Thursday, 29th September 2022
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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.
21 Feb 2017
To fully domesticate the development of Genetically Modified crop in the country, the Nigerian Agriculture Seed Council (NASC) has called for the need to scale up funding for agricultural biotechnology in the country.
26 Jan 2017
Amid reports of food shortage in the country, former President Olusegun Obasanjo has appealed to the Federal Government to make available to farmers sufficient quantities of quality fertilisers...
27 Nov 2016
Towards ensuring availability of certified quality Cassava seeds, the National Seed Council  (NASC)  in collaboration with the International Institute ...


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IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva met with Malawi's President Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera on Thursday and committed to provide support to the country, as it faces economic challenges and "unsustainable" public debt.
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US President Joe Biden has struggled in domestic polls since last year but his foreign policy is earning higher marks in much of Europe as he leads efforts against Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
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Queen Elizabeth II died of "old age" at 3:10 pm (1410 GMT) on September 8, according to her death certificate released on Thursday, or nearly three-and-a-half hours before the news was announced to the world.
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Three top Nigerian presidential candidates signed a "peace" deal meant to ease tensions during campaigning for the 2023 election, though the ruling party flag-bearer was absent from the ceremony.
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The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Command in Katsina, said it collected a revenue of N124.9 million from August to date.