• Rep says Obasanjo is a necessary nuisance that should be tolerated

    Rep says Obasanjo is a necessary nuisance that should be tolerated

    It was gathered that the member representing Kabba/Bunu/Ijumu Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Tajudeen Yusuf, has said that former President Olusegun Obasanjo has a right to be angry with the National Assembly for collecting his billions, but denied him a third term.

    Speaking at the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Press Week in Lokoja yesterday, he indicated that the former President is a necessary nuisance that should be tolerated.

    He said the former President has the perchance for taking on […]

  • FG taking necessary measures to check hunger and famine in the country, says Ogbeh

    FG taking necessary measures to check hunger and famine in the country, says Ogbeh

    Chief Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, has said that the federal government has put necessary measures in place to forestall hunger and famine in the country.

    He told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja yesterday that “there will be no hunger: it is just that there is heavy export of our grains to North, West and Central Africa.’’

    “However, we are taking steps to ensure enough food in the next harvest.’’

    The minister said the federal government […]

  • Why grazing reserve is necessary – Dalung explains

    Why grazing reserve is necessary – Dalung explains

    The Youth and Sport Minister, Solomon Dalung, on Friday featured on a one-hour personality Hausa Programme on FRCN Kaduna, during which he canvassed for public support for the Federal Government’s policy on gracing reserve and ranches across Nigeria.

    Dalung explained that this is geared towards finding a lasting solution to the incessant clashes between herdsmen and farmers.

    The Minister said it was surprising that mounting opposition to the programme is coming from Plateau, Benue and Taraba States, which are worse affected by […]