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1 Apr 2021
Ogun State has been described as the most suitable place for the African Development Bank and International Fund for Agricultural Development (AfDB/IFAD)
22 Mar 2021
Abia State Life Improvement Family Enterprises for the Niger Delta (LIFE-ND), an International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) facilitated project, is being challenged by refusal of communities to donate land for its implementation.
14 Jan 2021
Farmers in Enugu State, under All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), have commended Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for his administration’s efforts in the agricultural sector, especially in ensuring food security in the state in spite of the daunting challenges posed by COVID-19. The farmers expressed delight at the support of the administration in the sector, such…
26 Nov 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said that smallholder farmers have seen their livelihoods constrained by a host of challenges such as low productivity, lack of reliable markets and poor rural access roads.
12 Nov 2020
About 4,025 trained persons in Abia State are set to be empowered for agribusinesses within the next six years. They were trained under the Livelihood Improvement Family Enterprises-Niger Delta (LIFE-ND) project.
19 Oct 2020
No fewer than 4,025 Abians will, by 2026, be empowered to commence their chosen agric-businesses after training under the Livelihood Improvement Family Enterprises - Niger Delta (LIFE-ND) project.
24 Aug 2020
Abia State chapter of Livelihood Improvement Family Enterprise for Niger Delta (LIFE-ND), yesterday, signed a memorandum of understanding with 25 business owners called Incubators...
28 Apr 2020
United Nation Ambassadors, have on behalf of International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), launched a Coronavirus relief Fund of $200million for rural communities to prevent economic shocks caused by the COVID-19 pandemic from triggering a global hunger and food crisis.
17 Dec 2019
The Federal Government, yesterday, inaugurated a 14-member committee to monitor the implementation of the N46.83billion Life Improvement Family Enterprise (LIFE-ND) project across the nine Niger Delta states,
3 Nov 2019
For Nigeria’s agriculture sector to be at par with countries like Israel, the Netherland and others that have recorded huge success, the Federal Government must ensure sustainable financing of all sectors involved in agriculture research and development.
20 Oct 2019
Funding of research institutes and commercialisation of research outcomes and innovations have been identified as the needed impetus to advance the nation’s economy.
4 Oct 2019
An estimated 38,250 jobs in the agriculture sector are to be created through the $129.17 million Livelihood Improvement Family Enterprises Programme in the Niger Delta (LIFE-ND) initiated by the Niger Delta Development Commission...


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Policing the "city that never sleeps" is no easy task even on a typical day -- so New York law enforcement agencies are taking no chances ahead of Donald Trump's high-profile court appearance next week, bracing for protests for and against the first indictment ever of a former US president.
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Iranian authorities ordered the arrest of two women, the judiciary said Saturday, after a viral video appeared to show them being attacked by a man for not wearing the hijab.
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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the amendment of the 2022/2023 Deep Offshore oil block mini-bid process to accommodate concerns raised by potential local and international investors.
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The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), has donated therapeutic diets to lactating and expectant mothers (pregnant women) in Bayelsa
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Manchester City coped without the injured Erling Haaland to keep the Premier League title race alive by coming from behind to thrash Liverpool 4-1 on Saturday.