Future savers

Tree Planting Helps Human Existence, Saves Animals From Extinction-Olowu

Seyi Olowu is the founder of FUTURESAVERS INITIAIVE, a non-governmental organisation that has a bias for the environment. Olowu, an Indian trained computer scientist is now a farmer and environmental activist who champions the cause of climate change with action. He is passionate about the environment and wishes everyone takes time to learn about the […]

Oando And JV Partners Celebrate Farmers In The Niger Delta

“Unless Africa uses modern technologies, our farmers output will remain low and we will remain dependent on others to feed us.” These were the words of Akinwunmi Adesina, the President of the African Development Bank, underscoring the importance and potential of the agricultural sector in sustaining the people and the African economy. His statement reinforces the fact […]

4,000 Farmers To Benefit From Entrepreneurship Programme In Bauchi

No fewer than 4,000 farmers in Bauchi State will benefit from the state Agricultural Entrepreneurship Development Programme. The state Governor, Muhammad Abdullahi Abubukar, who disclosed this Wednesday at the distribution of tractors and farm implements held at BSADP headquarters, Bauchi, said the programme was initiated to boost farming in the state in order to enable farmers improve […]

14.5m Farmers Received Quality Seeds –NASC

National Agricultural Seeds Council (NASC) has disclosed that over 14.5 million farmers have, so far, benefited from quality seeds from 2012 till date, to boost agriculture. Director General of NASC, Dr Phillips Ojo, said the Federal Government will employ, at least, three persons from each local government area to supervise and checkmate quality control of […]

Lagi

Police Nabs Mastermind Of Benue Killings

The ringleader behind the killings carried out by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Benue State recently has been arrested by men of the Nigerian police. The arrest was made possible following strict orders by the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris to his Intelligence Response Team (IRT) and other operational apparatus of the police. The […]

Maize Farming

500,000 Farmers For Maize Cultivation

The National President, Maize Association of Nigeria, Alhaji Bello Abubakar-Annur, says the union is planning to engage 500,000 farmers in maize cultivation in the farming season across the country. Abubakar-Annur said in Sokoto that the figure was part of the target set by the association to complement the efforts of the Buhari Administration at reviving […]

Rice Stacked

Don’t lift ban on rice importation – Farmers tell FG

Alhaji Jamilu Ibrahim, the Chairman of Rice Farmers in Daura, Katsina State, has urged the Federal Government not to lift the ban on the importation of rice. The Federal Government banned the importation of rice to protect local rice farmers and promote local rice consumption in the country. Ibrahim told journalists after a meeting of […]