News - Farmers

Wall Street Banks Are Bailing On U.S. Farm Sector

1 month ago /
International News 

In the wake of the U.S. housing meltdown of the late 2000s, JPMorgan Chase & Co hunted for new ways to expand its loan business beyond the troubled mortgage sector.

FG Now Feeding Almost 10M Pupils In 32 States

1 month ago /
Nation 

The presidency says the Buhari administration’s National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme, now feeds over 9.8 million pupils daily in 32 states as Yobe State joins the programme.

Taraba Governor, Ishaku Calls RUGA Settlements Colonialism

1 month ago /
Nation 

Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, has said the Federal Government should cancel RUGA settlements, rather than suspending it.

Ooni, Soyinka Warn Political Leaders Against Ruga

1 month ago /
Politics 

The Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi, and Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka have warned Nigerian political leaders to take active steps towards providing solutions to socio-political conflicts that could lead Nigeria to another civil war.

President Buhari Decries Attacks In Katsina

1 month ago /
Security 

Following a brief on incidents that triggered violence and loss of lives in Katsina State on Wednesday, President Muhammadu Buhari has directed immediate reinforcement of the security architecture in the state, and prosecution of all those involved in the conflict.

President Buhari Urges DISCOS To Brace Up

1 month ago /
Environment  Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in Abuja urged Electricity Distribution Companies, DisCos, to work harder in injecting more resources and technical expertise to improve the supply of electricity across the country, assuring the companies that the Federal Government will sustain efforts in building transmission infrastructure.  

FG Suspends Ruga Project

1 month ago /
Environment 

President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the implementation of the RUGA Settlement programme.

Presidency Says No Plan To Seize State Land For RUGA

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Presidency says there is no plan by the Federal Government to seize state land, colonize territory or impose RUGA on any part of the federation, insisting that RUGA is a voluntary programme.

Buhari, Nasarawa Delegates Meet In Aso Rock.

2 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has restated his administration's resolve to finding lasting solutions to the incessant conflicts between herders and farmers, calling on the government of the affected States to help in tacking the age-long problem.

Zamfara Banditry: Police Ask Bandits To Surrender Weapons

2 months ago /
Nation  Security 

The commissioner of Police Zamfara State, Usman Nagogo has called on Fulani bandits to surrender their weapons and embrace peace.

NEMA Donates Seedlings To Farmers In Adamawa

2 months ago /
Nation 

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has donated farm produce to twenty-one thousand farmers in Adamawa State.

CBN Funds Cotton, Textile And Garment Value Chains In South East, South South

2 months ago /
Business and Economy  

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele has emphasized the need for diversification of the economy for the rapid growth of the country's economy and reduction of unemployment.

Bandits Abduct Another Katsina Village Head

2 months ago /
Security 

The Katsina State Police Command has confirmed the abduction of another village Head in Batsari Local Government Area of the State, Maigari Bature by suspected kidnappers.

President Buhari Blames Failure Of Local Leadership For Security Challenges

2 months ago /
Security 

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the nation that security and law enforcement agencies are capable of safeguarding the country, its people and property.

Gov.Ayade Says CBN Places N3billion Rice Seedling Order In Calabar

2 months ago /
Business and Economy  

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN has placed rice seedlings order worth three billion naira from Cross River State government to supply seedlings to states in southern Nigeria as part of wet planting season programme.

Cocoa Farmers Want Land Use Charge Reviewed

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Government has been urged to review the Land Use Charge to boost capital for improved agriculture production and quality products for export, especially cocoa.

Bandits Kill 24 In Zamfara

2 months ago /
Security 

Twenty four persons were killed by bandits in the early hours of Tuesday in Kabaji community of Kaura Namoda local government area of Zamfara State.

CSOs Call For Urgent Review Of Nigeria’s Security Architecture

2 months ago /
Nation 

 A group of Civil Society Organizations has decried the incessant killings of innocent Nigerians across the country in recent times as it claims that several lives have been lost to ethno-religious crises, herdsmen /farmers clashes and kidnapping, amongst others.

We Gave License For Nomadic Education, Not To Herdsmen - NBC

3 months ago /
Nation 

The National Broadcasting Commission, NBC,  has negated reports that the commission gave radio license to herdsmen, stating that the license was given to National Commission for Nomadic Education to develop and maintain nomadic education outreach programmes.

Information Sector Scorecard In Four Years

3 months ago /
Science and Tech 

The contribution of information to the promotion of good governance and dissemination of the programmes and policies of government has opened up channels of engagement between government and the people.


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