Kebbi Sets For Rainy Season, Mulls Plausible Ways to Assist Farmers

By Usman Aliyu Haruna, Birnin Kebbi Kebbi state government said it is strategising on how to increase agricultural yields across the state, during the 2020 farming season. Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, on Monday made this known when he summoned a meeting with the ministries in the agricultural sector to map out how food production would be improved, by assisting the farmers with the necessary assorted farming inputs. The meeting, which was attended by all the relevant stakeholders in agricultural production in the state, was presided over by Governor Abubakar Atiku…

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5G/COVID-19 Claims: UK Sanctions Oyakhilome’s TV

The Office of Communications, the regulatory authority for the broadcasting and telecommunications industries in the United Kingdom, has sanctioned Loveworld Limited, operators of LoveWorld, a religious cable channel, for airing “unsubstantiated claims linking the pandemic to 5G technology”. The television network owned by the Founder of Christ Embassy, Pastor Chris Oyakhilome, was also penalised for feeding viewers with the claim that coronavirus is a ‘global cover-up’. In a statement on Monday published on its website, Ofcom stated that the caution followed an investigation into the matter. The statement read in…

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Chinese Medical Team Concludes Assignment, Stranded in Nigeria, Says CCECC

The Chinese medical team which arrived on April 8 has been unable to leave the country following the unavailability of commercial flights to Beijing, the capital of China. It was gathered that the personnel had concluded their assignment, which included assisting with the installation of some equipment and sharing COVID-19 experience with the Federal Government. The 15-man team, which include experts in infectious diseases, respiratory illness, intensive care, cardiology, neurology, general surgery, anesthesiology and a journalist, had come to the country on the invitation of the China Civil Engineering Construction…

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