Kaduna partners investors for industrial park

Kaduna State partners investors for industrial park, retail and ranching as groundbreaking is done for Green Economic Zone I am delighted to report that amidst our challenges, investors continue to recognise and respond to our clear commitment to partner with the private sector to create the jobs that will help us reduce poverty and accelerate the development of Kaduna State. Today, the Kaduna State Government, … Continue reading Kaduna partners investors for industrial park

NYSC signs MoU with NALDA to boost Agric productivity

The National Youth Service Corps has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Agricultural Land Development Authority to boost food production in the country. NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim during the signing of the MoU at the NYSC National Directorate Headquarters in Abuja, on Wednesday, commended NALDA for recently training sixty-eight Corps Members as Soil Doctors and Extension Service Workers. He also lauded … Continue reading NYSC signs MoU with NALDA to boost Agric productivity

Open Grazing: Northern Governors Adopt New Strategy

The Northern Governors Forum (NGF) has adopted the National Livestock Transformation Programme to address the problems associated with the practice of open grazing. The Chairman of the forum, Dr Simon Lalong, while speaking at the 7th annual Sir Ahmadu Bello Memorial Lecture in Kaduna, called on the federal government to release funds to willing states to start. He noted that some states have already begun … Continue reading Open Grazing: Northern Governors Adopt New Strategy

Rivers will divest its equity share in Rivers State Cassava processing company – Wike

…announces availability of seed money for any 1hectare of land cultivating cassava in Rivers Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says seed money has been earmarked by his administration to encourage massive cultivation of cassava across the State. Governor Wike made the promise at the inauguration of the Rivers State Cassava Processing Plant at Afam Town in Oyigbo Local Government Area of the State … Continue reading Rivers will divest its equity share in Rivers State Cassava processing company – Wike

Prices of bread, biscuits, others to increase by 30 percent – Bakers

Association of Master Bakers and Caterers of Nigeria (AMBCN) has directed its members nationwide to increase prices of bread, biscuits and other items by 30 percent due to devastating economic situation of the country. The association explained the adjustment in price was as a result of the sudden increase in the costs of production as well as prices of sugar, butter, yeast and flour. The … Continue reading Prices of bread, biscuits, others to increase by 30 percent – Bakers

Buhari okays deep-rooted solutions to herdsmen attacks clears the way for ranching and revival of forest reserves

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed a strong resolve to address the conflicts of herders and farmers in a sustained and lasting manner that should lead to the emergence of a permanent solution to the frequent clashes between them, as well as the associated problem of the gun-wielding “killer herdsmen.” The President had approved a number of specific measures to bring a permanent end to the … Continue reading Buhari okays deep-rooted solutions to herdsmen attacks clears the way for ranching and revival of forest reserves

Court affirms right of states, police to enforce anti-open grazing law

…The judge says the court lacks jurisdiction to hear the suit seeking to compel the president to enforce anti-grazing laws. The Federal High Court, Abuja on Thursday affirmed the right of Nigerian states to implement anti-grazing laws in their domains. This position weakens that of the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, who had said such a ban is unconstitutional and infringes on the rights of … Continue reading Court affirms right of states, police to enforce anti-open grazing law

Emefiele unveils Rice Pyramid in Ekiti

… As Fayemi, Akeredolu, Bagudu, Abubakar, Oyetola back vision The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, on Tuesday, flagged off the Rice Pyramid Programme in Ekiti State, with a vision to finance over three million rice farmers to boost production and improve agriculture value chain in the country. This came as the Governors of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, Rotimi Akeredolu(Ondo), Atiku Bagudu(Kebbi), Mohammed … Continue reading Emefiele unveils Rice Pyramid in Ekiti

Banditry: 24,925 displaced households get relief materials in Niger State

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has commenced direct distribution of relief materials to 24,925 household of displaced persons affected by banditry in 14 Local Government Areas of Niger State. Director General of NEMA AVM Muhammadu Muhammed (rtd.) flagged off the relief distribution in Kuta, the headquarters of Shiroro Local Government Area of the state. The NEMA DG who was represented by the Head of … Continue reading Banditry: 24,925 displaced households get relief materials in Niger State

Army commence investigation into killing of water melon seller by soldier

The Nigerian Army of Tuesday said it has commenced investigation into the killing of a water melon seller by a soldier in Zamfara State. Brigadier General Mohammed Yerima, Director Army Public Relations disclosed this in a statement . He said  “The attention of the Nigerian Army (NA) has been drawn to a news report by an online media, News Express of 10 May 2021 credited … Continue reading Army commence investigation into killing of water melon seller by soldier