Monday, 11th December 2023
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23 Nov
To increase access to agriculture mechanization, the federal government and an American manufacturing company, John Deere and Tata have signed a memorandum of understanding to provide tractors to farmers at a.n affordable rate
27 Sep
In the fertile heartlands of Africa, a transformation is sweeping across the agricultural landscape, bringing hope, empowerment, and global recognition. Sourcing and Produce Ltd, led by the visionary Lanre Awoojodu, is not just redefining agribusiness; it's sowing the seeds of prosperity. Lanre Awoojodu's entrepreneurial journey ignited during his university days at the University of Lagos,…
24 Sep
The Agro-Processing, Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support  (APPEALS) Project in Lagos State has been commended by beneficiaries for their support towards enhancing farmers’ productivity in Lagos State. 
21 Sep
Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) has engaged no fewer than 967,000 farmers as part of efforts to enhance food production in Nigeria.
20 Aug
Bloody clashes between farmers and herdsmen are primarily caused by the influx of foreign herders, the absence of grazing routes, cattle rustlings and the marginalisation of Fulani herdsmen in the political affairs of their host communities.
17 Jul
Coordinator of the Organic Agricultural Development Culture and Practice Pilot Programme, Martin N. Ihesie, has called on Federal Government to urgently look inwards and assess the effects of the continued use of chemical fertiliser and others by farmers.
9 Jul
As the new pump price of the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), otherwise called Petrol, continues to affect all strata of the economy, the agriculture sector has also been badly hit, as farmers and sector players have continued to groan unabatedly.
9 Jul
The Central and West Africa Virus Epidemiology (WAVE) and National Root Crops Research Institute (NRCRI), Umudike hub, Abia State, have commenced collaboration with farmers, to curtail the spread of Cassava viral diseases – Cassava mosaic and Cassava brown streak diseases.
9 Jul
A total of 100,000 farmers have been trained by Nestle Nigeria, in the last one year, just as the firm has commenced sourcing of its raw materials locally.
12 Jun
The high cost of transportation has been identified as one of the major factors contributing to the rising cost of food crops and other farm produce across the country.
21 May
Catholic Caritas Foundation of Nigeria (Caritas Foundation) has distributed various agricultural inputs to 800 selected farmers across Ikorodu and Epe area of Lagos State.
25 Apr
Tension heightened, yesterday, in two communities within the Ala Forest Reserve axis of Akure North Local Council, Ondo State, following attack on some farmers by those suspected to be herders.


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By: Krystal Birungi, a field entomologist from Target Malaria, Uganda KAMPALA, Uganda, 11 December 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/-The inaugural ‘Day of Health’ at the UN Climate Conference (COP-28) highlighted the dramatic impact of climate change on health, diseases and in particular on malaria. Heads of State and climate experts converged in Dubai to emphasise the indisputable link between climate…
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Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mohammed Idris, has said President Bola Tinubu is distressed by the tragic mistaken drone attack, which resulted in the loss of innocent Muslim lives in Tudun Birni, Kaduna State. The Minister, who stated this in his address at the Central Council Meeting of the Jama'atu Nasril Islam (JNI) in…
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The Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Mr Wale Edun has ruled out the possibility of an increment in tax rates in the country. Speaking during an interactive session with Mr Abubakar Kabir Bichi led the House of Representatives committee on Finance, he said rather than increase taxes, his ministry would emphasize…
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Nigeria’s electricity grid has once again thrown the country into darkness as the government operated system went down Monday afternoon. The system collapsed at about 1pm cutting down electricity from 4,032.80 megawatts at about 12pm to 43 megawatts 1pm and a meagre 303 megawatts at about 5:00 pm. Most DisCos confirmed that their feeders are…
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The House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation on Monday urged the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) to work assiduously by increasing the 2024 revenue target of the service to N6 trillion. Chairman of the committee, Rep. Abubakar Bichi, appealed with the Comptroller General of NCS, Adewale Adeniyi, to think of increasing the targeted N5 trillion when…
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Cardi B, the Grammy Award-winning rapper and cultural icon, took to Instagram to confirm her separation from husband Offset. Addressing recent rumors and speculation with grace and clarity, Cardi B focused on the future, expressing her excitement for a new chapter. "I've been single for a minute now," Cardi B shared, choosing not to dwell…
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The family of the publisher of Desert Herald and former chief negotiator between the federal government and bandits, Tukur Mamu has called on the government to release him from detention custody over his deteriorating health condition. Mamu's family pleaded for administrative bail to be granted to him to enable him to attend to his deteriorating…
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Kaduna Fashion and Art Exhibition (KAFART) has expressed openness to collaborations with government bodies, the public, and private entities to enhance Northern arts and culture. It also outlined a strategy to help the government make a profit from the tourism sector and mitigate the loss of revenue caused by insecurity. At its 5th Arts Edition…
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Literature In Upward Trajectory There is no denying the fact that Nigerian literature is one of the most respected on the continent and the world over. With a Nobel Prize in 1986, through the venerable writer, Wole Soyinka, the literary journey of Nigeria has continued in its upward trajectory. Nigeria remains the country with highest…
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Following the report of the Bauchi State Action Committee on Gender-Based Violence (GBV) which said that 226 cases of minor rape were recorded between 2020 and 2023, the Wife of the Governor, Aisha Bala Mohammed, Ministry of Women Affairs and Child Development and civil society organisations have trained adolescents girls on the prevention. During the…