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Nigeria: Returning Internally Displaced Farmers In Borno Get 600 Tonnes Of Fertiliser Free

Nigeria: Returning Internally Displaced Farmers In Borno Get 600 Tonnes Of Fertiliser Free

  By Auwal Ahmad The Presidential Committee on North-east Initiatives has commenced the distribution of 600 tonnes of fertiliser free to returning IDPs farmers in 9 local government areas in southern Borno, north-east of the country. The Chairman of the Committee, General Theophilus Danjuma (rtd) represented by Professor Hauwa Biu disclosed this while speaking at the […]

Nigeria: Yabatech Introduces Grasscutter Farming

  The Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria has introduced Greater cane rat (also known as grasscutter) farming and four other short-term courses in its flexible skills programme to empower the public and make life easier. Dr Ibrahim Abdul, Director of Flexible Skills in the college, said in Lagos that the programme would last […]

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Nigeria: Kogi Govt. to Curb Glut in Cashew Supplies, Boost Prices in 2019 – Official

The Kogi Government, Northcentral Nigeria says it has taken proactive measures to curtail glut in cashew supplies and enhance its prices in 2019 to avert a recurrence of the current price crash. Mr Emmanuel Idenyi, the Permanent Secretary of Kogi Ministry of Agriculture, said this on Thursday in Lokoja at the State Partnership for Agriculture […]

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Why Nigerians Prefer Local Rice To Imported Rice

By Sophie Labari: Rice is one of the major staple foods in Nigeria today which is found in almost every home. There is hardly anyone who does not include it in his/her diets at least once every week. The two types of rice found in Nigeria are  the Local and Foreign. The local rice which […]

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Nigeria: BOA To Partner EFCC To Recover Anchor Borrowers Loan – MD

    The Bank of Agriculture (BOlA) says it will partner with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to recover anchor-borrowers loan from defaulting farmers who took the loan since 2015 farming season. BOA’s Managing Director, Alhaji Kabiru Mohammed-Adamu, made the assertion in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Zaria, […]

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Nigeria: Gombe Women Farmers Group Asks For Inclusion In Budgetary Provision, …Says Maputo Declaration Ignored

By Ahmad Umar: Small Holder Women Farmers Association has appealed to Gombe State government Northeast of the country, to make budget provision for Women and youths in Agricultural sector. This, the association argues, is because, the two groups form more than 80 per cent of the population involved in Agriculture. The women farmers are of […]

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NiMET Predicts Bumper Harvests In Jigawa, Nigeria Northwest

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) says farmers in Dutse, Jigawa, Northwest of the country may record bumper harvest.

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Nigeria: FG Commissions Erosion Control Project In Gombe

  By Auwal Ahmad Federal Government has Commissioned a gully erosion control project in Kaltungo and Kumo communities in Gombe State, northeast of the country. The project is aimed at addressing incessant flooding arising from dumping of  refuse in drainage. The Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh who stated this while speaking at the commissioning and handing over of  […]

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