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As part of the Buhari administration’s efforts to transform agricultural productivity in the country, the Federal Government in partnership with the African Development Bank (AfDB) and other stakeholders are set to roll out a Special-Agro Industrial Processing Zones (SAPZ) programme aimed at concentrating agro-processing activities in demarcated areas to boost productivity and integrate production, processing and marketing of selected commodities.
Agricultural mechanization is the globally accepted standard presently, aimed at massive cultivation and output, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Muhammad Nanono has asserted.
Godwin Emefiele, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), says 2.9 million farmers have cultivated 3.6 million hectares across 21 commodities under the bank’s anchor borrowers’ programme (ABP).
Bagudu made the appeal in Abuja, at the ongoing 3-day intensive hands-on training on “Post-harvest handling techniques,” organised by Farms Flowers and Allied Products Initiative (FFAP).
IFAD-VCDP programme contributes 653,843 metric tons of cassava to Nigeria’s food security – coordinator
The Federal Government/International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)-Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP) has contributed 653,843 metric tons of cassava to Nigeria’s food security.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has expressed surprise that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) could accuse Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele of incompetence and partisanship.
National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) on Sunday said that President Muhammadu Buhari has surpassed all past Presidents of the country in the development of the Niger Delta region.
Manchester United plan to keep Edinson Cavani at Old Trafford for the 2021-22 season by offering the striker a wage increase of £50,000, according to reports.
The crisis among pensioners on Sunday got messier as Federal Civil Service Pensioners (FCSP) finally opted out of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) over alleged denial of the branch’s rights and privileges.
The Hammers boss – whose men were beaten by Everton – has called on the Premier League to explain the questions surrounding the integrity of the competition being affected with United’s 3-1 win at Aston Villa their first of three games in five games.
Chief George Moghalu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant in Anambra, says electing a credible candidate is critical for the party to capture power in the state.
Pep Guardiola’s father has declared his excitement at the prospect of Man City winning the Champions League – and beating Real Madrid in the final.
The United Kingdom government has warned football fans against traveling for the Champions League final between Chelsea and Manchester City in Istanbul, Turkey.
The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has urged the federal government to address the insecurity ravaging the country rather than spending time trying to blackmail anyone who criticises the present administration.
A Russian woman was deported from Bali on Wednesday for violating (COVID-19) rules after she had entered a supermarket with her face painted to look like she was wearing a mask.
Cultural Activist, Chief Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Ighoho, has said that the Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola, cannot stop his group from holding a proposed rally in Osun State.