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The Treasurer, National Fish Association of Nigeria (NFAN), Chibunna Ubawuike, says plans by the Federal Government to ban fish importation will save the country over $1billion US dollars.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Muhammad Nanono, has stated that the ministry would begin agricultural Mmechanization programme in 632 Local Government Areas in the country.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, says following federal government’s effort to encourage local production, Nigeria, may stop fish importation in 2022.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, says the federal government will obtain $1 billion from foreign banks to purchase farming equipment for local farmers in the country.
The Court of Appeal sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has struck out an appeal filed by the former Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Heineken Lokpobiri, over the conduct of the September 4, 2019 state governorship election which saw David Lyon emerging as Governor-elect of Bayelsa State.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr Sabo Nanono, has pledged to revitalise existing agricultural policies toward realising the goal of diversifying Nigeria’s economy, using agriculture as a driving force.
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.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, (FMARD), Sabo Nanono, says the Federal Government is committed to ensuring the take-off of University of Agriculture, Zuru, Kebbi, in 2020.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the ongoing border drill that has largely curbed foreign rice smuggling into Nigeria has boosted rice production while fast-tracking the country’s quest to achieve rice self-sufficiency
President Muhammadu Buhari has commended Gombe State Governor, Mohammed Inuwa Yahaya, for his administration’s effort in giving much priority to the agricultural sector in the 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.
Nigeria has succeeded in preventing the entry of invasive plant pests and other emerging pests, an official ha said.
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.
The Federal Government yesterday disclosed that it would support Bauchi State Government to modernize its grazing reserves in line with international best practice.
Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, President of African Development Bank (AfDB) was on Sunday honoured with the Emeka Anyaoku Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his outstanding performance.
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.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is confident Odion Ighalo will deliver the goods for the side.
The Senate on Wednesday considered a bill seeking to establish the National Commission Against the Proliferation of Small Arms and Light Weapons.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday said the National Assembly has devised a strategy that will see to the creation of institutions dedicated to providing enduring solutions to Nigeria's security travails. Academy
The Senate on Wednesday observed a minute silence in honour of renowned Nigerian novelist and former Registrar of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC), Chukwuemeka Ike.
Rangers have been fined £15,000 by the Scottish FA for failing to act in an “orderly fashion” in games against Celtic and Hibernian in December.
The Delta State Police Command has arrested the Proprietor of Grace Life International School, Oghara-Efe, in Ethiope East Local Government Area of the state, Mr Michael Anigholor, who allegedly raped a corp member, (name withheld)
The Gunners want to tie the 18-year-old to a lucrative new long-term contract to replace his current deal, which finishes next year.
Ighalo made his first appearance for the Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side in their 2-0 win over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, the on-loan Shanghai Shenhua star replaced one of the goalscorers, Anthony Martial, with just finished minutes to the end of the game.
The Italian Post Office has delivered a swift response to Juventus manager Maurizio Sarri for suggesting their job is not scrutinised to the same extent as his own as a football manager.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has explained why it has paved the way for the swearing-in of the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Douye Diri, as governor of Bayelsa State after Thursday’s Supreme Court judgment that sacked the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, David Lyon, who won the November governorship election.