Tuesday, 21st March 2023
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6 Sep 2022
A former president of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Dr. Kanayo Nwanze, has been appointed board chairman of Agrorite, an agro commodity exporter in Nigeria.
4 Apr 2022
There was hardly a time in history when developing countries, particularly those in Africa, needed the Consultative Group of Institutes of Agricultural Research (CGIAR), which is about food, security more than they do now.
17 Jun 2019
Danish economist and environmentalist Inger Andersen today took up her new role as Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme...
14 Jan 2019
In 2018, agricultural productivity and production were hampered by many factors, and from the available records, food production was far from sufficient, especially in rice production.
27 Dec 2018
The Consultative Group on International Agriculture and Research’s (CGIAR) estimation of gari production per annum in Nigeria is nine million metric tonnes.
17 Oct 2018
Nigeria has been described as home to the second largest malnourished children in the world.
20 Aug 2018
One out of three children in Nigeria is malnourished and around 45% of infant mortality is linked to malnutrition worldwide. FEMI IBIROGBA writes about the dual approaches of crop and food fortification to tackle the challenge.


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has denied a story alleging that its Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, issued a directive at variance with the approved guidelines of the commission to distort Abia governorship election results collation.
29 mins ago
© Pacifique Akilimali/Maryam Abu Hassan – Poet Pacifique Akilimali of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Nigerian peace activist and poet Maryam Abu Hassan. New York, USA, 21 March 2023-/African Media Agency(AMA)/“Across identities and differences…  over countries and continents… it is not hard to choose peace.” These lines are from a new poem created to…
1 hour ago
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State has rejected the result validating the election of the New Nigerian People’s Party’s (NNPP) Abba Yusuf as governor-elect.
2 hours ago
The United States Consulate in Nigeria has said it will place visa restrictions on Nigerians responsible for election violence that undermined the democratic process during Saturday’s gubernatorial and state assembly elections. The Consulate disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday, stating that it is deeply troubled by the disturbing acts of violence, voter intimidation, and…
2 hours ago
Gov. Ademola Adeleke of Osun on Tuesday said that the state will soon enact disability law to cater for the needs of people living with disabilities. Adeleke said this during the distribution of support materials to people with disabilities in Osogbo. The governor said his administration would review the legal framework as it affects the…