27 May 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari has renewed the appointment of Dr Olusegun Ojo as the Director-General, National Agricultural Seed Council (NASC). The Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, made this known in statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Monday. NAN reports that Ojo was first appointed in May 2015, at…
9 Dec 2018
It should be of huge concern that the federal government is yet to fill the vacancies of 30 members of the Revenue Mobilization and Fiscal...
26 Nov 2018
The small-scale farmers have been advised not to give in to politicians’ empty promises, but to cast their votes based on issues in the forthcoming elections. Teaching some members of farmers’ cooperatives at the weekend in Owerri and Asaba, the Executive Director of CARA Development Foundation, Mrs Nnennaya Emeremadu, admonished the farmers to “do issue-based…
4 Nov 2018
Despite the destruction of over 122,653 hectares of farmlands across states by flood, the National President of All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Kabir Ibrahim has assured that there will be no food crisis.
28 Oct 2018
Director General, National Agricultural Seeds Council (NASC), Dr. Olusegun Ojo, who unveiled the application at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Oyo State, said the initiative was to eliminate proxy certification...
15 Oct 2018
As the world celebrates Food Day tomorrow (October 16), scientists, farmers and entrepreneurs have suggested practical ways of tackling food production challenges, rather than empty lamentations and cosmetic approaches on the part of the government.
5 Jul 2018
Maize production can fetch a farmer or farming household some reasonable income. Youths with little resources thinking of agriculture have a soft landing in maize cultivation...
20 Jun 2018
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has restated its commitment to the welfare of dock workers in the industry.
16 Jan 2018
A coalition of Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) has rejected the endorsement of a proposed bill seeking immunity for legislators against any comments they make during plenary and committee proceedings.
29 Oct 2017
The Federal Government said it has set up a task force to arrest and prosecute producers and importers of substandard seeds.
7 May 2017
The National Agricultural Seeds Council (NASC) of Nigeria has pledged to assist in showcasing some of the innovative biological agriculture solutions developed...
23 Feb 2017
As the country gears up for the commercialization of Genetically Modified (GM) crops, the National Agricultural Seed Council (NASC) has commenced the training of 20 seed scientists on the detection of GM seeds.