5 Jul 2021
The Progressives Mandate Movement (PMM) has rejected moves by some elements within the All Progressives Congress (APC) to zone the party’s national chairmanship to the North Central.
30 Jul 2019
From cattle colonies to RUGA settlements in every state of the federation From what we know of the cattle colony scheme, based on a presentation by the then Minister of Agriculture, Hon. Audu Ogbe, the cattle colony scheme is not a scheme for the settlement of Fulani herdsmen. Here is what he said in his…
15 May 2019
In 1865 a month after America’s civil war ended the abolitionist and former slave, Frederick Douglass posed this question “In what new skin will the old snake come forth? That question remains a metaphor reading from how blacks are being treated in America. In Nigeria, the youth helped the ruling government in 2015 (then as…
6 Feb 2019
A positive outcome recorded in rice production in the country, under the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) agriculture intervention programme, may be underway, as it is already assessing huge interests and investments...
13 Nov 2018
The Nigerian Government said local farmers would pay five per cent interest rate for loans collected through the reforming of the Bank of Agriculture (BOA). Agriculture and rural development minister, Audu Ogbe who spoke at Town Hall meeting on Agriculture in Dutse, Jigawa State, said the interest rate was part of government plans to ensure…
8 Jul 2018
Because we now enjoy a culture of low expectation in the most populous black nation on earth, we appear to be looking the other way while our leaders at all levels merely converge every week...
3 Feb 2018
Former governor of Sokoto State, Attahiru Bafarawa, has warned that there may be no elections in the country next year, the if the Federal Government fails to restore peace to Benue and other parts of Nigeria.
31 Jan 2018
Because of misgivings about the proposal to establish cattle colonies as solution to incessant violent clashes between Fulani herdsmen and farming communities across Nigeria...
25 Jan 2018
The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) has vowed to sustain the on-going strike action in the research and development institutions across the country.
22 Jan 2018
The Acting Director of the National Centre for Agricultural Mechanisation (NCAM), Ilorin, Dr. Yomi Kasali, has commended the Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbe...
5 Dec 2017
Cocoa Farmers Association of Nigeria (CFAN), has accused the Federal Ministry of Agriculture of procuring substandard agricultural inputs for the farmers, thereby causing great havoc for the agric produce.
6 Oct 2017
In ten years time oil and gas may cease to be the major foreign exchange earner for this country. We have notices from China and India who are the biggest buyers of our crude, and the biggest consumers of fuel.