AFAN kicks against N13bn to fight birds, locusts, grasshoppers

Says amount not part of Agric 2020 budget The All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, Wednesday, kicked against the N13 billion approved by the Federal Government to fight quelea birds, locusts, and grasshoppers. This was contained in a statement signed by the National President, AFAN, Arc Kabir Ibrahim, and made […]

Agriculture will drive industrial revolution of our administation, says Prof. Njoku

The Deputy Gorvernor of Imo State, Prof Placid Njoku has disclosed plans of the prosperity government led by Senator Hope Uzodinma to make agriculture the driving force of its intended industrial revolution. The Deputy Governor made this disclosure while fielding questions from Newsmen, after he led the committee on agriculture […]

Amotekun Begins Recruitment In Ondo State; Apply here

The Ondo State Security Network Agency has begun recruitment into the Amotekun Corps as disclosed by the Corps Commandant in the state. Chief Adetunji Olu-Adeleye, the Corps Commandant in Ondo State noted on Tuesday that indigenes of the state between the ages of 18 and 70 are eligible to apply. […]

Ohanaeze youths give killer herdsmen 2 wks to quit forests in Igboland

…stakeholders in Igbo land would be distributing Covid-19 pandemic palliatives at the Ohanaeze ndigbo national secretariate in Enugu Ohanaeze youths have given two weeks notice to all killer herdsmen in Igboland to quit the forests and bushes in the area or be ejected by force. Speaking through their national youth […]

AfDB unveils strategy roadmap to safeguard food security against impacts of COVID-19

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has unveiled a strategic roadmap of projects and programmes to assist African countries in tackling the nutrition and food security aspects of the COVID-19 crisis through a raft of immediate and longer-term measures. The Bank’s Communications and External Relations Department made this known in a […]

FG to inject $10 billion into economy, create jobs through agric revolution programme

The Federal Government on Thursday rolled out details of its ambitious agricultural programme, which it is undertaking with $1.2 billion loan support from Brazil, saying the project would inject $10 billion into the economy, create five million new jobs and empower no fewer than 35 million Nigerians nutritionally and economically. […]

10,000 farmers to benefit from World Bank-assisted project

No fewer than 10,000 farmers in Lagos State are to benefit from the World Bank-assisted agricultural scheme, under the Agro-processing, Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support, APPEALS, project. APPEALS, which revolves round training, is designed to build capacities of actors in the rice, aquaculture and poultry value chains. ADVERTISING The […]

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