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 …...
The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) Plc and Syngenta Agrochemical Company Limited, a seed production and crop protection company, at the weekend signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at boosting farmers’ yield by up to 80 per cent, in line...
The Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has declared that clashes between farmers and herdsmen will get worse in 2019 if nothing was done to create cattle ranches or provide better security against rustling.
Chief Ogbeh raised the alarm while briefing State House correspondents after the...
Worried by the persistent clashes between farmers and herdsmen, the University of Jos ( UniJos ) chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities ( ASUU ), on Monday held a symposium where stakeholders proffered possible solutions to the menace.
In his speech at the occasion, Dr. Chris...
A Presidency source late Sunday night confirmed that at least 145 suspects have since been arrested by the Nigeria Police following herdsmen/farmers clashes in some parts of the country, including Benue, Kaduna and Nasarawa states. The arrests occurred between January 2016 and January 2018...
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The minister of agriculture and rural development, Audu Ogbeh, says the government will not transfer communal land ownership to herdsmen wherever cattle colonies are established – He states that there is no truth in speculations that the government is conspiring …
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Atiku Abubakar has opened a fast-food restaurant.
The former vice president tweeted about his first Chicken Cottage outlet on Saturday evening, saying he was excited and promised to patronise local farmers to boost local agriculture earnings.
“Today, I am excited to open the first of many...
The European Union has extended its ban on importation of dried beans from Nigeria by three years.
The Coordinating Director of the Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service, Vincent Isegbe, disclosed this Thursday.
The EU had banned importation of Nigeria’s dried beans in June 2015 on the...
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The acting Nigerian High Commissioner to Ghana, Adekunbi Sonaike Ayodeji, has disclosed the brutal killing of seven Fulani herdsmen during a recent clash by some farmers in Ghana.
Ayodeji said the Commission will take responsibility in part for the activities of the herdsmen because some of...
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No fewer than seven persons have been feared killed in a renewed hostilities between Fulani herdsmen and Agatu farmers in Benue last Sunday.
Daily Sun gathered that the herders invaded some communities in the riverine Agatu area at about 10am on Sunday and continued fighting until late into the...