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COVID-19: We Have Agreed To Return FG 1,800 Bags of Rice sent to us – Oyo Govt

The Oyo state government have announced their intention to return the 1,800 bags of rice donated to the state by the Federal Government as palliative for COVID-19, saying that the rice had been infested by weevils. The state government took delivery of the three trailer loads of rice through the …

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Askia Provides palliatives to Isoko Nation in the Face of Covid-19 Lock Down

In a bid to cushion the effect of the Coronavirus Lock Down in Delta state, the president, Bashorun Askia Foundation, Bashorun Askia Ogieh, gives palliatives to the all the Kingdoms in Isoko Nation. The event which took place at the Isoko Unity House, Isoko South Local Government Area, had in …

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Why We Quarantined 600 Cows, Arrest 400 Herdsmen – Benue Govt

The Benue state Government has giving reason behind the quarantining of over 600 cows, and arrest of 400 herdsmen in the state. Speaking in Makurdi, the state Governor, Samuel Ortom, said the state has seized 600 cows, and arrested 400 herdsmen for flouting the state’s anti-open grazing law. The governor …

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Herdsmen Killings: Delta Community Bans Cow Meat

Following the incessant killings of farmers and other residents in Uwheru kingdom, in Ughelli North Local Government Area, Delta state, the community has decided to place a ban the sale and consumption of cow meat in the kingdom. Uwheru is kingdom among the traditional kingdoms in Urhobo land. It was …

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Full text of Buhari’s 2020 New Year message to Nigerians

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), wrote a letter to Nigerians to commemorate the New Year. The letter was made available to newsmen on Wednesday in Abuja. Read the full content of the letter below: A LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT AT NEW YEAR My Dear Compatriots, NIGERIA’S DECADE Today …

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Open Grazing: We Don’t go to farm anymore, Edo communities cry out

Residents of Ugbogui,Iguobarnor and Ikoha communities have appealed to Edo state government to look into the issue of cattle grazing in their communities. Some of the residents, in separate interviews on Friday in Benin, said majority of farmers have stopped farming because cows eat their crops after planting. They said …

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Curious twist over livestock project

The 10-year N100 billion National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP) of the Federal Government to comprehensively modernise the livestock sub-sector is a flawed method to achieve a laudable objective. The plan continues to be viewed with suspicion as an instrumentality to impose a distant federal authority and interest upon the land …

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