Christ Living Church Mission House, Nimbo, torched on April 25, 2016

Climate Shock: How Soil Degradation Brought Nigeria Deaths, Sorrow, Distrust

Herders and farmers now share a fragile co-existence in Nigeria, further underscoring the fact that man needs the environment and the latter doesn’t need him. Tayo Olanipekun writes that effects of Climate Change on rural dwellers are quite death-dealing. He also focuses on how soil degradation brought death, sorrow and distrust.   Attacks on farmers […]

Kaduna farmers shun fertilisers, use refuse heaps for manure

The farmers’ resolve to use organic waste, gathered from refuse dumps, for their farming has resulted in a cleaner environment. Malam Ibrahim Mohammed, a Zaria-based farmer, said that the practice had also reduced the burden of routine refuse evacuation on the government. He recalled that in the past, the state and local governments used to […]

FG to link farmers, processors to ready export market for cassava chips

The Federal Government says it will assist cassava farmers and processors to create linkage markets to guarantee export and sale of cassava chips at the international market. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, said this at an Agribusiness Supplier Development Programme (ASDP) meeting organised by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) […]