Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Oyo Govt. releases N204m for payment of gratuities

Ajimobi calls on Agric research institutes, farmers to evolve demand-driven projects

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has called on agricultural research institutes and farmers in the state to embark on demand-driven projects, based on...
IITA reiterates commitment to nourish African agriculture

Nigerians commend IITA on its 50th anniversary

As the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) marks its 50th anniversary, stakeholders in the agricultural sector have commended the institute for developing and...
Reps probe alleged importation of Genetically Modified Maize by Olam Foods

Reps to probe importation of GM maize by Olam Group

The House of Representatives on Wednesday resolved to investigate the alleged importation of seven ship-loads of Genetically Modified (GM) maize by Olam Group into...
Dangote inaugurates 200 houses, school for widows in Borno

Dangote to invest $450m to develop agric in Niger State in 3 years

Alhaji Aliko Dangote, the President, Dangote Group on Monday disclosed that the company would invest 450 million dollars in agriculture development in Niger State...
Catfish Farmers urge FG not to introduce VAT to fish production

Catfish Farmers urge FG not to introduce VAT to fish production

The Catfish Farmers Association of Nigeria has urged the Federal Government to have a rethink and drop the idea of adding Value Added Tax...
Cellulant raises $47.5m for Farmers in Africa

High yield of maize in 2017 excite Oyo farmers

Farmers in Oyo State on Thursday expressed happiness following better yield experienced during their second set of maize harvesting in 2017. Mr Olumide Ayinla, the...
Change in grazing patterns will address farmers-herders clashes, says OgbehChange in grazing patterns will address farmers-herders clashes, says Ogbeh

FG to ensure supply of quality seeds to farmers – Ogbeh

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu. Ogbeh, says the ministry is working with the Nigeria Security and Defense Corps (NSCDC)...
Why Nigerians should shun wildlife trade – NCF

Why Nigerians should shun wildlife trade – NCF

Illegal killing, smuggling and other forms of illicit trade in wildlife do not only hurt the economy and the ecosystem, they also fuel organised...
Heritage Bank: We are committed to innovative banking services

Heritage Bank restates commitment to agric development

Heritage Bank Plc says it is committed to the sustenance, growth and development of the nation’s agricultural sector. Mr Fela Ibidapo, Divisional Head of Corporate...
Change in grazing patterns will address farmers-herders clashes, says OgbehChange in grazing patterns will address farmers-herders clashes, says Ogbeh

FG to establish commodities’ certification centres – Ogbeh

The Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh ,said the Federal Government will soon establish commodities’ certification centres across the six geo-political zones to aid...