Borno communities resume irrigation farming, fishing
Borno State governor, Babagana Zulum, has disclosed that irrigation farming and fishing have resumed following security fortification on the shores of Lake Alau Dam.
Ohanaeze Ndigbo, stakeholders witness Igbo New Year calendar to start farming season
It was a revalidation of the oldest cultural festival in Igboland at the weekend when the President-general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, Chief John Nnia Nwodo, and other stakeholders in Igboland
Edo, NIRSAL target 17,000 jobs
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has sealed a deal with the Nigerian Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL), for the expansion of the Edo Agripreneur Programme
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje: The Unwavering Survivor
It was evening when Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje stepped into the lobby of a high-priced hotel in Lagos, Nigeria. His well-built frame and assured poise remind me that I am looking at the same man that held Tyrion & Sir Jorah hostage in the Emmy winning Games of Thrones series. Later in his suite, I would see…
Sanwo-Olu advocates family farming to boost food production
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has advocated active family participation in farming for food security in Nigeria. The governor, who spoke at the 2019 World Food Day in Lagos, yesterday, said: “We have to imbibe the lessons learned from the dwindling returns from oil
Why Nigeria should promote youth-driven, technology-supported agriculture for SDGs
Agriculture has the potentialities to provide jobs for young people and help African countries to achieve sustainable development goals. Based on the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG12) that seeks to ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
RUGA settlement to cost N8.6bn in Zamfara - Bello Matawalle
Zamfara government says it will spend N8.631 billion for the construction of modern RUGA settlements in the state. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara made this known on Wednesday during the inauguration of the construction of one of the three pilots RUGA settlements at the hometown of the governor in Maradun Local Government headquarters, Zamfara.
I will go into farming after my UFC career, says Adesanya
Nigerian-born Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) interim middleweight titleholder, Israel Adesanya, has declared that he would go into the business of farming at the end of his career.
Eating less meat can help fight climate change, UN report says
The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has advised that eating less meat and more plant diet will help the world in fighting climate change. The report added that the way the world manages land produces and eats food has to change to curb global warming...