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Farmers [Photo Credit: The Guardian Nigeria]

Nigeria’s first Agriculture Journalism masterclass opens in Abuja with 40 reporters

Forty journalists from all sections of the country will join policy leaders in the agriculture sector from Monday, November 27, 2017 for the National Agriculture Symposium in Abuja, according to a statement Friday evening by the Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ) organisers of the event. The symposium will…

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Malnutrition rate alarming in parts of Nigeria – Group

Nigerians are seriously experiencing malnutrition in some parts of the country, a civil society group has alerted. The rate of the scourge is far more alarming than the attention being paid to it, Beatrice Eluaka, the project director of CS-SUN, a Civil Society Organisation and member of the PACFaH coalition,…

Nigeria leans towards crop innovation to bridge $10 billion production loss

In a bid to stem the huge loss from agricultural output from which Nigeria lost $10 Billion in the past 20 years, plans are currently afoot to raise the country’s food and export output through an innovation programme of injecting new inputs to boost production tagged the N2Africa project. A…

Agric innovation to convert cassava peels to livestock feed takes off in Kogi

An agricultural innovation to convert cassava peel to livestock feed has been inaugurated in Ojakpata community of Kogi State under the inspiration of Synergos Nigeria, an international nongovernmental organisation in Nigeria focused on agriculture development, systemic interventions, economic diversification and corporate social responsibility, according to its Country Director, Adewale Ajadi.…

Premium Times Centre ​launches Health Tracker to deepen accountability in Nigeria’s public health delivery

The Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism, PTCIJ, has launched a Primary Health Care tracker as part of its strategic vision of employing civic technology solution to address health care provision in Nigeria. The tracker, named PHC Tracker,seeks to bring service delivery in the health sector within the purview of…

A Hospital ward with health workers used to illustrate the story

Nigerian lawmakers, seeking expanded health budgeting, point at “bureaucracy” as obstacle

Nigerian legislators from the Senate and House Committees on Health, Appropriation, and National Planning who are attending a legislative retreat in Johannesburg, South Africa, on budgeting for health, remarked on Monday that bureaucracy is the key obstacle to implementing the mandatory 15 per cent budgetary allocation to the health sector.…