Tag: agriculture

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 3, 2018

Schneider Electric is adding value to the agriculture sector

Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation says it will continue to provide quality service delivery to enhance ...

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EzinneDecember 11, 2017

The Thread: Buhari should stop telling Nigerians to go back to the farm. Here is why

We keep hearing from our leaders that Agriculture is the new Nigerian oil and so Nigerians should diversify to farming.  ...

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EditorOctober 28, 2017

PROFILE: Can Akinwumi Adesina save Africa?

by Wilfred Okiche   Everybody loves a winner. Akinwumi Adesina is on a hot winning streak. Everybody loves him. The ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 28, 2017

The only thing that can create employment for Nigerian youth – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo Thursday, at the Youth Enterprises Summit organised by the Youth Development Centre, an arm of the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 5, 2017

GDP: what can be done to make Agriculture contribute more?

by Alexander O.Onukwue Agriculture was third in terms of sector contributions to the GDP according to the NBS number published ...

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EditorJuly 31, 2017

Solve famine, provide healthcare and every other thing Tambuwal could have done with N700m

by Tosin Adesina Governor Aminu Tambuwal has decided to spend the sum of seven hundred million Naira to purchase a ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 29, 2017

Opinion: The green wall of Africa

by James Inedu George   Dear Mr President, It’s me again. The travelling architect and dreamer. I have not slept ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 26, 2017

Feyi Fawehinmi: How to fix Nigeria’s problems must begin with electric shock treatment

by Feyi Fawehinmi   A couple of days ago, The Guardian Nigeria committed a serious act of journalism with an ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 2, 2017

Open letter to President Buhari: This is how you can make Northern Nigeria ‘Destination China’

Dear Sir, I have travelled the North. …In my spare time, I TRAVEL THE NORTH. I am, as you will ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 30, 2017

Buhari’s administration creates millionaires through farming – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said on Tuesday that the FG through its Agriculture Empowerment Programme had ...

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AzeezMay 1, 2017

#ThePlatform: You are no longer leaders of the future because the future is already here | Osinbajo tells Nigerian youth

by Azeez Adeniyi Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said Nigeria’s entertainment industry is the fastest growing in the world. Osinbajo ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 28, 2017

Opinion: How to make it rain in Nigeria

by Toibudeen Oduniyi Nigeria’s population has grown tremendously since from 45.2 million people at Independence 56 years ago, to an ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 28, 2017

Opinion: In defence of Aregbesola and the state of Osun

by Azeez Olaitan One of the reasons conservative party won the UK election in 2010 was their relentless attack against ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 22, 2017

Opinion: Dear President Buhari, here are four ways to turn around the Nigerian economy

by Ogunyemi O.O Dear Mr President, I welcome you back home from your vacation in London. I am happy to ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 12, 2017

Opinion: Nigeria in recession – obstacle or opportunity?

by Olawale Rotimi Opeyemi A nation is said to be in recession when gross domestic product (GDP) declines for two ...

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AzeezMarch 5, 2017

Nigeria feeds Africa, faces no threat of famine – Ogbeh

The Federal Government has denied reports by some United Nations agencies that there’s imminent famine in Nigeria. Minister of Agriculture ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 27, 2017

I was once a victim of herdsmen attacks – Agriculture minister

by Dolapo Adelana The Federal Government on Monday said it was doing all it could to bring an end to ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 24, 2017

FG doing all it can to protect poultry industry – Osinbajo

by Dolapo Adelana Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday met with representatives of the poultry industry for the second time ...

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Op-ed EditorFebruary 24, 2017

Opinion: Let’s make Ondo state great again

by Yinka Adeosun Since he was sworn in on the 20th of January, 2017 as the 45th president of the ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 15, 2017

Nigeria must remain together – Ooni

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, has said it is in the best interest of the individual parts ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 12, 2017

Opinion: This is how Information Communication Technology can impact Agriculture in Nigeria

Agriculture is an important economic sector, since it provides income and food for a large segment of the population in ...

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RoqeebahJanuary 12, 2017

Dear Audu Ogbeh, tomatoes should be the most pressing thing on your mind now

Dear Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, We hope this meets you well. It’s only a few days into the ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 23, 2016

Opinion: Youth unemployment and Nigeria’s economic aspirations

by Kehinde Ibiteye Since 1962, through its first National Development Plan (NDP), Nigeria has had several economic aspirations. The country ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 27, 2016

Oil remains crititical in getting Nigeria out of recession – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said the Oil and Gas sector remained the way out of the current economic recession. ...

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ToluOctober 17, 2016

Apparently, rice is starting to drive us nuts in Nigeria: A timeline

Rice, oh almighty rice! Displaced cassava flakes (garri) to become Nigeria’s number one staple food and now the most reported ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 6, 2016

Opinion: Kaduna and the quest to bridge the gender gap in Agriculture

by Yusuf Ishaku Goje Agriculture remains the most viable vehicle towards addressing issues of poverty, food insecurity, gender inequality, and ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 2, 2016

Opinion: Northern Nigeria and the quest for Federalism

by Ugochukwu Amasike Once upon a time, before the era of coups and counter coups in pre-oil Nigeria, there were ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 28, 2016

Opinion: An open letter to Pres. Muhammadu Buhari

by Domman Zumgak Rimdans At the inception of this political dispensation, the government  came with so much promise; they provided ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 25, 2016

Pius Adesanmi: Inspired by the proud young farmer

I had barely settled down at work on Monday, Sept 19, 2016, when the young man breezed into my office. ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 22, 2016

Feyi Fawehinmi: Governance by nastiness

A few days ago, it was the minister of state for agriculture, Heineken Lokpobiri: The Minister of State for Agriculture ...

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