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March 21, 2018 6:08 PM Nigeria declares weeds major productivity drawback in cassava farming

Commissioners of agriculture in Nigeria’s cassava growing belt have declared weeds as major drivers of low yield in cassava and the main constraint limiting the competitiveness of cassava farmers in the country. The declaration was made in a communique signed by 14 commissioners of agriculture and issued at the 2018 Annual Review & Work Planning Meeting 16

March 21, 2018 3:03 AM Obiano commissions fish, poultry feeds distributing outlet

global Agri-business giant, Olams Company (Crown Flour Mill) has opened its distributing outlet, Oasis Farms and Agro Services Limited at Aroma junction Awka, Anambra State. Olam grows, sources, trades and processes food and industrial raw materials across 16 product platforms for over 13,000 c. The a shop located at Lamb of God plaza Aroma was commissioned 16

March 8, 2018 5:50 PM Herdsmen killings: Delta under siege – Gov Okowa

The Governor of Delta State, Ifeanyi Okowa, yesterday, said the state was under siege by herdsmen. Okowa spoke at Isiokolo, Ethiope East Local Government Area, in continuation of the town hall meetings across the state. He insisted that the state will not cede land to the establishment of cattle colonies, asking the Federal Government to come out with a definite 27

March 7, 2018 2:37 AM Succour for Anambra community

was a prayer answered for the people of Anambra West Local Government Area recently as contractor resumed construction work on the Otuocha-Anam-Kogi federal road. The people could not contain their excitement following the resumption of work on the road which was abandoned for a very long time. The contract for the road, which passes through Otuocha-Anam-Nzam-Inoma 17

March 5, 2018 2:12 PM Kebbi State Delivers Rice Affordable To The Public

In a bid to reduce and subsequently stop rice importation, various states have set up different programmes to boost the rice production and the agricultural sector as a whole. It has been disclosed by Gov. Abubakar Bagudu that Kebbi state will deliver rice for as low as N10,000. To achieve this the state is to work together with farmers and millers under 25

March 1, 2018 2:15 PM Benue govt. confirms invasion of Mbatoho Chile community, urges military to chase out herdsmen, cattle

The Benue State Government has confirmed the invasion of Mbatoho Chile area of Makurdi, Benue State, where herdsmen were said to have sacked over 5,000 villagers, last Monday. The state government also said that security agencies have been sent to the community to maintain peace. Commissioner for Information in the state, Lawrence Onoja Jr, who disclosed 26

March 1, 2018 12:31 PM Northern governors should build shops for Igbo traders – Omokri faults IGP Idris’ comment on ranching

Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan has reacted to a statement by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, urging governors to provide ranches for herdsmen. The Inspector-General of Police, Alhaji Ibrahim Kpotun-Idris, on Wednesday, advised state governors to establish cattle ranches before enacting anti-grazing laws, to avert 21

February 28, 2018 11:17 AM Fulani Herdsmen: 20 People Allegedly Killed In Adamawa

At least 20 people have been killed in a fresh attack men suspected to be Fulani herdsmen in four communities in Demsa Local Government Area in Adamawa state. According to the locals, the invaders attacked the communities at about 8am and set houses ablaze with property worth millions of naira destroyed. Residents called on the federal government to save them from constant 28

February 26, 2018 9:07 PM BREAKING: Saraki absent at APC caucus meeting

The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki is conspicuously absent at the National Caucus meeting of the All Progressives Congress, APC, currently ongoing at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Top government officials and APC chieftains at the meeting are President Muhammadu Buhari, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, Yakubu Dogara and other members 26

February 25, 2018 2:41 AM Tired of poverty? Try grasscutter farming

you know that demand for grasscutter meat has increased by 320% from 2001, and is expected to steadily increase in the years to come? Did you also know that the price of grasscutter meat in Nigeria, the United States (and Canada, the U.K., and France) is high because there’s a serious lack of supply? It’s a fact: demand for grasscuttert meat is increasing 23