Nigerians groan, farmers, processors profit from food price hike
Indications have emerged that farmers, processors and their distributors have begun to reap the benefits of closing some borders and a regime of restriction on foreign exchange as these have catalyzed demand for locally produced food items.
If we do not give Nigeria a rebirth before 2023 my prediction is that there will be no country, says Attah
In this revealing interview with AYOYINKA JEGEDE in Uyo, former governor of Akwa Ibom State, Obong Victor Attah, speaks on how to achieve the rebirth Nigerians desperately yearn for through true federalism founded on resource control, spearheaded by the National Assembly
Study to boost wheat yield, contain extreme weather
An international team of scientists has identified significant new chromosomal regions for wheat yield and disease resistance and created a freely-available collection of genetic information and markers for more than 40,000 wheat lines.
It’s time farmers see agriculture as business – Toromade
Director-General of Premier Agribusiness Academy, Francis Toromade has said until farmers see agriculture as a business, the future of the sector will remain poor. He said this at the launch of the academy in Lagos.
A new shepherd in the land of vultures
At the height of his power as the leader of the Soviet Union, Josef Stalin regarded members of the Catholic Church, the Jews and those denounced as rich farmers, landowners, and capitalists, as his enemies. At the height of his power when millions of his opponents were being sent to Siberian labour camps, Pierre Laval,…
CBN targets 70,000 farmers under anchor borrowers’ scheme in Borno
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has disclosed it targets about 70,000 farmers and businesses under its Anchor Borrower’s Programme (ABP) in Borno State for 2019.
Ganduje receives report on RUGA settlements, says project on course
Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State says the state government is determined to implement the RUGA project, meant to resettle herders and boost economic activities. Ganduje stated this on Saturday in Kano while receiving the report on the establishment of Ruga and Milk Market in Kano State.
Farmers for the future opens for youths
To catch them young, the British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation (BATNF) has launched the Farmers for the Future (F4F) grant aimed to give young people the opportunity to access funds for viable agricultural enterprises.
Ogun targets 40,000 farmers on Anchor Borrowers Program
Ogun State Government said it is targeting to empower at least 40,000 farmers under the State Anchor Borrowers Program in partnership with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).