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Climate Watch: Low rainfall hurting farmers in northern Nigeria

    Climate Watch: Low rainfall hurting farmers in northern Nigeria

Despite directly impacting our communities, health and livelihood, climate-related reports usually take a back seat to dominant news beats like politics and business. Climate Watch aims to ensure you never

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Climate change: NiMet to disseminate weather alerts to women in rural areas

    Climate change: NiMet to disseminate weather alerts to women in rural areas

Mansur Matazu, director-general, Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), says the dissemination of weather alerts to women in rural areas will soon commence. He said the development will help to tackle weather-induced

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DHQ: How troops are fighting banditry in north-west, north-central

    DHQ: How troops are fighting banditry in north-west, north-central

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) says its troops have continued to subdue banditry, kidnapping and other criminal activities in the north-west and north-central. Bernard Onyeuko, acting director of defence media operations,

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Gunmen abduct four farmers in Ekiti, ‘demand N50m ransom’

    Gunmen abduct four farmers in Ekiti, ‘demand N50m ransom’

Gunmen have abducted four farmers in Ikosu-Ekiti, Moba LGA of Ekiti state. According to a resident, who preferred not to be named, the gunmen, numbering about 10, were said to

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FG advocates timely information on fertiliser supply to boost farmers’ productivity

  FG advocates timely information on fertiliser supply to boost farmers’ productivity

Ernest Umakhihe, permanent secretary, ministry of agriculture and rural development, says accurate and timely fertiliser information is needed for implementation

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Rep accuses NIRSAL of diverting N105bn agric loans

  Rep accuses NIRSAL of diverting N105bn agric loans

The house of representatives has resolved to investigate the alleged diversion of N105 billion agricultural loans by the Nigeria Incentive-Based

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Police arrest three suspects for kidnapping in Enugu

  Police arrest three suspects for kidnapping in Enugu

The Enugu police command says operatives attached to ‘Operation Restore Peace’ have arrested 10 criminal suspects for kidnapping, armed robbery,

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COVID: 20,000 Oyo farmers to get World Bank intervention

  COVID: 20,000 Oyo farmers to get World Bank intervention

Thousands of farmers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in Oyo will receive the state government’s intervention sponsored by the World

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Thrive Agric receives $1.75m grant to assist 50,000 farmers

  Thrive Agric receives $1.75m grant to assist 50,000 farmers

Thrive Agric, an agric-tech company, says it has secured a $1.75 million grant to support 50,000 smallholder farmers growing rice,

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Bala Mohammed: I support plan to ban open grazing — but it must be persuasive

  Bala Mohammed: I support plan to ban open grazing — but it must be persuasive

Bala Mohammed, governor of Bauchi state, says he is not opposed to the proposed ban on open grazing in the

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