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Move From Traditional Farming Methods To Access Finance, Technology

The General Manager, Kaduna Agricultural Development Agency (KADA), Dauda Ashafa has called on farmers in Kaduna state to move from the tradition farming methods to modern once with a view to accessing finance and technological knowhow to add value to their crops.

Emir Of Kano Advises Sterling Bank To Focus On Agriculture

The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has charged the management of Sterling Bank to focus more on agriculture financing in support of the Federal Government’s goals of diversifying the economy to address the country’s almost total dependence on proceeds from the oil and gas sector.

Ex-Envoy Harps On Potential In Agric Sector

A former Nigerian envoy to Greece, Ambassador Ayodeji Ayodele, has urged the Ekiti State Government to explore opportunities in the agric sector to boost...

Akeredolu Talks Tough On Herdsmen Brigandage In Ondo

Akeredolu talks tough on herdsmen brigandage in Ondo State, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has warned that his administration will no longer tolerate...

Revive Existing Grazing Reserves Instead Of Cattle Colonies — MACBAN

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has appealed to the Federal Government to revive the existing grazing reserves across the country instead of establishing cattle colonies.

Agriculture Is Our ‘Crude Oil’ In Kogi, We’ll Utilize It –...

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state said he’s yet to arrived at the set goals in agriculture, stressing that his target is to make...

Bukar Drills 120 Tube Wells To Boost Farming In His Constituency

Sen. Mustapha Bukar (APC-Katsina North), has started drilling of 120 tube wells across the 12 Local Government Areas of Katsina North Senatorial District so as to promote agriculture.

Herdsmen Crisis Fueled By Draconian Laws Of Some State Governments

The National Secretary of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) , Baba Usman Ngeljarma has blamed the current crises spread across some states of the federation on alleged draconian laws put in place by some state governments.

Piggery Farmers Demand For Piggery Colonies In Northern States

The National Association of Piggery Farmers are demanding colonies for their pigs across the 19 Northern States of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Kaduna Dry Port Will Boost Agricultural Exports – Farmers

Some farmers in Zaria, Kaduna State, have commended the Federal Government for the construction of an inland dry port in Kaduna, saying it will boost the country’s agricultural exports.

Yobe Govt Distributes Fishing Materials Worth N24.6m To Fishermen

Yobe Government on Saturday distributed canoes and fishing materials worth N24.6 million to 74 fishing households in 10 local government areas to improve economic growth.

Nigeria Earns N284bn From Cashew Exports In Three Years

Nigeria earned $813.05m (N284.5bn) in foreign exchange from the exportation of cashew between 2015 and 2017 says President, National Cashew Association.

Why Plateau Did Not Copy Benue’s Cattle Law – Lalong

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau says his administration will not copy neighbouring Benue state to enact the anti-grazing law, as grazing areas for cattle ranching have yet to be developed.

Local Paddy Rice Processors Beg For Training In Jigawa

Local paddy rice processors beg for training in Jigawa, Though parboiling and milling of paddy rice is one of the fastest growing small scale...

How Food Production, Rural Infrastructure Upscale Through ATASP-1 In North-West

How food production, rural infrastructure upscale through ATASP-1 in north-west, The quantum of cassava production in Kila, Gwaram Local Government Area of Jigawa State...