Agriculture

Farmers Can Save Lives – President Buhari Echoes TB Joshua Prophecy

Muhammadu Buhari and TB Joshua

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said on Sunday that farmers must double their efforts in producing more food for the country as Nigeria no longer has “any money to import food”. He made these statements in a short interview after observing the Eid-el-Fitr prayers at his State House residence because of the raging COVID-19 pandemic. “I wish the farmers will go ...

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Why The World Cannot Afford Another Zoonotic Disease Now – Goni, C-G National Park

Zoonotic disease Now

Dr Ibrahim Goni, the Conservator-General (CG), National Park Service has warned that the world cannot afford another zoonotic disease now while still battling with the scourge of Covid-19. Goni who gave the warning in a statement made available to The Street Reporters Newspaper and issued by Mr Yakubu Zull his media assistant, was reacting to the recent report of dead ...

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Lagos Governor Unveils Economic Stimulus Package Indigent, Most Vulnerable Lagosians

COVID-19 Emergency Food Response lagos

Few days after LASG issued a stay-at-home directive to residents, in order to curtail the spread of the novel coronavirus, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has unveiled economic stimulus package for the indigent and the most vulnerable in the society. The Street Reporters Newspaper reports that the Commissioner of Agriculture, Prince Gbolahan Lawal earlier said the Government would be working with the ...

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World Meteorological Day: NiMet DG Harps on Need to Address Water Challenge Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

World Meteorological Day 2020 NiMet

Director General/CEO of the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), Professor Sani Abubakar Mashi has restated the urgent need to tackle water shortage challenges by improving forecasting, monitoring and management of water supplies and tackling the problem of “too much, too little or too polluted water”. The NiMet Director General observed that amid the COVID-19 pandemic, an estimated 3 billion people worldwide ...

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WOW! African Farmers Can Export Directly Worldwide – Selina Wamucii

African Farmers Can Export Directly Worldwide

Now, 52% of all Purchase Enquiries on Platform from African Farmers By James Ezema African Farmers would now have direct access to buyers of their farm produce globally, says Selina Wamucii, the platform that helps businesses from anywhere in the world to buy and import food and agricultural produce from any African country following an announcement by the body that it ...

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Delta Govt Warns against Killing of Protective Animals

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa

The Delta State Government has warned against killing of protective animals. The government was reacting to a virile online video where some uninformed youths were seen dragging a captured Manatee. In a statement issued by the state Commissioner for Information, Aniagwu Charles, the government vowed that “anybody caught killing such animal will be jailed”. The statement reads: The attention of ...

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NDLEA Destroys 34,560 kg of Drugs, Substances in Ogun

NDLEA Officials

NDLEA Destroys 34,182 kg of Cannabis Sativa, 0.0554 Kg of Cocaine, 0.0734 Kg of Heroin, 0.003 Kg of Amphetamine, 68.984 Kg of Tramadol, 271.115 Kg of Codeine, 22.108 Kg of Diazepam and 16.605 Kg of other psychotropic substances The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has publicly destroyed over 34, 560 kilograms of hard drug in Ogun. NDLEA ...

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