Category: Agriculture

Senate president condemns killing of 110 farmers in Borno

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has condemned the killing on Saturday of rice farmers by terrorists in Zabarmari in Borno State. Lawan decries the incident as...

Nigeria

After defeat them technically: BH beheads 43 rice farmers

  Reports from the North eastern state of Borno has confirmed that not less than 43 farmers have been beheaded by terrorist group BokoHaram Saturday. The beheaded...

FG empowers 250 Imo beneficiaries on rabbit farming

  The federal government has empowered 250 beneficiaries from Imo state on rabbit farming as it flagged off the second phase of the National Agricultural Land...

Train kills 50 cows in Oshogo

….Herder says it is worth N10m. Reports from Oshogbo the Osun State capital states that about 50 cows perished Wednesday when a train derailed in the area. It was...

Focus on putting food on peope’s table rather than 2023 succession -Obi tells Buhari

….Accused President of borrowing to fund corruption The vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the 2019 elections, Peter Obi, has...

Nigeria

Why we abandoned food crops for cash crops farming – SW farmers

  Stakeholders in the agriculture value chain from the South-West have attributed preference for production of cash crops by farmers to high profit, challenges of...

Big tobacco wants African countries to do its bidding

By Leonce Dieudonné Sessou, Executive Secretary, African Tobacco Control Alliance (ATCA) There was a time when tobacco companies could market their deadly and addictive...

lagos

COVID-19: Like Lagos: Osun youths loot palliative warehouses

…Cart away food items It was the turn of angry youths in Osun on Friday as they also stormed a warehouse in Ede town, where Covid-19 palliatives were allegedly...

Stop converting forest to Cocoa Reserves, Forestry experts cry to govt

AyoAROWOJOLU Stakeholders in the nation’s forestry sector are aggrieved with the new trend whereby government wantonly convert forest estates to cocoa reserves,...

lagos

Lagos govt condemns looting of CACOVID food palliatives in Maza, Maza

  Lagos State Government has condemned the destruction and looting of the warehouse at Mazamaza which housed the food palliative packages donated to the State...