The Amalgamated Union of Food and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria has said its members prefer to lose their perishable farm items and animals instead of transporting the same to the Southern part of Nigeria.
One person has been killed while many have sustained injuries as result of a clash between crop farmers and herders at Garin Mallam in Jakusko local government council of Yobe State.
Residents of Zabarmari in Borno state have accused the Nigerian military of failing to respond to early warnings that could have averted a likely Boko Haram attack on their community meanwhile Abubakar Salihu said the military is partly to blame for the incident
Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, on Sunday, admitted that the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram exists in many parts of the state and are threat to over six million people in the state.
Speaker, femi Gbajabiamila has condemned in the strongest terms, the killing of about 50 rice farmers in Zabarmari, Borno State by Boko Haram insurgents.
President Muhammed Buhari has expressed grief over the killing of farmers on rice fields at Zabarmari, in Jere Local Government of Borno State, describing the terrorist killings as insane.
An agritech focussed company, Farmcrowdy Limited (FC), says it is committed to impact 25,000 farmers across Nigeria through its Structured Financing of N5.7 billion.