Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Tag "Audu Ogbeh"

    Ogbeh: Ranches will soon be established but FG won’t take lands forcefully

Ogbeh: Ranches will soon be established but FG won’t take lands forcefully

The federal government says all is set for the establishment of ranches across the country, although land will not be forcefully taken from those opposed to the project.Audu Ogbeh, minister of agriculture, said this on Wednesday while briefing reporters at the end of the federal executive council meeting.Ogbeh said the frequent clashes between farmers and herdsmen had taken a worrisome dimension, saying [...]

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    Fayose to FG: Declare state of emergency on agriculture – NOT in Ekiti

Fayose to FG: Declare state of emergency on agriculture – NOT in Ekiti

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, on Tuesday urged the federal government to declare state of emergency in the agriculture sector.Speaking in Ado Ekiti, capital of his state, while declaring open the 2016 Ekiti Agriculture Summit, Fayose said doing so would boost government’s commitment to the diversification of the economy.The governor said the step was also imperative in view of [...]

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    ALERT: ‘Moi-moi’ cooked in nylon bag is ‘poisonous’

ALERT: ‘Moi-moi’ cooked in nylon bag is ‘poisonous’

Audu Ogbeh, minister of agriculture and rural development, on Thursday said ‘moi-moi’ becomes poisonous when prepared in cellophane (nylon) bags.The minister made the disclosure in Abuja during a one-day public hearing on food security bill, organised by the senate committee on agriculture and rural development.According to him, cellophane bags contain a large dosage of dioxins that are harmful to health.He [...]

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    UPDATED: May oil never rise again, says Ogbeh

UPDATED: May oil never rise again, says Ogbeh

While many have been lamenting the effect of the fall in the global prices of crude oil, Audu Ogbeh, minister of agriculture, wants the situation to remain the same.Speaking on Wednesday at the Ogun State 3rd Investors' Forum, the minister said oil boom led to the neglect of the agriculture sector, which he described as the first industry that God [...]

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    FG: Killer herdsmen are aliens

FG: Killer herdsmen are aliens

‎Audu Ogbeh, minister of agriculture‎, says some of the herdsmen wreaking havoc on communities across the country do not speak any Nigerian language.According to Policy, Legal, Advocacy Centre (PLAC), a non-profit organisation, Ogbeh disclosed this at a public hearing which the senate held to find a solution to the conflict between farmers and herdsmen in the country.He also restated the [...]

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    Ogbeh: Price of rice will stabilise by April

Ogbeh: Price of rice will stabilise by April

Audu Ogbeh, minister of agriculture and rural development,  on Saturday said the federal government would stabilise the price of rice from April.Speaking while declaring open the 2016 national wheat farmers field day in Alkamawa village in Bunkure local government area of Kano state, Ogbeh said the government has the intention of making rice affordable to everybody in the country.He said the [...]

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    Buhari’s ministers take oath of office

Buhari’s ministers take oath of office

After 165 days of presiding over the affairs of the country without a cabinet, President Muhammadu Buhari unveiled his team on Wednesday.The president inaugurated the federal executive council at a ceremony that held at the council chambers of the presidential villa in Abuja.Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, who anchored the programme, announced that the oath [...]

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Ogbeh ‘sorry’ for revealing BBOG’s link with APC

Audu Ogbeh, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has apologised to members of the Bring Back Our Girls campaign movement (BBOG) for giving their leaders out as "members" of the party.Ogbeh, who generated criticism for the group through a statement he made at the declaration of Muhammadu Buhari to contest the 2015 presidential election under the platform of [...]

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