Agriculture

Food Prices To Crash In 180 Days – FGN

Food Prices To Crash In 180 Days – FGN

Food Prices To Crash In 180 Days – FG As Nigerians hit the streets to protest hunger, the Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Sen Abubakar Kyari, Wednesday, disclosed that in 180 days food prices will crash. Kyari stated this on his X (formerly Twitter) handle, where he unveiled measures that will be implemented over the next 180 days. He said: “Our administration has unveiled a series of strategic measures aimed at addressing the high food prices currently affecting our nation. These measures will be implemented over the next 180 days; “150-Day Duty-Free Import Window for Food Commodities •Suspension of…
Read More
I Grow Vegetables; Nigerian Women Should Also Get Involved In Farming – Remi Tinubu

I Grow Vegetables; Nigerian Women Should Also Get Involved In Farming – Remi Tinubu

I Grow Vegetables; Nigerian Women Should Also Get Involved In Farming – Remi Tinubu First Lady Oluremi Tinubu has advised Nigerian women to get involved in farming to boost food production in the country. “Earlier today, I was at my garden to tend to it and water my plants myself. I have planted seven different vegetables,” Mrs Tinubu tweeted, posting a photo of herself in the garden on Saturday. She added, “I would like to encourage all Nigerian women to join the #EveryHomeAGarden competition and get involved in farming and food production.” Mrs Tinubu’s call for women’s involvement in farming…
Read More
Food Crisis: 82 Million Nigeria’s May Go Hungry Soon – United Nation Warns

Food Crisis: 82 Million Nigeria’s May Go Hungry Soon – United Nation Warns

Food Crisis: 82 Million Nigerians May Go Hungry Soon – UN Warns The United Nations has again predicted that 82 million Nigerians, about 64 per cent of the country’s population, may go hungry by 2030, calling on the government to tackle climate change, pest infestations, and other threats to agricultural productivity. The prediction comes in the wake of a persistent hike in food prices in the country. According to the National Bureau of Statistics, Nigeria’s food inflation rate hit a record high of 40.66 per cent in May 2024, surpassing the previous month’s 40.53 increase. This surge represents the largest…
Read More
President Tinubu Urges Governors To Meet Targets On Food Security; Approves Immediate Rollout Of National Construction And Household Support Programme

President Tinubu Urges Governors To Meet Targets On Food Security; Approves Immediate Rollout Of National Construction And Household Support Programme

STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE PRESIDENT TINUBU URGES GOVERNORS TO MEET TARGETS ON FOOD SECURITY; APPROVES IMMEDIATE ROLLOUT OF NATIONAL CONSTRUCTION AND HOUSEHOLD SUPPORT PROGRAMME To boost agricultural productivity, strengthen the economy by creating opportunities in the real sectors of agriculture, manufacturing, and construction, as well as provide urgent economic relief for Nigerians, President Bola Tinubu has approved the immediate rollout of the National Construction and Household Support Programme to cover all geo-political zones in the country. Under the programme, the Sokoto-Badagry Highway, which will traverse Sokoto, Kebbi, Niger, Kwara, Oyo, Ogun, and Lagos, is prioritized. Other road infrastructure projects, such…
Read More
Governor Otti Assures The 300 Beneficiaries Of The State Sponsored Agricultural Training Programme At CSS Farms Nasarawa Of Government’s Support To Set Up Immediately

Governor Otti Assures The 300 Beneficiaries Of The State Sponsored Agricultural Training Programme At CSS Farms Nasarawa Of Government’s Support To Set Up Immediately

GOVERNOR OTTI ASSURES THE 300 BENEFICIARIES OF THE STATE-SPONSORED AGRICULTURAL TRAINING PROGRAMME AT CSS FARMS NASARAWA OF GOVERNMENT’S SUPPORT TO SET-UP IMMEDIATELY. The Executive Governor of Abia State Dr. Alex Otti, OFR, has assured the 300 beneficiaries of the State-sponsored Modern Agricultural Skills and Practices Training Programme at CSS Integrated Farms, Nasarawa State, of the State Government’s support to enable them hit the ground running immediately. Dr. Otti gave the assurance during the graduation and passing out ceremony of the Trainees which the Governor personally attended, underscoring the strategic importance of the Agric sector to his Administration. 'For us as…
Read More
300 Beneficiaries Of ABIA Government Sponsored AGRO Training Arrived Nasarawa

300 Beneficiaries Of ABIA Government Sponsored AGRO Training Arrived Nasarawa

300 Beneficiaries of Abia Government Sponsored AGRO Training Arrive Nassarawa Three hundred beneficiaries of a fully sponsored programme in agriculture by the Abia State Government have arrived the CSS Global farms, Nasarawa State, for a two-week training. Recall that few weeks ago, the State Government had organised a capacity-building seminar for the first batch of the 300 candidates selected for the training. The founder of CSS Global Integrated farms, Prof. John-Kennedy Opara, had in a presentation titled: 'Agricultural Development and Food Security – the Path to Human and Capital Resources Development', said that God had destined Abia State Governor, Dr.…
Read More