According to the paper, Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State would implement the Ruga settlement scheme in spite of its suspension by the Federal Government. The governor made this known on Sunday in Lafia while hosting a delegation of Fulani leaders, associations, elders and Ardos from across the state who came on a courtesy call.
By Chris Oji, Enugu And Donatus Nadi The report has it that, controversy continued to rage yesterday on the suspended cattle settlement (Ruga) policy. The position of two governors in the North Abdullahi Sule (Nasarawa) and Bello Matawalle (Zamfara) contradicted that of their colleages in the Southeast. ONDO COMMUNITIES TO HERDERS: VACATE OUR FARMLANDS WITHIN […]
By Latifah Opoola According to the paper, the Director- General of the National Orientation Agency, Garba Abari, says the proposed National Livestock Transformation Plan requires the inputs of all Nigerians. According to him, this will ensure a policy that will engender and boost relationship among the various people in the country. CBN GIVES OCT. […]
By Hussein Yahaya According to the report, the Nigerian Agricultural Insurance Corporation (NAIC) has paid claims of N464 million in the first quarter of 2019 to its insured farmers across the country. The Managing Director of the Corporation, Mrs. Falashade Joseph, stated this in a statement made available to Daily Trust in Abuja.
By Bianca Iboma The paper has it that, the Vice Chancellor, University of Lagos, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, has voiced support for agro – based energy to develop agriculture. He said agro – based energy has renewable resources that can help Nigeria overcome daunting development challenges in its economy.
By Ahmed Tahir Ajobe The paper reports that, Niger State Government says it is taking the opportunity of high demand for soya beans in the international market to go into massive production of the crop this planting season. Speaking during a workshop on soya beans production organized by Complit Agro-Product Limited, Commissioner of Agriculture, Malam […]
According to the report, Farming in Nigeria has taken a dramatic turn in recent years, creating jobs and opportunities for entrepreneurs who dare to go into farming business. Millionaires are currently being made every year through farming in Nigeria and there is certainly no end to the prospects of creating more wealth through farming in […]
By Walter Ukaegbu The paper has it that, the Federal Government is set to create about four million jobs through oil palm production in the country. This was made known by the Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr. Sunday Edet Akpan, at the Stakeholders Forum for the presentation of […]
By Mudiaga Affe Mudiaga reports that, the Foundation for Partnership Initiative in the Niger Delta on Tuesday disclosed that 1,047 farmers and Small and Medium Scale Enterprises in Cross River State recorded an increase of over N240m through the foundation’s economic development interventions. The interventions, which were done in partnership with the Cross River State […]