Entries by Aishat Onusi

Ogbeh Receives Course Participants of the Institute of Security in Abuja

The Honourable Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh on Tuesday received course participants representing security agencies and practitioners from within and outside Nigeria, and members of faculty, who paid him a courtesy visit in his office in Abuja. The delegation, led by the Institute’s Deputy Director of Studies, Dr. Abdulwahab Wale was […]

Ogbeh Congratulates President Buhari On His Victory; assures Nigerians of unprecedented growth in the Agriculture sector

The Honourable Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh has joined other well-meaning Nigerians to congratulate President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR on his victory at the just concluded Presidential and National Assembly elections.   Ogbeh noted that his victory at the poll did not come as a surprise especially with the giant strides recorded […]

RURAL PROJECTS: Bayelsa Communities Agog as Agric Ministry Commissions Projects

Rural communities in Bayelsa were excited as the Hon. Minister of State,  Dr. Heineken Lokpobiri, inspected an on-going road project and commissioned Solar Powered Boreholes and Street Light in Toru-Ebeni, Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.   This is to improve the wellbeing of the people in that community. The facilities are ready for […]

RURAL DEVELOPMENT: Yobe Community Visits Minister, Appreciates FG for Landmark Projects

The Honourable Minister of State – Senator Heineken Lokpobiri has assured the people of the North East geo political zone of the country that the Federal Government is committed to the development of the region despite the insecurity challenges posed by the activities of the Boko Haram sect. The minister stated that the development of […]

TOMATO SUMMIT: Stakeholders in the sector converged in Kano

Stakeholders in the tomato industry on Januray 25th, 2019 gathered in Kano state at the 1st National Tomato Summit to discuss “Strengthening Opportunities in Tomato Value Chain towards a National Self Sufficiency”.   The summit organized by the Nigeria Agribusiness Group (NABG) and Grow Africa in collaboration with the Tomato Growers Association of Nigeria (TOGAN) […]

FOOD SAFETY: Rally against indiscriminate use of chemicals on food & illegal importation of staple foods

A sensitization rally against illegal importation of staple foods and indiscriminate use of chemicals on food was held in Abuja on January 18, 2019.   The sensitization rally organised by the Federal Department of Extension Services in Collaboration with the women wing of the National Association of Nigerian Traders, was enroute Utako Market, Wuse Market, […]

FG, IFAD Pledge Partnership for Food Security

The Federal Government of Nigeria and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) have agreed to work more closely to ensure food sufficiency in the country by funding and supporting the nation’s rural farmers.   Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri and IFAD’S regional Director for the West and Central […]