How tree planting can tackle climate change challenge

The Reverend father demonstrating tree planting An Environmentalist, Mr Muhtari Amino-Kano, has described planting of trees as the only way to curb the effect of...

Border closure: Farmers in Kwara count blessings

Farmers Farmers and local foodstuff sellers in Kwara South Senatorial District say the partial closure of the nation’s land borders is bringing them more patronage...

Buhari hails Nigerian farmers

Buhari, right on his farm in Daura: praises farmers on Farmers’ Day President Muhammadu Buhari has poured encomiums on Nigerian farmers, as Farmers’ Day is...

Stanbic IBTC Reiterates Commitment To Agricultural Development

L-R: Prince Gbolahan Lawal, Commissioner for Agriculture, Lagos State; Mrs. Folasade Jaji, Secretary to the Lagos State Government and Mr. Sam Ocheho, Head, Global...

Remains of Biblical snake with rear limbs found

This life restoration shows the Biblical snake Najash rionegrina moving through the dunes of the Kokorkom desert that extended across Río Negro (in Northern...

Bills for establishment of FAUTA, FCE scale second reading

The Senate The Bill for establishment of Federal University of Agriculture and Technology (FUAT) in Funtua, Katsina State, on Wednesday scaled second reading in the...

Breaking: Lagos evacuates lion haboured by Indian in Victoria Island

The lion being evacuated The operatives of the Lagos State Task Force on Monday succeeded in evacuating a lion found at a private home around...

Buhari writes Scientific Magazine, says planting of trees solution to conflicts

The President, in an opinion article published in Scientific American Magazine, in which more than 150 Nobel laureates have been published, opined that desertification...

Orji Kalu Lectures Senate, FG On Agriculture, Makes Reference To Ogbomosho Mango

Orji Kalu Advises FG on Agriculture Makes Reference to Ogbomosho Mango Kenneth Udeh,Abuja Chief Whip of the Senate , Senator Orji Uzor Kalu has called on...

Obiano Commissions Coscharis Rice Mill Today (Photos)

I read somewhere that “every great accomplishment begins with a dream, a vision that motivates us to shape our thoughts into a powerful reality;”...

Governor Wike Commissions Fruit Garden Market (Photos)

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has commissioned the ultra-modern Ogbum-Nu-Abali Fruit Garden Market , which was razed down by fire last year. Commissioning the...

70,000 Borno farmers to benefit from CBN’s ABP

Farmers The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it has targeted about 70, 000 farmers and business under its Anchor Borrower Programme (ABP) in Borno...

200 farmers trained on ginger production

ginger           The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), Extension Department, has trained 10 extension workers on ginger production. The gesture, in collaboration with Nasarawa...

FG working to make snake antivenom more accessible

The Federal Ministry of Health is working to facilitate local production of snake antivenom in Nigeria through the Public Private Partnership (PPP) Initiative to...

Lagos urges residents to desist from illegal cutting of trees

From left: Attorney-General of Lagos State, Mr. Moyosore Onigbanjo; Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals, Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire and Member Lagos House...

Ghana expects 850K tonnes of cocoa in 2019/20 season

Cocoa beans are pictured next to a warehouse in the village of Atroni, near Sunyani, Ghana, April 11, 2019. Image via NAN Ghana, the world’s...

Emefiele: Opportunities in fishing, $1.2billion spent on importation

Mr Godwin Emefiele, CBN Governor: says coastal states being encouraged to go into the blue economy The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr...

Dangote shuts Kano tomato plant again

Dangote Tomato Processing Company in Kano shut again Dangote Tomato plant in Kano has been shut again, six months after it resumed operations from an...

Osun farmers demand direct relationship with government

Farmers are suffering. we want direct relationship. Mr Moses Oladipupo, the Deputy Chairman of All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) in Osun chapter, has called...

Yobe: MACBAN demands implementation of Ruga Resettlement Initiative

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), Yobe State Chapter has tasked government in the state to implement the ‘Ruga Resettlement Initiative’...

Digital technology will change face of agriculture – Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says that digital technology and its application will change the face of agriculture in Africa. Osinbajo made this submission on...

Sanwo-Olu unveils Jakande Gardens, to deliver 1,248 homes in six months

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu (middle), flanked by Commissioner for Housing, Hon. Moruf Akinderu-Fatai (left) and Special Adviser to the Governor on Housing,...

