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The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) has charged various farmers Associations in Kebbi State to converged under the umbrella of All Farmers Association (AFAN) for proper interventions and regulations by federal government.
Senator representing Nasarawa West Senatorial District, Adamu Abdullahi, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari, to resist pressure on him to open the nation’s land borders for now.
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the Finance Bill 2019 he forwarded to the National Assembly when passed into law, will permit the government to raise the country’s Value Added Tax from 5 to 7.5 per cent.
CropIT Nigeria Limited (CropIT) in partnership with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) have concluded plans to launch a robust digital platform that will impact more than 5,000,000 farmers and over 100,000 agricultural extension officers.
The Managing Director of Bank of Agriculture (BOA), Malam Kabir Adamu, has said that the Bank disbursed N84 billion to farmers during the Anchor Borrower Program (ABP) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
The report says a lot of farmers have either switched from cultivation of food to cash crops, or reduced the size of their farmlands following the loss they incurred occasioned by price stability.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday in New York said the huge development challenges facing Nigeria and the rest of Africa were “excellent opportunities for groundbreaking investments and innovation”.
The South, South Animal and Crops Farmers Association of Nigeria, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for re-appointing Mr Godwin Emefiele as governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), for another five years.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) says Nigeria and six other African countries are to benefit from the Sorghum and Millet Compact of Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT).
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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.
The Northeast Commodity Association (NACAS), has recovered 7,000 bags of grains from Internally Displaced farmers that benefited from loan facility under the Central Bank of Nigeria anchor borrower scheme in Yobe state.
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.
The Lagos State chapter of Nigerian Optometric Association (NOA) on Tuesday advised Nigerians to adopt healthy lifestyle that would save them from suffering from preventable diseases like diabetes.
The presidency on Friday dismissed claims by the House of Representatives that there were violations in the approval of N5.8 billion Emergency Intervention Fund for North-East by the Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo.
The Federal Government has said it is partnering with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) to develop an application called Cassava Seed Tracker designed to transform analogue certification system to a digital system.
The Kebbi government says it has introduced commercial agricultural loans for farmers in order to increase the production of rice in the state, Governor Atiku Bagudu has said.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has described Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, as one of the best persons to work with.
Everton have confirmed that Duncan Ferguson will remain in charge for Sunday’s trip to Manchester United.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N307.5 million for the purchase of operational vehicles for the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC).
The Federal Government has ordered an investigation into the Friday invasion of the Federal High Court, Abuja, by the operatives of the Department of State Service, the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, has said.
The Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to approve free medical treatments for them who are 70 years and above across the country.
Vibrant rows of neatly lined plants grow on a patch once trampled by the cattle of a large commercial farm run by a family of German descent in Namibia.
Andy Ruiz Jr said three months of partying and a lack of proper training left him “overweight” for his world title rematch with Anthony Joshua.
Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to Nigeria, Adnan Bostaji, says his country will continue to offer humanitarian assistance to Nigeria especially in the health sector.
The Myanmar military launched a ferocious crackdown against its Rohingya Muslim population in 2017, driving around 740,000 into neighbouring Bangladesh.
Both sides of the Manchester divide will be hoping some derby delight can add impetus to disappointing seasons when City host United on Saturday, while Liverpool travels to Bournemouth aiming to surge further clear at the top of the Premier League.