• FG will plant grass to end herdsmen/farmers clash – Ogbeh

    FG will plant grass to end herdsmen/farmers clash – Ogbeh

    The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, says the ministry will begin the paddock development (growing of special grasses for cattle) in August.

    Ogbeh told journalists on Wednesday in Abuja, that the ministry has started bringing the special seeds of grass (fodder seeds) into the country.

    Ogbeh explained that after some time, the country would become an exporter of the grass to earn foreign exchange.

    β€œThe Saudi Arabia is asking that if Nigeria can grow enough grass they will buy […]

  • FG moves to end girl child marriage

    FG moves to end girl child marriage

    The Federal Government has developed a technical working group comprises of all the stakeholders aimed to develop policies and legislation that will end girl child marriage in the country, Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Senator Aisha Jummai Alhassan has said.

    Senator Alhassan disclosed this in Abuja, just as the Chairman of the National Population Commission, NPC, Chief Eze Duruiheoma, charged state governments yet to domesticate the Child Rights Act to urgently do so for the welfare of the Nigerian […]