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.
Borno sets up committee to revive fishing at Lake Chad basin
The Borno State governor, Babagana Zulum, has constituted a committee on the processing and sale of fish in the Lake Chad Basin following a clearance from the Chief of Army Staff
Don demands prohibition of explosives, poisons in fishing
A Hydrobiologist/Fish Parasitologist at the Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State, Prof. Diane Akudo Avoaja has called for strict enforcement of the laws on fishing, especially to prohibit the use of poisons and explosives.
Women urged to buoy investment in fishing
Women in the maritime sector have been urged to increase their level of investment in the fishing business as well as position themselves to take key positions
Mangrove Forest: Something Fishy in Epe
Away from the hustle and bustle of crowded Lagos is the Epe creek. Epe is synonymous with fish. A sculpture of a giant fish, erected at Lekki-Epe T-Junction welcomes you to Epe- the fish basket of Lagos State. True to this description, something is always fishy in Epe. Quite a number of the tropical island…
Dokubo expresses hope of boom in fishing sector
Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator, Amnesty Programme, Professor Charles Dokubo, has expressed optimism that the training of 2500 beneficiaries, on projects including the building of 100 fishing trawlers in Burutu, Delta State, will enhance their capabilities and strengthen business in Nigeria, particularly the Niger Delta region. Eight Greek experts arrived…
Fishing in oily waters: Bodo’s long, painful wait for pollution clean-up
Michael Mpari, 45, came out of the polluted waters in the creeks of Bodo, a community in Gokana Local Government area in Ogoni, Rivers State, drenched in crude oil from head to toe, carrying a broken 25 litre plastic container on his head and fishing net on his shoulder. Dejection was written all over his…
World Bank Fadama III constructs earth dam for Yobe
The Fadama III, and Additional Funding ll projects in Yobe State are being financed by the World Bank under the North-East Food Security and Livelihoods Programme (NFSLP), to boost irrigation farming, and fishing in...