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Ondo distributes 20,000 cocoa seedlings to farmers in Isua-Akoko

No fewer than 100 cocoa farmers in Isua-Akoko, on Monday, benefitted from the 20,000 free hybrid cocoa seedlings, donated by the Ondo State government.
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Oyo spends N2.7 billion on fight against coronavirus

The Oyo State government said it has spent the sum of two billion, seven hundred and seventy-nine miillion naira (N2,779,000,000) on the effort to contain the spread of Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19.
The President of All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, Architect Ibrahim Kabir, Saturday, warned that without adequate food the Coronavirus, COVID-19, situation will worsen as government fights to contain its spread in the country.

AFAN urges federal, Niger governments to tackle insecurity in rural areas

The Chairman, All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) in Niger, Alhaji Shehu Galadimawa, has called on the Federal and Niger Governments to tackle the incessant attacks by bandits in the state.
The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde has confirmed seven new cases of Coronavirus in the State.

Oyo governor distributes seedlings, herbicides to farmers

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has distributed seedlings and herbicides to farmers in Iseyin community as part of activities to mark one year anniversary of his administration.
Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has fully recovered from coronavirus. 3

Kaduna civil servants, political appointees to take 25-50% pay cut

Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufai says civil servants and political appointees in the state will take between 25 and 50% pay cut to support the state’s government fight against COVID-19.
Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has fully recovered from coronavirus. 4

Kaduna extends quarantine orders by 30 days

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has extended the quarantine orders being enforced in the state for another 30 days, the governor’s spokesperson, Muyiwa Adekeye, said in a statement.
Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has announced that the state government will give free foods to residents of the state.

Cross River governor declares automatic employment for 8000 youths

Cross River state governor, Prof. Ben Ayade, on Wednesday declared that automatic employment be given to 8000 youths between the ages of 18 to 35 years in the state starting from Tuesday next week.
The Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) has distributed 64,000 hybrid economic tree seedlings to communities in Mai’Adua and Zango Local Government Areas of Katsina State.

Nigeria distributes 64,000 economic tree seedlings to communities

The Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) has distributed 64,000 hybrid economic tree seedlings to communities in Mai’Adua and Zango Local Government Areas of Katsina State.

Lagos Chamber: Nigeria’s growth rate can’t address job, poverty crisis

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) rated the latest 2.27 per cent Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth recorded in the nation’s economy as sluggish and incapable of creating jobs and lifting millions of Nigerians out of the poverty trap.
The Acting Director, Department of Forestry, Federal Ministry of Environment, Tiamiyu Oladele, has announced plans by the federal government to plant 30 million tree seedlings in 2020 to accelerate afforestation in the country.

Official: Nigeria to plant 300 million trees in 2020

The Acting Director, Department of Forestry, Federal Ministry of Environment, Tiamiyu Oladele, has announced plans by the federal government to plant 30 million tree seedlings in 2020 to accelerate afforestation in the country.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has sent a N27.9 billion supplementary budget for 2019 to the State House of Assembly for approval, increasing the initial budget figure of N390 billion to N417.9 billion.

Rising number of flood victims in IDP camps worries Delta governor

The Delta State Government has raised an alarm over the increasing number of flood victims at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps in the state.

RIFAN inaugurates loan recovery committee in Katsina

The Rice Farmers Association (RIFAN) in Katsina, says it has formed a formidable loan recovery committee mandated to ensure speedy recovery of all outstanding loans granted to rice farmers in the state.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), said more than one million smallholders farmers had access to finance through its Anchor Borrowers Programme.

AFAN: Government should adopt direct contact approach in assisting farmers

Mr. Moses Oladipupo, the Deputy Chairman of All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) in Osun chapter, has called for a direct contact approach from the government when assisting and dealing with farmers.

Flood: 2779 farmers get federal government agric intervention in Delta

No fewer than 2,779 farmers impacted by 2018 flood are to benefit from the federal government agricultural intervention programme of in Delta State.
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Anambra council boss berates late arrival of seedlings to flood victims

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has been applauded for distributing seedlings to farmers affected by flood in Ogbaru Local Government Area of Anambra State.

Fire destroys N200 million cashew nursery in Ogun

A cashew nursery based in Kobape under Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of Ogun has been raised down by fire destroying 130,000 seedlings and eco-friendly nursery structure said to worth N200 million.
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 Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

NGOs commend President Buhari’s strides in agriculture

The Agricultural Non Governmental Organisations (ANGONET) has commended the giant strides of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration in agriculture and other key sectors of the economy.

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The Lagos State House of Assembly says a bill that will make operators of lottery, pools and betting in the state to pay N20 million as licence fees to the state government is underway.
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The Managing Director of Cross River Basin Development Authority has been suspended from office by the board of the agency.

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The Managing Director of Cross River Basin Development Authority has been suspended from office by the board of the agency.

PDP reconstitutes Kaduna caretaker committee

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), acting on behalf of the National Executive Committee (NEC), has reconstituted the Kaduna State Caretaker Committee.
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