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Katsina State Government Invests N200m In Rice And Cotton Production

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The Katsina State Government under the Anchor Borrowers system has invested N200 Million in rice and cotton production.

Kastina State Government Invests N200m In Rice And Cotton

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The Special Adviser to the Governor, Abba Abdullahi disclosed this at a town hall meeting to launch the Anchor Borrowers system programme in the state.

The programme is in conjunction with the Central Bank of Nigeria, who were also represented at the town hall meeting being co-sponsors.

“We have rice and cotton farmers that collected the CBN loan under the anchor borrowers programme to boost rice and cotton production and the programme needed supervision.”

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“We used the funds to supervise and inspect all the rice and cotton farms in the 34 local government areas of the state.”

“The Katsina state government also purchased over 35 motorcycles for extension workers to visit rice and cotton farmers with the aim of offering pieces of advice to them,” he said.

Abdullahi also revealed that to ensure proper monitoring, part of the fund was used to repair 15 vehicles to ensure officers have access to it for supervision of extension workers.

Meanwhile,  Alhaji Shehu Musawa, the Managing Director, State Agricultural and Rural Development Project (KATARDA), had earlier revealed that the meeting will also review how the project fared during the rainy season.

“Anchor borrowers programme has achieved the desired goal in the state as it has boosted rice and cotton production.”

“We are expecting a bumper harvest of cotton and rice in the state,” Abdullahi said.

KeyStone Bank Representative supporting the project opined that the bank will always be partners to the state’s agricultural projects.

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See the damages caused by heavy rainfall and flood in Lagos state today

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We are just in the month of May but residents of Lagos state, in the commercial center of Nigeria have taken to social media as they complained bitterly about the havoc wrecked as result of the heavy downpour the State today, May 20, 2019.

The only reason that calls for concern is that we are still in the month of May, as Lagos state have always been one of those states yearly affected by flooding in Nigeria. This is down to the coastal location of the state coupled with poor drainage system.

The rain which started in the early hours of Monday caused many displeasure, which prompted many to take on social media to vent their discontent on the lingering problem.

Aside from the complaint of Legosians, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) reported the collapse of two buildings, one in Abule Egba and the other near Ladipo Bus Stop in Oshodi.

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“A building consisting of 4 rooms built on the fence of house 13 Erinjiyan Drive off Alhaja Mulika street had collapsed due to heavy rain,” the agency disclosed.

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) reported on flash floods immediately after the rain in Ijaiye inward Meiran. Some trees were fell on the road, preventing road users from moving freely. LASTMA officers swung to action to ensure the trees are cleared off the road.

Residents of Lagos have taken to twitter to call on Governor Elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu to make that a top priority when sworn in.

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Dosumu Ayomide, Twitter weed laced brownies seller in an online scam scandal

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A lady who deals in weed laced brownies, Dosumu Ayomide have been accused of multiple scandal by Twitter user, NIGERIA NEWS report.

Ayomide fearlessly promoted her business on Twitter sometimes last year, as she display the pictures of placed orders she delivered. This has got many people attracted to her.

Dosumu have been called out by a Twitter user, with username, @iamfemifactor for engaging in scandalous acts.
Femi Factor alleged her of taking a loan and refusing to acknowledge the money which he transferred to him. She allegedly denied receiving the money, which prompted him to call him out. Other people thereafter to Twitter to confirm that, alleging her of the said act and even shaming her.

He posted, “Here goes the story of the #5KScammer @OgShallz I dont usually call people out but taking loans and claiming not to receive it and also taking orders for your business and not delivering what people order is a big fraud and scam.”

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So on Thursday I got a distress message from @ogshallz that she needed 5k which she would return by weekend, to my surprise, when i sent the money, she claimed she never recieved it, I got so worried that i even contacted barter by @theflutterwave Nd they confirmed d transaction

Was successful, but she kept denying it saying her bank’s systems were down, I even offered to help by sending her the transaction Id but she never sent back a screenshot of complaining about it. She emphasized I should send another which spooked me off right away

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