Lagos recorded the first rainfall on Monday but some local farmers in the state urged their members to delay planting.
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 […]
Latest research findings have shown that of all the professionals, journalists have been found to be less sexually active, as the majority of them don’t have time for sexual activities, while lawyers are said to be the hardest to be pleased by their spouses in the bedroom when making love.
“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 […]
The Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria on Tuesday called on the Federal Government to address the crisis between farmers and herders, warning that if left unchecked, it would exert inflationary pressure on the economy. The committee expressed this concern in a communique issued at the end of its two-day meeting held […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]