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Nigeria Governors Forum Speaks on Hoarding Palliatives
Nigeria Governors Forum Speaks on Hoardi...

Nigeria Governors Forum Speaks on Hoarding Palliatives

Following allegations of hoarding COVID-19 palliatives, governors under the aegis of Nigeria Governor’s Forum (NGF) debunked hoarding the palliatives intended for distribution to poor Nigerians to curb the hardship induced by the pandemic. The governors in a statement titled, ‘Governors and the... read more »

Nigerian Farmers to Get $1.1 Billion Loan Intervention from CBN
Nigerian Farmers to Get $1.1 Billion Loa...

Nigerian Farmers to Get $1.1 Billion Loan Intervention from CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said it plans to empower farmers with N432 billion ($1.1 billion) intervention loan to upscale food production during the planting season. The apex bank said through its Twitter handle on Thursday that about one million farmers will be given loan to cultivate... read more »

Famine Strikes in Burkina Faso as Farmers Seek Help
Famine Strikes in Burkina Faso as Farmer...

Famine Strikes in Burkina Faso as Farmers Seek Help

Burkina Faso has been struck by drought and desertification which has resulted in famine. The landlocked West African nation of Burkina Faso has been hard hit by drought and desertification. The AFP and Africanews report that the landlocked nation has been hit hard by draught which has caused large... read more »

Opinion: Nigerian Values - Food For Thought
Opinion: Nigerian Values – Food Fo...

Opinion: Nigerian Values – Food For Thought

14th April 2020 Life seems to be much about FOOD in Nigeria. There is regular talk about how to get food for oneself or for the children. People worry about not getting “three square meals” a day. Nigerians talk about the “national cake”. Young women look for a man to marry who can put food... read more »

Corona Virus: Lagos State Government Mocks Residents with Absurd Palliative Provision
Corona Virus: Lagos State Government Moc...

Corona Virus: Lagos State Government Mocks Residents with Absurd Palliative...

On the 27th of March, we published a story that the Lagos state government had announcement the commencement of the first phase of its economic stimulus package targeted at about 200, 000 homes. Governor Sanwo-Olu was roundly hailed for his good work but little did we know that what was in store... read more »

Why We Key into FG’s School Feeding Programme — Kwara Gov

Why We Key into FG’s School Feeding Programme — Kwara Gov

…. State to extend meals to primary six   Kwara is joining the national home grown school feeding programme to tackle school age malnutrition, boost school enrolment, and... read more »

Lagos Continues Sale of Lake Rice Despite End of the Eid Celebrations

Lagos Continues Sale of Lake Rice Despite End of the Eid Celebrations

The Lagos State Government has said the  sales of its popular brand, Lake Rice, will continue at all designated centres across the State despite the end of the Eid celebrations. While... read more »

Lagos State Destroys Seized Toxic 'Ponmo'

Lagos State Destroys Seized Toxic ‘Ponmo’

The Lagos State Government on Thursday destroyed a truckload of toxic “ponmo” which was seized a few days ago at Ijegun by the Igando/Ikotun Police Command. The Permanent Secretary,... read more »

Nigeria: 38 Groups On Warpath Over Agricultural Biotechnology

Nigeria: 38 Groups On Warpath Over Agricultural Biotechnology

The move by the Federal Government of Nigeria under President Muhammadu Buhari’s watch to sway the citizenry to accept agricultural biotechnology has drawn the ire of 38 civic groups in... read more »

As FAO Marks World Antibiotic Awareness Week, Farmers Tasked To Boost Farm Hygiene

As FAO Marks World Antibiotic Awareness Week, Farmers Tasked To B...

Boosting farm hygiene is currently an added key task to farmers around the world. As the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), an agency of the United Nations is marking the World Antibiotic... read more »