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JUST-IN: Tinubu Declares State Of Emergency On Food Security

JUST-IN: Tinubu Declares State Of Emergency On Food Security

The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Bola Ahmed Tinubu has declared a state of emergency on food security within Nigeria. This development was made known by Dele Alake, the Presidential spokesman during a…

Bolt Food increases presence in Lagos environs

Bolt Food increases presence in Lagos environs

Bolt Food has announced its expansion into inner cities in Lagos, enlarging its coverage in the state and delivering on its promise to continue providing easier access to daily essentials. The leading mobility platform launched…

Import Duty: FG hikes tariff on rice, wheat, others

Import Duty: FG hikes tariff on rice, wheat, others

The Federal Government has disclosed that it is reviewing the Import Adjustment Tax (IAT) upward on key agro commodities, including rice, wheat, and others being imported into the country. The Minister of Finance, Bud- get…

Agric researchers unveil bean genome to boost food security

Agric researchers unveil bean genome to boost food security

An international team of researchers has fully se- quenced the genome of a climate resilient bean that could bolster food security in drought- prone regions. The sequencing of the hyacinth bean or ‘lablab bean’ (Lablab…

1,000 Bayelsa Youths To Benefit From LIFE-ND Training

1,000 Bayelsa Youths To Benefit From LIFE-ND Training

At least 1,000 youths from Bayelsa State are set to undergo empowerment training in agriculture in four commodity areas of poultry, aquaculture, cassava and plantain farming in order to be agripreneuners. The youth are beneficiaries…

APC Support Groups Seek Political Appointment From Tinubu

APC Support Groups Seek Political Appointment From Tinubu

The All Progressives Congress (APC) support groups for the 2023 presidential election, have asked the President-elect, Bola Tinubu to remind the groups in political appointments. Speaking at a press conference in Lagos on Thursday, the…

Global Food Prices To Remain High – IMF

Global Food Prices To Remain High – IMF

International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revealed that the price of global food would have been reduced because of the war between Russia and Ukraine but remain historically high. This is according to the Recent Global…

Flooding: FG, Korean agencies unveil flood-tolerant rice variety 

Flooding: FG, Korean agencies unveil flood-tolerant rice variety 

  Caleb Onwe, Abuja As a measure to prevent the constant losses farmers suffer due to incessant flooding of farmlands, the National Agricultural Seed Council (NASC) and some Korean agencies, Korea-Africa Food and Agriculture Cooperation…

FG asks farmers to engage in dry-season farming

FG asks farmers to engage in dry-season farming

The Federal Government has called on farmers and other stakeholders in agriculture to embrace dry-season farming as a means of addressing the impending food shortage in the country as a result of the devastating effects…

Grains: Two more ships depart from Ukraine – Turkey’s defence ministry

Grains: Two more ships depart from Ukraine – Turkey’s defence ministry

  Two more ships left from Ukraine’s Black Sea ports on Saturday, Turkey’s defence ministry said, bringing the total number of ships to depart the country under a U.N.-brokered deal to 16. The Barbados-flagged Fulmar…