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Buhari tasks universities of agriculture to reduce Nigeria’s dependence on food imports

NIGERIA'S President Muhammadu Buhari has urged universities of agriculture to reduce Nigeria's dependence on imported foods and raw materials. Minister of Agriculture Mohammed Mahmood Abubakar...

Smallholder women farmers still frustrated over promise of palliatives that remain a pipe dream

They prepared, borrowed money and materials to invest in efforts at getting a bountiful harvest in the year 2020. Many of them, apparently encouraged by the experience of the past few years, did not want to waste the opportunity offered by the times. But before the end of the first quarter of the year a pandemic, not seen in recent history, happened on the world and sent everybody scampering for cover. 

Insecurity is preventing rainy season farming, it will be problematic for us – Atiku laments

ATIKU Abubakar, former vice president and presidential candidate of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) has raised the alarm that incessant bandits and terrorists' attacks...
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Agriculture is the most important profession and business in the world – AfDB president

AFRICAN Development Bank (AfDB) President Akinwumi Adesina has reminded students at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta that agriculture is the most important profession...

‘God heard our prayers… farmers now among well-to-do Nigerians’—Buhari

By Vincent Ufuoma PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has thanked God for giving Nigerian farmers abundant harvests and good rainy seasons in the past four years and...

Reduce MDAs, slash lawmakers’ salaries to cut cost of governance, ActionAid tells FG

ACTIONAID Nigeria, a Non-Governmental Organisation has challenged the Federal Government to reduce the number of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDA) as well as the...
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Buhari: Nigeria still struggles to feed her population, produce enough materials for manufacturing

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria has continued to face the challenge of meeting domestic food requirements and providing raw materials for the manufacturing sector and...

FACT CHECK: Has Nigeria’s agricultural output really reduced or increased since PDP left power?

ONE achievement President Muhammadu Buhari is always eager to flaunt wherever he speaks publicly is his administration's efforts to improve the agricultural sector and...

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2023: With me as candidate PDP is assured of victory in Kwara – Former ambassador to Japan 

By Dare Akogun A FORMER Nigerian ambassador to Japan Yisa Gana has declared that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is...

Buhari appoints Adeyemi as Statistician-General of the Federation

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Semiu Adeyemi Adeniran as the substantive Statistician-General of the Federation and...

Lagos police parade sound engineer’s suspected killers

THE Lagos Police Command has paraded six persons over the death of a sound engineer, David Imoh. Imoh was killed...

NRC cancels resumption of Abuja-Kaduna train services

THE Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has cancelled the planned resumption of train services along the Abuja-Kaduna route. The NRC announced...

FCT minister seeks Rotary’s partnership in campaign to end open defecation

THE Minister of State for the Federal Capital Territory, Ramatu Tijjani, has asked Rotary International District 9125, Nigeria, to...
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