Category: Agriculture

Kastina spend N574 million on fertilizer

Katsina State Government has spent N574 million on the purchase of fertilizer to farmers in the state for 2018 wet season farming, Dr Abba Abdullahi, Special Adviser to...

Federal Government urge to engage Youths in Organic Farming

Dr Olugbenga AdeOluwa, an ecologist, has urged the Federal Government to involve youths in organic agriculture for sustainable agricultural development in the country....

Bauchi to retain retiring agric extension workers

The Bauchi State Government says it will retain some retiring agricultural extension workers, in its efforts to revitalise its agricultural sector. ‎ The Commissioner...

Pogrom, ranching and colony – Gana

Rancolonitis is a new word you will understand as you read along. Sometimes some experiences come to pass which we lack words to describe but which we love to give a...

Nigeria records N13.5bn from cashew nuts

Nigeria’s effort to diversify the economy appears to be yielding results with increased revenue from cashew nuts and other agriculture products’ export. The Minister...

Nigeria to face Shortage of Cow meat – Minister of Agriculture

Nigeria May Suffer Scarcity Of Cow Meat Soon – Minister Of Agriculture Warns  The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh says that Nigeria may...

Agriculture will help Nigeria tackle unemployment – Gov. Wike

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has stated that investments in agriculture would help the nation tackle youth unemployment. Speaking during a courtesy...

Bank of England sees inflation spreading beyond food and fuel

The Bank of England says price rises already seen in food and fuel will spread to other goods later this year. In a monthly report of business conditions, the Bank said...

Nigerian government adopts measures to reduce food prices

The Federal Government of Nigeria says it has adopted some measures to reduce the price of food items. This was revealed by the Minister of Agriculture, AuduOgbeh, while...

Armyworm threatens maize in Nigeria, others

Scientists tracking a crop-destroying caterpillar known as armyworm say it is now spreading rapidly across mainland Africa and could reach tropical Asia and the...