Sunday, July 22, 2018
We are committed to adequate water supply – Ogun

OGSADC targets N200m IGR in 2017

The Ogun State Agricultural Development Corporation (OGSADC) has set a revenue target of N200 million in the next fiscal year. The General Manager of the...
Farming activities resume in Jigawa

ANALYSIS: Preserving rainwater for all-season farming

Agriculturalists note that water remains cardinal to farming but they observe that farming somewhat relies on rainwater in Nigeria, especially among subsistent farmers. According to...
Lake rice subsidised by N1bn since inception — LASG

Lagos rolls out Lake Rice next week, to sell N13,000

Lagos State Government has confirmed its readiness to flood the market with its new Lake Rice and sell to Lagosians at N13,000 per 50...
End of Boko Haram will come sooner than later – Osinbajo

Osinbajo reiterates FG’s support to farmers, small scale businesses

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday renewed Federal Government’s resolve to support farmers and operators of small scale businesses for the development of Nigeria’s...
Farming activities resume in Jigawa

Cheap, affordable rice to flood Nigerian markets by 2017 – Farmers

The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) has promised Nigerians of  cheap, affordable and accessible rice in the country by 2017. The association also revealed...
Tambuwal pledges to provide basic social amenities, infrastructure, not flyovers

Ban export of Nigeria’s grain, Tambuwal tells Buhari

Against the backdrop of concerns in some quarters of outbreak of famine in Nigeria next year, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state has...
USAID unveils two new agribusiness partnerships

Chi Farms, USAID partner to boost food security in Nigeria

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and a leading Nigerian agro allied company, Chi Farms, have entered into a partnership that is...
Stanbic IBTC restates commitment to agriculture, plans to increase allocation to sector

Stanbic IBTC restates commitment to agriculture, plans to increase allocation

Stanbic IBTC, a member of Standard Bank Group, has said it plans to increase its allocation to the agricultural sector, given the importance of...
Farming activities resume in Jigawa

Food crisis: Lawmaker urges Nigerians to return to farm

A lawmaker, Mr Mohammed Okpede, on Monday in Nasarawa, urged Nigerians to return to farm as a way of quickly addressing the nation’s food...
AFDB to boost Nigeria’s power, agric with $4.1b facility

AFDB to boost Nigeria’s power, agric with $4.1b facility

The African Development Bank (AFDB) is targeting to boost Nigeria Agric and power sectors with loan facility of $4.1 billion between 2016 and 2017,...