Saturday, May 21, 2022

Agriculture

May 21, 2022

Russia-Ukraine War: AfDB approves $1.5 billion facility to support Africa’s food system

The facility is expected to reach over 20 million African farmers to deal with the food shortfall.

AfDB building
May 21, 2022

Ayade has supported Cross River farmers more than any governor since 1999: Aide

The aide claimed the Ayade government policy initiatives had seen the enhancement in the value chain of agriculture in Cross River.

Governor of Cross River State, Ben Ayade
May 18, 2022

Farmers not repaying loans; believe it’s ‘national cake’, CBN laments

Mr Ajayi said their refusal to pay back the loans have made it difficult for others to access the loan.

CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele. [CREDIT: Bloomberg]
May 17, 2022

More children to starve, die due to Ukraine war: UNICEF

“The world is rapidly becoming a virtual tinderbox of preventable child deaths and child suffering from wasting.”

Ukrainian refugee children
May 13, 2022

Money Rituals: Ondo govt to engage youths with farming

The Ondo government says it has concluded plans to use agriculture to discourage youths in the state from engaging in money rituals.

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu
May 10, 2022

Amotekun: Akeredolu recruits 350 to protect Ondo farmers from attacks

The governor said the recruitment became imperative because the Amotekun corps was overstretched.

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu and Amotekun Corps
May 10, 2022

FG urged to implement effective dairy policy

FG urged to implement a dairy policy that will provide an enabling environment for local dairy farmers to thrive.

Dairy Farm used to illustrate this story (Credit: Business Post)
May 10, 2022

Nigeria to increase forest cover to 25%, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria has successfully forested over 6,191,363 hectares of land through the green bond project.

President Muhammadu Buhari
May 10, 2022

Fulani herdsmen need money, won’t buy form for presidential aspirants: MACBAN

“We see no mileage in supporting any politician when we are overwhelmed by the crisis being faced by our members nationwide.”

Baba Ngelzarma/herdsmen
May 9, 2022

Cocoa farmers protest sale of farmland to Chinese company by Ondo govt

The farmers said that they were pleading with the state government to allow them to acquire the land instead of imposing foreigners on the indigenes.

Cocoa farmers protesting and Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu