Sunday, September 26, 2021

Agriculture

NALDA to establish integrated farm estate in Kogi

 The National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA) is to establish an Integrated Farm Estate in Kogi for crop production and livestock production, processing and packaging. The Executive Secretary of NALDA, Paul Ikonne made this...

Bauchi farmers bemoan loss of farm produce to flood

 No fewer than 156 farmers in Dazara community, Bogoro LGA of Bauchi state, have lost their farm produce to floods caused by a torrential rainfall that lasted for three hours, according to Mr Samaila Landi, the village head...

Agripreneur seeks 2m farmers to partner on Moringa plantation

The Managing Director, Eden Moringa, Mr Michael Ashimashiga, says about two million farmers will be needed to partner with his agricultural outfit in cultivating a Moringa plantation. Speaking with our correspondent on Wednesday in...

ARMTI trains 50 youths on Agripreneurship

The Agricultural and Rural Management Training Institute (ARMTI) says it has trained 50 youths on agripreneurship to tackle restiveness among the youth and alleviate poverty in the country. The Executive Director of ARMTI, Dr...

Agrochemicals: SON warns against sale of substandard, expired products

The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) in Adamawa State has warned agrochemical dealers and retailers against selling of substandard and expired products to farmers in the state. Mr Dauda Mshelia SON Coordinator in the...

Farmers in Hadejia-Jama’are basin can produce 3.6m tonnes of rice yearly – MD

Farmers in the Hadejia-Jama’are River Basin Development Authority can produce 3.6m tonnes of rice  every year. The Managing Director of the authority, Mr Ma’amun Da’u Aliyu, made this known in an interview with our...

Food Security: RIFAN assures Nigerians of increased rice production

The  Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) Oyo chapter, has assured Nigerians of their commitment to boost rice production to reduce high cost of the commodity. Mr Samuel Akande, the  RIFAN Chairman, Oyo,  gave...

Organic produce must be certified – Don

Dr Olufemi AyanfeOluwa, a lecturer at the Federal College of Agriculture, Ibadan says no agricultural produce should be termed organic unless certified by appropriate authorities. AyanfeOluwa made the declaration on Saturday in Abuja at...

ABU to introduce courses on irrigation agronomy

The Division of Agricultural Colleges of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, is to introduce courses on irrigation agronomy to improve all-year-crops production. Prof. Musa Mahadi, the Director of the Division, who made this known...

1,300 Oyo women benefit from entrepreneurship training programme – Makinde

A total of 1,300 women entrepreneurs in Oyo state have been trained under a French government sponsored programme leveraging Nigeria’s agribusiness sector, Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo state said on Friday, in Ibadan. He...
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Kwara: Three persons in NSCDC net for alleged money rituals

Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kwara state Command, have arrested a...
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UNIPORT Alumni President Adokeme laid to rest

... He offered a stable leadership and required balance... Ag. President By Our Correspondent With encomium from local and international dignitaries including the Bayelsa State Governor,...

Allow market forces to determine naira value, not politics, ex lawmaker urges FG

Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin Former Chairman, Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and other Financial Institutions, Dr. Rafiu Adebayo Ibrahim, has urged the federal government...

Your call for Emefiele’s resignation mischievous – CSOs chide PDP

The Coalition of Civil Society Groups (CCSG) has knocked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) following its call for the resignation of the Governor of...

Your call for Emefiele’s resignation mischievous – CSOs chide PDP

The Coalition of Civil Society Groups (CCSG) has knocked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) following its call for the resignation of the Governor...