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Buhari urges Nigerian youths to engage in Agriculture to boost the economic system

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Buhari urges Nigerian youths to engage in Agriculture to boost the economic system
President Muhammadu Buhari is looking for the involvement of extra Nigerian youths inside the agriculture fee chain.

Buhari made this acknowledged on the inauguration of the country wide younger Farmers Scheme designed via the country wide Agricultural Land development Authority.

An assertion by using his unique Adviser on Media and publicity, Femi Adesina, stated the President advised organizations worried in agriculture to similarly streamline their priorities within the inclusion of the young people in driving modern strategies of farming.

The declaration was titled, ‘more children inclusion in cutting-edge agriculture will bolster economic system, enhance profits, says President Buhari’.

President Buhari changed into quoted as giving the assurance to those involved that an permitting surroundings might be created for full participation.

He defined agriculture because the backbone of the Nigerian financial system, being the biggest contributor to the state’s Gross domestic Product.

“i’ve directed that all NALDA’s deserted farm estates be retrieved to enable lots of our younger women and men to be engaged in farming.

“This management may be achieving agricultural mechanisation thru this scheme and i am assured that Nigeria beneath my watch will attain meals safety in generating most of what we eat.

“In precise harvest years, we may also even export our surpluses and earn foreign exchange. by distinctive feature of my ardour and choice for agriculture and also as a farmer myself, i’m immediately supervising NALDA as an authority under the Presidency.

“i’m informed that so far, 4,333 families have benefited from this scheme and it is predicted that many extrapeople and households will benefit because the programme is rolled out,” the President delivered.

In his statement, the governmentSecretary/CEO of NALDA, Paul Ikonne, said the invention of oil in Nigeria hindered the increase of agriculture and elevated poverty in rural groups.

He assured the President that the concerted attempt to revive interest in farming might address poverty and create wealth.

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Jarigbe Agom declared winer of Cross River North senatorial By-election.

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Jarigbe Agom is a candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP.

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The Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar, Friday declared Hon. Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe winner of December 5th, 2020, Cross River North senatorial By-election.

The court also nullifies the certificate of return earlier issued to Dr Steven Odey by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC and directed that it be withdrawn immediately.

Stating that a new certificate should be issued to Jarigbe Agom as new senator elect and returned to office.

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Unknown Gunmen Behead Victim, Dump Head in a Market in Imo

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Unknown gunmen have beheaded another unidentified person and displayed his head at Orie Okporo market Community in Orlu Local Government Area of Imo State.

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The ugly incident happened in the early hours of Thursday.

This has brought the number of such killings to three persons who have been beheaded in Okopro Community, starting from Tuesday this week.

Some of the sources from Orlu, who spoke to Newsmen on the beheading of residents have continued to link the activities to criminal elements, diabolical gangs operating freely in the area especially at night.

A source from the Okporo community said: “The head of this person was taken to the Orie Okporo market and dumped there. Just this morning we got the news and went to Okporo market where we saw the head of the person. we were shocked, asking what does this group of persons want to achieve?”

“You will remember Okporo market, is where a peculiar incident happened when heads of two other persons killed on Tuesday, were dropped and we don’t know what next again. We beg them to stop this kind of killing. Orlu is known for peace,” He said.

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IMN Leader, Zakzaky freed and acquited

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A Kaduna State High Court has freed the embattled leader of the proscribed Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife.

The judge in his ruling held that the prosecution failed to establish a prima facie case against the defendants.

In a ruling that lasted over eight hours, the presiding judge, Justice Gideon Kurada upheld the no-case submission filed by Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his wife in an alleged culpable homicide, unlawful assembly and disruption of public peace levelled against them by the Kaduna state government.

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The duo has been standing trial for four years on an eight-count charge of alleged culpable homicide,  disruption of public peace and unlawful Assembly among others levelled against them by the Kaduna State Government.

The defendants were brought to court on Wednesday morning by officials of the Nigerian Correctional service amidst tight security.

Their lead counsel and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria,  Mr Femi Falana, had on July 1,  argued that all the 15 witnesses presented by the prosecution counsel were unable to establish any connection between the alleged crimes of Sheikh El-Zakzaky and his wife.

El-Zakzaky’s Trial

Following El-Zakzaky’s arrest by the military on December 13, 2015, the IMN leader had experienced what may be described as a long contentious trial.

He marked his first appearance on May 15, 2018 where he was arraigned before a Kaduna High Court amidst tight security.

The Department of Security Services (DSS) had held the Shiite leader in detention despite a court order ordering his release.

However, the DSS complied with the court order and freed El-Zakzky who proceeded to India for medical treatment.

El-Zakzaky and his wife left Nigeria in August 2019 for India following a ruling of the Kaduna State High Court which granted them permission to be treated in the country.

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