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World Food Day: Federal government committed to zero hunger – Heineken Lokpobiri

The Federal Government has assured Nigerians of its commitment to stamp out hunger by the year 2030 if the present tempo of agricultural activities are sustained in the country.

UN agencies launch major report on global food security, malnutrition

Five United Nations agencies are set to launch the new edition of “The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World.

Ex-President Obasanjo urges collaboration to end farmers-herdsmen clashes

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has called on leaders to work closely together to tackle the incessant violent clashes between farmers and herdsmen across the country.

Ex-Senate President Ameh Ebute bashes ex-President Obasanjo in open letter

Ameh Ebute, a former President of the Nigerian Senate replies former President Olusegun Obasanjo over the issues raised in his special statement, accusing President Muhammadu Buhari of underperforming and urging him not to run for re-election.

Full Text: Ex-President Obasanjo’s statement on Buhari’s administration

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Tuesday, has asked on President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek re-election in 2019.

ECOWAS charged to enforce gender-friendly, inclusive agricultural laws

ECOWAS countries have been tasked to enforce gender-friendly and inclusive agriculture laws to increase production and value-chain in order to meet up with Africa’s Zero Hunger target by the year 2025.

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Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Kabiru Adjoto, yesterday lost his bid for the All Progressives Congress, APC House of Representatives ticket for Akoko-Edo Federal Constituency after the Federal High Court sitting in Benin turned down his petition.

Itse Sagay: President Buhari’s order on ballot snatching, benevolent advice

Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), on Thursday described the controversy trailing President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement that anyone attempts to snatch ballot boxes during the general elections will pay with his life as unnecessary.
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Super Falcons coach snubs Jonathan Alaba, Evelyn Nwabuoku, calls 24 for Cyprus tourney

Super Falcons coach Thomas Dennerby has left out Bayelsa Queens first choice keeper Jonathan Alaba from the team that will feature at next week’s Invitational Tournament holding in Cyprus, despite persistent calls from followers of the game for her inclusion.

Akwa Ibom government has no alliance with REC – Commissioner

The Akwa Ibom State Government has described as false and baseless, an allegation that there was an unholy alliance between it and the State’s Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) to the extent of influencing the placements of ad-hoc staff among other malicious allegations.
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Election: NLC urges Nigerians to put national interest first

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has commended Nigerians for mustering the courage to vote again after last-minute postponement of the presidential and National Assembly elections last Saturday.