AGF, Ahmed Idris and Dr. Orji Ogbonnaya Orji, Executive Secretary /CEO, NEITI during a visit to the Treasury House, Abuja. The Office of the Accountant General of the Federation is to support the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) in tracking oil and gas revenue that accrue to the Federal...
As media reports (based on information from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) continously indicate that prices of assorted foodstuff are spirilling, the urban-based media outlets seem to be missing the fact of the arrival of freshly-harvested stables foodstuff to the market. This is softening food prices. The rich soils...
The Federal Government has asserted that Dangote Fertiliser Limited is very important to the achievement of its Agricultural Transformation Agenda, aimed at boosting food security in the country. Besides, the construction of the Fertiliser plant has been fully completed and is set for commissioning in the next few months. The Minister...
About 300,000 metric tonnes of maize are soon to be released into the Nigerian market from strategic anchors under the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), which watchers believe will reduce the current price of maize from N155,000 per metric tonne. The anticipated release follows...
The Federal Government of Nigeria through the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), held a Stakeholder Technical Meeting to deliberate on strategies to forestall the looming food insecurity in the country. This was organised by the Department of Animal Husbandry Services (DAHS) of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and...
Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) and lenders have welcomed the first disbursement of $200 million of a syndicated loan facility to boost cocoa productivity in the world’s second-largest producer. The occasion was marked by a ceremony held in Accra, Ghana on Tuesday 23 June, followed online by hundreds of observers across...
A recent statement made by the Nigeria Finance Minister, Mrs. Zeinab Ahmed, on Politics Today on Channels Television that if the current Coronavirus pandemic, CONVID-19, is prolonged in containing, the economy may once again slip into another recession. The Honourable Minister was only being economical with the truth. The Minister...
An end to the incessant Farmers/ Herders clash seems to be in sight as the Federal Government through the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development flagged off the National Livestock Breed Improvement Programme (NALBIP). At the flagging off ceremony which held on Monday,15th in Kano State, the Minister, Alhaji...
The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) Governing Council has approved ninety-six (96) new Nigerian Industrial Standards for national use. The approval was given at the first meeting of the Council following the appointment of Mallam Farouk Salim as the Director General. TheFact Nigeria observed that these cut across Chemical Technology, Electrical/Electronics,...
The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) has called for closer collaboration and partnership with the civil society, oil, gas and mining companies towards the implementation of ongoing reforms in the extractive industry in Nigeria. The Executive Secretary NEITI, Dr Orji Ogbonnaya Orji made the call in Abuja at separate...