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Agric Value Chain: Gov Bello Stresses Sustainability Of Paradigm Shift

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has stressed the need to sustain the paradigm shift in the agricultural sector from social service to...

Ginger Production Under Threat

The recent interview with the Managing Director of Tak Integrated Agricultural Solutions Limited, Kabir Usman, statement that some nations have collected Nigeria’s unique ginger...

Six Benefiting States Urge IFAD To Expand Operational Scope To LGs

The commissioners made the call in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State during the “wrap-up” meeting of the fifth Federal Government of Nigeria/IFAD-VCDP Supervision Mission. The Commissioners of...

How Nigeria Missed The Opportunity Of Being A Great Economy

Godwin Emefiele, governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), on Saturday said Nigeria missed the opportunity of being a great economy when it saw...

Adeshina To Commission New Training Facility For Youth Agripreneurs

The IITA's golden jubilee celebration will witness the commissioning of a new Training Facility for capacity development by the President of  the African Development...

Osinbajo, Gowon To Discuss Food Security At IITA Anniversary

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo will on Monday speak on food security and Nigeria’s preparedness to diversify its economy using agriculture as a lever. Mr. Osinbajo...

Govt Flags Off Bakolori Irrigation Scheme

The Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has flagged off the rehabilitation of 8,000 hectares and conversion/expansion of 5,560 hectares works of Bakolori irrigation scheme...

Famine, Malnutrition Loom In Nigeria, Experts Warn

International agriculture experts warned, yesterday, that famine and malnutrition were imminent in the country unless the government urgently put in place measures to address...

Hope For Nigeria As Minister Vows Plans Would Stop Rice Importation

The Federal Government has commended the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) over the completion of rice mill in Elele-Alimini, Emuoha Local Government Area of...

Fish Farmers Urged To Use Right Feed

Fish farmers have been advised to purchase the right seeds for better productivity. Dr James Apochi, National Coordinator , West Africa Productivity Programme (WAAPP) made...

Stakeholders Advocate Tech-Driven Poultry Farming

Stakeholders in the agro-allied business have advocated the immediate adoption of science and technology-driven poultry farming to assist rural and peri-urban farmers to rear...

FG Backs OAU’s N3bn Agric Project

The federal government has declared its determination to provide all that it would require to ensure that the agricultural intervention project to be pioneered...

FADAMA, World Bank To Train 300 Youths In Niger

The FADAMA III Additional Financing (AF) Programme says it is collaborating with the World Bank in training 300 graduates in agriculture and agro-allied business...

World Bank Invests $49million To Boost Irrigation In Nigeria

The World Bank has invested a sum of $49million to boost irrigation in Nigeria through the assisted Transforming Irrigation Management in Nigeria (TRIMING) project...

China’s Hebei Province To Establish Industries In Nigeria

An official of China's Hebei Province said it was ready to carry out pragmatic cooperation with northern Kaduna state of Nigeria. Wang Xiaodong, vice governor...

30,000 Farmers Benefited From Anchor Borrower Programme In Niger – CBN

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has rated the performance of Niger State high in the on-going Anchor Borrower’s Scheme of the apex bank. Even...

More Poeple Turning To Farming In Southern Kaduna

As the federal government continues its advocacy for greater farming,communities in Southern Kaduna have taken the gauntlet and returned to their farms. LEADERSHIP visit...

Stakeholders Chart Path To Agric Revival At Feed Nigeria Summit

President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, in a goodwill message at the ‘Feed Nigeria Summit (FNS) 2017 series, held in...

Nigeria To Supply 130,000 Tonnes Of Roasted Cashew Nuts To US

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh has said Nigeria is set to supply 130,000 tonnes of roasted cashew nuts to the...

Countries Urged To Enforce Global Standards On Food Trade

The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) has called on countries to reap benefits of food trade by engaging in standard setting. In a joint...

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