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NEMA to support 12,000 displaced farmers in Borno

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says it targets 12,000 displaced farmers under its Emergency Agriculture Intervention programme for this cropping season in Borno.
National Emergency Management Agency NEMA

NEMA to support 12,000 displaced farmers in Borno

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says it targets 12,000 displaced farmers under its Emergency Agriculture Intervention programme for this cropping season in Borno.
National Emergency Management Agency NEMA

NEMA to support 12,000 displaced farmers in Borno

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says it targets 12,000 displaced farmers under its Emergency Agriculture Intervention programme for this cropping season in Borno.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 12th Dec 2018-4

FEC approves N27 billion for flood, conflict victims

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N27.4 billion intervention fund for victims of floods, conflicts, and insecurity across Nigeria.
President Buhari Anchor Borrower's Gala Night in Abuja on 19th Dec 2018-6

2019: Farmers, fertiliser producers donate N1.77 billion to Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election campaign

The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) and Fertilizers Producers and Suppliers Association of Nigeria (FEPSAN), on Wednesday night, donated the sum of N1.77 billion to fund the re-election campaign of President Muhammadu Buhari in the forth coming elections in 2019.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 12th Dec 2018-4

Federal government to restock grain reserves nationwide

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to commence the restocking of all its Strategic Grains Reserves nationwide.
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Muhammadu Buhari promises support for farmers affected by flooding

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured of support for the farmers negatively affected by the excessive rains of this year farming season.
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Federal government to compensate farmers affected by flooding

President Muhammadu Buhari says succour is on the way for farmers negatively impacted by the excessive rains this year.
President Buhari presides over National Food Council Meeting in State House on 16th Nov 2018-4

Nigeria faults US report on rice importation

The Kebbi State Governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, has faulted a report by the United States Department for Agriculture which suggests that the nation had imported rice to the tune of about three million tonnes, saying it was inconsistent with available facts.
President Buhari presides over National Food Council Meeting in State House on 16th Nov 2018-4

Federal government approves N60 billion for rice subsidy programme

The Federal Government has approved N60 billion in support of its rice subsidy programme aimed at bringing down the price of the commodity across the country.

Senator Abdullahi: 3.7 million Nigerians are currently faced with food insecurity

Senator Aliyu Abdullahi, Chairman Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, says 3.7 million people in 16 out of the 36 states and FCT are currently faced with food insecurity.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Governor Umahi backs Vice-President Osinbajo on state police

The Chairman, South-East Governors Forum and the Governor of Ebonyi State, Engr. David Umahi, has lent his support to the call for the establishment of State Police as a way of checking incessant intra and inter-State conflicts raging through all the nooks and crannies of the country.

Governor Bagudu assures Nigerians on food security

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi has assured Nigerians of Federal Government’s commitment to supporting rice millers and farmers to attain food security in the country.

Council: Herdsmen-farmers clashes may worsen without ranches

The National Food Security Council warned on Monday that the deadly clashes between farmers and herdsmen could get worse next year if efforts are not intensified to create cattle ranches or provide better security against rustling in the country.

Benue government raises alarm over threat to agriculture, food security

Mr James Anbua, Benue State Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, on Thursday raised an alarm over the emerging threat to food security in the state.
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Video: President Buhari presides over national food security council meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja presided over the meeting of the National Food Security Council prior to its inauguration by him later in the day.

Presidency: Private sector to play advisory role in food security council

The Presidency on Monday said the private sector will play an advisory role in the National Food Security Council recently announced by President Muhammadu Buhari.

President Buhari inaugurates food security council

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday, inaugurate National Food Security Council with the aim of evolving sustainable solutions to protracted violence being unleashed on farmers by herders.

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