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Irrigation: FG mulls supply of solar pumping machines to farmers

Okwe Obi, Abuja In a bid to meet food sufficiency across the country, the Federal Government, on Wednesday, said it is considering the purchase and supply of solar pumping machines to farmers. Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Sen. Heineken Lokpobiri, disclosed this when he received a delegation of EuroBase Limited in Abuja. […]
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Illegal fishing activities on Nigeria’s waters worrisome – FG

Illegal fishing activities on Nigeria’s waters worrisome – FG

Lokpobiri decried that “the whole lot of illegal activities going on, where people just come to our waters and after fishing they tranship to another ship…” Okwe Obi, Abuja The Federal Government has expressed displeasure over illegal fishing activities carried out, mostly by foreigners, especially without accountability. Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, […]
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Again, Minister attacks Gov. Dickson over Bayelsa debt profile

Again, Minister attacks Gov. Dickson over Bayelsa debt profile

Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa There is no let-up in the verbal warfare between the Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri and Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State over the debt profile of the state. The minister has insisted that Bayelsans deserve to know how the borrowed funds were spent. Lokpobiri […]
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