Sunday, 4th June 2023


5 May
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the Nigerian Government have signed an agreement with the federal government for the implementation of the FAO Country Programming Framework (CPF) to the tune of $99.5 million over five years.
13 Apr
The UN’s Food and Agriculture (FAO), says gender inequalities in food and agriculture are costing the world over one trillion dollars, noting that leveling the playing field for women working in the sectors can bring growth and help feed millions.
27 Mar
The Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of United Nations has renewed its commitment to supporting food security and building of locals resilience in North East region.
26 Mar
The recurrent absence of rainfall for a couple of months has put more than 17 million people to danger of imminent famine, hunger and starvation in the Horn of Africa, the UN food agency warned recently.
26 Mar
As the 2023 planting season commences across the country, farmers have raised the alarm that the current season might turn out to be the worst, due to the lingering challenges of cashless and new naira redesign policy destabilising farming activities.
17 Mar
Inflation, fuel and Naira scarcity might push 24.8 million Nigerians into hunger between June and August, Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) has warned.
9 Mar
With Nigeria's population projected to hit 400million people by 2050, the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) has called for a decisive action by the Nigerian government to ensure sustainable and inclusive food system transformation
2 Mar
The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO), yesterday, said that in 12 countries - all of them in Africa - more than 90 per cent of the population is unable to afford regular healthy diet.
24 Feb
The Lagos State Government has promised to upgrade the development of the Coconut value chain in the state. The Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms Abisola Olusanya, who disclosed this while receiving report on coconut value chain analysis from the Food and Agriculture Organisation ..
20 Feb
As the country continues to rise from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Government and development partners have began to mobilise activities under the eighth funding replenishment of the Global Environment Facility (GEF-8) that will enable stakeholders address major drivers of environmental degradations in the country.
17 Jan
Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has warned that some 25 million Nigerians risk severe hunger between June and August this year. An October 22 report by the United Nations agency, which confirmed existing 17 million famished Nigerians, cautioned that the figure would hit the 25 million mark in the predicted period if urgent efforts are…
7 Jan
World food prices declined for the ninth consecutive month in December, though many commodities are still at record highs, the Food and Agriculture Organisation.....


8 mins ago
For failing to address the daunting challenge of vehicular traffic, which is one of the challenges that it was set up to effectively address 23 years ago, stakeholders, as well as motorists, have stressed the urgent need to rejig and rebrand the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) to make it fit for purpose.
12 mins ago
Prior to the electioneering season and campaigns, which culminated in the 2023 general elections, there had been a long lull in the proactiveness of the opposition parties in terms of putting the ruling All Progressives Congress-led government on its toes.[
21 mins ago
The Lagos State All Progressives Congress (APC), yesterday, berated the statement by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s achievement during his first term in office.
21 mins ago
Obviously all the three major presidential candidates, that is, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi of Labour Party (LP) and Bola Ahmed Tinubu of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), promised to remove the fuel subsidy because we have been groaning and drowning under this subsidy for years and it has gotten to a stage where it is no longer tenable to pay N6.3 trillion for subsidy under six months or there about.
21 mins ago
I have come across a few write-ups presenting arguments on the caliber of person President Bola Ahmed Tinubu should appoint as his National Security Adviser. While some argue in favour of someone with a military background, preferably a retired general, others think otherwise.