Category: Agriculture

Kwara flags off 2020 cropping season

  The 2020 cropping season will begin in Kwara State on Wednesday, May 20th, with the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development deploying tractors, planters, boom...

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1,600 kms of rural roads for Oyo State

…Gov Makinde says project to lift agric hubs …We promptly paid N350m fund to aid project—Makinde Oyo State governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, revealed on...

Lagos mobilises maize farmers with seedlings to boost harvest

Lagos State Government Wednesday gave no fewer than 650 farmers one ton of Downy Mildew Resistant (DMR) and Leaf Streak Resistant (LSR) – Y (Yellow) hybrid maize...

COVID-19 vehicle caught conveying smuggled poultry products into Ogun

  The Federal Operations Unit, Zone A of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Tuesday, said its officers intercepted a vehicle with COVID-19 branded stickers used...

Five-year agric master plan for Kwara

Kwara State Comprehensive Agricultural Master Plan will be ready soon to guide the AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq administration’s policy direction on agriculture as the world...

SW govs reject 10, 800 bags of rice donated by FG as COVID-19 palliative

  …Says rice unhealthy for human consumption …Decision communicated to FG through VP Osibajo …How APC governors kept mum, used Makinde to fly...

COVID-19: Ize-Iyamu advocates support for farmers

The frontline aspirant of the All Progressives Congress in Edo state, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has called on the government to support farming and agriculture in the...

COVID-19 lock down: Bashorun Askia Foundation donates food items to Isoko nation

…Donates N.5m to Isoko COVID-19 Relief Fund In a bid to cushion the effect of the Coronavirus pandemic Lock Down on the indigent and vulnerable people, the founder...

Kwara gov orders suspension of top civil servant over extortion of farmers

  · Says  govt won’t tolerate extortion of any kind · EFCC to probe scam Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has directed the immediate suspension of...

Livestock programme key to Nigeria’s food security – Kwara govt

    The successful implementation of the National Livestock Transformation programme (NLTP) of the Federal Government would drive productivity in agriculture,...