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Small Scale Women Farmers Canvass Provision of Women-Friendly Equipment

  Small Scale Women Farmers Association of Nigeria (SWOFON), have dropped the hoe for mechanised farming for increased food production, according to Mrs Mary Afan,...

Food Security: NALDA Partners FCHD to Engage 400 Youths

The National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA) is collaborating with the Federal College of Horticulture, Dadin-Kowa (FCHD) in Gombe State to engage 400 youths...

Ondo to Benefit From $200m Livestock Support Grant – FG

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has said that Ondo State will benefit from the 200 million dollars World Bank Livestock Productivity...

Nigeria Produces 2.3m Metric Tonnes of Tomato Annually – NIHORT

Dr Abayomi Olaniyan, Executive Director, National Horticultural Research Institute (NIHORT) on Wednesday said Nigerian farmers produce 2.3 million metric tonnes of tomato annually. Olaniyan disclosed...

Lagos Graduates 100 Women, Youth Farmers

The Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms. Abisola Olusanya, has charged no fewer than 100 women and youth graduands of the State Agripreneurship Programme...

Osun Has no Functional Tractors for Farming – Commissioner

The Osun government, on Monday, confirmed that there were no functional tractors for farming operations in the state. The state Commissioner for Agriculture and Food...

FG Trains Vets to Combat a Contagious Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Outbreak

The Federal Government is training Federal and states epidemiology officers on investigation and how to combat the recent outbreak of Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease (RHD)...

FAO Raises Concern Over Purchase of Antibiotics for Animals, Plants

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has raised concern over antibiotics used in animals and plants purchased off the counter in Nigeria without expert...

Farmers/Herders’ Conflict: 10 States Ready to Implement National Livestock Transformation Plan — Presidency

Dr Andrew Kwasari, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Agriculture, on Thursday said over 10 states are ready to implement the National Livestock...

Research Institute Says Pineapple Has Huge Potential for Foreign Exchange

The Executive Director, National Horticultural Research Institute (NIHORT), Ibadan, Dr Abayomi Olaniyan has described pineapple as an economic crop with huge potential for foreign...

Agripreneurs Solicit Investment in Local Produce to Enhance Nutritional Value

Youth agriculture entrepreneurs (agripreneurs) have called on African governments and stakeholders to invest in local produce to improve nutritional integrity and contribute to the...

More Youth Inclusion in Modern Agriculture Will Bolster Economy – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged agencies involved in agriculture to include youth in driving modern methods of farming. The president stated this in Abuja on...

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FRSC to Introduce Digital Drivers’ Licence

  The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC), Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi on Friday, announced the corps plan to introduce a digital driver’s licence that would...

NHIS Gets Ononokpono as New Spokesman

  The Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Professor Mohammed Sambo, has approved the deployment of a new Head of Media and...

Plans Underway to Expand NCDC’s National Reference Laboratory — Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says plans are underway to expand the facilities of the National Reference Laboratory(NRL) of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control...

Five Dead in India Vaccine Factory Fire

  Five people died when a fire tore through a building at the world's biggest vaccine manufacturing hub in India Thursday. The fire broke out Thursday...

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