We’re following Baba’s footsteps in the agriculture sphere, says Makinde of Obasanjo

Nigeria’s former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, said on Thursday that he was impressed by the developmental strides being recorded by the Seyi Makinde-led administration in Oyo State. The former president appreciated the efforts being made by the governor to develop the state, noting that he has seen improvements in the developmental activities in parts of the state. “I will still want to appreciate the efforts … Continue reading We’re following Baba’s footsteps in the agriculture sphere, says Makinde of Obasanjo

Lagos to establish LACE to boost fish production and create 10,000 new jobs – Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babjide Sanwo-Olu, has said that the government will establish the Lagos Aquaculture Centre of Excellence (L.A.C.E), in collaboration with a private sector investor, as part of efforts to boost fish production in the State. Governor Sanwo-Olu, who disclosed this over the weekend at the Y2020 edition of the Lagos Seafood Festival held at the Muri-Okunola Park, Victoria Island, explained that the … Continue reading Lagos to establish LACE to boost fish production and create 10,000 new jobs – Sanwo-Olu

Zulum visits Gwoza towns, shares food, N24m cash to 1200 vulnerable citizens

Inspects 350 houses, others at Ngoshe, Warabe, Pulka Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, used the whole of Monday for humanitarian activities in Ngoshe, Warabe and Pulka, all in Gwoza Local Government Area of Southern Borno. At Ngoshe, Zulum supervised distribution of food items and N24m in cash to 1,200 vulnerable citizens who returned from Pulka and Maiduguri. Each household received a 50kg bag … Continue reading Zulum visits Gwoza towns, shares food, N24m cash to 1200 vulnerable citizens

Inflation beyond CBN’s control, says Don

Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) monetary policy cannot control the nation’s spiraling inflation. Reacting to the inflation figures released on Monday by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), Prof Uche Uwaleke, of Nasarawa State University and President, Association of Capital Market Academics of Nigeria made this observation in Abuja on Monday. According to Prof. Uwaleke, “since food inflation is the major challenge, it is obviously … Continue reading Inflation beyond CBN’s control, says Don

Lagos to establish butchers’ academy

The Lagos State Government says it will establish a butchers’ academy in order to train new and existing butchers in global best practices on slaughtering in the red meat value chain in the State. The State Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms. Abisola Olusanya stated this today during the test run of a new semi-mechanised abattoir under the Public-Private Partnership at Bariga area of the State. Olusanya … Continue reading Lagos to establish butchers’ academy

Assets controversy: Absence of judge stalls AFAN’s suit against Kabiru Ibrahim-led NWC

The absence of Justice Taiwo Taiwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, stalled hearing in a suit filed by All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) against Mr. Kabiru Ibrahim and his dissolved National Working Committee (NWC). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that AFAN had, on May 11, sued Ibrahim and the dissolved NWC over alleged refusal to hand over the association’s … Continue reading Assets controversy: Absence of judge stalls AFAN’s suit against Kabiru Ibrahim-led NWC

Four found dead after noodles meal in Delta

Four dead bodies have discovered at a private apartment in the university community of Abraka, Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State. As at the time they were discovered, their stomachs had protruded with their skin peeling off. The deceased persons, all males, were said to have consumed a meal of noodles the previous night. Two others who also partook in the meal are … Continue reading Four found dead after noodles meal in Delta

Bakers demand govt palliatives to avert a hike in bread prices

Bakers in Nigeria have demanded that the Federal Government reviews duty and tariff regime on wheat importation and also make foreign exchange (forex) accessible to investors in the business to avert possible hike in bread cost. The bakers under the aegis of  Premium Breadmakers Association of Nigeria (PBAN) and Association of Master bakers & Caterers of Nigeria (AMBCN) at a press briefing in Lagos lamented … Continue reading Bakers demand govt palliatives to avert a hike in bread prices

FEPSAN applauds Buhari’s insistence on the ban on food, fertiliser imports

The Fertiliser Producers and Suppliers Association of Nigeria (FEPSAN) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for re-emphasising the need to sustain the ban placed on the importation of fertiliser and some staple food items into Nigeria. President of FEPSAN, Mr Thomas Etuh who gave the commendation in a statement issued on Friday said the presidential pronouncement is a demonstration of the determination of Mr President to … Continue reading FEPSAN applauds Buhari’s insistence on the ban on food, fertiliser imports

Technology, the solution to post-harvest wastage — Minister

Minister of of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu, has said that the only way out of post harvest wastage of agricultural produce in the country is technology. Onu made this disclosure in Abuja, on Thursday, while receiving members of Association of Food and Agro Processors led by its Chairman, Duro Kuteyi. The visit, according to the Association, was to establish partnership with the Federal Government … Continue reading Technology, the solution to post-harvest wastage — Minister