7 Results / Page 1 of 1


Agriculture: Niger Govt Signs MoU With Private Company

  By Oduyemi Odumade Niger State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with a Company on emergency intervention in Agriculture. Governor Mohammed Umaru Bago signed on behalf of the State Government while the Country Director, Agriculture and Construction Equipment Division, Chijoke Okoli signed for the company. In a statement in Abuja, by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Niger State, Bologi Ibrahim, the intervention in Agriculture […]

today 6 2


RBDAs, Dams, Can Boost Food Security-Goronyo

  By Georgina Humphrey Minister of State for Water Resources and Sanitation, Bello Muhammad Goronyo, says the numerous dams and twelve River Basin Development Authorities if properly harnessed will boost food security. He stated this when he hosted Legislators from Sokoto State in his office in Abuja. Goronyo explained that these dams were constructed to provide water for the River Basin Development Authorities for Irrigation across the country, to accelerate […]

today 35


Increase Irrigation Infrastructure – Utsev To State Govts

  By Georgina Humphrey Ministry of Water Resources and Sanitation has called on State Governments and investors to increase direct investments in irrigation infrastructure development across the country to boost food production and ensure economic growth The Minister, Prof. Joseph Terlumun Utsev made the call during a tour of the Upper Niger River Basin Development Authority and commissioning of the Rafin Yashi Dam and irrigation scheme in Minna, Niger State. […]

today 16


NSCC Trains Older Persons In Agro Business

  By Nkiru Okeke In a bid to improve the lives of older persons and engage them productively, the National Senior Citizens Center, NSCC in collaboration with four agencies of the Federal Government have organized a two day capacity enhancement training for older persons in Agro business in Ushafa community, Bwari Area council of the FCT. The training is aimed at institutional strengthening, capacity building, poverty alleviation, improving the quality […]

today 21


Niger : Saudi Arabia To Invest In Agriculture, Infrastructure

By Oduyemi Odumade Saudi Arabian investors have expressed their interest in investing in agriculture and infrastructure projects in Niger State. Governor Mohammed Umar Bago confirmed this during a media chat held on the sidelines of the Saudi Arabian-Nigeria Roundtable Meeting in Mecca, led by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The Governor revealed that several Saudi Arabian investors are ready to invest in agriculture and road projects across the state, including the […]

today 12


FCT: Embracing Technology Will Boost Food Production – Geidam

  By Remi Johnson   Worried by the effects of climate change across the globe and the consequences of indiscriminate tree felling in the country, Residents of the FCT have been encouraged to imbibe the culture of planting trees. Mandate Secretary, FCT Agriculture and Rural Development Secretariat, Lawan Kolo Geidam who gave the charge in Abuja, said this would serve as a sustainable strategy to combat the effects of climate […]

today 26


Kaduna : Ginger Farmers Loses Over N8b To Fungi Disease

By Mathew Ayoola Ginger Farmers in seven Local Government Areas of Kaduna State have lost about three thousand hectares of ginger crops worth over eight billion naira to fungi disease. The affected Local Government Areas are Kachia, Kagarko, Jaba and Zangon Kataf. Others are Jemaa, Kaura and Sanga The farmers made this known when the Executive Director of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council, NEPC, Dr. Ezra Yakusak visited the affected […]

today 19