Tag: Akinwumi Adesina

Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 28, 2020

Ganduje: “I won’t waste a minute signing death warrant of convicted musician” | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, has declared that he would not hesitate in signing the death warrant of the ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 13, 2018

Goodluck Jonathan to release autobiography on his final moments as president

Former president, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan will release his autobiography, My Transition Hours, on November 20, 2018. The book which will focus on ...

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 ...

ToluOctober 22, 2017

Okorocha and his statues; Wizkid on the Soul Train | Here are last week’s winners and losers

Rochas Okorocha and Harvey Weinstein have something in common and it’s their penchant for losing and attracting ridicule. Meanwhile, Nigerian-born ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 20, 2017

How my $250,000 World Food Prize money will be spent – Adesina

A former Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Akinwumi Adesina has formally received the 2017 World Food Prize (WFP) Laureate award ...

AzeezOctober 19, 2017

Buhari congratulates Adesina on winning the World Food Prize Laureate

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday congratulated former Minister of Agriculture, Dr Akinwumi Adesina on winning the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate. Adesina, ...

Isime EseneMay 23, 2016

SPECIAL REPORT: Agriculture can’t save Nigeria, but agribusiness might

by Mazi Emeka As the Nigerian economy slowly descends into full blown recession, and the national currency nose dives to ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 27, 2014

Rice industry has attracted N256 billion investment – Agriculture Minister

by Kolapo Olapoju Going by the comments of Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, the rice sector has attracted N256 billion worth of investments ...

January 5, 2013

Dele Momodu: The president and his ten million farmers

by Dele Momodu Let’s take them one by one. Why is it assumed that of all problems facing Nigerian farmers, ...

January 4, 2013

Opinion: Mobile phone farming, the Goodluck Jonathan miracle

by Abubakar S. Usman Sadly, none of these is of concern to the government. What they are rather interested in ...

June 22, 2012

Stop lying about cassava bread – Agric Minister

by Stanley Azuakola Cassava bread does not cause diabetes, that’s a lie from the congregation of wheat importers, so says ...

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