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National convention: Adamu, Al-Makura, Akume favoured, Sheriff, Yari lose out as APC zones positions 

TWO former governors of Nasarawa State - Abdullahi Adamu and Tanko Al-Makura - are tipped to emerge as national chairman of the All Progressives...

Cattle forces farmers out of farmlands, as hunger looms in Nigeria’s Benue Valley (Part two)

By Justina ASISHANA Several hectares of farmlands have been allegedly destroyed by herdsmen in 2021 in some states in Nigeria's north-central region. Plateau, Nasarawa and...

SPECIAL REPORT: Women farmers respond to climate change using alternative cultivation methods

By Titilope FADARE REDUCED rainfall and herders' invasion of farms, both directly or indirectly linked to climate change, are forcing women farmers to adopt changes...
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Women farmers worry over food insecurity in Nasarawa

Smallholder women farmers' contributions to food security in Nasarawa State is no doubt being threatened by inadequate information and access to critical farm inputs despite government efforts towards revamping the agricultural sector.

Women farmers helpless as COVID-19 deepens poverty in Nasarawa

By Vincent A. YUSUF MRS Jumai Yohana, 52, stood in front of the camera in the middle of her melon farm at Ikposoge village in...

Gidan Drama, sparkling dark world of entertainment (Part 2)

THE  sparkling, yet dark world of entertainment called Gidan Drama or Yan Solo business continues to flourish across the country through the use of...
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“Dam Lies”: Despite promises, dam and irrigation projects worth billions of Naira waste away

Efforts of the Nigerian government to ensure food security is going to waste as poor implementation, corruption and flagrant disregard for relevant laws in the award of contract for the construction of dams and provision of irrigation infrastructure is rife in the system.

REPORT: Over 1,300 lives lost to herdsmen/farmers crises in first half of 2018

MORE than 1,300 Nigerians lost their lives in the first half of 2018 to violence involving herdsmen and farmers across the country, according to...

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EFCC finally arrests Okorocha after laying siege to his residence

AFTER hours of laying siege to his Abuja residence, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has finally arrested...

Court stops Oluomo, others from collecting levies

A Federal High Court in Lagos has stopped the former chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers...

Ghebreyesus overcomes criticisms over Ebola, COVID-19, re-elected as WHO DG

THE World Health Assembly has re-elected Tedros Ghebreyesus as the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO). He was re-elected...

Ukraine, other conflicts push number of displaced persons above 100 million for first time

THE number of people forced to flee conflict, violence, human rights violations and persecution has now crossed the staggering...

Inflation: Nollywood producer Aremu Afolayan slams Osinbajo

NOLLYWOOD actor and movie producer Aremu Afolayan has lamented the fragile state of Nigeria's economy after he allegedly changed...
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