FG set to partner ABU on economic diversification through agriculture

October 24, 2021 Moh Bello Habib, 0

The federal government is set to partner with Institute of Agricultural Research, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria as part its drive to diversify the economy through agriculture.  The permanent secretary, Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr Evelyn Ingige dropped the hint at Screenhouse and Field organise by the institutes designed to showcase its researches at the weekend. She said Read More

Foundation partners Garvey institute to foster global ties among Yoruba – Amb Sanyaolu

October 13, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

A group, The Yoruba Ko’Ya Leadership and Training Foundation (YKLTF), has partnered Marcus Garvey Institute for human management towards fostering Yoruba unity across the globe. Director of media and publicity of the foundation, Ambassador. Demola Sanyaolu, disclosed this in a statement made available to journalists in Ibadan on Tuesday. Amb Sanyaolu said the colloquium is to promote cross cultural ties Read More

WCD: NACOTAN commends Buhari for boosting cotton farming

October 8, 2021 Auwal Ahmad 0

National Cotton Association of Nigeria (NACOTAN) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his effort towards boosting cotton farming in Nigeria. This was contained in a press statement made available to Newsmen in Gombe Thursday and signed by the president and the secretary-general of NACOTAN, Animee Achimugu and Alhaji Hassan Buhari respectively. The statement said President Buhari has boosted cotton farming Read More

Breaking: New Nobel Literature Prize winner emerges

October 7, 2021 Editor 0

Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah has said he was “surprised and humbled” to be awarded the 2021 Nobel Prize for Literature. The Swedish Academy praised Gurnah for for his “uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism”. The prize is awarded by the Swedish Academy and is worth 10 million Swedish crowns ($1.14m / £840,000). Gurnah, 73, is the author Read More

SMEs, entrepreneurs not given platforms to showcase products in Nigeria – EXPO convener

September 29, 2021 Adeola Tukuru, 0

The Convener, Enjoy Nigeria EXPO 2021, Isa Yusuf Sago, has expressed concern that Nigeria’s Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and entrepreneurs have not been given enough platform to showcase their products both locally and internationally. He said there was urgent need to bridge the existing gap. He noted this in Abuja during a courtesy visit by the Ministerial Committee on Read More

Economy: Coalition stages rally, hails Buhari, Emefiele

September 22, 2021 Editor 0

Teaming members of Coalition of Civil Society Groups on Wednesday September 22, 2021, staged a solidarity rally in support of President Muhammadu Buhari and the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN, Mr. Godwin Emefiele for their tact in handling Nigeria’s economy amidst global pandemic COVID-19. In his address during the rally held at the Unity Fountain in Abuja, Read More

‘NIRSAL disbursed N128bn in 10 years’

September 6, 2021 Benjamin Umuteme 0

The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL Plc) has since it’s inception facilitated over N128 billion for agriculture and agribusiness across the country. Leveraging on its CRG that enable it share agribusiness risks with financiers, NIRSAL Plc facilitated the approval and disbursement of N231.8 million from Union Bank Plc and Sterling Bank Plc for Gbagolo Integrated Farms Read More

Clean up the water ways for easy navigation, fishing – Bassey

August 8, 2021 John Oba 0

The Director, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) Dr. Nnimmo Bassey has called on the government, oil companies and stakeholders in the fisheries sector to protect and clean up the water ways to protect the coastal lines from degradation. Bassey made the call on Thursday while engaging fishers during Coastal ecosystems monitoring and training session at Uta Ewua in Ikot Read More