NASC,CPEB hold training on quality seed production

The National Agricultural Seed Council (NASC) in conjunction with the Department of Crop Protection and Environmental Biology, (CPEB) University of Ibadan (UI), on Monday began a -week training of staff of the Council geared towards enhancing quality seeds production in Nigeria.   The training, held at CPEB department University of Ibadan, focused on seed research methodology, data analysis and reporting.   Speaking at the event, the NASC Director-General, Dr Olusegun Ojo, said that the training was to ensure production of improved quality seeds which is one of the mandates of…

Niger – Kaduna Railway : Niger Govt to partner NRC 

The Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has sustained talks with the Management of the Nigerian Railway Corporation on how to revive the activities of the Corporation in Niger State. This move was sequel to the increasing cases of insecurity in the country including some parts of Niger State which has posed serious challenges to farmers in transporting their farm produce and the deficit in roads infrastructures in the country. Governor Sani Bello who was in Ebute Meta,the Lagos office of the Corporation with some officials from the state,explained that…

PENSION ARREARS: Oyetola releases funds to pay 1,501 retirees 

The Governor of the State of Osun, Mr Adegboyega Oyetola, as part of his commitment to improve the welfare of retired civil servants and workers of the State, has released the sum of Three Hundred Million Naira to pay pension arrears to 1,501 retirees. This is aside the statutory remittance Oyetola made every month, being the sum of Five Hundred and Eight Million Naira (N 508,000,000) approved for the payment of retired civil servants, and an additional sum of One Hundred and Fifty Million Naira (N 150,000,000) approved for the…

We must change our leadership recruitment process – Egbemode 

The Osun state Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation,Mrs Funke Egbemode, has prescribed a rigorous recruitment of leaders into political offices, added that the lives of citizens depend on their leaderdship choice.She said the measures would ensure sustainable development and enduring democracy in Nigeria Egbemode who bemoaned the current recruitment process into leadership positions at national and sub-national levels, emphasized the need for education and political conscientization of citizens to improve their awareness on the requirements for sustainable development. While also providing statistics showing that the total vote cast during…