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ACAI, GIZ/SEDIN organise training for 35 lead farmers to boost cassava yield

RECOGNISING the devastation caused by weeds to cassava farming systems, GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit) has organised training of trainers for its 35 lead farmers, farmer cooperatives, extension agents and the N-power youths in Abeokuta, Ogun State. The objective of the training of trainers which took place recently in Abeokuta was to help farmers […]
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Four farmers killed in Boko Haram attack in Nigeria

Four farmers were killed in an attack by Boko Haram insurgents in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state, witnesses said on Wednesday. The attack came a day after the jihadists killed three people in a raid in neighbouring Adamawa state. Fighters in trucks on Tuesday opened fire on the farmers as they worked in their fields outside […]
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Jigawa govt procures improved maize seed to farmers

THE Jigawa government has procured 28 tonnes of maize for its maize farmers at the subsidized rate of N2,500 per 20kg bag for the 2019 cropping season. Alhaji Yusuf Hassan, Chairman of the Maize Farmers Association in Jigawa, disclosed this on Tuesday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Hadejia. “If […]
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Defence ministry committee blames illiteracy, others for herders/farmers’ clashes

The committee set up by the Ministry of Defence to unravel the causes of frequent farmers/herders has clashes blamed illiteracy, among other factors, for the killings and destruction of property in different parts of the country. It submitted the report yesterday to the Minister of Defence, Mansur Ali, after six months of traversing the country […]
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Ondo 2019: Akinmade promises to help ldanre/lfedore farmers

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for ldanre/Ifedore federal constituency of Ondo State, Hon. Kayode Akinmade, has promised to draw the attention of the state and federal authorities to the plight of the agrarian communities in the constituency.
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How military tackled herdsmen/farmers crises, Ebute tells British Parliament

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The President of the Senate in the Third Republic, Senator Ameh Ebute, has revealed how the Nigerian military has been able to tackle the lingering crisis between herders and farmers in the country. Ebute specifically noted that military has been able to curtail the nagging crises between the two groups. Speaking at a Roundtable with […]
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We are committed to finding lasting solutions to farmers, herders’ clashes – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said his administration was committed to finding lasting solutions to farmers/herders’ clashes and appealed for tolerance among cattle herders and farmers throughout the country. The president stated this when he received the leaders of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) on a courtesy visit at the Presidential […]
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