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RUGA by another name

ANOTHER round of tension is brewing in the polity following the announcement by the Federal Government that it is remodelling “grazing areas” throughout the...

The Most Pressing Nutrition, Health, And Wellness Issues In Contemporary Nigeria

By Jim Rex-Lawson Moses Nigeria, the most populous black nation in the world, referred to as the giant of Africa, also has the highest population...

What Crippled Sokoto Gum Arabic Project

"Sokoto Gum Arabic Project" The multi-million naira Gum Arabic plantations established in the three senatorial districts of Sokoto State have been abandoned, Daily Trust...

Economic Recovery And Growth: How Far So Far?

Nigeria Economic Recovery is one of the key mandates of Federal Ministry of Budget and National Planning is to render policy advice to Federal...

Nigeria: Farmers Can’t Fight Desertification Alone

When Abbas Gandi lost a large portion of his crops to the combined ravages of desertification and drought a few years ago, he was...

When Oyo Government Trained Northern Residents On Agribusiness

Agriculture which in recent time has become a hub for economic activities, has been tipped by stakeholders to take over from petroleum as the...

Nigeria’s ‘Great Farm’ Model Shortens Islamist’s Youth Recruitment Drive

Challenge is on to provide country’s youth with a reason to stay on the land The Buhari administration has set two targets for farming: to...

Cassava Bread Fund: Going Way Of Failed Interventions

• BoI Has Breached Terms, Conditions Concerning The Fund- NCAPMA • Govt Should Prevent Truncation, Summersault Of Policy- Master Bakers After years of foot-dragging on disbursement...

Zimbabwe: Sakunda’s Commitment To Agriculture Admirable

The announcement this week that Sakunda will partner Government in a $68 million investment in irrigation is a good example of how the private...

Nigeria’s ‘Great Farm’ Model Bears Fruit In Time Of High Insecurity

The Buhari administration has set two targets for farming: to reduce the country’s food import bill — currently about $6bn a year, according to...

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,...