Saturday, 4th February 2023
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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.
25 Nov
Farmers under the auspices of Smallholder Women Farmers Organisation in Nigeria (SWOFON) have raised the alarm over alleged increase in purchase of their farm produce even before ripening.
20 Mar 2022
Women farmers, under the umbrella of Small-scale Women Farmers Organisation of Nigeria (SWOFON), FCT chapter, have solicited for their involvement in the Agricultural budget and policy making processes.
17 Feb 2022
Smallholder Women Farmers Organisation of Nigeria (SWOFON) has raised the alarm over worsening security situation in the Federal Capital Territory...
28 Nov 2021
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Chapter of Small-scale Women Farmers’ Organisation in Nigeria (SWOFON), has lamented that Federal Government’s action toward addressing insecurity was killing Nigerians than bandits.
5 Aug 2021
Small-scale Women Farmers Organisation in Nigeria (SWOFON), Gombe State chapter, has lamented how insecurity in north-eastern Nigeria has disrupted farming, agribusiness and means of livelihood of thousands of households.
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.
18 Apr 2021
Farmers have called on the Federal Government to beef up the country’s security architecture, as the spate of attacks by bandits, especially in rural communities is escalating daily.
26 Jan 2021
Small Scale Women Farmers Association of Nigeria, (SWOFON) has asked the Federal Government to provide security to its members, who are unable to return to their farms as a result of increasing insecurity.
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 ....
10 Jun 2020
Groups under the auspices of Small Scale Women Farmers Organization of Nigeria (SWOFON), and the Center for Social Justice (CSJ) have kicked against the downward review of the agriculture budget...


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Senator Bola Tinubu's presidential spokesman, Dr Josef Onoh has described the prevailing Naira scarcity in the country as a policy solely trumped up by the governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, from an aggrieved concept to derail the political process after he failed to achieve a presidential aspiration. Onoh said that…
2 hours ago
A "generational" Arctic blast brought dangerously cold temperatures to swaths of the northeastern United States and Canada on Saturday
2 hours ago
President Muhammadu Buhari says Bola Tinubu, Presidential candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming election, loves Nigeria and the electorates should vote for him as the next president.
3 hours ago
Arsenal fell to just a second Premier League defeat of the season as James Tarkowski's header gave Everton the perfect start under new manager Sean Dyche in a 1-0 win at Goodison Park on Saturday.
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President Muhammadu Buhari has conferred the title of Ambassador-in Situ to one hundred and fifteen foreign officers for their contributions to the nation’s development and economy.