Friday, 27th January 2023
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Mary Afan

25 Nov
Following devastating flooding in parts of the country, farmers under the auspices of Smallholder Women Farmers Organisation in Nigeria (SWOFON) have advised Federal Government to take deliberate steps to mitigate the effect on farmers to avert food crisis nationwide.
26 Jul 2021
Experts in the agricultural sector have identified rising spate of insecurity, misdirection of government funds and poor implementation of interventions by the Federal Government as the leading causes of hike in food prices.
13 Dec 2020
Small Scale Women Farmers Organisation in Nigeria (SWOFON) has called on governments and stakeholders to replace the use of old farming tools with mechanised equipment for efficient food production, just as 35 percent of agriculture budget should be allocated strictly to female farmers.
15 Nov 2020
Farmers, under the aegis of Small Scale Women Farmers Association in Nigeria (SWOFON), have said that the N179.4b budget for 2021 has failed to make specific provisions in line with the National Gender Policy despite ....
15 Oct 2018
Following the purported plans by the Federal Government to commence commercialisation of Genetically Modified Crops (GMO), the National President of the Smallholder Women Farmers Organisation of Nigeria (SWOFON), Mary Afan, has pushed against the crops.


48 mins ago
Bola Tinubu's presidential spokesman, Dr. Josef Onoh has replied Atiku Abubakar's media aide, Phrank Shaibu, explaining the stages of revolution and what the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate meant when he spoke about a revolution in Ogun state on Thursday. Shaibu had criticized Tinubu for saying that he will revolutionise Nigeria if he becomes the…
2 hours ago
Some supporters of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osogbo on Friday stormed major streets to express their dissatisfaction over the Election Petitions Tribunal Judgment that disqualified Gov. Ademola Adeleke.
2 hours ago
Participants at an UNMISS workshop in Bor discussed how to improve the protection of civilians in their region. Photo: Mach Samuel/UNMISS MACH SAMUEL/FILIP ANDERSSON Juba, South Sudan, 27 January 2022, /African Media Agency/JONGLEI- Keeping people safe is a joint and permanently ongoing endeavour in any society, but to better protect civilians, one needs to know what…
3 hours ago
The Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party, Mr Peter Obi, on Friday said the 2023 elections are about youths and they should seize the opportunity to make their mark.
4 hours ago
A few days before the 31st January, deadline, Kano State Government has urged the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to urgently consider the extension of the monetary policy.