Despite Baga attack, Zulum delivers food to 80,000 IDPs in Monguno

… Military commander praises Zulum’s resilience Despite an atttack on his entourage in Baga, Governor Babagana Umara Zulum continued his humanitarian activities in Monguno, where he delivered food aid to over 80,000 internally displaced persons. The Governor arrived Monguno on Monday for a humanitarian tour of northern part of the state, he supervised the distribution of relief items to IDPs from Marte, Guzamala, Kukawa, Nganzai … Continue reading Despite Baga attack, Zulum delivers food to 80,000 IDPs in Monguno

Lagos to Empower 2,743 Farmers in Its Agriculture Programme

No fewer than 2,743 farmers in Lagos State would next week Tuesday receive inputs and productive assets under the State Government 2020 Agricultural Value Chains Empowerment Programme.The State Acting Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms. Abisola Olusanya, who disclosed this today in Lagos, explained that farmers, agro-processors, fishermen, butchers and marketers would all benefit from the empowerment programme as productive assets peculiar to all the agricultural value … Continue reading Lagos to Empower 2,743 Farmers in Its Agriculture Programme

Poverty knows no political party – Humanitarian Minister

…Advises beneficiaries to Reject any amount less than N30,000 and report to authorities The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, has enjoined less fortunate Nigerians to take advantage of the federal Conditional Cash Transfer aid programme, with the remark that ‘poverty has nothing to do with a person’s political party.’ The Humanitarian minister gave the advice in Gusau on … Continue reading Poverty knows no political party – Humanitarian Minister

Herdsmen invade Plateau community, destroy 70-hectares palliative farmland

Suspected Fulani herdsmen have grazed freely into a 70 hecters palliative farmland cultivated to help Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Rotsu village of Miango District in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State. It was gathered that over 300 cows invaded the farmland on Thursday evening and destroyed maize, guinea corn and soya beans cultivated by Miango Youth Development Association, Plateau State to assist the … Continue reading Herdsmen invade Plateau community, destroy 70-hectares palliative farmland

Grazing Law: Violation by herders causing setback to law, says Benue gov’t

Benue State Government has lamented that the continued violation of the state’s Open Grazing Prohibition and Ranches Establishment Law 2017 by herders was causing a lot of setback to the implementation of the law in the state. Senior Special Assistant to Governor Samuel Ortom on Animal Husbandry, Alhaji Shehu Tambaya stated this in a statement he made available to Daily Sun in Makurdi on Monday. … Continue reading Grazing Law: Violation by herders causing setback to law, says Benue gov’t

Lagos Produces Eco-Friendly Solar-Powered Kiosks for Farmers

Lagos State Government has produced solar-powered kiosks that would ensure easy and effective market access for farmers, agripreneurs, and stakeholders in an eco-friendly manner. The State Acting Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms. Abisola Olusanya, who made this known over the weekend while on an inspection tour of the Ministry’s facilities at Oko-Oba, Agege, noted that the kiosks would be distributed at next Value Chain Empowerment Programme … Continue reading Lagos Produces Eco-Friendly Solar-Powered Kiosks for Farmers

‘This Is Beyond Ridiculous’,says Ojudu as APC Vice chairman Elesin leads others to return 13 bags of rice to Ojudu’s house

In March 2020, just after the lockdown was in place across Nigeria, I squeezed my self and got some money together. Some friends of mine also rendered a helping hand. We bought 250 bags of 50kg rice, some semovita, wheat, and spaghetti. We added 500 tubers of yam from my farm in Uke, Nasarawa State, and took to Ekiti State. It was shared to people … Continue reading ‘This Is Beyond Ridiculous’,says Ojudu as APC Vice chairman Elesin leads others to return 13 bags of rice to Ojudu’s house

Minister under fire over N13bn pest control fund

…As Farmers Association in Kano accuses Minister of backing ‘illegal’ group Kano State Chapter of All Farmers Association (AFAN), has slammed the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono of plans to spend N13 billion on pest control in twelve northern states, a move it described as a misadventure. The Chairman, Abdurrashid Magaji Rimingado, in a statement yesterday, in Abuja, also accused Nanono of … Continue reading Minister under fire over N13bn pest control fund

Seyi Makinde flag off the rehabilitation of OYSADEP,Saki

Earlier today, Gov. Seyi Makinde flagged off the rehabilitation and expansion of the former headquarters of the Oyo State Agribusiness Development Project (OYSADEP), Saki. The facility will serve as headquarters of the new Oyo State Agribusiness Development Agency (OYSADA) after renovation. The Governor in his address assured that the rehabilitation of OYSADA will be completed in about six months with the use of local artisans. … Continue reading Seyi Makinde flag off the rehabilitation of OYSADEP,Saki

Imota Rice Mill will be Ready this Year – Lagos

Lagos State Government has said that the multi-billion Naira, 32 Metric-Ton-per hour Rice Mill at Imota will be delivered on or before the end of this year. The State Commissioner for Agriculture, Prince Gbolahan Lawal, who disclosed this recently at the Y2020 Ministerial Press Briefing organised to commemorate the one year anniversary of the State Government, explained that the Rice Mill has attained 80% completion … Continue reading Imota Rice Mill will be Ready this Year – Lagos