200 Graduates Get N74m, Free Land In Ogun

To curb unemployment and boost food production in Ogun State, 200 unemployed graduates have been offered loans totalling N74.4m under the Fadama III agricultural...

Nigerian dwarf goats make news on an American dairy farm

Minnesota woman Andrea Johnson and her Nigerian dwarf goats Minnesota woman Andrea Johnson had 40 acres and a lot of brush. On the hunt for...

Study reveals gene responsible for early-maturing, high-yielding rice

gene responsible for high yielding rice and early maturity revealed. Chinese researchers have identified a gene that enables hybrid rice varieties to have a higher...

Nigerian Wins International Grant With His Agrictech Company

- Adewale Oparinde has won an international grant with his EZFarming, an agriculture-centered tech startup - EZFarming aims to expand small holders farm into commercial...

Indian hemp cultivated in 11 Plateau LGAs – NDLEA

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau State The Plateau Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says cannabis sativa (Indian hemp) is currently cultivated...

10 Reasons you must not live near poultry farm

Respiratory infections. By Isa Isawade It is observed that a lot of people are unaware of the health risks inherent in living close to poultry farms,...

Top 10 Most Dangerous Dog Breeds In The World

1. Caucasian Shepherd Meet the topper of our list, also known as Caucasian Ovcharka, this dog can grow very large, minimum of 50kg or 110...

10 Dangers you must avoid when starting poultry business

A poultry farm. By Isa Isawade Poultry business could be very lucrative and profitable if it is embarked upon with full information about the dos and...

Top 10 Fastest Creatures On Earth

10. Brown Hare The Brown Hare’s long back legs enable them to reach speeds of 77kph (48mph), the same speed as their predator the red...

Egg glut is killing poultry business in Nigeria – Taiwo Adeoye

Mr. Taiwo Adeoye, President, Animal Science Association of Nigeria (ASAN) during the interview. (Photo credit: Ayodele Efunla) Mr. Taiwo Adeoye, a renowned animal scientist and...

Borno ready for RUGA: Gov. Umara Zulum

Governor Babagana Umara Zulum: says Borno state ready for RUGA The Borno Government said it will implement the Federal government inspired Rural Grazing Area (RUGA)...

Not RUGA: Government set to begin ranching policy in Plateau LGAs

The Plateau State Government on Wednesday said arrangement has been concluded for the commencement of cattle ranching policy in some parts of the state. This...

Ethiopians `break’ world record for trees planted in one day

Some government offices have been shut down to allow civil servants to take part in the campaign. Ethiopians dug in to help plant more than...

Zamfara can cater for 6m million livestock – Matawalle

Livestock Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara says the state has space to cater for six million livestock in furtherance of the National Livestock Transformation Plan...

“Solution To Permanently End Plastic Pollution”

Plastics are everywhere. We use them for various purposes and they are a part of the everyday life of most people. They pollute our...

Animal, bird diseases ravage Bauchi

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State Bauchi State Government on Sunday said that it has recorded outbreak of three types of animals and birds diseases...

Cross River Gov. Ben Ayade Declares Green Holiday For Planting 1m Trees

The Governor of Cross River State, Ben Ayade has declared July 30th every year, starting from 2019, as a public holiday for the planting...

10 OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL ANIMALS YOU MUST KNOW

10. Fox Foxes belong to the family of Canidae and they are usually a little smaller than your everyday domestic dog. There are about 37...

Bauchi farmers drop food crops for cash crop cultivation

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State Report of a survey conducted in Bauchi by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has indicated that farmers in...

Logging: Cross River Assembly calls for lifting of embargo

FILE PHOTO: Logs of Wood The Cross River House of Assembly has called on the state government to lift the embargo placed on logging in...

Cobra, 14-foot-long, spotted in Assam. Pics will make you very uncomfortable

f you have ophidiophobia – fear of snakes – then this is where you should stop reading. Others, who can brave the fear of...

Surprise: Elephants thrive in Ogun’s wild forest

Elephants thrive inside Ogun’s wild forest The jungle was so thick that Emmanuel Olabode only found the elephants he was tracking when the great matriarch’s...

Zamfara fertilizer company revived, production resumed

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State. The Zamfara State Government has rekindled hope of employment and economic growth in the state by reviving Zamfara fertilizer...

Ekiti boils as Fulani herdsmen kill hunter

Fulani Herdsmen There was a massive demonstration in Orin-Ekiti in Ido/Osi Local Government Area of Ekiti State on Saturday when residents of the community trooped...