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I Didn’t Forge Oil Contract, Obasanjo’s in-Law Tells Court

  John Abebe, a businessman and brother-in-law of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Monday, before an Ikeja Special Offences Court, denied forging parts of an...

Couple Bags 40 Years Jail Term for N53m Fraud

  A couple, Ebiesuwa Abayomi Fredrick and his wife, Tinuola Idayat Oyegunle, have been sentenced to 40 years imprisonment each. Justice Joyce Abdulmalik of the...

Insecurity: North-West Governors meet NSA, Service Chiefs

  Governors of Nigeria’s North-West Zone on Monday pledged to explore all available means to ensure the security of lives and property. Governor Aminu Masari of...
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Lagos Establishes LACE Fish Centre, Targets 10,000 New Jobs

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State says his administration will establish an ‘aquaculture centre of excellence’ to boost fish production and create 10,000 jobs. The...

ACCI to Start Produce Market in FCT

The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) says it will on Monday unveil the maiden edition of the Arahah Farmers’ Market to provide...

Small Scale Women Farmers Canvass Provision of Women-Friendly Equipment

  Small Scale Women Farmers Association of Nigeria (SWOFON), have dropped the hoe for mechanised farming for increased food production, according to Mrs Mary Afan,...

Food Security: NALDA Partners FCHD to Engage 400 Youths

The National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA) is collaborating with the Federal College of Horticulture, Dadin-Kowa (FCHD) in Gombe State to engage 400 youths...

Ondo to Benefit From $200m Livestock Support Grant – FG

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has said that Ondo State will benefit from the 200 million dollars World Bank Livestock Productivity...

Nigeria Produces 2.3m Metric Tonnes of Tomato Annually – NIHORT

Dr Abayomi Olaniyan, Executive Director, National Horticultural Research Institute (NIHORT) on Wednesday said Nigerian farmers produce 2.3 million metric tonnes of tomato annually. Olaniyan disclosed...

Lagos Graduates 100 Women, Youth Farmers

The Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms. Abisola Olusanya, has charged no fewer than 100 women and youth graduands of the State Agripreneurship Programme...

Osun Has no Functional Tractors for Farming – Commissioner

The Osun government, on Monday, confirmed that there were no functional tractors for farming operations in the state. The state Commissioner for Agriculture and Food...

FG Trains Vets to Combat a Contagious Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Outbreak

The Federal Government is training Federal and states epidemiology officers on investigation and how to combat the recent outbreak of Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease (RHD)...

FAO Raises Concern Over Purchase of Antibiotics for Animals, Plants

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has raised concern over antibiotics used in animals and plants purchased off the counter in Nigeria without expert...
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Gov. Matawalle Charges President Buhari To Curtail Ethnic Attacks

Sani Muhammad Sani, Gusau In the light of ongoing wanton attacks and primitive violence on the Northern community in Ibadan, Governor Bello Muhammad has strongly...
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Govt Confirms Abduction of Passengers on Minna-Kontagora Road

  The Niger government has confirmed the abductions of persons on board the Niger State Transport Authority on Sunday on Minna- Kontagora road. The government announced...

I Didn’t Forge Oil Contract, Obasanjo’s in-Law Tells Court

  John Abebe, a businessman and brother-in-law of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Monday, before an Ikeja Special Offences Court, denied forging parts of an...

Couple Bags 40 Years Jail Term for N53m Fraud

  A couple, Ebiesuwa Abayomi Fredrick and his wife, Tinuola Idayat Oyegunle, have been sentenced to 40 years imprisonment each. Justice Joyce Abdulmalik of the...