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2018 Budget: Beyond Claims Of Agric Financing

For the umpteenth time, the Federal Government has been reminded of its pledge and responsibility to drive the economy back to stability, use homegrown...

Maize Imports And Local Farmers

Upon all the government’s talk of having given priority status to agriculture as a means of creating jobs and diversifying the economy, which it...

Agriculture Development In The State Of Osun

With the precarious financial situation of Nigeria and the recessive economy being experienced due to lack of mechanisms for manufacturing the country’s necessities, several...

In Nigeria’s Steady Progress In Agriculture, Potential History In The Making

Against the background of falling oil prices, Kehinde argues for the potential for agriculture to change Nigeria’s fortunes, providing income and employment for a...

Olam Nigeria: Enhancing Domestic Food Security

Abimbola Akosile looks at the efforts of rice production giant, Olam Nigeria, to enhance food security and local sufficiency in agricultural production, in a...

Nigeria’s Rice Farmers Enjoy Growth Amid Economic Crisis

Agriculture has been a beneficiary of steps to counter effects of dollar shortage Young men, ageing widows and local chiefs — even civil servants —...

New FAO Report Projects Millions Of Nigerians Going Hungry

The newly launched United Nation Food and Agriculture Cadre Harmonisé report has revealed that nine million people in 16 northern states may experience food...

Ending Farmers/Herdsmen’s Clashes

The issue of Fulani herdsmen has raged in the polity for some time. The herdsmen are now the fourth deadliest group in the world,...

Nigerian Economy: Green Bond To The Rescue

With huge infrastructural gap and inadequate finance, Nigeria is faced with the onerous task of stable economic development in pace with its growing population....

Agriculture Beyond Lip Service

A buzzword is a word or expression that is fashionable to use at a certain time or place after which its usage diminishes. Buzzwords...

Gari From Abroad

• Nigerians and NAFDAC are still pondering the paradox It’s a wonder that gari, a Nigerian staple, is reportedly being imported into Nigeria when the...

Facing The Reality Of Hunger, The Osun Way

Food is as important and central to human existence as air. For sustenance, therefore, human beings the world over need food as of necessity....

SPECIAL REPORT: ‎How Buhari’s Agric Programme Is Creating Jobs, Pushing Nigeria...

At eight every morning, hundreds of farmers throng Birni Sala, an upland farming area along Gubin Ka (River Ka), in Jega town of Kebbi...

Food Security: Why Yam Scarcity, Price Increase May Persist

• Herdsmen Frustrate Yam Production In Taraba • Flooding, Kidnapping Stall Yam Farming In Kogi • Fading Soil Fertility Affects Benue Farmers • Cost Of Transportation, Seedlings...

Task Force On Reduction Of Food Prices And Matters Arising

The Federal Government at its weekly Federal Executive Council Meeting chaired by the Acting President Professor Yemi Osinbajo on February 1 announced that it...