Wednesday, 18th May 2022
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12 May
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), says it is investigating the incident of Monkeypox with a connection to Nigeria in collaboration with the Lagos and Delta State Ministries of Health.
26 Feb
The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) has said that Nigeria needs to implement the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)’s best practice to access the international market.
12 Jan
Amid efforts to reduce the nation’s dependence on importation of dairy products, the Federal Government, in collaboration with stakeholders, is finalising documents for the development of the national dairy policy.
15 Nov 2021
The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) has trained stakeholders on cashew post-harvest handling in Edo State.
7 Nov 2021
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has alerted that the food crisis might hit over 16.9 million Nigerians in 2022, as consumption is expected to slightly worsen, due to a possible reduction in household
2 Nov 2021
The Kebbi State Government and the Federal Ministry of Agriculture have trained agricultural extension agents in the state. The three-day training, which was held in Birnin Kebbi...
26 Oct 2021
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has called for innovations to tackle challenges threatening food sufficiency, assuring farmers and other stakeholders in the agricultural value chains of more support. Obaseki gave the charge in commemoration of the 2012 World Food Day. He reassured of his government’s sustained investment in the agricultural sector with priority to smallholder…
20 Aug 2021
The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) and FrieslandCampina WAMCO, have renewed their Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on dairy value chain development.
15 Jul 2021
The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), in partnership with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), on Wednesday, empowered 150 rice farmers with improved rice seeds and other farm inputs in Edo State.
6 Dec 2020
Stakeholders and policymakers in the agric sector are advocating the adoption of the Six Steps to Cassava Weed Management & Best Planting Practices toolkit, developed by the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture....
1 Nov 2020
As fertilizer scarcity lingers across Nigeria, the country seems to be returning gradually to the old fertiliser distribution regime, a development posing serious threats to farmers’ productivity.
4 Oct 2020
Director-General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye’s recent disclosure that 70 percent of medicines used in Nigeria are imported while only 30 per cent are produced locally is another disclosure that tells..


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More than 100,000 people are now listed as missing in violence-wracked Mexico, a grim milestone that the United Nations rights chief on Tuesday called "a tragedy of enormous proportions."
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested former speaker of the House of Representatives, Patricia Etteh. Etteh, who is presently being grilled by EFCC’s special duties unit was alleged to be involved in a solar power electrification scam in Akwa Ibom State.
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Trading on the Nigerian Exchange Ltd., (NGX) on Tuesday, again closed on a negative note with a loss of 0.35 per cent, following sustained sell pressure by investors.
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Bridgerton lovers will watch the love story between Penelope Featherington and Colin Bridgerton unfold in the show's third season.  The new plot for season three takes a different turn from the book series. The book's third novel focuses on Benedict Bridgerton and the surprising love he finds. The film's new plot was confirmed by Penelope actress…
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ACCRA, Ghana, 17 May 2022, /African Media Agency/-  Ghana Enterprises Agency (GEA) and IE Africa Center (IE University, Spain) have announced a partnership to promote the economic empowerment of women in Ghana by focusing on providing leadership and development training for women entrepreneurs. Empowering women is one of the most crucial concerns of the Millennium Development Goals of the United Nations.…