Dangers of food and water in plastics
Sir: Many Nigerians did not understand where the Agriculture Minister Audu Ogbeh was coming from when sometime ago he warned his compatriots against the use of cellophane in their food regime.
Ogbeh to discuss technology at CBU annual series
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, will speak on the moribund agricultural industry at the forthcoming 19th annual lecture series of the Catholic Brothers United...
EFCC’s agric loan recovery efforts trigger questions on due diligence
Sequel to Federal Government’s directive to the Bank of Agriculture (BOA) to recover non-performing loans within 90 days, the bank has partnered with security agencies...
Proposal for pilot ranches: Reward for criminality?
Earlier in the year, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, wrapped up in himself, made the eerie and mercenary suggestion for grazing “colonies”, nationwide, a sad reminder of the British colonial factor and an evocation of the expansive Fulani jihad of 1804-1808.
Ranching: That common sense may prevail
At last, the Federal Government has chosen the path of common sense to support the globally practised modern way of raising livestock, which is ranching. If properly planned and transparently implemented, cattle ranching can be far more economically beneficial to the owners and the nation, as well as eliminate the raging farmers-versus-herdsmen....
Land border closure and implications on local rice production
The Federal Government shocked Nigerians early last week when it disclosed through the Minister of Agriculture, Mr. Audu Ogbeh, that it would soon close some neighbouring land borders. Government views such land borders as routes that undermine Nigeria’s efforts at food security, especially...
FG to shut land border soon over rice smuggling
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, made the disclosure in Abuja yesterday while speaking with youths in a lepadership clinic under the auspices of Guardians of the Nation International (GOTNI).
Rice smuggling: FG to shut land border in few days
The Federal Government says it will shut down the land border between Nigeria and a neigbouring country in a few days time to avoid smuggling of foreign rice into the country.