Newspaper Releases

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WORLD FOOD DAY: OBASEKI HARPS ON IMPROVED SUPPORT TO FARMERS: P.G.42 OF OCTOBER 16, 2018.

The paper reports that, Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, said the government is pursuing a far-reaching programme on agriculture that will prioritize support for farmers, to enable them contribute to attaining food sufficiency in the state. The governor said this in commemoration of World Food Day, marked every October 16, by the Food and Agriculture […]

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EDO LAUNCHES AGRIC CLUSTER TO BOOST FOOD SUFFICIENCY: P.G. 25 OF OCTOBER 16, 2018.

By Alexander Okere According to the report, the Edo State Government said it had a knowledge-driven food sufficiency plan to address the challenges faced by farmers, through training in good agricultural practices. Governor Godwin Obaseki stated this at the launch of the Edo Food and Agriculture Cluster in Ehor, Uhunmwonde Local Government Area of the […]

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HERDERS\FARMERS CRISIS: DANJUMA TO ADDRESS BRITISH PARLIAMENT:P.G. 7 OF OCTOBER 16, 2018.

By Nuruddeen  M. Abdallah Nuruddeen reports that, Former Minister of Defence, Theophilus  Danjuma has been rescheduled to speak to the United Kingdom parliament on insecurity in North Central Nigeria, more than a  month  after the event was postponed. Danjuma was earlier invited by the British House of Lords to address some selected leaders of the […]

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A LIMPING GIANT OF OCTOBER 16, 2018.

GOVERNMENT MUST BE MORE SERIOUS IN DEALING WITH THE POVERTY QUESTION:P.G.17 The   paper reports that Last June, the World Bank shocked the world when it announced that Nigeria had overtaken India as the poverty capital of the world. The Brookings Institution had earlier published a report giving the statistics of all countries ‘ poverty index […]

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CHINSES COMPANY TO INVEST IN AGRICULTURE, POWER PROJECTS IN NIGERIA: P.G. 30 OF OCTOBER 16, 2018.

By Amby Uneze Uneze reports that, a leading Chinese green industry company, Elion Resources Group, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Nigeria as part of its exploration of investment opportunites in the country in the areas desertification control, agriculture and development of new energy resources. Ekion President, Wang Wenbiao, who led the company’s delegation […]

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FAO URGES AFRICA TO FORMULATE POLICIES TO BOOST RICE PRODUCTION:P:G24 OF OCTOBER 15, 2018.

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has urged all African countries to formulate right policies geared at boosting rice production. Assistant Direct –General and Regional Representative of FAO, Bukar Tijani, gave the charge during his speech at a high –level ministerial conference on rice in Dakar, Senegal.   OGBEH COMMISSIONS MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORY TO DETECT […]