FG Has Approved N13bn Pest Control Funds For 14 States

The Nigerian Government has approved the sum of N13 billion intervention fund for pest control in 12 “frontline” states. They are Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara, Katsina, Kano, Jigawa, Bauchi, Gombe, Adamawa, Taraba, Yobe and Borno States. In a series of tweets on Saturday, the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development said the fund was approved to ensure uninterrupted agricultural activities during the 2020 farming season and control transboundary pests. It added that the approval was aimed at minimising the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, as well as guarantee both…

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Fulani Conflict: Governor Ganduje Calls On Federal Government To Put A Stop On Encroachment Of Herdsmen Into Nigeria

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has called on the Federal Government to put a stop to the movement of herdsmen from other African countries into Nigeria. This, according to him would help to curb the rate of crime attached to the Fulani-herders conflicts across the country. READ ALSO: https://theemage.com/ogun-state-relaxes-lockdown-religious-gathering-opens-june-19/ He made the call on Saturday during the commissioning of 25 housing units of RUGA settlement project at Dansoshiya forest, in Kiru local government of the state. “This is the first batch of the housing units of 25 out of…

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