NYSC, NCRI partner on modern farming training for corps members

August 12, 2020 John Oba 0

National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) is to strengthen the existing partnership with the National Cereals Research Institute (NCRI) Badeggi Niger state with a view to training more corps members in modern farming towards boosting agricultural production. A statement by the NYSC Director, Press and Public Relations, Mrs Adenike Adeyemi said Service is keying into the federal government agenda on diversification Read More

How hides & skin (Kanda/kpomo) business owners live large in Abuja

August 11, 2020 ADEOLA TUKURU 0

Hides and skin popularly called Kanda or kpomo business is very lucrative. Some persons who are into this business are living large because of the huge profit associated with it. Whether it is sold in  dry or salted forms, the gains in both are highly attractive. ADEOLA TUKURU reports. In Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), the sale and consumption Read More

Stop trespassing on disputed Ewi/Idiya boundary villages, Oyo tells Osun govt

August 11, 2020 Bayo Agboola 0

Oyo state government Monday warned Osun state government against trespassing on the disputed Ewi/Idiya boundary villages in Surulere local government area of the state. Speaking through the chairman state sub -technical  committee on boundary dispute resolution during a fact-finding tour to Osun-Oyo boundary area in Ward 6, Ewi/Idiya village, along with the caretaker chairman, Surulere local government, Hon. Isaiah Adegbite, Read More

Okigwe: APC Senatorial aspirant tours rice settlement

July 24, 2020 Editor 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC), aspirant for Imo North Senatorial Zone (Okigwe), Sir Frank Ibezim, has embarked on an inspection tour of the Uboma rice settlement. The project covering over 127 hectares is designed to empower rice farmers in nine communities in the Uboma axis. It is one of the agricultural revolution initiatives of the senatorial aspirant working with the Read More

IBBUL, others sign agreement on research

June 11, 2020 Abdulsalam Mahnud 0

Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai (IBBUL), Hanyang Agricultural Industry  Limited (HAIL), Abuja, and University of Georgia, Athens, United States, have reached an agreement for research programmes for an initial five years. The agreement covers student and staff exchanges, studying abroad,  research programmes, seminars and workshops, as well as service programmes. Welcoming the team from Hanyang Agricultural Industry Limited to the university, the Read More