• FG to provide threshing machines to rice farmers in Niger

    FG to provide threshing machines to rice farmers in Niger

    It was gathered that the Federal Government will provide threshing machine to registered rice farmers in Niger State to boost production, an official said on Sunday.

    Dr. Mathew Ahmed, the Programme Coordinator for Rice and Cassava Value Chain Development under the FG/IFAD Programme, made the disclosure in Minna, Niger State.

    “We want each farmers organisation to own a thresher to enable them produce clean rice of international standard,” Ahmed said in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria.

    He said a total […]

  • FG to upgrade seven cancer centres, provide more treatment machines

    FG to upgrade seven cancer centres, provide more treatment machines

    According to reports, the Federal Government says it will upgrade seven cancer treatment centres and provide additional machines to reduce the burden of the disease in Nigeria.

    The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, made this known in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Monday.

    Adewole said: “As we are talking today, there is no public hospital that has cancer treatment machine that is working.

    “Ideally, we need one machine per one million people; going by our population, Nigeria […]