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24 Sep 2020
Despite Nigeria’s heavy dependence on the oil sector, the agricultural sector has rapidly transformed from being the rejected stone to the chief cornerstone. In recent years, the Nigerian government has recognized the sector’s growth and potential and has increasingly focused on its development. With agriculture contributing significantly to the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth,…
15 May 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari has been advised to look towards agriculture as he aims to rebound the Nigerian economy, which has largely been affected by the ravaging coronavirus pandemic.
19 Jan 2020
Mr. Taiwo Adewole, Managing Director Okitipupa Oil Palm Company (OOPC) Plc. is worried that the promise by successive governments to return agriculture as a major revenue earner is yet to materialise
8 Dec 2019
A 35-year-old farmer, Segun Akinlade has allegedly been murdered by a herder, Muhammad Garba in the Imala area of Ogun State, following a scuffle over the invasion of the deceased’s farm by the suspect.
8 Apr 2019
Vice-president Yemi Osinbajo has said fertiliser blending programme in collaboration with Morocco has led to establishment of 11 blending plants with a capacity of 2.1million and a price drop from N13,000 per 50kg bag to N5,500. He disclosed this while delivering a convocation lecture at the University of Lagos (UNILAG) recently. He added that agriculture…
18 Nov 2018
Maize Association of Nigeria (MAAN) has called on the Federal Government to ban the importation of maize into the country to encourage local production. Alhaji Bello Abubakar, the National President of the association, made the call while addressing newsmen in Abuja on Sunday. Abubakar was reacting to a recent publication by the National Biosafety Management…
21 Sep 2018
It is not known what his mother, Abigail, asked of the Lord before his birth. But, the son that was born to the family of Joshua and Abigail 80 years ago has continued to manifest God’s goodness to his family, Nigeria and the Yoruba nation. Most people remember Olu, as he is fondly called, as…
19 Aug 2018
The Chairman, Rice Farmers Association, Niger State chapter, Alhaji Mahmood Sani, has declared intention to contest governorship position in the state. He made this declaration in Bida on Friday at an event organised by committee of Inspirational Leadership Intervention, consisting nine local government areas that make up Niger South Senatorial District. He said his focus…
22 Aug 2017
The late Ayeodogba Tanimola Jerry, aged 26 and Sunday Adele, aged 28, were allegedly murdered on August 8, 2017, while working at a commercial farm located at Oguda/Ipkayera, in Akoko-Edo Local Council of Edo State, by the police.
3 Sep 2016
Kwara State like many of its contemporaries in the North Central zone is no doubt an agrarian settlement. The presence of three of the existing federal government- owned agricultural institutions in the state probably attest to this claim.

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