Nigeria: Flood As Threat to Rice Production

By Ugo Aliogo Ugo Aliogo wonders if Nigeria achieve self-sufficiency in rice production especially with the huge damages caused by flood in Kebbi State Flooding has remained a major environmental challenge to the country. Despite the several interventions by the federal government, the issue remains a challenge, especially to food security. Although flooding is a fallout... Continue Reading →

Nigerians hungrier now, thanks to Buhari’s policy on food imports

Since 21 August 2019, Nigeria shut its borders with Benin and effectively the main artery of trade between Accra and Abuja. What was thought to be a short-lived closure has dragged on for over a year later with unforeseen consequences coupled with the pandemic. About 15 months ago, Tunrayo Akinola spent N30,000 a month out... Continue Reading →

APC Crisis: People Who Plan To Distract Us Won’t Succeed – Obaseki

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State says his administrations will not be distracted by “forces whose intention is to slow down the governance process in the state.” The governor stated this while briefing newsmen on the outcome of the weekly State Executive Council meeting held at the state government house in Benin on Monday TODAY... Continue Reading →

Obaseki Not Ready For Settlement Of Crisis — Oshiomhole

The National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, said on Friday the Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, was not ready for an amicable resolution of the crisis rocking the party in the state. Oshiomhole stated this while briefing journalists shortly after receiving Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu at his residence in Benin City, the state... Continue Reading →

15 Injured, Tension Rises Ahead Of Edo APC Rally

There was tension in Benin, the Edo State capital on Thursday, over a rally that a faction of the All Progressives Congress loyal to its National Chairman, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole, will hold today Punch NG reports. The Oshiomhole faction will today (Friday) hold a rally for a former member of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr.... Continue Reading →

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