Category: Agriculture

Scientists in search of new varieties of rice as climate change threatens crops

  Rice is one of the most important cereal crops in the world and makes up an important part of the human diet. Rice production in Europe, which currently accounts...

CBN gives nod to six firms for milk importation, bars others

  The Central Bank of Nigeria has given approval to six dairy companies to import milk into the country. ALSO READ: Insurgency: Over 1,115 children die from acute...

Kwara to distribute 50,000. cocoa seedlings- AbdulRazaq

  Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has said his administration has raised 50,000 hybrid Cocoa seedlings, which will be distributed to farmers at...

Like yam, Nigeria to begin rice exportation in 2022 – Minister

Just like Nigeria started the exportation of yam tubers to the UK in the days of Mr, Audu Ogbeh, the  current Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Muhammad...

CBN mobilised 140,848 tomato farmers under Anchor Borrowers Programme

  Central Bank of Nigeria(CBN) Governor,Godwin Emefiele said the apex bank has mobilised and validated 140,848 tomato farmers for the Anchor Borrowers Programme. He...

Ogun to inherit FG’s rice mill, irrigation facilities

  The Federal Government is set to hand over rice mills and irrigation facilities already located at Shangisha, Eegua at Yewa North Local Government to Ogun state...

State policing as solution to Nigeria’s security challenges

BY S.b. Ozoana That there is serious and unprecedented state of insecurity in Nigeria today is like stating the obvious. The situation has led to calls for the overhaul...

Destruction of N50m farmlands

  ….Orin-Ekiti hunters arrest 37 cows at farm …Urge owners to pay compensation or forget the cows Less than a week after Yoruba Koya Movement, a...

From chicken to yam farming, Obasanjo’s new vocation

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo is not leaving anything to chance. Here he presides over the harvesting of yams in his farm in his country home,Ibogun, in Ogun...

Lets invest more in agriculture- Air Peace boss

  Mr Allen Onyema, CEO, Air Peace has underscored the need for massive investment in Nigeria’s agricultural sector to achieve the Federal Government’s...