Tag: Food Security

Armyworm A Threat To Maize In Africa

Henry Solomon- February 6, 2017

Scientists tracking a crop-destroying caterpillar known as armyworm say it is now spreading rapidly across mainland Africa and could reach tropical Asia and the Mediterranean ... Read More

Mandate of Task Force On Food Security In Nigeria After First Meeting

Tanimu- February 3, 2017

Aso Rock Villa, Abuja: Contrary to circulating reports, the work of the Task Force is NOT to fix the prices of food items. Instead, the ... Read More

Osinbajo Sets Up Task Force On Food Prices

Henry Solomon- February 1, 2017

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has set up a Task Force to beat down food prices across the nation at the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting ... Read More

News Summary: Senate Suspends Customs ICT Contract 17/11/2016

Henry Solomon- November 17, 2016

NTA News Summary November 16 2016   World Bank Lauds SEPIP Projects In Bauchi World Bank has expressed satisfaction over the utilization of funds under ... Read More

News Summary: Presidency Warns Against Famine Early Next Year – 15/11/2016

Henry Solomon- November 15, 2016

NTA News Summary November 15, 2016   Osinbajo Meets Saraki, Dogara In Closed Door Vice President Yemi Osinbajo had a closed-door meeting with Senate President ... Read More

Agriculture Is Our Path Way Out Of Recession – Obasanjo

Henry Solomon- October 20, 2016

Former Nigerian President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo says focusing on Agriculture will help the country out of recession Nigeria’s former President Olusegun Obasanjo says agriculture is ... Read More

Export Is Our Way Out Of Recession – Party Stalwart

Henry Solomon- September 14, 2016

The National Treasurer of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Chief Angus Uzoamaka on Wednesday said only promotion of exports would save the country from ... Read More

We’re In A Hurry To See Projects Take Off ~ President Buhari Tells Morrocan Envoy

admin- July 20, 2016

R-L; President Muhammadu Buhari, Delegate to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, and Moroccan Special Envoy. H.E. Nasser Bourita, Director Yassine Mansouri and Morrocan ... Read More

FG determined to make Nigeria great via science and technology ~Minister

inno.korie- May 30, 2016

The Federal Government says it will ensure that it uses science, technology, engineering, research and innovation to make Nigeria a great country. The Minister for ... Read More

FG Determined To Drastically Reduce Nigeria’s Food Imports Bill – President Buhari

Tanimu- April 2, 2016

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the Federal Government is determined to significantly reduce the very high bill for importation of food products to Nigeria. ... Read More

National food Security Is Our Priority – President Buhari

Tanimu- February 21, 2016

President Buhari in His Farm President Muhammadu Buhari said on Saturday that the priority of his administration is to ensure national food security before export ... Read More

Chinese Collaborate With Nigeria On Food Security

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 13, 2015

Federal Government of Nigeria  and China have gone into agreement food production which they have allocated land for fertilizer industry to a Chinese industry. This ... Read More

Traditional Rulers Canvasses For More Proactive Measures On Food Security

Suleiman Idris- September 19, 2014

Concerned about the food security situation in the country Traditional Rulers are canvassing for a more proactive approach of Agro-industrialization. Towards this end, a 2 day ... Read More

Nigerian Govt Push For Food Security

admin- July 4, 2014

  By Musa Baba Aliyu Food Scarcity, high cost of items, fear of hunger that will eventually follow are basis for the present administration's push ... Read More