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Those affected are the Commissioner for Communication, Olanrewaju Murtala, who was moved to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, while the Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Harriet Adenike Afolabi Oshatimehin replaced Murtala in the Ministry of Communication.
Mr Abdulrahman Ayuba, Coordinator, Public Financing of Agriculture (PFA) Project, funded by ActionAid Nigeria, has advocated public participation in budgeting for agriculture in Kwara.
All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Niger chapter, has cautioned members to be vigilante in the purchase of fertilisers in the state.
Contractors under the aegis of Concerned Unpaid 2018 Contractors have staged a protest at the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development over unpaid liabilities by the ministry valued at N17 billion.
The Federal Government has threatened to dismiss officers caught leaking official documents on social media.
The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Science and Technology, Mohammed Umar, who was accused of “serious misconduct” while serving as the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, has told the Federal Government he did no wrong.
The Federal Government has issued a query to the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Science and Technology, Dr. Mohammed Bello, over a N119 billion alleged financial misconduct, while he was permanent secretary in the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
The Federal Government has queried the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Science and Technology, Dr Mohammed Bello, for allegedly buying what it described as “uncompleted carcass” building for the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in the sum of N7bn.
The Director-General of National Agricultural Seed Council (NASC), Dr Philip Ojo has said that Nigeria has about 81,000 metric tons of seeds during this COVID-19 lockdown period.
Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Prince Clem Ikanade Agba, has said that the Federal Government expects the injection of about N2 trillion stimulus into the economy in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the fall in oil prices.
An expert in water well and borehole drilling and National President, Association of Waterwell Drilling Rig Owners And Practitioners (AWDROP), Michael Ale, has urged the Federal Government to, as a matter of urgency, provide wells and borehole for Nigerians, especially those living in rural areas, adding that running water remains very essential in the collective fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
If there can be a bright side to the coronavirus pandemic, which started in a “wet market” in Wuhan that sold live animals in deplorable conditions, it has finally spurred China and Vietnam to ban consumption of wild animals.
The Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) has called on commuters across the country to always patronise recognised motor parks to reduce risk of insecurity and arrive safely to their destinations.
The House of Representatives Committee on Public Accounts has summoned the management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) to appear before it on Feb. 25, to give reasons for its unaudited accounts.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says COVID-19 virus has not been detected in breastmilk till date and so it is unlikely that it can be transmitted through breastmilk.
The Bauchi State government has successfully signed up no fewer than 35,037 pupils into the ”Tsangaya” (Almajiri) centres.
Mr Wassim Elhusseini has been appointed as the new Managing Director (MD) of Nestlé Nigeria Plc.
Several #RevolutionNow protesters were arrested by the police and the Nigerian Army in the Abuja metropolis on Wednesday.
The Nigerian Army has said that the soldiers arrested for bullion van robbery in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, are not its personnel.
Mauricio Pochettino has said he feels no regret about turning down Real Madrid in 2018 but felt like he needed more support from the Tottenham board.
World Health Organisation (WHO) and Yobe State Government on Thursday in Damaturu rejoiced with some COVID-19 survivors in the state.
The Federal Road Safety Corps, Niger Sector Command, has confirmed the death of four persons in an accident that occurred on Lambata–Minna road on Friday.
Nemanja Matic has set his eyes on winning the Premier League title with Manchester United as early as next season.
The Daily Express says United are reportedly closing in on Sancho, with Borussia Dortmund willing to accept an initial £60million up front. The Old Trafford hierarchy will still have to negotiate the remainder of the deal and how the payments are structured but there is optimism that the move will be completed.