Nigeria’s poultry farmers warn sector may shut down by January

The National President of the Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN), Ezekiel Ibrahim, has warned that the poultry industry might be forced to shut down by January 2021 if urgent actions are not taken by the government to address the high cost of grains and other challenges facing the industry. Mr Ibrahim disclosed this when speaking with... Continue Reading →

Agriculture: FG assures on wealth creation for millions of Nigerians

Federal Government has reiterated its resolve towards achieving a hunger-free nation through agriculture, employment generation, poverty reduction as well as the creation of numerous investments for millions of Nigerians. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Muhammad Nanono gave the assurance in Abuja, at the just-concluded 35th Annual Conference tagged: Niger 2020” with the... Continue Reading →

PMB, Recession And Delusion Of A Dazed Opposition

The global standards for gauging a virile opposition are constructive criticisms and useful engagements. The voice of the opposition is respected when it sets aside sentiments, pettiness and propaganda in times of national emergencies to join hands with the government of the day to solve problems. After this order was the opposition in the First... Continue Reading →

Nigeria: Govt to Ban Fish Importation in Two Years

The federal government has announced plans to end fish importation in the next two years as it asked fish importers to consider producing fish locally. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr. Sabo Nanono, said yesterday in Abuja at the 35th Annual Conference of the Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON), that the federal government... Continue Reading →

ASUU Strike: We now beg, drive taxi to survive – Lecturer laments

A lecturer with the University of Calabar, Samuel Odey, on Monday said many lecturers have now resorted to begging due to the lingering strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. Odey also claimed that some lecturers have started driving taxis to survive. The lecturer with the Department of Curriculum and Teaching in UNICAL... Continue Reading →

Buhari advocates more youth involvement in farming

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday urged agencies involved in agriculture to ensure greater participation of youth in farming. Buhari, according to a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, made the call during the launch of the National Young Farmers Scheme in Abuja. The scheme is designed by the National... Continue Reading →

End SARS: Ikpeazu explains why he did not address protesters at govt house

Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, has revealed why he did not openly address the End SARS protesters that converged at the main entrance of the Government House, Umuahia during the heat of protest. Speaking at a radio programme in Umuahia, Governor Ikpeazu represented by his Chief Press Secretary, Onyebuchi Ememanka, dismissed fears of being attacked... Continue Reading →

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