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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

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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

NGO SEEKS GREATER INVOLVEMENT OF WOMEN IN AGRIC BUDGETING

A call had been made for women, especially the Smallholder Women farmers, to be involved in the agricultural budgeting processes, as these groups constitute a highest level of farmers in the country. The call was made recently during a one day, annual activities of Smallholder Women farmers, organised by Environmental and Rural Mediation Center (ENVIRUMEDIC) with support from ActionAid Nigeria (AAN). In a communique at … Continue reading NGO SEEKS GREATER INVOLVEMENT OF WOMEN IN AGRIC BUDGETING