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NSCDC to enhance peace between farmers/herdsmen in Edo

• Dr Ade Abolurin, NSCDC Commandant-General

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has commenced sensitisation of Fulani herdsmen and farmers in Edo, as part of proactive methods to prevent conflict. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the State Commandant of the Corps, Dr. Benito Eze, said during the event on Monday that they must adopt dialogue to […]

Bayelsa farmers decry destruction of crops by cattle


Farmers and community leaders in Ekpetiama Kingdom in Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa have decried the destruction of their crops by uncontrolled cattle. The farmers on Wednesday in Yenagoa appealed to the relevant authorities to wade into the matter to save their farms and prevent the breakdown of law and order. The News Agency […]

Kwara monarch lauds Unilorin’s COBES programme

The University of Ilorin (Unilorin)

The monarch of Ganmo in Kwara, Alhaji Anafi Zubair, has lauded the University of Ilorin for its Faculty of Agriculture’s Community Based Experience and Service (COBES) programme. Anafi gave this commendation in his palace on Wednesday while receiving a delegation from the university during a tour of the COBES centers across the state. He told […]

FG inaugurates Graduate Farmers’ Empowerment Scheme

Mr Suleiman Adamu, Minister of Water Resources.

The Minister of Water Resources, Mr. Suleiman Adamu, has inaugurated the Graduate Youth Empowerment Scheme in Doma, Nasarawa State, to train young graduates in agricultural entrepreneurial skills. Adamu, while inaugurating the scheme on Wednesday at the Lower Benue River Basin Development Authority project site in Doma, Nasarawa State, said it was a pilot initiative aimed […]

Army hands over 316 rustled cows to Borno Govt


The Nigerian Army on Wednesday handed over 316 cows suspected to have been rustled by the Boko Haram terrorists to the Borno Government for upkeep. Col. Mustapha Anka, the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations Department, handed over the cows to Alhaji Kakashehu Lawan, the Commissioner for Justice at a ceremony in Maiduguri. Anka explained that […]

Kebbi calls on farmers to repay agric loans

Gov Atiku Bagudu

The Kebbi State Government has called on the farmers who benefited from the CBN Anchor Borrowers’ agricultural loan programme to hasten repayment for others to benefit. Alh Garba Dandiga, the state Commissioner of Agriculture, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Birnin Kebbi on Monday. He said the […]

Kano youths embrace sugarcane business

Sugarcane plantation

As the harmattan season approaches, youths have taken to sugarcane business in Kano State, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. A survey conducted in some places in Kano metropolis revealed that many youths have erected temporary shades for conducting the business. According to the survey, the commodity had flooded the ancient city thereby making […]

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