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Lalong Leads Plateau To The National Food Security Council 

By   /  March 19, 2018  /  Science  /  No Comments

Yakubu Busari Barely two weeks after the visit of President Muhammad Buhari to Plateau State, has the state governor, Simon Lalong been appointed as a member of the National Food Security Council. The council has only six states governors with proven commitment to agriculture as members working in collaboration with seven federal ministries, the CBN […]

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Sokoto To Inaugurate West Africa’s Largest Cattle Breeding Project In May

By   /  January 23, 2018  /  Science  /  No Comments

The Sokoto State Cattle Breeding Project, the largest of its kind in the West African sub-region, will be inaugurated in May this year, Commissioner for Animal Health and Fisheries Development, Alhaji  Tukur Alkali has said. Conducting journalists round the project sites in Sokoto and Rabah LGA of the state, Alkali said the project will improve […]

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#WorldFoodDay: Establish Food Bank to Counter Hunger -Guber Aspirant

By   /  October 16, 2017  /  Science  /  No Comments

A governorship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) in Osun State, Mr. Olawale Rasheed has called on state governments to create food banks to counter growing hunger in the country. In a statement issued on the occasion of #WorldFoodDay, the aspirant lamented that hunger among the populace is widening and poses a serious threat to […]

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EWHC Founder Appointed Biosafety Ambassador

By   /  September 25, 2017  /  Science  /  No Comments

Pro-GMO activist and  founder of Abuja based NGO, Every Woman Hope Centre (EWHC), Edel-Quinn Ijeoma Agbaegbu, was last week , appointed and decorated as a biosafety ambassador in Nigeria  at a biosafety conference organised by the National Biosafety Management Agency(NBMA). Agbaegbu who is also publisher/Editor-in-Chief of Lifecare Journal, was among  forty-six persons decorated  with NBMA’s […]

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SWOFON President Decries The Vulnerability Of Women In Agriculture

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  Science  /  No Comments

Yakubu Busari The National President of Small Scale Women Farmers Organization In Nigeria, SWOFON, Mrs. Mary Afan has decried the challenges of rural women and disenfranchised groups who are located in remote areas through making delivery of supplies, pickup of produce in Plateau and the country. Mrs Afan made disclosure at Mountain View during the […]

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NAAPD Committed To Sustainable Food Security In Nigeria

By   /  June 6, 2017  /  Science  /  No Comments

Yakubu Busari The Nigeria Association of Agricultural Product Dealers in partnership with the Nigeria Police Force has concluded arrangement of posting staff to commence monitoring and evaluation of vehicles taking off from Plateau state chapter between June, July to avoid multiple taxes and levies on highways. The state Coordinator, Mr Tukura Solomon Adamu rtd deputy […]

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Gov. Ganduje Tasks ABU Zaria On Agric Research

By   /  May 12, 2017  /  Science  /  No Comments

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has tasked Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria to respond proactively to Nigeria’s present economic challenges by paying more attention to agricultural research. He maintained that through Institute for Agricultural Research, the university could help towards achieving far-reaching improvements in agricultural productivity, marketing and competitiveness as well as creating more employment opportunities for […]

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President of Fisheries Co-operative Federation Calls On Federal Government To Accord Priority To Dredging of River Niger-Benue

By   /  November 11, 2016  /  Science  /  No Comments

Rabiu Omaku The national president of Fisheries Co-operative Federation of Nigeria, Anthony Ashagye has called on the federal government to as matter of national importance to revisit the contract for the dredging of River Niger-Benue awarded by former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan. The president disclosed that the significance of the two major seaways would serve […]

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Abia Embarks on Agriculture Revolution, Targets 10,000 Hectares of Oil Palm Plantation By 2018

By   /  October 30, 2016  /  Science  /  No Comments

Owing to the fall in crude oil price and the economic recession in Nigeria, it has become expedient for governments at all levels to ensure diversifying her economy to deal with the issues of economic downturn. One of such efforts is reverting back to agriculture, which used to be the mainstay of Nigeria’s economy before […]

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President Fisheries Co-operative Federation of Nigeria Blames Successive Governments For Neglecting Aquaculture

By   /  October 27, 2016  /  Science  /  No Comments

Rabiu Omaku Mr.Anthony Ashagye,the President Fisheries Cooperative Federation of Nigeria Limited has blamed the successive administration at both local, state and federal level for total neglect of fish industry, the President gave the hint at the north-central fisheries awareness rally held at Tunga Akawu Sule in Awe local government of Nasarawa state. Ashagye in his […]

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