Tag Archives: Agriculture

OB Crush: Femi Aliu Of MyFarmBase Africa

Our OB Crush of this week is one man contributing his quota to the development of Agriculture in Nigeria and Africa. Femi ‘Royal’ Aliu is a tech farmer and the founder of MyFarmBase Africa, a social enterprise which uses technology to bridge the information gap in the Agricultural sector for Agribusiness owners and farmers. They provide mainly…

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Buhari Says Agricultural Revolution On Target

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Auyo, Jigawa State, declared that Nigeria’s agricultural revolution is real and on course. Speaking at an event to mark the commencement of the rehabilitation and expansion of the 6,000-hectare Hadejia Valley irrigation project, President Buhari assured Nigerians that his administration would sustain the positive momentum in the sector by…

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‘Nigerians Need Is Food On Their Tables’ – Fayose |Urges FG To Declare State Of Emergency In Agricultural Sector

  Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to declare state of emergency in the agriculture sector. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Fayose, who made the plea in Ado Ekiti while declaring open the 2016 Ekiti Agriculture Summit, said doing so would boost government’s commitment to the…

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Ministers Of Interior And Agriculture Partner To Create Enabling Environment For Agric Business

  The Minister of Interior, Lieutenant General (Rtd) Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau and the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbe, yesterday inaugurated a committee, with membership from both Ministries and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps with a view to creating a special unit within the Civil Defense that would secure agricultural…

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FG, South Africa To Sign Agreement On Post Bank, Agriculture—Consul-General

  Nigeria`s Consul General in South Africa, Amb. Uche Ajulu-Okeke, said on Monday that Nigeria and South Africa are planning to sign an agreement on a post bank and agriculture. Ajulu-Okeke told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Johannesburg that the Federal Government was exploring an opportunity through a private consortium to link Post…

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Photos: President Buhari At The Presidential Launch Of CBN’s Anchor Borrowers’ Programme For Farmers

The Presidential launch of CBN’s Anchor Borrowers’ Programme for rice and wheat farmers in Nigeria held in Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State, today. Present at the launch were President Muhammadu Buhari, CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, Agriculture Minister, Audu Ogbe, Kebbi Governor, Atiku Baguda and Senator Adamu Aliero. See photos from the event below!      …

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“Oil Sector Insecurity Is Not Peculiar To Nigeria” – Watch Governor Amaechi’s Interview On BBC

Governor of Rivers State Rotimi Amaechi, was on BBC’s Hard Talk recently where he was interviewed by Shaun Ley. River State Governor Rotimi Amaechi and Shaun Ley The Governor opened up about issues plaquing Nigeria’s economy and mention that Nigerian government is now looking into the 2nd tier of economy which is Agriculture in order…

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Financial Talk: Funding Nigeria’s Agriculture Through Small Scale FarmersBy Enoch Eromosele

In Sub-Saharan Africa, agriculture occupies a prominent position in their national economies as the sector serves as a key driver of growth, wealth creation and poverty reduction. It is also the leading economic activity in the continent as it contributes between 20 per cent and 30 per cent of its Gross Domestic Product.    …

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