When what we eat turns poisonous
“Let your food be your medicine, and your medicine be your food.” – Hippocrates (460 - 370BC), Greek Doctor. Audu Ogbeh, agriculture minister, sometime ago in a piece published by a national daily titled, ‘Nigeria, global standard in food production and trade,’ wrote “What you eat, if you eat well, will determine your state of…
Ogbeh links SAP to economic, agric woes
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has said the Structural Adjustment Programme (SAP) of erstwhile military President Ibrahim Babangida was the genesis of the nation’s economic woes, high interest rates, hyper-inflation and uncompetitive agriculture.
FG must fund ranching in states to end farmers-herders clashes, says Ogbeh
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has insisted that Nigeria will invest in cattle ranching as a solution to the farmers-herders crisis.While delivering a lecture yesterday on Technology and Agricultural Revolution: A tool for economic growth’, organised by Catholic Brothers ....
Ogbeh to discuss agric tech at CBU lecture
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, will be speaking at the 19th annual lecture series of the Catholic Brothers United (CBU), to be held on Sunday, August 26, 2018, at the McGovern Hall, St. Agnes Catholic Church, Maryland.
FG set to achieve SDGs on poverty, hunger, says Audu Ogbeh
The Federal Government of Nigeria is working to transform its agricultural sector to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals to end poverty and hunger, attain food security and improve nutrition to promote sustainable agriculture. Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, made this known at the opening ceremony of a three-day Feed the Future…
CBN interest rate on agric loans outrageous, says Ogbeh
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, has criticized the nine percent interest rate on agricultural loans given to farmers under the Anchor Borrowers Scheme of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), describing it as outrageous. Ogbeh, who spoke at the second conference of the Feed the Future Nigeria Agricultural Policy Project yesterday…
Dangers of food and water in plastics
Sir: Many Nigerians did not understand where the Agriculture Minister Audu Ogbeh was coming from when sometime ago he warned his compatriots against the use of cellophane in their food regime.
Ogbeh to discuss technology at CBU annual series
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, will speak on the moribund agricultural industry at the forthcoming 19th annual lecture series of the Catholic Brothers United...
EFCC’s agric loan recovery efforts trigger questions on due diligence
Sequel to Federal Government’s directive to the Bank of Agriculture (BOA) to recover non-performing loans within 90 days, the bank has partnered with security agencies...
Proposal for pilot ranches: Reward for criminality?
Earlier in the year, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, wrapped up in himself, made the eerie and mercenary suggestion for grazing “colonies”, nationwide, a sad reminder of the British colonial factor and an evocation of the expansive Fulani jihad of 1804-1808.