Tag: Food Security

FAO Assures Nigeria of Continued Technical Support on Food Security/Zero Hunger

Henry Solomon- May 8, 2019

The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) has promised Nigeria continued support in its drive toward ensuring food security and zero hunger in the future. FAO ... Read More

`My Food Bank’, food security initiative launched

admin- December 15, 2018

“My Food Bank’’, an initiative of young Nigerians to address the problem of food security in the country has been launched by President Muhammadu Buhari. ... Read More

Osun election: Lawmakers task INEC, security agents on fairness

admin- September 21, 2018

Osun election: Lawmakers task INEC, security agencies on Fairness. Some lawmakers in the Lagos State House of Assembly, on Friday, urged the Independent National Electoral ... Read More

FG Seeks Partnership with Bangladesh on Flood Resistant Seed

Henry Solomon- September 18, 2018

The Federal Government has called for partnership with the People’s Republic of Bangladesh to develop flood resistant seed varieties to ensure food security in the ... 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

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

France Signs €500,000 Humanitarian Agreement with 2 Aid Organisations in Borno

Henry Solomon- May 10, 2018

France on Thursday signed a 500,000 Euros agreement with two humanitarian organisations to support humanitarian aid in Borno. Guillaume de Kerdrel, First Counsellor of the ... Read More

How food security is being threatened in Nigeria

admin- April 6, 2018

Armed herdsmen attacking communities in Nigeria A farmer, Mr Adolphus Ogbonna, has warned that food security may be threatened seriously in Nigeria in the near ... Read More

President Buhari Approves Establishment of National Food Security Council

AMT Tanimu- March 17, 2018

Garba Shehu, Abuja: Days after he announced the intention of the Federal Government to establish a National Food Security Council, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved ... Read More

President Buhari Vows To Reduce Illegal Migration To Europe

Abdul Jimoh- November 29, 2017

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday night in Abidjan declared that all Nigerians stranded in Libya and other parts of the world will be brought home ... Read More

”Food Africa” Model Project Begins In Kaduna

Henry Solomon- October 4, 2017

Sahara group, The Roca Brothers, Kaduna State Government and UN System in partnership commenced the implementation of  ''FOOD AFRICA'' Model Project in Kaduna, a programme ... Read More

Obasanjo Advocates Africa Without Hunger

Abdul Jimoh- July 24, 2017

Obasanjo advocates Africa without hunger Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday, called for a world without hunger in Africa through deliberate investment in infrastructure, research ... Read More

Why Adesina Won The 2017 World Prize For Food

Henry Solomon- June 27, 2017

The World Food Prize Foundation has explained why Dr Akinwumi Adesina won the 250,000 dollars 2017 World Food Prize Laureate prize on Monday. President of the Foundation, Amb. ... Read More

FG Starts 2018 Budget Process To Align With ERGP

Abdul Jimoh- June 13, 2017

FG Starts 2018 Budget Process To Align With ERGP The Federal Ministry of Budget and National Planning on Tuesday in Abuja began the process of ... Read More

President Buhari’s New Version of The Niger Delta – Osinbajo

Henry Solomon- June 6, 2017

The Acting President Yemi Osinbajo says the Buhari administration is promoting a new way of thinking and engagement that will secure the development of the ... Read More

Price of Rice Crashes As Ramadan Draws Near

Suleiman Idris- May 17, 2017

The report on prices of selected food released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in May indicated that the price of rice dropped by ... Read More

Food Security: Lagos State Government To Upscale Imota Rice Milling Plant

Henry Solomon- April 25, 2017

As part of plans to ensure food self-sufficiency, especially through rice production, the Lagos State Government says it is up-scaling the Imota Rice Milling Plant ... Read More

FAO Partners Africa Rice Center In Strengthening Capacity Of Farmers In Nigeria

Henry Solomon- March 23, 2017

As part of efforts to boost rice production in the country, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Côte d’Ivoire based ... Read More

President Buhari Calls Speaker Dogara

Abdul Jimoh- February 9, 2017

President Buhari Calls Speaker Dogara President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday evening called the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara from the United ... Read More