturday inaugurated a mini milk collection centre in Tassa Village in Dawakin Kudu Local Government Area of Kano State.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Muhammad Sabo Nanono, on Saturday in Kano, reaffirmed the Federal Government’s plan to establish 635 farming service centres across the 635 Local Government areas of the country.
The Federal Government has announced the development of a five-year strategic plan to drive the seed sector and ensure proper coordination of activities aimed at transforming the seed industry to serve as the bedrock of agricultural transformation for Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Dr Akinwunmi Adesina for re-election as the President of African Development Bank (AfDB), newsmen reports.
The National Economic Council (NEC) presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday resolved to pump N100 billion into the National Livestock Transformation Plan.
Ogun State Governor, Mr. Dapo Abiodun has unveiled the State Anchor Borrowers’ Scheme, signaling the commencement of an agricultural revolution in the state.
Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has praised the African Development Bank (AfDB) president, Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, for appointing Chinelo Anohu-Amazu the head and senior director of the Africa Investment Forum with effect from September 1.
Following the rising spate of criminal activity and general insecurity in the state, Taraba Governor Darius Ishaku on Monday called on security agencies to deploy sophisticated technology in intelligence gathering in order to match the increasing sophistication of criminals.
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Members of Foodstuff Dealers Association of Nigeria have protested “multiple checkpoints erected on the country’s highways by officials of Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service, NAQS,” saying such posts were serving as extortion points.
The appointees include: Special Adviser on Administration, Odofin David Seun; Special Adviser on Political Matters, Olanrewaju Smart; Special Adviser on Special Duties, Badmus Olufunmi; Special Assistant on Legal Matters, Osazee Melody Ogundijie; Special Assistant on Legislative Matters, Raphael Nnana Igbokwe; and Special Assistant on Gender Equality, Fatima Kakuri.
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue state, Hon. Iwodi Friday Adogo, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to reappoint the immediate past Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, in his new cabinet given the minister’s outstanding performance.
President Muhammadu Buhari has renewed the appointment of Olusegun Ojo as the Director-General, National Agricultural Seed Council (NASC).
President Muhammadu Buhari will preside over the valedictory session of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), on Wednesday, exactly a week before his inauguration for another four-year tenure.
Food stuff dealers in Anambra State have raised alarm over alleged extortion from their members nationwide by workers attached to Federal Quarantine Service Post at Orokam, Makurdi and Katsina Ala, Benue state.
The Emir of Katsina Abdulmumini Kabir Usman yesterday told the Minister of Agriculture Audu Ogbe to inform President Muhammadu Buhari to tackle the problems of insecurity ahead of his other programmes.
Ghanaian midfielder Mubarak Wakaso has signed a three year contract with Chinese Super League side Jiangsu Suning after his two-and-a-half-year spell in the Spanish La Liga with Alaves, the Chinese club confirmed on Wednesday.
Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, on Wednesday warned that his administration would deal ruthlessly with all criminal elements in the state, saying he would not negotiate with bandits.
The Presidency has described as mere speculations the reported planned imposition of visa restrictions on some African and Asian countries including Nigeria by the America’s government led by President Donald Trump.
A funding offer by a billionaire Zimbabwe telecoms tycoon on Wednesday prompted the country's doctors to consider ending a long-running strike over wage payments.
Former Super Eagles head coach Sunday Oliseh has heaped plaudits on Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta for his dexterity in Tuesday’s 2-2 draw against London rivals Chelsea at the Stamford Bridge.
The Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC) has signed a ‘cooperation’ agreement with the Centre National du Cinema (CNC) and the Moving Image for film production.
Kwara State has received a total of N3.6bn as net allocation for the month of January 2020, Finance Commissioner Olasumbo Florence Oyeyemi said in a statement on Sunday.
Protesters have returned to the streets in Iraq, sealing streets with burning tires and threatening further escalation at a time of difficult economic conditions.
Operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) have stormed a warehouse holding pirated insecticides worth millions of naira in a remote village in Kano State.
The camp of Powerlifters is in disarray as some athletes have sworn not to report to camp ahead of the Powerlifting World Cup billed for Abuja which serves as qualifiers for the 2020 Olympics.