Tag: Farming

Agricultural Diversification, Panacea to Urban Congestion – Consultant

Suleiman Idris- June 25, 2019

Mr Augustine Okeke, Executive Director, Leadership Engagement and Research Network (LEARN) says only diversification on agriculture would take Nigeria out of urban over congestion and ... Read More

Poultry farmer urges price stabilisation mechanism for chicks

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 7, 2019

A Poultry Farmer, Mr. Sunday Adejoh, has called for a mechanism that will ensure the price stabilization for Day Old Chicks (DOCs) in the country ... Read More

Expert identifies snail farming as a money-spinning business

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 5, 2019

Snail rearing can be a money-spinning business for prospective farmers if properly developed, says Ossai Iyore, a snail farmer at Ekiosa market in Benin. Iyore ... Read More

How My Dad Inspired Me into Farming – Dogara

Tanimu- September 8, 2018

Turaki Hassan, Abuja: Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara has explained that he was inspired by his father to embrace farming, because ... Read More

Plateau: Pankshin LG boss commences sale of 16 trucks of fertilizer to farmers

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 17, 2018

Mrs Naomi Golmwen, Management Committee Chairman, Pankshin Local Government Area, Plateau, on Tuesday commenced the sale of fertilizer to farmers for the 2018 farming season. ... Read More

[email protected] Supports Adamawa IDPs to resume Farming

Tanimu- July 12, 2018

Alkasim Abdulkadir, Yola: Years after their enforced flight from their homes due to the insurgency, about 4000 farming households in Adamawa State have received free ... Read More

Butchers’ Union Boast of Potentials to Create 5 million Jobs

Henry Solomon- June 5, 2018

National Butchers’ Union of Nigeria (NBUN) has said that no fewer than five million jobs could be created by the union, with support from all ... Read More

Mechanised farming, only solution to food insecurity–Osun RAMP boss

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 30, 2018

Mr. Adelere Oriolowo, the Projector Coordinator of Osun Rural Access and Mobility Project(RAMP), says mechanized farming remains the only solution to food insecurity in the ... Read More

Be proud of your country’s values – US Ambassador advises Nigerians

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 25, 2018

The US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr William Symington, has called on Nigerians to be proud of their values, heritage and culture to propel the country ... Read More

Group lauds Oyedepo for Scholarships to Agric Students

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 16, 2018

An advocacy group, the YES Movement, on Friday lauded Dr David Oyedepo, Chancellor, Landmark University, Omu Aran, Kwara, for offering scholarships to encourage youths to ... Read More

Adamawa scales up Fadama Project

Tanimu- November 22, 2017

Abdulkadir Alkasim, Adamawa: The Adamawa Government has paid N20 million counterpart fund for the implementation of the FADAMA III Second Additional Financing (AFII) programme to ... Read More

Kebbi State To Earn Forex Through Rice, Livestock

Henry Solomon- August 17, 2017

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi says the state is planning to produce rice and livestock in commercial quantities for export to earn foreign exchange. Bagudu ... Read More

Bauchi FADAMA III Project Graduates 300 Agro-prenuers

Arowobusoye Samuel- August 10, 2017

The Bauchi State FADAMA III Project says it has trained 300 Agro-Prenuers on agricultural enterprenuership as part of effort to boost food production in the ... Read More

Nigeria Can Generate $10bn From Honey – USAID

Henry Solomon- June 29, 2017

Mr David Musa, the Team Leader, USAID Bee Keeping Pollination Project, says Nigeria can generate over 10 billion dollars from local and international trade in ... Read More

Gov. Tambuwal Inaugurates Sale of .3m Bags of Fertiliser

Suleiman Idris- May 27, 2017

  Gov.  Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Saturday inaugurated the sale of 300,000 bags of fertiliser worth N1.7 billion for the 2017  farming season. ... Read More

We Harvested Enough Rice That Can Feed Not Only Nigeria But Parts of Africa

Tanimu- February 21, 2017

Garba Shehu, Abuja: We are not the first to say that Nigeria has grown to the second position in rice production worldwide. A renown international ... Read More

Agriculture: Federal Government on Improving Irrigation in Nigeria

admin- February 11, 2017

Musbau Dan-Wahab, Abuja: As part of the diversification policy of the Buhari's Administration, the federal government is targeting 500 hectares of land for irrigation across ... Read More

IPCR Engage Farmers Herders In Dialogue

Henry Solomon- October 21, 2016

IPCR Engage Farmers Herders in Dialogue Access to land either for grazing or farming, plus conflicting land use laws have been identified as the major ... Read More

Food Security: Lagos, Niger Mull Partnership On Agriculture

Suleiman Idris- July 31, 2016

The Lagos State Government kick-started discussions on partnership for the development of agricultural commodity value chain with Niger State aimed at ensuring food security and ... Read More

Agriculture: GESSAN Gives Kudos To FG, Ogbeh over Accrued Debt Payment

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 14, 2016

The Federal ministry of agriculture has been applauded for its prompt effort in paying part of the money its predecessor owes the Growth Enhancement Support ... Read More