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FG Settles 73 Ex-militants With Fish, Crop, Poultry Farms

Federal Government has settled 73 ex-Niger Delta militants in Rivers State with fish ponds, crop farms and poultry. The amnesty beneficia-ries, who had completed training...

Minister Flags Off Anti-rabies Programme

Minister of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mallam Muhammad Musa Bello has restated the readiness of the FCT Administration to combat rabies in the FCT. The...

Sen Adamu Advocates Price Control Mechanism For Produce

The chairman, Senate Committee on Agriculture, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, has called on the Federal Government to implement a price control mechanism for the country’s...

Governments, Donors Failing Women Farmers In Climate Change Fight – Oxfam

Women farmers are not getting the resources they need to feed their families and communities and adapt to climate change, findings by an international...

We’ll Make Agric Pivot For Economic Stabilization – FG

The Federal Government yesterday said that current effort is geared towards making agriculture a pivot for economic stabilization in diversification and employment generation. Minister of...

PBR Cowpea Not Harmful —ARCN

As plans to commercialise the Pod Borer Resistant (PBR) Cowpea or Bt Cowpea which has been under research for the last 8 years grows,...

GEMS4: Tomato Imports Hit $360m Annually

Despite its position as the largest producer of tomato in Africa, Nigeria is said to be importing tomato paste worth over $360m annually, according...

World Farmers’ Centre Opens in Lagos

A platform for agricultural training, advocacy, exhibitions forum, farming projects and a general hub for farmers has opened in Lagos. Known as the World Farmers’...

World Food Day: Nigerians Are Hungry And Angry

Food is not just a basic need; it is also an indispensable need in the life of every human being. We cannot do without...

Unemployment: Dangote Employs Youth Graduate For Rice Farming In Kogi

A novel multi-million Naira Youth Farming Initiative that will engage teeming unemployed Nigerian graduates in rice farming has been launched by the Dangote Rice...

Anchor Borrowers N265.7 Million Scandal: BOA, CBN Officials Fingered

Officials of both Bank of Agriculture and Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) are battling to explain to Adamawa State Government the disappearance of over...

FG Seeks Law To Export Goat Carcass, Others

Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbe, Thursday sought the assistance of the Senate to review the export prohibition law to enable the country export...

IMF Seeks Tax Policy Changes For Nigeria

•Explains why country keeps borrowing •Advises CBN to deepen forex market Nigeria needs a new policy on taxation in view of its very low level of...

NBMA Donates Relief Materials To Victims Of Terror Attacks

National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has donated some food items and relief materials to victims of terrorism and insurgency in the country. The Director General/Chief...

Nigeria More Of Agrarian Than Oil-Producing Nation- Olagunju

Waheed Olagunju, Executive Director, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs), Bank of Industry (BoI), has said if the per capita income of the country...
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