Monday, February 6, 2023

Agriculture

February 5, 2023

Plateau APC candidate promises to prioritise agric if elected

Mr Yilwatda said he was amazed by the vast uncultivated arable land in the local government area.

Nentawe Yilwatda
February 5, 2023

Food prices drop in Katsina as cash crunch bites harder

A bag of maize sells for about N19,000 in most markets now, against the old price of N24,000.

Grains
February 5, 2023

Food Security: FG unveils tractor hiring scheme for farmers in Kaduna 

The tractors would be released to Manage Service Providers on loans for farmers to access under a hiring scheme.

Mohammad Abubakar
February 4, 2023

Miyetti Allah seeks protection of members’ interest in new CBN cash policy

“An average cow costs between N250,000 to N350,000, far above the cash transaction allowed by the CBN, the question is how will pastoralists who don’t have bank accounts be paid?

MACBAN/Fulani herders
February 2, 2023

Ortom vows Benue anti-open grazing law won’t be repealed

He lamented that because of the enactment of the law, he had become a target for elimination.

Benue’s Governor Samuel Ortom
January 31, 2023

Pakistani PM seeks global cooperation on climate change crisis

Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif called for global cooperation to tackle the negative impacts of climate change.

Climate change
January 29, 2023

Amotekun nabs four herders over destruction of Ondo PDP chieftain’s cassava farm

The Commander of the Amotekun Corps in Ondo said the suspects were tracked to a neighbouring town in Ekiti where they were arrested after destroying the cassava farm.

herders
January 28, 2023

FG advises farmers on early warning signs against flooding

Mr Mustapha, who classified the flooding experience in Nigeria as a man-made disaster, said it was caused mainly by a complete disregard and disrespect for the environment.

Boss Mustapha
January 27, 2023

Food prices increased in December 2022: NBS 

This is according to NBS Selected Food Prices Watch Report for December 2022, released in Abuja on Friday.

Food Items at Utako Market, Abuja (Credit: Ahmed Oluwasanjo)
January 27, 2023

Côte d’Ivoire moves to process 49% of its cocoa production locally

Cote d’Ivoire is the world’s top cocoa producer with annual production of about 2.2 million tonnes.