Tag: Farmers

Governor Masari Flags-off Date Palm Plantation, Promises Assistance to Katsina Farmers

Henry Solomon- September 11, 2021

Katsina state Government says with the launching of 600 hectares of date palm planting on Thursday in the state, the state Agricultural Restoration project is ... Read More

Osun monarch asks farmers to withdraw suit against FG on police college

Abdul Jimoh- September 8, 2020

Oba Wahab Oyedotun, the Orangun of Ila in Osun, has warned non-native farmers in the area whose land was used for the construction of Police ... Read More

FG, OGSG and IFAD empower 2,500 farmers with inputs.

Abdul Jimoh- August 21, 2020

No fewer than 2,500 rice and cassava farmers have been empowered with farm inputs by both the Federal and Ogun Governments under the Value Chain ... Read More

Tomato farmers in S/West targets 1200m/tons monthly production

Abdul Jimoh- June 11, 2020

The South-West President of Tomato Growers Association of Nigeria, Mr Bamidele Ajani, said the group had targeted to produce 1200m/tons monthly to reduce the scarcity ... Read More

Farmers In Bwari Anticipate Bumper Harvest

Abdul Jimoh- July 18, 2019

Some farmers in Bwari Area Council of the FCT have expressed optimism that they would have a bumper harvest at the end of the current ... Read More

Bauchi Farmers Abandon Food Crops Cultivation, Shift to Cash Crops

Henry Solomon- July 14, 2019

Stability in prices of food crops being experienced this year is taking its toll on farming activities in Bauchi state, raising fears of possible drop ... Read More

Cropping season: NSCDC to Deploy 1,500 Personnel to Farmlands to Ensure Security

Henry Solomon- July 13, 2019

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), says it has concluded arrangements to deploy additional 1, 500 personnel under its Agro-Ranger scheme to farmlands ... Read More

Unilorin Vows to Prosecute Illegal Farmers, Herders

Henry Solomon- July 2, 2019

The University of Ilorin in Kwara says it will henceforth prosecute illegal farmers and herders apprehended on its property. Prof. Bolaji Sule, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, ... Read More

Middlemen are Agents of Food Insecurity – Farmers

Henry Solomon- March 19, 2019

Farmers across the country have called on government to curb the activities of middlemen, describing them as agents of food insecurity, exploitative and parasites. The ... Read More

National Park Service to Hold Campaigns on Bush Burning

Henry Solomon- November 30, 2018

Alhaji Ibrahim Goni, the Conservator-General of the Service National Park Service says the service will soon embark on campaign against bush burning during the dry ... Read More

Nigeria can feed 600 million people with right technology – Envoy

admin- October 8, 2018

The Consul-General of Denmark in Lagos, Mr Per Christensen, on Monday said that Nigeria could produce food for some 600 million people through the application ... Read More

NIRSAL Says It has Injected Over N77bn into Agribusiness With Positive Impacts

Henry Solomon- August 29, 2018

The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) says it has facilitated the flow of N77.7 billion from commercial banks into the Agric-business ... Read More

Human Right Violation Records Reaches 1M in 2 Years – NHRC

Henry Solomon- August 11, 2018

The National Human Right Commission (NHRC), on Saturday, said it recorded about one million cases of human rights violations in the country between 2017 and ... Read More

Soft loans, supply of inputs will guarantee food security- Association

Arowobusoye Samuel- August 2, 2018

The All Farmers Association of Nigeria (ALFAN), Rivers Branch, says granting of soft loans to farmers and supply of inputs will guarantee food security in ... Read More

RIFAN Predicts Bumper Rice Harvest in Adamawa

Henry Solomon- July 31, 2018

The Adamawa chapter of the Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) says it is optimistic of a bumper harvest in the 2018 crop season following ... Read More

PCNI Reach out to Farmers with Free Fertilizer in Northeast

Tanimu- July 28, 2018

Alkasim Abdulkadir, Abuja: On Monday the 23rd of July, the Presidential Committee on North East Initiative (PCNI) commenced the distribution of fertiliser to farmers in ... Read More

Vigilance Group Appeals to Buhari to Assent to VGN Bill

Henry Solomon- July 25, 2018

The Vigilance Group of Nigeria (VGN) in Lagos on Wednesday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to its bill that was passed by the ... Read More

Police Repel Attack on Zamfara Communities

Henry Solomon- July 24, 2018

The Police in Zamfara have repelled attacks on Chali and Gobirawa communities in Maru Local Government area of the state and arrested one of the ... Read More

FG to Complete All Abandoned Water Projects

Henry Solomon- July 13, 2018

Dr. Elijah Aderibigbe, the Director, Irrigation and Drainage, Federal Ministry of Water Resources, has assured that the Federal Government will complete all abandoned water projects ... Read More

NGO Trains 40 on Conflict Monitoring, Responses in Plateau

Henry Solomon- June 29, 2018

A Non-Governmental Organisation, West Africa Network for Peace Building (WANEP), on Friday in Jos commenced training of 40 critical stakeholders on conflict monitoring, analysis and ... Read More