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Engaging youth in agriculture key to promoting food Security – Experts

 Ahmed Kaigama Experts in Agriculture says that engaging youth in Agriculture will promote and improve food security in the country. They made the call at the...

Bauchi: 5,000 farmers register for ginger production programme

The Bauchi State chapter of the Ginger Growers, Processing and Marketers Association of Nigeria says it has registered some 5,000 farmers who indicated  interest...

Poultry association tasks NLC on permanent employment of workers by employers

The Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN) has urged the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to stand  against  organizations recruiting Nigerians on contract basis. Mr Ezekiel Mam,...

Don canvasses adoption, more researches in GMO crops

A don, Prof Kolawole Adeboye, has called for the adoption of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) crops in Nigeria and calls for more researches into...

NDE trains 100 Ekiti youths in agriculture

 Rasaq Ibrahim, Ado-Ekiti The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) has begun the training of 100 youths in Ekiti State in agriculture under the Sustainable Agricultural...

Police arrest stepmother of man held in captivity for 15 years in Kano

The Kano State Police Command on Monday says it has arrested one Binta Sulaiman, the stepmother of man, 40-year-old, Ibrahim Lawan, held in captivity...

Farmers seek FG’s support on loans, grants

Frank Ikpefan, Abuja The National Apex of Nigerian Farmers’ Cooperative Society (NANFACOS) wants President Muhammadu Buhari to give priority to the private sector to enable...

Farmers seek probe of N144b agric loan

Jide Orintunsin, Abuja Edo State Concerned Farmers Association (ESCFA) yesterday asked the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and anti-graft agencies to probe Governor Godwin Obaseki...

Ondo distributes 20,000 cocoa seedlings to farmers in Isua-Akoko

No fewer than 100 cocoa farmers in Isua-Akoko, on Monday, benefitted from the 20,000 free hybrid cocoa seedlings, donated by the Ondo State government. Newsmen...

4,390 Anambra farmers get input

Emma Elekwa, Onitsha Over 4,390 farmers in Anambra State have benefited from farm input donated by  National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA). Comprising seeds/seedlings, knapsack sprayers and agrochemicals,...

Saving agric from extinction

Some farmers have lost their income to coronavirus (COVID-19) that disrupted the food supply chain. To solve the problem, experts have suggested ways to...

Nigeria’s president urges farmers to increase food production

President Muhammadu Buhari has advised Nigerian farmers to increase their food production as Nigeria has ‘no money’ for food importation. Even before the coronavirus pandemic,...

Nigeria Records 245 New Coronavirus Cases, Six Deaths

Nigeria has recorded 245 new Coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 2802. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control...

How coronavirus pandemic may affect food harvest – farmer

A greenhouse farmer, Mr. Chuba Chukwuka, has stated that a prolonged COVID-19 situation in Nigeria may affect food harvest negatively. In an interview with newsmen,...

Scramble for gold threatens cocoa farming in Osun community

The scramble for gold is threatening agriculture. Increased illegal gold mining in recent years has created heavy environmental calamities. These include soil erosion and...

Gov. Ortom Vows To Prosecutes Violators Of State Ranching Law

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue on Thursday vowed to prosecute all violators of the state’s Anti-Open Grazing Law. This was contained in a statement signed...

Italy ready to invest in Nigeria’s agric sector

By Edith Ike-Eboh Mr Alessandro Gerbino, Trade Commissioner,  Italian Trade Agency (ITA), said the Italian government was ready to invest in Nigeria’s agricultural sector. Gerbino said...

Economy: Stakeholders calls for digitisation of agricultural sector

By Chinyere Joel-Nwokeoma Stakeholders at the Global Trade Review (GRT) 2020 have stressed the need for effective digitisation of Nigeria’s agricultural sector to revitalise economic...

Nigeria to begin rice export in 2 years – Minister

By Cecilia Ijuo The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr. Sabo Nanono, said on Tuesday in Abuja that Nigeria would hopefully begin exporting rice...

FG to site specialised agricultural market in Osun

By Olajide Idowu The Federal Government is to site a specialised agricultural produce and international fish market in Ijebu –Jesa in Oriade Local Government Area...
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