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18 Jan
While the dust is yet to settle on the award of a N30 million contract for the construction of a mosque in Borno state by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, stakeholders have again uncovered budgetary allocation of N630 million for the construction of public toilets in rural areas.
28 Sep 2020
The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) recovered N16 billion from the Federal Ministry of Agriculture in 2020.
20 May 2020
Contractors that handled the 2018 procurement in the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, have threatened to take legal action against the Ministry over N17billion debt...
4 Nov 2019
The National Association of Sorghum Producers, Processors and Marketers of Nigeria (NASPPAM), Kebbi State chapter, in collaboration with Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Keystone Bank, has wet season sorghum inputs to the 2,361 farmers in the 21 local government areas of the state.
16 Aug 2019
Gombe State Government says it has taken steps to sustain cotton production as well as encourage cotton farmers in the state. Mr Umar Malala, Director of Produce and Pest Control Services, Gombe State Ministry of Agriculture, disclosed this during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gombe on Friday.
27 Mar 2019
The Federal Government has blamed importers for the challenges in its drive to promote patronage of locally made goods in the country. Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh, said this yesterday when he appeared before the National Assembly Joint Committee on Agriculture in Abuja to defend its budget. He explained that importers, including those bringing in…
4 Feb 2019
The Catfish and Allied Fish Farmers Association of Nigeria (CAFFAN) has alleged that the Fisheries Department of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture has been frustrating its efforts to export smoked fish to the United States of America. The National President of the Catfish and Allied Fish Farmers Association of Nigeria (CAFFAN), Mr Rotimi Oloye, said…
16 Jun 2016
The Federal Government says it has paid N20 billion out of the N38 billion being owed agricultural input suppliers who participated in the Growth Enhancement Support Scheme ...

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Gov. Mai Mala Buni has sponsored the enrollment of 100 poor and vulnerable people under the ‘Expanded Healthcare Services Scheme’ in the state.
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Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) KADA on Saturday 13 August 2022 arrived in Port of Bissau after a seven days voyage from Lagos. The sail to Guinea Bissau was in line with the government directive for the Nigerian Navy to convey military hardware meant for its own troops in carrying out a stabilization mission in Guinea…
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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun has confirmed the death of three persons in an accident at the Conoil area of the Lagos-Abeokuta expressway.
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Society for Adolescent and Young People’s Health in Nigeria (SAYPHIN) has called on the government to create policies that would harness the potential of youths and provide greater opportunities for them. SAYPHIN hosted an event to commemorate the International Youths Day (IYD) celebration at the weekend in Lagos and to unveil the Eko 2023 Conference…