Tag: agriculture

Enugu onions dealers characterised high cost, limited to poor harvest

Enugu onions dealers on Saturday attributed the high cost and scarcity of onions in the market to poor harvest caused…

Sesame seed farmers rejoice huge harvests in Yobe

Sesame seeds farmers in Yobe are celebrating bumper harvests as the price of the commodity shoots up to N32,000 per…

Victoria Bolujoko: need for cultivation of Vitamin A Cassava

A farmer, Mrs Victoria Bolujoko, has challenged local farmers to cultivate more of Vitamin A cassava because of its numerous…

UN seeks aid of ODSG to fight Fall Armyworm

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) is seeking the support of the Ondo State Government to combat Fall Armyworm, to…

NIAS: animal feeds companies warned against compromising standard

The Nigerian Institute of Animal Science, (NIAS) on Tuesday said that the Federal Government would not condone any attempt by…

Don Call On Youths To Invest In Agriculture

Prof. Cyril Nwangburuka, Head of Department, Agriculture and Industrial Technology, Babcock University, Ilishan, Ogun, on Friday advised Nigerian youths to…

NIRSAL Promise Farmers Of Timely Disbursement Of Agriculture Loans

The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) has assured farmers of its commitment to ensuring prompt disbursement of…

Rice Farmers To Benefits From CBN Anchor Borrowers Loan In Zamfara

The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) has said that 33,974 rice farmers will benefit from the CBN Anchors Borrowers…

United Nations Warns Afghanistan Against Food Insecurity

"Out of a total population of approximately 30 million, some 14.8 million people in the war-torn country are heavily reliant…

Bello Urges Buhari To Invest Recovered Loots In Agriculture

Nigeria's Agricultural Potential Could Be Harnessed If Properly Funded - Bello The Kogi State Governor, Yahya Bello, has called on…

Minister Urges Youths To Hold Government Accountable

Harass Us, The Leaders, When We Are Not Meeting Your Expectations - Audu Ogbeh Tells Youths The Minister of Agriculture…

7 Foods You Never Knew Were Surprisingly Healthy

7 Great Foods You Never Knew Were Surprisingly Healthy With so much news about foods to avoid if you’re trying…

Abia State To Stop Depending On Federal Allocation By 2022 – John Okiyi

Abia State Government Says The State will Stop Depending on Federal Allocation By 2022 The Abia State Government has said…

Thailand Minister Refutes Ogbeh’s Claims

Thailand’s ambassador to Nigeria, Wattana Kunwongse, has refuted the claims of the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh,…

Nigeria Cripples Thailand’s Rice Industry

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, has disclosed that Nigeria's reduction on rice importation has crippled Thailand's…

Food Security: Nigerian Army Establishes Cattle Ranches And Farms

Cattle Ranches and Farms Established By Army To Support Nigeria's Agricultural Potentials The Nigerian Army's Barracks Investment Initiative Programme has announced…

‘Unemployment, The Cause Of Herdsmen Killings’ – Aliko Dangote

Africa's richest man and topmost industrialist, Aliko Dangote has pointed to the high rate of unemployment as the possible cause…

Association Calls On FG To Ban Maize Importation

Association Urges FG To Ban Maize Importation The Maize Association of Nigeria (MAN), has called on the Federal Government to…

Adesina:I will Not Rest Until Africa Feeds Itself, commits $250,000 To Youths In Agriculture

The World Food Prize awardee and ex-Minister commit $250,000 cash award received to set up a fund for financing African youths in…

2017 Budget: Agriculture To Get More Fund

  President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the Nigerian citizens that the  Federal Government will sustain concrete measures to diversify the…

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