Wednesday, 31st May 2023


22 May
The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in an effort to boost both Cassava and Yam production in Rivers State has trained over 100 farmers on smart cloud agriculture.
7 Nov 2022
I have listened to the speech of a famous politician repeatedly where he said, “recruit 50 million youths into the Army.
23 Oct 2022
Amidst efforts to boost cassava production, scientists through the NextGen Cassava Project have released five improved cassava varieties to the delight of farmers.
21 Oct 2022
In its bid to stem the tide of hunger and malnutrition in rural Nigeria, especially among women, HarvestPlus with funding and support from the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA),
16 Oct 2022
The fortunes of air cargo export in Nigeria have dipped to an all-time low. On the one hand, the misfortune is the difficulty in funnelling agro-produce to nearby airports
7 Oct 2022
The inclusion of cassava flour in the production of bread, in addition to price reduction, is capable of saving the country at least $2b yearly.
7 Aug 2022
Cassava seed producers have raised concerns over their inability to access loans and insurance cover to hedge against risks.
24 Jul 2022
Garri is a common staple that appeals to all classes; the rich and the layman. It’s an edible ‘gold’ you don’t dig up from a quarry or go into a tourism expedition to extract. Every ethnic group in Nigeria hones the arts and crafts of its production. Over the years, regardless of the unbearable hike…
25 May 2022
An indigenous firm, Teecentinel Group, has said it will commence training beneficiaries of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) at the multi-billion naira Cassava
22 May 2022
The first phase of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) funded training on Cassava Seed Entrepreneurship for business development
28 Feb 2022
Tanzanian Minister of Agriculture, Honourable Hussein Mohamed Bashe, wants the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) to support the East African region towards cassava,
Nigeria President
19 Jan 2022
President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged Nigerians to exercise a little patience, as the “growing food production in the country, especially expansion in rice farming, will eventually bring down prices


12 mins ago
Declaration by the Chairman of National Population Commission (NPC), Nasir Isa Kwarra, that the Commission had spent N200 billion on preparations for the 2023 Population and Housing Census before the exercise was cancelled has kept reactions coming.
14 mins ago
Expectations that President Bola Tinubu’s administration will stimulate activities in the nation’s stock market and restore the exchange on a path of sustainable growth triggered an unprecedented rally in the bourse yesterday, as investors gained N1.5 trillion, the highest daily profit in two years.
17 mins ago
Coach of Nigeria’s U-20 male team, the Flying Eagles, Ladan Bosso, says his boys will fight hosts, Argentina, from the beginning till the end of today’s first knockout round at the FIFA U-20 World Cup.
18 mins ago
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has expressed his administration’s readiness to create one million new digital jobs for the economy.
18 mins ago
Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has assured the incoming members of the 10th House of Assembly of non-interference in their legislative affairs by his administration.