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7 Jun 2015
THE West African Agricultural Productivity Programme (WAAPP)-Nigeria has adopted Oriendu Village, a rural Community in Umuahia North Local Government Area of Abia State for the establishment of Biogas Digester.
30 May 2015
The IITA/Support for Agricultural Research and Development of Strategic Crops (SARD-SC) project’s Mid Term Review by the African Development Bank(AfDB) has highlighted some successes in terms of implementation and in the development of the value chains of the four mandate crops- rice, wheat, cassava and maize. This was revealed at a two-day Stakeholders Consultation Workshop…
30 May 2015
FISHING activities in Ewhokoroafor Community, in Ndokwa East Local Government Area of Delta State has received a major boost with the donation of hundreds of fishing nets to the community dwellers, by All Seasons Agro-Allied Development Initiative (ASAADI), an non government organisation for Agriculture. ASAADI is an NGO for Agriculture that targets farmers who are…
24 May 2015
Nigeria’s rising population, presently put at 170m puts increased pressure on its demand for staples like maize, rice, wheat, millet and cowpea.
goodluck jonathan
17 May 2015
A GROUP, Nigeria Against Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) has faulted the recently signed National Bio-safety Agency Bill into law by the outgoing-President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, describing it as a ruse, scam, charade and a veil under which Monsanto, Dupont, Sygenta and similar foreign Bio-tech companies can achieve a strong foothold in the country.
16 May 2015
THE Polish Minister of the Economy Mr. Dycha has said that Poland can work with Nigeria to achieve self-sufficiency in fish production because of the availability of modern fish processing facilities in Poland.
16 May 2015
Although Nigeria has vast arable land suitable to grow enough wheat to meet its national demand and Agricultural Transformation Agenda (ATA) poised to stimulate substantial quantities by its 2017 projection, facts on ground point to the contrary.
gloria elemo
10 May 2015
THE Director General and Chief Executive Officer, Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO) Dr. Mrs. Gloria Elemo has been reappointed for another four-year tenure.
Cucumber Farmer
10 May 2015
IN Nigeria, it is unusual to use farming in the same sentence with youths. The grueling crudeness of farm work, man-hour and patience required to harvest the fruits of farming are not just unattractive, they have, over the years, driven young people out of farms and villages.
women rice farmers at Bokolori
9 May 2015
In the rash of misinformation being peddled in the media, it has become necessary to separate the wheat from the chaff, as some entrenched interests seem bent on truncating the genuine strides made so far by the President Jonathan Administration to make the nation self-sufficient in rice production. The rice industry was characterised by opacity…
3 May 2015
TUMUSIIME Rhoda Peace, AU Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture has received Dr. Howarth Bouis, Director of Harvest Plus and Dr. Anna-Marie Ball the Head of Africa Strategic Alliances, Harvest Plus.
3 May 2015
THE Triton Group of companies has invested $64million into the Nigerian Aquaculture industry as part of effort to boost local production of Tilapia and Catfish in the country.


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Gunmen on Tuesday set ablaze the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Ogidi, Idemili South Local Government Area, Anambra State, destroying non-sensitive materials for 2023 general elections. The Commission disclosed this in a statement by its Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, in Abuja on Wednesday. Okoye said that the…
9 mins ago
The Federal High Court in Abuja has granted the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, permission to apply for an order of mandamus to compel the Department of State Service (DSS) to allow him unfettered access to medical care. In the suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/2341/2022, Nnamdi Kanu, through his legal team…
1 hour ago
The U.S Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Leonard, on Wednesday reiterated her country’s decision to deny or cancel visas for any Nigerian, who try to undermine the 2023 general elections. Leonard made the assertions in Abuja at the Multi-Stakeholders Dialogue with the theme: “Nigeria’s 2023 Elections: Fostering Youth Action for Peace and Stability’’. The dialogue was…
1 hour ago
Chelsea were the biggest spenders of a record-breaking January transfer window for Premier League clubs while relegation-threatened teams also splashed the cash on a frenetic final day.
2 hours ago
Chelsea's record-breaking last-minute swoop to sign Enzo Fernandez took the Blues' spending in the first year of the club's new ownership to a staggering figure of more than £500 million ($616 million).