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Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno says his administration accords priority to agriculture transformation to fight poverty and end insurgency.
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has pledged to make the state be the Holland of Nigeria in terms of dairy milk production and other livestock products for other states to patronise.
Dr Paul Ilona, the Country Manager of Harvestplus, an international agriculture organisation, says over one million small holder farmers grow bio-fortified food crops in Nigeria.
Scientists across Africa and their colleagues in other parts of the world met with policymakers in Tanzania, under the auspices of the African Agronomy Initiative (ACAI) to discuss the progress made in the last two years in providing clues to the agronomy of cassava.
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 bred conventionally, have been released officially in Nigeria.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Brazil-Africa Institute (BAI) have set a machinery in motion to mentor African youth in cassava processing.
Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has said that one of his missions in the state was to ensure rice, goats and other agriculture produce from indigenous farmers reach New York City and Japan.
Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State on Monday, flagged off sales and distribution of 24 trucks of assorted bags of fertilizer to farmers at subsidized rate in Sourthern Borno Senatorial District.
The President of the Nigeria Boxing Board of Control Rafiu Ladipo has said Nigeria-born British boxer Anthony Joshua will knock out Joseph Parker when the two undefeated heavyweight boxers clash in Cardiff for a unification bout on March 31.
North Korea and South Korea are to meet next week for talks at the border truce village of Panmunjom.
The Head of Downstream Monitoring Regulations of Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) Jos Field Office, Ahmadu Gambo Fagge, said they will continue to ensure that the fuel circulated are not adulterated with any other substance.
Governor Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has approved the redeployment of four commissioners to for effective service delivery.
World No. 2 Caroline Wozniacki and rising star Naomi Osaka became early round casualties while veteran Venus Williams survived a scare to book her third round spot at the Miami Open on Friday.
U.S. and Israeli officials lambasted Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Tuesday after the premier called the American ambassador to Israel a “son of a dog” and a “settler” in a fiery speech the day before.
Former England women's coach Mark Sampson was being investigated for intimidating a female UEFA official with a metal pole at the 2017 European Championship before he was fired, the European governing body said on Friday.
Bursaspor of Turkey defender William Troost-Ekong will captain the Super Eagles against Poland in tonight’s World Cup warm-up.
The Muslim Rights Concern has hailed the return of the Dapchi schoolgirls, saying it shows a difference between the President Muhammadu Buhari government and that of his predecessor, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, under whose watch about 300 schoolgirls in Chibok were taken away in 2014.
A large quantity of fake Kiwi Polish worth about N30 million has been destroyed in Anambra State following an order by an Onitsha High Court presided over by Justice I U Ndigwe.