Zamfara flags off N1.6bn 2020 fertiliser distribution

July 28, 2020 Sanusi Muhammad 0

The Zamfara state government has flagged off the distribution and sale of over 1000 trucks of assorted fertilisers to farmers at affordable prices. The commodity will cost N6, 000 per bag for 2020 wet season farming activities, aimed at revamping the agribusiness among peasant and large scale farmers with the view to boosting food security in the state. Flagging off Read More

Kaduna pegs bag of fertiliser at N5000, warns against racketeering

May 30, 2020 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Kaduna state has put measures in place to check any act of fertiliser diversion that could lead to it being re-sold above the official price of N5,000 per bag, the Commissioner of Agriculture, Hajiya Halima Lawal, has assured. Speaking in a press statement issued on Saturday, the Commissioner said despite these measures, there were reports of some individuals buying up fertilisers Read More

‘Herdsmen attack, BVN disrupt farming activities in Anambra’

May 13, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Some farmers in Anambra state under the aegis of Maize Association of Nigeria (MAAN), have lamented that herdsmen attacks and invasion were disrupting their farming activities. State Chairman of the association, Chief Simon Nwafor, who disclosed this at Onitsha on Tuesday, begged the federal government to find a lasting solution to the menace so as to avert food scarcity.“The issue Read More