Monday, 8th August 2022
Breaking News:


15 Jul
The collaboration between the National Root Crops Research Institute (NRCRI), Umuahia, Abia State, and the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan, Oyo State, seems to be recording immense contribution ..
26 Jun
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan, and Mastercard Foundation has engaged the organized private sector to create profitable partnerships with youth-led agribusinesses
19 Jun
The IITA GoSeed, a private seed company of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), says it has made significant progress in 2021 with the sales of improved cassava planting materials averaged $267,277 despite COVID-19 restrictions.
22 May
The first phase of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) funded training on Cassava Seed Entrepreneurship for business development
22 Apr
Adopting improved hybrid varieties, use of fertiliser or manure and maximising plant population per hectare by Nigerian farmers have been identified as ways to increase production and productivity of maize in the country.
4 Apr
National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) has called on Nigerians to vote out any governor or political party that does not support, or is found to be working against local council autonomy.
1 Apr
To reduce the ripple effect of the Russia-Ukraine war on food security in the country, the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) has partnered with the Nigeria Agribusiness Group..
5 Mar
The Group Managing Director (GMD), OOK Group Ltd., Omolara Svensson, has said that for any business to thrive in any nation, basic government infrastructure must be in place.
28 Feb
Tanzanian Minister of Agriculture, Honourable Hussein Mohamed Bashe, wants the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) to support the East African region towards cassava,
14 Feb
Nigeria, the largest producer of cassava in the world, needs to adopt a new seed system approach to compete globally and keep the price of cassava-based foods stable and affordable in the country
11 Jan
A study undertaken by IITA and the National Root Crops Research Institute (NRCRI) has shown that livelihoods of youths in rural areas can be enhanced through agricultural policies in Nigeria.
27 Dec 2021
General Olusegun Aremu Obasanjo (rtd) cannot be dismissed with a wave of the hand in any circumstance or situation. He is a pride of the Nigerian nation in particular and a jewel of the African nation in general.


28 mins ago
An attacker stabbed 10 people to death in Kerman province in southern Iran due to "personal differences", before being arrested by police, state media reported Monday.
40 mins ago
Six migrants were found dead at sea and others were missing after their boat sank Monday off the coast of Algeria, local television reported, adding six survivors were rescued.
40 mins ago
Nigerian artiste, Kizz Daniel (real name:Oluwatobilola Daniel Anidugbe) has been arrested by the Tanzania police for a breach of contract. The Buga singer who was billed to perform at his own concert tagged “Afro Classic World Tour” simply did not show up. Early today, videos of the concert goers destroying properties in the concert surfaced…
46 mins ago
Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka on Monday condemned a viral video on social media showing members of the Pyrates Confraternity mocking the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu during a procession. Soyinka in a statement said he was appalled at the lyrics of the song. In the video, the Pyrates’ members…
48 mins ago
A Sri Lankan court on Monday released on bail top leftist trade union leader Joseph Stalin, whose arrest had sparked international condemnation and widespread protests.