Newspaper Releases

IFAD AGRIC PROJECT BOOTS ECONOMY WITH $68.9M: P.G 11 OF OCTOBER 31, 2018.

The paper reports that the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP) has contributed $68.9 million to the nation’s economy since inception in 2014, its National Programme Coordinator, Dr. Ameh Onoja has said. Onoja spoke at a workshop organized by IFAD in partnership with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural […]

REPS PANEL ADVISES RIVER BASIN AUTHORITIES ON AGRICULTURE: P.G. 25 OF OCTOBER 26, 2018.

By Samuel Awoynfa Awoyinfa reports that, the House of Representatives Committee on Water Resources called on the nation’s river basin development authorities to also focus on agriculture, as this will be I line with the efforts of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to diversify the nation’s economy. The Chairman of the Committee, Haman Patagi, said […]

BAGUDU REGRETS AMBODE’S LOSS OF SECOND TERM: P.G. 1/16 OF OCTOBER 26, 2018.

• PRAISES HIS CONTRIBUTION TO RICE IMPORT REDUCTION BY 90% By Gboyega Akinsanmi Gboyega reports that, Kebbi State Governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, yesterday regreted despite his good works, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, had been denied the opportunity to serve for another term. Listing Ambode’s good works, Bagudu said, for instance, Nigeria could not […]

PHOTO NEWS: P.G 1 OF OCTOBER 19, 2018.

By NAN The paper reports that, representative of the Wife of President, Dr. Hajo Sanni; the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development’s representative, Dr. Abdulkadir Muazu; Director-General, National Women Development Centre (NCWD). Mrs. Mary Eta; Wife of the Governor of Kaduna State, Aisha El-Rufai, and other dignitaries at the launch of the’ National Gender Action […]

HOW EBONYI’S MAKING GIANT STRIDES IN RICE PRODUCTION: P.G. 18/19 OF OCTOBER 18, 2018.

By Obinna Odogwu Obinna writes that, towards the end of Ogoja Road, somewhere before Onuebonyi Junction, is the popular Abakaliki Rice Mill, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State. The rice centre, which sits on a sizeable price of land far away from the densely-populated residential area, every day, is beehive of activities. From far and near, people converge […]

FOUNDATION INVESTS N1.5B TO SUPPORT FARMERS: P.G. 11 OF OCTOBER 18, 2018

By Daniel Essiet Daniel reports that, the British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation (BATNF) invested N1.5 billion since its inception in 2002 to promote wealth creation activities in the agriculture sector. Speaking during the World Food Day celebration in Lagos yesterday, the Executive Director, BATN, Abimbola Okoya, said the body was committed to empowering rural small […]