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Palpable tension gripped residents of Orin-Ekiti in Ido/Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti State on Saturday following the murder of a hunter by suspected Fulani herdsmen in the town.
45,000 registered rice farmers across 34 local government areas of Katsina would benefit from Federal Government’s anchor borrower agricultural programme under the current farming season in Katsina State.
The Federal Government has began the process of resettling herdsmen and bringing to an end the continued farmers/herders clashes in the country, as Niger state in North Central Nigeria taking the lead with the establishment of a 31,000 hectares of grazing reserve in the state.
The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Hajia Aisha Abubakar, says the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari was a proof of support for his administration’s policies by Nigerians.
The Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Sen Heineken Lokpobiri, at the weekend, commended Nigerian farmers over wealth creation wealth and increased participation in pilgrimages under the Buhari-led administration.
The Federal Government has dismissed reports by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) World Market and Trade indicating an increase in the importation of rice into the country and decline in local production in 2018.
The Federal Government on Tuesday said there was no truth in the United States Department of Agriculture’s World Markets and Trade Report that claimed that Nigeria imported three million metric tonnes of rice in 2018, which is 400,000 metric tonnes more than the quantity of the product imported in 2017.
The President and CEO of United States African Development Foundation (USADF), and the Governor of Kebbi State have signed a $10 million Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to develop and expand local agricultural enterprises in the state.
The Federal Government says it is engaging foreign media organisations, networks and think tanks to shape their opinions on the true position of things and correct the negative narratives about the country and President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.
The Federal Government, through the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on Monday distributed farm inputs worth N5 million to 18 rice farmers in Oyo State.
The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria says its members now have the capacity to produce 24 million metric tonnes of rice annually.
The Plateau State Governor, Rt. Hon. Simon Bako Lalong, has asked the people of his state to stop criticizing President Muhammadu Buhari on selfish grounds.
President Muhammadu Buhari says it is heart-warming that more Nigerians are appreciative of the implementation of policies and projects of the Federal Government aimed at improving the standard of living in the country.
Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Akwa Ibom Chapter, says it has taken delivery of 40,000 tonnes of high grade rice seedlings from the Federal Government for wet season farming.
The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) has said that 33,974 rice farmers will benefit from the CBN Anchors Borrowers loan in Zamfara state.
Some of the 3, 509 farmers in Kwara State have begun to benefit from the first phase of the N1billion 2018 Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP) facilitated by the CBN and the Kwara State Government.
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The Apapa area command of Nigeria Customs Service has generated N20.07 billion in the first twelve working days of July 2019
Members of the House of Representatives have asked the federal government to declare child destitution and begging a national emergency.
Barely a week after drawing the attention of Nigerians to the nation’s increasing debt stock since the assumption of office by President Muhammadu Buhari, former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, yesterday said N2.5 trillion would go down the drain by the end of 2019 in debt servicing.
The Federal Government said 45,000 Nigerians were trained on various entrepreneurial skills in the last two years to curb unemployment in the country.
South African soldiers pulled out of gang-ridden suburbs of Cape Town on Friday after a brief show of force, leaving residents uncertain about what to expect next.
After leading Nigeria to third place at Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, Super Eagles captain Mikel John Obi has announced his retired from international football.
The FIFA Women’s World Cup will once again take the centre stage with the hosting of the first-ever FIFA Football Conference aimed at analysing the women’s showpiece.
Super Eagles team coordinator Patrick Pascal has stated the Nigeria team will respect the progression of Algeria to the semi-final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) but they are not afraid of them.
Deputy Senate President Ovie Omo-Agege has said the Senate will do all in its power to ensure that President Muhammadu Buhari delivers on his next level agenda to Nigerians in the next four years.
A woman has been killed in a high-speed car crash in southern France, while shops were looted in central Paris in what the government slammed as "unacceptable" unrest following Algeria's quarter-final win over Ivory Coast in the African Cup of Nations.