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Herdsmen-Farmers Clash: Kaduna Govt Warns Against Reprisal Attacks

By CHRIS EKEKE Kaduna State government, yesterday, warned those circulating images of dead bodies and appealing for reprisal following violence that erupted between herdsmen and farmers about a month ago in Kajuru local government area of the state to stop their activities or face the full wrath of the law. Briefing journalists in Kaduna, Governor Nasir

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IFAD to Boost Ebonyi Economy with N5bn

By SUNDAY AGBO, ABAKALIKI ‎ The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP) says it is targeting to inject N5billion into the economy of Ebonyi state in 2017. The State Programme Coordinator (SPC), Mr. Sunday Ituma, said this at Ezillo, Ishiellu Local Government Area of the state during the

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Food Security: NiMet Presents Raingauges, Trains BATNF Officers

By ORU LEONARD The Federal Government Food Security programme received a boost when the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), presented rain gauges and measuring cylinders to the British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation (BATNF). The presentation is in fulfilment of the agreement signed earlier in the year to provide technical support, weather information

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David Umahi

Farmers Get Assorted Farm Inputs From Ebonyi Govt. To Boost Production

By SUNDAY AGBO, Abakaliki The Ebonyi government on Thursday declared open distribution of assorted farm inputs to farmers in the state at the official roll out of the 2017 wet season agricultural Inputs Distribution. The farm inputs procured under joint partnership of International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) and Ebonyi State government

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Okonjo-Iweala, others celebrate Adesina as the 6th African to win World Food Laureate

-Anietie Udobit, Abuja   Former Managing Director of World Bank and Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has joined other Nigerians and global community to celebrate the emergence of Dr Akinwumi Adesina as the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate. Dr  Okonjo-Iweala and Nigeria’s Chargé d’Affaires to the U.S. Hakeem Balogun in the

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FG to reduce cost of fertilizer to cut down price of rice

By COMFORT NJIONYE Minister of Budget and National Planning Udoma Udo Udoma has disclosed that the Federal Government is working toward reducing the price of fertilizer in order to cut down the price of locally produced rice. The minister disclosed this on Wednesday when he featured on a television current affairs programme on the 2017

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N255bn can be generated annually from Cassava bread initiative – Association

By COMFORT NJIONYE The Association of Master Bakers and Caterers of Nigeria has revealed that the revival of the cassava bread initiative can inject N255 billion into the country’s economy yearly. Mr Joseph Ubah, the Publicity Secretary of the association, disclosed on Thursday that the initiative which involved the use of composite

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