PAY YOUR FARMER NOW, OR PAY YOUR DOCTOR LATER, HEALTH BENEFIT OF AGRICULTURE PRODUCTS.

For ages, agriculture has been the backbone of the Nigeria economy. As a matter of fact, a lot of countries depend solely on agriculture...
Blue Fertilizer

FG promise farmers steady supply of fertiliser

The Presidency on Sunday said four million bags of 50 kilogrammes of fertiliser would be given to farmers before the end of the year. The...

Agric sector records three per cent growth despite recession

The Director-General, Budget Office of the Federation, Ben Akabueze, has revealed that despite the economic downturn fuelled by recession, the agricultural sector of the...
Fulaniherdsman

Herdsmen destroy farm, poison dam in UNILORIN

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, has decried the destruction of the University’s multi-million naira research and training farms by...
red-onions

Best way to store onions

Onions is a perishable crop which needs to be carefully handled to preserve its freshness and taste. Freshly harvested onions should first be dried on...

Agriculture is future of Nigeria, says Audu Ogbeh

MR Audu Ogbeh, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, has reiterated that the future of Nigeria lies in agriculture and not oil and gas. Ogbeh...
Exportation

Assessing NEPC’s path to diversification, growth

With the mandate of diversifying Nigeria’s economy from mono-product to multi-product, the Nigeria Export Promotion Council, NEPC, appears to be turning the challenges posed...

18 bio-fortified food varieties released in Nigeria – Official

Eighteen bio-fortified varieties comprising six vitamin A cassava, eight vitamin A maize, two orange sweet potato and two iron and zinc sorghum, which are...

Agric biotech essential in advancing farming — Scientists

SCIENTISTS in Nigeria have reiterated the need for the government to invest in agricultural biotechnology to improve the standard of farming in the country...

“Nigeria’s Only Option For Self-reliance Is Agriculture”–‎Gov. Dickson

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Mr. Seriake Dickson, has said that the only route to achieve prosperity in Nigeria is self-reliance on agriculture and...