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Nigeria is leading agriculture into the post-digital era with the inauguration of Africa’s first National agCelerant Technical Committee.
The Senate spokesperson, Sabi Abudullahi, says technocrats are the major challenges of the Nigerian farming system.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, says 130, 000 graduate youth have been employed to offer extension services to farmers across the country.
The Programme Coordinator, ActionAid Nigeria, Mr Azubike Nwokoye, on Thursday called on the Federal Government to strengthen agricultural extension services in the country.
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations has said that it is planning to install 100 Farmer Field School (FFS) community groups in 2018 in Nigeria’s North-east region to boost agricultural production.
Ken Ukaoha, President, National Association of Nigerian Traders, has decried poor access to information from Extension Service delivery to small scale farmers.
The Kaduna State Agricultural Development Agency, on Friday said it would train 270,000 Rice, Soya beans and Maize farmers in the state over the next three years on best farming practices for enhanced production.
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has sacked the staff of the state government owned College of Agriculture Iguoriakhi in Ovia South West local government area and closed down the institution.
Nigeria is spending over N1 billion on the importation of fish annually despite being the second largest producer of the commodity in the continent.
La Liga side Valencia are ‘weighing up a move’ to bring Man City centre-back Nicolas Otamendi back to the Mestalla Stadium, report The Sun.
A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court on Thursday adjourned the trial of former aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, due to the absence of one of the defence lawyers.
Super Eagles prospect Sebastian Osigwe has backed Gernot Rohr’s men to qualify for Qatar 2022 and reiterated his desire to represent Nigeria ahead of Switzerland.
The Islamic Movement in Nigeria, also known as Shi’ites, said that there was no basis for the United States to extend visa restrictions to Nigeria simply because of their activities in the country.
Hearing in the case instituted by Maryam Sherif, divorced wife of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, son of Nigeria’s former Vice President, for custody of their children, has been adjourned to Monday 27th January 2020.
Whilst there are numerous conflicting reports in both the Portuguese and English media about what is happening in the Bruno Fernandes transfer saga, the weight of evidence suggests that it is likely to be concluded in the near future.
Newcastle United are believed to be considering a loan move for Inter Milan wing-back Valentino Lazaro, according to the Newcastle Chronicle.
China’s economy weakened to its slowest pace in three decades in 2019 as weaker domestic demand and trade tensions with the United States took their toll, official data showed Friday.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Governors Forum, has congratulated four of its members whose elections were affirmed by the Supreme Court.
A Federal High court sitting in Osogbo, Osun State has convicted a 21-year-old internet fraudster, Arowolo Ariremako, for defrauding an American $200.