Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Agriculture

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.

January 27, 2023

Poultry farmers warned against using antibiotics for chickens

The Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN), Lagos chapter, has charged farmers against using antibiotics in rearing birds.

Poultry farm
January 26, 2023

AfDB commits $10 million to food security in Africa

The head of the AfDB encouraged African leaders to work together to realise the agricultural potential of the continent and turn it into a major source of bread for the world.

Akinwunmi Adesina
January 26, 2023

Buhari welcomes $538 million given to Nigeria by AfDB, others

“Feeding Africa is an imperative. We must ensure that we feed ourselves today, tomorrow and well into the future.”

President Muhammadu Buhari and Akinwunmi Adesina
January 25, 2023

Nigeria to make $500 million from cashew exports in 2023: Minister

Mohammed Abubakar, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, says cashew nuts export from Nigeria generated over $250 million in 2022.

Mohammed Abubakar, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development and Cashew Nuts composite
January 23, 2023

Dry season farmers raise concern over obsolete dam in Gombe

The association have expressed concern over lack of canals and other facilities at the Balanga Dam.

Image showing dry season farmers
January 23, 2023

$150m spent on Edo flood control, erosion management, says Obaseki

Governor Godwin Obaseki says the Edo government spent $150 million on flood control and erosion management in different locations.

Erosion and Governor Godwin Obaseki
January 22, 2023

Our kinsman Buhari has neglected Fulani herders: Miyetti Allah 

The group said in an interview that none of its issues have been addressed by the Buhari administration. 

Baba Ngelzarma and President Muhammadu Buhari
January 19, 2023

260 dams constructed in Nigeria: FG

The government said Nigeria had constructed 6,761 water supply schemes in urban, semi-urban and rural areas.

Lagdo Dam 
January 17, 2023

UN warns Buhari regime of ‘catastrophic’ hunger in Nigeria

According to the UN, nearly 25 million Nigerians are at risk of hunger between June and August this year if urgent action is not taken.

President Muhammadu Buhari