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7 Feb 2016
The Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh has outlined ways by which the Federal Government can diversify from oil to non-oil sector anchoring it on the agric sector.
31 Jan 2016
FG Hangs 30,000 YEAP Agripreneurs’ Fate In Balance With more than 50 per cent of Nigeria’s population under the age of 25, and an expected additional 100 million young people joining the labour queue by 2035, according to a World Bank projection, it paints a picture of a nation with lesser job opportunities. It is…
31 Jan 2016
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has supported Federal Government’s on-going response to control and curtail the spread of Bird Flu by donating some disease surveillance and containment materials to the Ministry. Receiving the materials on behalf of the ministry at the weekend, the Minister of State, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sen.…
31 Jan 2016
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMet) has said the recent and first rainfall of the year 2016 in Lagos, was not early rain because it would not continue, and there would also be period without any rainfall in the early weeks. Aside this, Chief Meteorologist, NIMet, Forecast Office Ikeja, Lagos, Mr. Adewale Ajuyomi, stated that farmers…
24 Jan 2016
Appearance matters a lot in anything one does, be it in one’s dress sense or the general look of one’s vehicle. Like good dressing, neat and well-kept vehicles speak volume of the owner or driver.
24 Jan 2016
CHEVRON Corporation through its subsidiary, Partnership for Initiative in the Niger Delta (PIND), has collaborated with Ondo State in its numerous programmes to encourage youth participation in agriculture. 
24 Jan 2016
If the nation were truly persuaded on diversifying from crude oil business, then the N76billion budget for agriculture in 2016 would raise eyebrows. For instance, the ambitious national wheat production project, alone, would gulp about N2.5billion to source certified seeds if that target fully set sail last November.
23 Jan 2016
KANO state is set to host 2016 National Conference on Agriculture for all Commissioners of Agriculture from the 36 states of the federation, some agricultural companies and institutions and other stakeholders from within and outside the country.
17 Jan 2016
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, flaged-off of the second phase of the Agricultural Equipment Hiring Enterprise (AEHE), under the Mechanisation Intervention Programme (MIP), on Tuesday, at the National Centre For Agricultural Mechanisation (NCAM), in Ilorin, Kwara State. The Minister commended his “predecessor, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, now President of the African Development Bank AfDB), in repositioning agriculture to the present level. He has laid…
17 Jan 2016
• Poor Nutrition, Lower Revenue Consequences
10 Jan 2016
Wilfred Ifeanyi Okonkwo, scholar and professor of Agricultural and Bio-resources Engineering at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka spoke to FABIAN ODUM on his concern about the toll climate change is taking on agricultural productivity. He thinks climate smart agriculture, as a tool would help reverse adverse effect of changing climate. WHAT is the general outlook…
3 Jan 2016
FISH remains the cheapest source of good protein in the diet of a greater population of Nigerians, and its quality, in terms of the nutritional value is impressive because of its rich display of amino acids (protein/body builder).


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The leaders of the Writers Guild of America on Tuesday called off a monthslong strike that has paralyzed Hollywood, accepting a pay deal hammered out with production studios.
30 mins ago
At least 100 people were killed and more than 150 injured when a fire broke out during a wedding at an event hall in the northern Iraqi town of Qaraqosh, officials said early Wednesday.
3 hours ago
There are clear indications that more manufacturing companies and businesses in the country may shut down in the coming months due to the unabating energy crisis, which has now pushed diesel prices to over N1,100 per litre. 
3 hours ago
Organised Labour, with one voice, yesterday vowed to shut down economic activities nationwide next Tuesday.
3 hours ago
Key performance indicators of the manufacturing sector suffered negative growth in the first half (H1) of the year, the Manufacturer’s Association of Nigeria (MAN) review of the economy has shown.