The Benue State Government has rejected three trailers load of rice donated by the Federal Government through the Ministry for Humanitarian Affairs as COVID-19 palliatives. Chairman of the State Emergency Committee on COVID-19 and Deputy Governor Benson Abounu said the rice deliveries have expired and are no longer fit for humanContinue Reading

Nigerian politician and a businessman, Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki have distributed over 370,000 fingerlings to farmers in seven clusters across Edo State. Obaseki who is currently serving as the Executive Governor of Edo State distributes the fingerlings under the state government’s agripreneur programme, as part of deliberate policies by the HisContinue Reading

Osun state government reveals plans to plant one million tree seedlings to mitigate the effects of deforestation in the state. The state’s Commissioner for Environment and Sanitation, Mr Oladepo Atanda made this known on Wednesday in Osogbo. Atanda stated that the activities of illegal wood loggers in government reserved forestsContinue Reading

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja said “harder times’’ await bandits whose disruptive activities have brought sorrow to Nigerians, kept many away from their means of livelihood, and heightened insecurity in parts of the country. The President, who received a delegation of Eminent and Respected Citizens of Niger State ledContinue Reading

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has again told the Federal Government to check the illegal entry of foreign herdsmen into Nigeria. He claimed that the illegal herdsmen attack on Nigerians, especially farmers is becoming worrisome. Ortom made the appeal when he visited one Mrs Wanhena Cheku, a victim ofContinue Reading

Prof. Veronica Obatolu, the Executive Director, Institute of Agricultural Research and Training Ibadan, has called for Federal Government’s increased investment in agriculture to create jobs for youths in the country. The Executive Director made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Ibadan as Nigeria joinsContinue Reading

Niger Republic has banned the exportation of rice to Nigeria following the closure of Nigeria’s borders. Since August 20, 2019, Nigeria has closed its borders in four geopolitical zones across the country, which include South-South, South-West, North-Central and North-West. In his address during a joint press briefing in Abuja onContinue Reading