Agriculture: Federal Government on Improving Irrigation in Nigeria

Musbau Dan-Wahab, Abuja: As part of the diversification policy of the Buhari’s Administration, the federal government is targeting 500 hectares of land for irrigation across the country by year 2020. The figure is to go up to about one-point-five million hectares by year 2030. How feasible are these targets given the fact that less than…

Man allegedly killed customer, abandons his corpse in bush

One Ismail Afolabi has been arrested in Osun State for allegedly hacking one Afolabi Saheed to death over land dispute. The 45-year-old suspect was said to have sold a piece of land to the deceased, but later killed him when he asked for refund following uncertainties trailing the land documents. According to the state Police…

FG Targets 500 Hectares To Improve Irrigation By 2020

As part of the diversification policy of the Buhari administration, the Federal Government is targeting 500 hectares of land for irrigation across the country by year 2020. The figure is to go up to about one-point-five million hectares by year 2030. How feasible are these targets given the fact that less than 200 hectares are…

Trader remanded over N400,000 land fraud

Magistrate-court A 35 year-old trader, Ebunoluwa Akinya, who allegedly defrauded a man of N400,000 on the pretext of selling land to him, is to remain in police custody till Jan. 10, an Okitipupa Magistrates’ Court in Ondo State ruled on Thursday. The Magistrate, Mr Banji Ayeomoni, who gave the order, directed the police to carry…

Historian dupes girlfriend of car, land

The gavel of justice A 47-year-old historian, Nicholas Ajayi, who allegedly defrauded his girlfriend of a car and landed property valued at N1.3 million, was on Tuesday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court. Ajayi, a resident of Idimu area of Lagos, is facing trial on charges of fraud and stealing. After his plea of not…

FG Bans The Importation of Cars Through Land Borders

Importation of vehicles into Nigeria through the land Borders have been banned by the Federal Government. The prohibition order covers all new and used vehicles. “The Ban is sequel to a Presidential Directive restricting all vehicle imports to Nigeria Sea Ports only. The order takes effect from 1st January 2017, Adeniyi said. The restriction on…

IPCR Engage Farmers Herders In Dialogue

IPCR Engage Farmers Herders in Dialogue Access to land either for grazing or farming, plus conflicting land use laws have been identified as the major problems leading to clashes between farmers and herders. This was pointed out at a dialogue between farmers and herdsmen, organized by the Institute for Peace and Conflict resolution. The growing…

Five persons killed in Cross River over piece of land

Five unidentified persons were on Thursday allegedly killed during a fight over a piece of land in Ikom Local Government of Cross River State. The disagreement which reportedly resulted to mayhem early Thursday was between some individuals in Alasi community in the local Government over a piece of land. According to an eyewitness, the fight…

How To Get Your Lagos Land Layout Approval

One of the land regulations of the Lagos State Government is that owners of plots from 10,000sqm and above when applying for C of O, Governor’s Consent, Community Excision or other Titles of Government, is that they must first of all prepare a layout for the land and get it approved by the Government. The…

Buhari’s Presidency: Five Calamities To Hit Nigerians in The Coming Week

If the figures released by the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, recently indicating that Nigeria is in recession is anything to go by,  then Nigerians should be ready to embrace the worst in the coming week, Post-Nigeria gathered. According to various experts, Nigerians should expect the following scenario to play out; 1. Upsurge in Bank…

EXPOSED | Corruption in the Banking Sector, The Sterling Bank Angle

President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to order a probe into the nation’s banking system to weed out the systemic corruption bedevilling it. This came as the sleaze rocking one of the new generation banks, Sterling Bank, perpetrated by the Managing Director, and the bank’s directors have been uncovered. Recently, Nigeria’s anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes…