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Mixed reactions trail Silos concession

Mixed reactions trail Silos concession

• It’s Not As Transparent As Expected —Olalere • It’ll Save Us From Imminent Food Crisis —Oyekoya • It’ll Prompt Good Use Of The Silos —Ogunlade The Federal Government’s resolve to concession 20 Silos to…

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‘This government should work on agric, economy to alleviate poverty’

‘This government should work on agric, economy to alleviate poverty’

Dr Babajide Adelekan, Provost of the Federal College of Agriculture, Ibadan, Oyo State, speaks with FEMI IBIROGBA on the state of the economy, investment and youth involvement in agriculture, and diversification of the economy, among…

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Niger Delta ex-agitators canvass longer training period

Niger Delta ex-agitators canvass longer training period

Trainees in the one-month agricultural enterprises training done in Umuahia, Abia State capital, for 150 Niger Delta ex-agitators have called for the extension of the duration for future beneficiaries. The training, the second to be…

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IITA, AfDB to help Taraba transform cassava with technologies

IITA, AfDB to help Taraba transform cassava with technologies

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) has said it plans to work with the Taraba State government to transform cassava in the framework of the African Development Bank (AfDB) funded Technologies for African Agriculture…

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When will Nigeria attain food independence?

When will Nigeria attain food independence?

FEMI IBIROGBA writes that 58 years after Nigeria became politically independent, the country is still shackled in food insecurity, as evident in annual food import bills. Nigerians from all walks of life have bemoaned perpetual…

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Permanent secretary urges agric ministry staff to ensure food security

Permanent secretary urges agric ministry staff to ensure food security

Outgoing permanent secretary in the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Bukar Hassan, has urged all staff of the ministry to remain committed to the goal of achieving national food security for the…

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