The Federal Government has approved N13 billion as intervention fund for pest control in 12 northern states, to reduce the effects of COVID-19 on the nation’s food sector.The 12 `frontline’ states, to benefit from the fund are Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara, Katsina, Kano, Jigawa, Bauchi, Gombe, Adamawa, Taraba, Yobe and the Borno States.The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development made the disclosure in a statement issued on Saturday.The Minister, Alhaji Muhammad Nanono, said that the intervention fund was to ensure uninterrupted agricultural activities during the 2020 farming season in the states.He explained that the fund would also be used to control trans-boundary pests and minimise the impact of COVID – 19 as well as guarantee nutritional and national food security.
“That Pig Demanded N200m From Me, But I Gave Him N20m — Nnamdi Kanu Watch The Video Below Mixed reactions as two warlords, Asari Dokubo, the leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Salvation Force, (NDPSF), and Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), exchange brickbats and threats, over some money made […]
The Federal Government has reportedly ordered Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to take Big Brother Naija (BBN) off the air, over fears of a possible spread of COVID-19 among housemates.According to TheCable, Armstrong Idachaba, acting director-general of the NBC, on Wednesday, told senior management members that he had been directed by the minister of information and […]
The Nigerian Postal Service Headquarters was on Wednesday hit by an early morning fire. The Federal Capital territory Fire Service personnel were, however, on hand to contain the fire, which attracted a large crowd at the busy Area 10, Garki, in Abuja. Efforts by a NAN correspondent to get information from officials of the service, […]