The intervention is part of an urgent effort by the federal government to address challenges in the agricultural sub-sector in line with its policy on self-sufficiency in food production.
Police to recruit 10,000 personnel annually
Idris disclosed this in Sokoto on Friday when he addressed officers and men of Zone 10 of the force in Sokoto, comprising:Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara state commands.
Naira sustains gain as dollar crashes at parallel market
At the Bureau De Change (BDC) window, the Naira closed at N399 to a dollar CBN controlled price, while the Pound Sterling and the Euro exchanged at N610 and N520 respectively.
Shekau kills Boko Haram spokesman over plot to oust him
The leader of Boko Haram’s main faction, Abubakar Shekau, has admitted killing the group’s purported spokesman over an apparent plot to oust him, he said in an audio recording.
Akeredolu sworn in as Ondo State governor
The newly sworn-in governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN) has promised to make the collective interest of the state his paramount focus.
Fresh application stalls commencement of Dasuki’s trial
A fresh application filed by retired Col.Sambo Dasuki on Friday stalled commencement of his trial at an FCT High Court, Maitama.
Don’t abandon Buhari, CAN tells Christians
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has once again asked Christians to continue praying for President Muhammadu Buhari until he returns to the country hale and hearty. This is contained in a statement signed by Pastor Adebayo Oladeji, Special Assistant Media and made available to newsmen on Thursday in Abuja.
‘People in oil-producing areas are prone to cancer’
Again, more studies are linking crude oil products to cancer. A study suggests that with the rising cases of oil spills, pipeline destruction and gas production in the Niger Delta
Stakeholders worried about France’s role in fight against Boko Haram terrorism
A Coalition of stakeholders committed to restoring peace in the north east under the aegis of Concerned Statesmen and Patriots In Nigeria (COSPIN) has expressed...