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2 days ago
In a bid to boost food security through collection of credible and timely data, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has donated ICT equipment to the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
2 days ago
“The newly approved genetically modified TELA Maize variety by the Federal Government was rejected by the United States Government and Kenya. It is unfortunate that Nigeria...
2 days ago
Experts say mechanisation and commercialisation of agriculture are veritable ways to increase farm yields and feed increasing population of Africa.
2 days ago
Nigerians have again been urged to embrace agriculture, especially due to the economic hardship that has continued to trail the COVID-19 disruption.
4 days ago
Tomorrow is World Food Day; but despite assurances by President Muhammadu Buhari to make N600 billion loan facility available to 2.4 million farmers in the country, situations and forecasts have shown that Nigeria may face food insecurity...
14 Oct
Engineering firm Danfoss will be focusing on the importance of implementing cold room maintenance best practices for an ever-growing and demanding African climate, in an upcoming webinar for the Nigerian market. Taking place on Tuesday, 19 October 2021, the organisation’s global applications expert, John Broughton, who is sharing practical advice on how to prevent refrigeration…
11 Oct
Experts have called on smallholder farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa to adopt genetically modified maize, saying its introduction is capable of boosting food production.
11 Oct
To cushion effects of flood disasters, restore household income and boost food production, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has distributed agricultural inputs to over 3,539 farmers...
11 Oct
An aurally challenged farmer, Emmanuel Isado, has launched a fish farm at Jakande Estate, Amuwo Odofin, Lagos, as part of efforts to make sources of protein affordable.
11 Oct
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has expressed how focusing on developing Nigeria’s agricultural value chain, particularly the business of creating a proper commodity market with logistics...
10 Oct
The global mushroom cultivation market has been projected to witness significant growth, majorly due to its growing acceptability and rising demand across the world.
10 Oct
Nothing less than 70 per cent of the cost of fish production is expended solely on fish feeds, a development that has hitherto impacted the profitability of the farmers.
10 Oct
A River State-based poultry farmer, Tekena Ovuru, has emerged winner of the Princewill Trust — Help The Hard Worker competition for the month of September.

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Comedian and magician Phil Butler has died at the age of 51. His cause of death remains unknown as it has not yet been announced. Phil’s agents Chris Davis Management issued a statement following his sad passing. Sharing a statement on Twitter, they confirmed: It is with huge sadness we have to announce the passing…
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27 mins ago
Forty-eight emerging leaders from around the world, including Nigeria, Togo and Sierra Leone, join the inaugural 24 fellows to build a network of 72 active fellows working to tackle global drivers of inequality. LAGOS, Nigeria, 19 October 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- New York – October 19, 2021 – The Ford Foundation has today announced its 2021 Ford…
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Attackers rely on small-sized patterns to avoid detection, as predicted by Nexusguard researchers SINGAPORE, October 19, 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Small bit-and-piece DDoS attacks (distributed denial of service) boomed by 233% in the first half of 2021, revealed Nexusguard researchers in the Threat Report FHY 2021. As the pandemic carried on into 2021, hackers experimented with new attack…
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By Mrs Fatima Maada Bio, First Lady of Sierra Leone, Africa Champion for Sanitation and Hygiene LAGOS, Nigeria, October 19, 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Access to handwashing with soap is a foundational component of healthy schools. Good hygiene practices help ensure children are healthy, so they can attend class and learn. The availability of handwashing stations…