Friday, 2nd June 2023


7 Dec 2021
To save over $2 billion spent on the importation of wheat in Nigeria yearly, the Lagos Commodities and Futures Exchange (LCFE) has entered into a partnership with Heritage Bank to create a structure for trading on wheat contracts and its allied products...
22 Nov 2021
Federal Government has commenced production of 10,000 metric tons of wheat across nine states to reduce importation and bridge national deficit.
22 Nov 2021
The Borno State Government is to partner Sudan in the production of wheat, gum Arabic and livestock for exports to earn foreign exchange.
15 Nov 2021
To meet growing demand amid poor production capacity of wheat, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Heritage Bank Plc have adopted a novel approach to boost local production and reduce dependence on importation.
25 Oct 2021
Farmers, researchers and industrialists have lamented abysmal low wheat production in the country, saying over 95 per cent dependence on imported wheat from the United States of America
24 Sep 2021
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alh. Mohammad Mahmood Abubakar has alleged that some western countries of orchestrating strategies to cripple Nigeria's efforts
10 May 2021
Crown Flour Mill (CFM) Limited, a subsidiary of Olam Nigeria, has re-echoed its promise to continue to collaborate with other stakeholders within the local wheat value chain
22 Apr 2021
The Wheat Farmers Association of Nigeria (WFAN) says about $6.1 billion is spent yearly to import wheat into Nigeria.
1 Apr 2021
Stakeholders in the wheat value chain have harped on the need to deepen wheat farming and value chain development programmes in Nigeria through innovation
28 May 2020
Given both its burgeoning population and current global health and economic crisis, the need to improve food security in Nigeria cannot be overemphasized. Wheat has arguably become one of the most important agricultural commodities. The nationwide demand for low cost, convenient staple and baked foods are increasing demand for wheat products (flour and flour-based foods).…
29 Sep 2019
An international team of scientists has identified significant new chromosomal regions for wheat yield and disease resistance and created a freely-available collection of genetic information and markers for more than 40,000 wheat lines.
26 Sep 2019
The food of the world If God wanted a man to do to the vegetables and seeds what we now do to them, He would have said so. We have so refined and processed the things that we eat and these same things are the causes of disease in us. People like Methuselah in his…


20 mins ago
The Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC), yesterday, admitted in evidence Form EC8A from six states to advance the petition of Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, against the victory of President Bola Tinubu.
21 mins ago
It is only fair that we should formally welcome President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the 18 new state governors who assumed office on Democracy Day, May 29. They have become our ogas. They are not our messiahs but ordinary Nigerians who might...
25 mins ago
Nigeria and other African countries have been urged to leverage Fifth- Generation (5G) network for social and economic development. Speaking, yesterday, in Marrakesh, Morocco, at the ongoing GITEX Africa Summit, the Director, Social and Regional Research....
26 mins ago
The 300 million plus unconnected people in Africa has blighted various efforts towards advancing technology development in the region. Hence, leaders and policy makers have been enjoined to, as a matter of urgency, find means to close the gap.
30 mins ago
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has sought the withdrawal of its amended charge against the Kano Central senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdulsalam Abdulkareem Zaura, before a Federal High Court sitting in Kano.