Obaseki meets Buhari, demands FG funding for Edo ranches 

…hails Senate for approving  electronic transmission of election results Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has called on the federal government to provide funds for those in  private business to set up ranches in the state. He tabled this demand to President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa, Abuja. Speaking to State House Correspondents after the meeting, the Governor while acknowledging that many southern states have passed the … Continue reading Obaseki meets Buhari, demands FG funding for Edo ranches 

Bandits Demand Cooked Food As Ransom Amid Biting Hunger

Bandits in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State are now demanding cooked food as ransom for kidnapped victims. The bandits were said to have retrieved from attacking communities since the state Government banned weekly markets as part of measures to tackle insecurity in the state. A youth leader in one of the villages of Birnin Gwari, Babangida ‎ Yaro revealed that since the … Continue reading Bandits Demand Cooked Food As Ransom Amid Biting Hunger

Osinbajo Seeks Focus On Developing Agric Value Chain

There is a need to focus on developing the nation’s agricultural value chain, particularly the business of guaranteeing the creation of a proper commodity market with the right logistics that would be mutually beneficial to farmers and consumers, says Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN). Prof Osinbajo in a statement by his media aide, Laolu Akande, stated that “we need all the focus that we can … Continue reading Osinbajo Seeks Focus On Developing Agric Value Chain

Coca-Cola unveils new global brand concept ‘Real Magic’

Coca-Cola has unveiled a new global brand concept and platform called ‘Real Magic’, which invites everyone to celebrate the magic of humanity. The platform refreshes the brand’s trademark promise to unite and uplift people every day with renewed relevance for the world we live in today. The platform is built from lessons of the last 18 months: that we can find the magic all around … Continue reading Coca-Cola unveils new global brand concept ‘Real Magic’

South West states working together on Agric development- Akeredolu

The chairman, South West Governors Forum, and Governor of Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu has disclosed that the six Governors of the region are already working together to develop the agriculture sector.  This is even as he called on the Federal Government to look into the establishment of the Deep Sea Port in the state. Governor Akeredolu noted that the proposed Port Ondo will go a long … Continue reading South West states working together on Agric development- Akeredolu

South West Accounts For Over 75per Cent Of About 1000 Feed Mills In Nigeria ― Minister

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Muhammed Abubakar, has said that the South Western part of the country accounts for over 75 per cent of feed mills in the country The minister who was represented by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Dr Ernest Umakhihe, also said that Nigerian feed mills grew from 2 in 1957 to over 1000 presently thereby placing Nigeria … Continue reading South West Accounts For Over 75per Cent Of About 1000 Feed Mills In Nigeria ― Minister

There’s no faction in farmers’ association says president

The newly elected President, All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Mr Farouk Mudi, on Thursday, said there was no faction in the body. Mudi made the remark on Thursday when he spoke to some journalists in Abuja. It would be recalled that Mr Ibrahim, whose tenure as AFAN president expired in June 2019, has in recent times continued to parade himself as the leader of … Continue reading There’s no faction in farmers’ association says president

Dangote Says Sugar Master Plan Can Save $700m Yearly

The Chairman of the Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc, Aliko Dangote, has stated that the National Sugar Master Plan would could Nigeria between $600m and $700m yearly if executed as designed. A statement from the company revealed that Dangote said the backward integration component of the plan could earn the amount in foreign exchange at his office in Lagos. He advised that the BIP scheme must … Continue reading Dangote Says Sugar Master Plan Can Save $700m Yearly

We’re encouraged by military onslaught against bandits, say farmers

The All Farmers’ Association of Nigeria (AFAN), on Friday, said it was encouraged by the ongoing military action against the bandits across some northern states in the country. The National President of AFAN, Mr Farouk Mudi, this known made in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. NAN reports that AFAN is the umbrella body of all farmers groups in the … Continue reading We’re encouraged by military onslaught against bandits, say farmers

FG to Afenifere: NALDA farm estates not ruga, ranches

The federal government on Friday denied that the 109 Integrated Farm Estates approved for the National Land Development Authority (NALDA) for implementation are Ruga and ranches. The denial came on the heels of the position expressed by the Pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, which had in a statement by its spokesman, Jare Ajayi, said that the federal government was attempting to bring back the rejected cattle … Continue reading FG to Afenifere: NALDA farm estates not ruga, ranches