11 Nov 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari has urged agencies in the nation’s agriculture sector to readjust priorities for the inclusion of youths in modern farming. During the launch of the National Young Farmers Scheme, designed by the National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA) in Abuja yesterday, the President reiterated that agriculture remained the backbone of the Nigerian economy…
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,…
26 Jul 2020
Kwara State Government has canvassed for more investors into the state, especially those who would make the state an agro-industrial hub of Nigeria.
9 Apr 2020
Borno State governor, Babagana Zulum, has disclosed that irrigation farming and fishing have resumed following security fortification on the shores of Lake Alau Dam.
18 Feb 2020
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
20 Dec 2019
As the gap in efforts to produce enough food to feed the country’s increasing population continues to widen, experts have severally called for the innovation of agriculture
20 Dec 2019
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
27 Oct 2019
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…
27 Oct 2019
British-Nigerian actor, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, has made his directorial debut with a biopic, Farming. The film, which tells the story of his traumatic early life was premiered at the Filmhouse Cinemas...
17 Oct 2019
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
11 Oct 2019
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
11 Sep 2019
Farmers have called on the Federal Government’s Fertiliser Support Initiative to reduce cost of the product to avoid food shortage in Rivers State.