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Katanga dam, another abandoned government project threatening livelihood in Nasarawa

IN 2012, the FG awarded a project at the contract sum of N184 million to Justines T.W. Integrated Services Limited for the construction of...

COVID-19: Nigerian farmers yet to recover from impact of pandemic

By Theophilus Abbah and Daniel Adaji While public attention on the COVID-19 pandemic has decreased, its impact on local farmers persists. Now farmers are struggling...

Despite challenges, Olam reaffirms commitment to local cocoa processing

OLAM Nigeria Limited has reaffirmed its commitment to processing cocoa locally on a larger scale for export despite the challenges involved in the process. The...
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Agric ministry denies spending N18bn on bush clearing

THE Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) has denied spending N18.9 billion on bush clearing. The ministry's spokesperson, Joel Oruche, refuted the allegation...

Reps probe N18bn spent by Agric Ministry on bush clearing

THE House of Representatives has commenced an investigation to unravel how the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) spent a whooping N18.9...

SPECIAL REPORT: Why bread price is skyrocketing

PRICES of bread have been skyrocketing since 2020, with producers threatening three times over the two-year period to close shop. The ICIR's Joseph Olaoluwa...
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How deforestation, landslide and wildfire is affecting farmers in Cross River communities

By Kehinde Ogunyale THE devastating effect of deforestation, landslide and wildfire is affecting the harvest of farmers in Cross River State in the southern part...

Student farmer makes N150,000 weekly from okra sale, blames middlemen for price hike

A post-graduate student of the Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Yola, Adamawa State, Jesse Maitabil, has blamed middlemen, comprising wholesalers and retailers, for skyrocketing prices of...

Food prices rise over 100% under President Buhari

Nigerians have been struggling for feeding as a result of over 100 per cent hike in the prices of key staple food prices since...
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