Honourable Ministers, Chief Audu Ogbeh and Senator Heineken Lokpobiri with the Permanent Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Bello Umar and Directors in a group photograph after the handover ceremony on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at the Ministry’s Headquarters in Abuja.
About Aishat Onusi
Aishat Onusi holds a 1st degree in Mass Communication; a Master's Degree in Media Arts/Communications and a Postgraduate in Theatre Arts and Mass Communications. She has extensive media networks and experience of over 15 years covering print journalism, broadcasting, broadcast regulation, public relations and new media technology. She is also an International School of Communication - ISOC Certified Social Media Reputation Manager and Crisis Communications Strategist. Her professional affiliation includes - Associate Member, Nigerian Chartered Institute of Public Relations; International Member, Public Relations and Communications Association, United Kingdom and Member, The Internet Society. She currently serves as Technical Adviser on New Media to the Honourable Minister of Agriculture & Rural Development, Nigeria.
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I would like to first of all appreciate President Mohammadu Buhari for bringing us in, in October 2015 to join him in running this country. In the last three and half years, with my colleague, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, we have put our energies into building a strong Agricultural economy. I want to thank the President […]
In compliance with the directives by President Muhammadu Buhari, Honourable Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh and the Honourable Minister of State, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri formally handed over the reins of administration to the Permanent Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Bello Umar on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at the Ministry’s Headquarters in Abuja. In […]
Honourable Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh has presided over the official handing over ceremony of concessioned silo complexes to concessionaires who had emerged as preferred bidders after a successful negotiation. Speaking at the event, Chief Ogbeh stated that the Federal Government established the silos complexes and commodity warehouses in various parts […]
It is quite clear that Nigeria and indeed a large number of African countries have a major crisis on their hands. It is the crisis of the youth. It is well known that over 60% of Africans are below the age of 40. Given the stunted pace of development across the continent over the last […]
President Muhammadu Buhari today flagged off the commencement of the distribution of high-yielding cotton seeds and other farming inputs to 100,000 cotton farmers in Katsina State for the 2019 planting season under the Anchor Borrower’s Programme. The President was represented by the Honourable Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh in the company […]
Honourable Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh has met with officials of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, IITA; Harevst Plus Nigeria; Harvest Field Nigeria and other stakeholders actively involved in the production and distribution of Aflasafe to reduce aflatoxin content in crops from field to storage. Aflatoxins are natural poisons produced […]
The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Mohammed Bello Umar was today conducted on a guided tour of exhibition booths at the 43rd Regular Meeting of the National Council on Agriculture and Rural Development, NCARD holding in Umuahia, Abia State as part of activities for Day 3.
The technical session of the 43rd regular meeting of the National Council on Agriculture & Rural Development has opened on Tuesday in Abia State as stakeholders converge at the International Conference Centre, Umuahia. This year’s NCARD meeting is focusing on the theme: “Consolidating the Strategies of Agricultural Promotion Policy for Economic Diversification and Growth” and […]
Hon. Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh has presided over the kick-off meeting to formalise the commencement of the restructuring and recapitalization of the Bank of Agriculture in Abuja. The meeting, convened at the instance of the Bureau of Public Enterprises, BPE was attended by both managements of the appointed financial advisers […]