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4 Apr
Stakeholders in crop production have called on the government, especially at the state level, to facilitate greater access of farmers to critical production means such as loans, improved seedlings, agro-chemicals and market linkage to industrial users to make production sustainable and boost food sufficiency.
4 Apr
The Federal Government has said that the war between Ukraine and Russia, which has negative impact on global prices of grains like maize, wheat and other agricultural commodities, would not have significant effect on the country following the measures being adopted to safeguard the economy.
3 Apr
The African Union recently declared year 2022 as the Year of Nutrition for Africa, as part of initiative to fight hunger and malnutrition on the continent.   The forum was used by the continent’s Heads of State, to send powerful signals to its 55 member states to prioritise better nutrition and health for their citizens…
3 Apr
Worried by the rising rate of unemployment in the country, Moringa farmers have urged youths to get involved in the cultivation of the produce, to generate income and improve their livelihood.
29 Mar
Tomato production specialists have identified hurdles limiting production in the country, but they admit that the potential to meet local demand and export abounds if appropriate technologies, funding, climate-resilient and improved varieties adaptable to Nigeria and off-taking arrangements are firmly emplaced and sustained. Dr Emmanuel Sangodele, chief agronomist at Kuda Gangara Integrated Tomato Farm, in…
27 Mar
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), among other partners have harped on the need to increase support for livestock
27 Mar
At a time when Nigerians are embracing commercial agriculture, dwarf hybrid crops cultivation appears to be a new goldmine to explore.
24 Mar
Millions of Nigerian youths can significantly contribute to the economy and get profitably employed if various technologies developed by research institutes and universities will be adopted
24 Mar
Stakeholders in agribusiness have called on the government and organisations to empower women in farming and agribusinesses to overcome challenges retarding their productivity
24 Mar
Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has said that the state government has concluded plans for a partnership with MasterCard to float agricultural projects that will employ
24 Mar
A service provider, 9 Payment Service Bank (9PSB), has committed to growing Nigeria’s agricultural value chain by supporting the payment needs of farmers through accessible
21 Mar
Investors are always on the lookout for new opportunities. Oyo State offers such investors a haven for agribusiness investment. With over 60% of Oyo State’s 28,500 square kilometres of land suitable for agriculture, an average daily temperature of 25 °C and 35 °C, and a largely untapped human resource capital, Oyo State is a gold…

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Uncertainty trailing conduct of the special convention of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to nominate its presidential candidate for the 2023 general election is giving party members anxious moments as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) deadline draws nearer.
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It was the turn of All Progressives Congress (APC), delegates yesterday, to exercise their mandate of choosing governorship candidates across the country, a day after the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) conducted theirs.
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With a combined manufacturing production value of N3.2 trillion in the second half of 2021, Lagos and Ogun industrial zones are responsible for 86 per cent of manufactured goods consumed in the country and exported.
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Apart from the contentious issue of zoning, there are some crucial red lines limiting the progression of various presidential aspirants.
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Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FTC), is in upbeat mood, as the city prepares to host what has been termed a political festival this weekend. But that cosy scenario would hide a multitude of sins and what has been a chaotic, and at times, disastrous process of preparation for the political feast.