RIVERS GOVT’LL DIVEST ITS EQUITY SHARE IN STATE CASSAVA PROCESSING COMPANY, SAYS GOV WIKE; ANNOUNCES SEED MONEY TO SUPPORT SERIOUS CASSAVA CULTIVATION

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says seed money has been earmarked by his administration to encourage massive cultivation of cassava across the State. A report by Kelvin Ebiri, Special Assistant (Media) to the Rivers State Governor revealed that Governor Wike made the promise at the inauguration of the Rivers State Cassava Processing Plant at Afam Town in Oyigbo Local Government Area of the … Continue reading RIVERS GOVT’LL DIVEST ITS EQUITY SHARE IN STATE CASSAVA PROCESSING COMPANY, SAYS GOV WIKE; ANNOUNCES SEED MONEY TO SUPPORT SERIOUS CASSAVA CULTIVATION

Agric Devt: GOV OKOWA INAUGURATES 20 AGRIC TRACTORS, WARNS AGAINST MISUSE

Delta Governor, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Wednesday, September 2nd, in Asaba, inaugurated 20 tractors procured by his administration for agricultural productivity, with a warning that anyone who failed to do the right thing with the equipment would be brought to book. He stated that the tractors were procured to encourage citizens to go back to farming, and explained that equipment would be available to … Continue reading Agric Devt: GOV OKOWA INAUGURATES 20 AGRIC TRACTORS, WARNS AGAINST MISUSE

RIVERS PREPARES FOR AGRICULTURAL REVOLUTION – By Paulinus Nsirim

Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike is overwhelmingly recognized and acclaimed as the undisputed “Mr. Projects”, nationally and internationally. Even his unrepentant critics have reluctantly conceded and acknowledged this undeniable fact, as evidenced from the harsh tone of vitriolic narratives which greeted his bold and pragmatic infrastructural drive, to the awe and amazement echoing in their analysis, as the magnificent legacy projects unfold across the landscapes of … Continue reading RIVERS PREPARES FOR AGRICULTURAL REVOLUTION – By Paulinus Nsirim

Akwa Ibom: GOVERNOR EMMANUEL FLAGS OFF FARMERS ENUMERATION, CHARGES FARMERS

Governor Udom Emmanuel has formally flagged off a farmers’ enumeration exercise in Akwa Ibom state with a charge on people to take agricultural activities as serious business. The State Chief Executive assured that with such cooperation, agriculture would become a major driver of the state’s economy thereby bringing to an end, the over-dependence on government for survival. The governor who spoke at his office in … Continue reading Akwa Ibom: GOVERNOR EMMANUEL FLAGS OFF FARMERS ENUMERATION, CHARGES FARMERS

RIVERS GOVT SET TO INAUGURATE CASSAVA PLANT

***TO EMPLOY 4,500 PERSONS The Rivers State Cassava Processing Company located at Afam, Oyigbo Local Government Area will soon come on stream. A statement by Pastor Paulinus Nsirim, Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications, disclosed that Governor Nyesom Wike who stated this Thursday, 28th May, 2020, after inspecting the plant, pointed out that the company when fully operational would employ 4,500 persons and also … Continue reading RIVERS GOVT SET TO INAUGURATE CASSAVA PLANT

PROTECTING LIVES WITHOUT PROTECTING LIVELIHOOD IS A SOCIAL DISASTER WAITING TO OCCUR – Gov Ayade

While the nation is on a complete lock down and asleep, Cross River State works and the governor knows no sleep, so that after the pandemic there will be food in the county, there will be food in the land. So Cross River State is saving in partnership with Central Bank of Nigeria, in collaboration with Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria, under the support of … Continue reading PROTECTING LIVES WITHOUT PROTECTING LIVELIHOOD IS A SOCIAL DISASTER WAITING TO OCCUR – Gov Ayade

STAKEHOLDERS CALL FOR TIMELY RELEASE OF FUNDS TO DELTA AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL DEVT AUTHORITY

The Delta State Government has been called upon to shore up their attention in the development of the state’s agricultural and rural development sector, by the timely release of funds to the Delta Agricultural and Rural Development Authority, DARDA. This call was made recently when a nongovernmental organisation, Environmental and Rural Mediation Centre (ENVIRUMEDIC), in collaboration with Budget Committee Group (BCG) with support from ActionAid … Continue reading STAKEHOLDERS CALL FOR TIMELY RELEASE OF FUNDS TO DELTA AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL DEVT AUTHORITY