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Chief Audu Ogbeh

24 Aug
In the last few weeks some terrorists who claim to have repented are hopping out like twin rabbits from a conjuror’s hat.
28 Jul
Former Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, will chair the inaugural lecture in memory of the former Minister of Science and Technology, Gen. Samuel Momah, holding tomorrow in Abuja.
1 Jun
It was a ‘tale of two worlds’ in yesterday’s Remembrance Day observed in the five Southeastern states – Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo – and in the United States of America.
2 Mar
Northern Nigeria politicians sure know their onions in the game of politics, as epitomized in the campaign on open grazing. They know the best time to push, the best time to strike...
6 Jan 2020
Indications have emerged that lopsided implementation of the Anchor Borrowers’ scheme, the proposed RUGA settlement debacle, very epileptic power supply and appointment...
23 Dec 2019
Would Prince Uche Secondus break the jinx of the second term ceiling or suffer a similar fate as his predecessors? That is one crucial question that stakeholders would confront
1 Jul 2019
Center for the Vulnerable and the Underprivileged (Centrep), has said that the federal government's Ruga settlements pilot programme could further escalate the already worsened herders and farmers’ crises across the federation. The rights group noted that building Ruga settlements or cattle ranches with state resources in the 36 states showed undue favouritism for the Fulani…
20 May 2019
Nigeria’s agricultural exports to other countries increased by 77 per cent in 2018 due to intensified efforts at diversifying the economy
10 May 2019
You most probably read the story in the Daily Trust of three days ago – May 7. But given its import and its centrality to this column, let me re-tell it to refresh your memory. In a front lead story, Katsina emir to minister: Tell (the) president we need security, the newspaper reported that the…
9 May 2019
Ministers of Agriculture and Rural Development Chief Audu Ogbeh and Water Resources Suleiman Adamu, the Deputy Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture...
8 Apr 2019
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has disclosed plans by the Federal Government’s to collaborate with the Government of the Netherlands on improved seeds/seedlings to boost food production in the country. The minister disclosed this during a courtesy visit by a delegation of private investors, led by   the Netherlands’ Ambassador to…
31 Mar 2019
The Federal Government says it plans to set up cashew processing plants in four states of the country to add value to the produce and create employment, wealth in the country. Chief Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja.…


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