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Nigeria: Buhari, Southern Governors Given 30-Day Ultimatum on RUGA by Northern Youths
Nigeria: Buhari, Southern Governors Give...

Nigeria: Buhari, Southern Governors Given 30-Day Ultimatum on RUGA by North...

Following the decision taken by President Buhari to suspend RUGA implementation, a group known as the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has given the President and Southern Governors 30 days to do an about face on the suspension, accept and implement the plan. Giving the ultimatum, the group... read more »

Opinion Buhari's Ruga Insult By Lasisi Olagunju
Opinion Buhari’s Ruga Insult By L...

Opinion Buhari’s Ruga Insult By Lasisi Olagunju

On October 18, 1990, the United States, in a National Intelligence Estimate (NIE), predicted the end of a country which was behaving almost as Nigeria is behaving now. It said, “Yugoslavia will cease to function as a federal state within a year, and will probably dissolve within two. Economic... read more »

Nigeria: 38 Groups On Warpath Over Agricultural Biotechnology
Nigeria: 38 Groups On Warpath Over Agric...

Nigeria: 38 Groups On Warpath Over Agricultural Biotechnology

The move by the Federal Government of Nigeria under President Muhammadu Buhari’s watch to sway the citizenry to accept agricultural biotechnology has drawn the ire of 38 civic groups in the country. The groups have also denounced the release of Genetically Modified Cotton into the country The... read more »

As FAO Marks World Antibiotic Awareness Week, Farmers Tasked To Boost Farm Hygiene
As FAO Marks World Antibiotic Awareness ...

As FAO Marks World Antibiotic Awareness Week, Farmers Tasked To Boost Farm ...

Boosting farm hygiene is currently an added key task to farmers around the world. As the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), an agency of the United Nations is marking the World Antibiotic Awareness Week, farmers are being reminded that they are frontline defenders against antimicrobial... read more »

Nigeria: Reliance On Imported Foreign Food Fuels Hunger, Says FAO
Nigeria: Reliance On Imported Foreign Fo...

Nigeria: Reliance On Imported Foreign Food Fuels Hunger, Says FAO

Nigeria and all the other developing countries of the world will continue to experience hunger if they fail to shift from depending on imported foreign food. This is the underlying conclusion tumbling out of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) seminar on achieving a world of zero-hunger.... read more »

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Nigeria: Abuja Bound Train Crushes 52 Cows in Kaduna

Nigeria: Abuja Bound Train Crushes 52 Cows in Kaduna

The Kaduna state commissioner of police sunday confirmed that 52 cows were crushed to death by an kaduna-Abuja bound train. Addressing a press conference in Kaduna, police Commissioner... read more »

Nigeria: Government has Created Almost 9 Million Jobs - Garba Shehu

Nigeria: Government has Created Almost 9 Million Jobs – Garba Shehu

  Senior Special Assistant, Media and Publicity to the Muhammadu Buhari, Mr Garba Shehu has once again given the Buhari led administration very high marks for performance. According to... read more »

Nigeria: Ogbeh’s Claim on Rice False, Says Thailand Ambassador

Nigeria: Ogbeh’s Claim on Rice False, Says Thailand Ambassador

Ambassador of Thailand to Nigeria, Wattana Kunwongse, has denied the claim by Chief Audu Ogbeh, Minister of Agriculture, that rice mills are collapsing in the Asian country. On Friday,... read more »

Herdsmen Behead Farmer In Iseyin

Nigeria: Herdsmen Behead Farmer In Iseyin

Agbekoyas would declare war on herdsmen if… An elderly farmer was on Saturday beheaded by herdsmen in his farm at Iseyin, Oyo State. His son, who was with him in the farm, was also said... read more »