Special Reports/Features

New bridge constructed by Union members

INVESTIGATION: Inside story of unexecuted, abandoned N224 million constituency projects in Plateau

In this second part of an investigative report from Plateau undertaken by UDEME & Premium Times, the reporter brings to limelight the hardship faced by community dwellers in the Home of Peace and Tourism.

Sun drying at Engine Hajia

SPECIAL REPORT: Inside Nigeria’s rice mills where manual, child labour thrive

Low level of mechanisation makes rice milling in Nigeria tedious and wasteful, keeping local production at below half of potential.

How small-holder farmers can attract funding – Business Heads

The business leads say groups and cooperatives are important structures if small-holder farmers want to be attractive for funding.

5. Wheat farm in Wurno

Nigerian scientists, experts disagree on GM foods

“It has been said that GMOs have higher yield simply because they are made in the laboratory. This is not borne out by facts.

Boko Haram: Displaced women turn to cashew in Abuja, and are ‘making it’

The women at the Abuja IDP camp say they have found a new means of livelihood.

A tired "Baba" heading home after work on the farm.

SPECIAL REPORT: Inside the world of Nigeria’s financially excluded farmers

Many farmers across Nigeria are unbanked. They share their stories in this special report.

Mr Okoli checking one of the trees

SPECIAL REPORT: How Nigerian farmers grow apples locally amidst ‘harsh’ weather

Nigeria spent about $29.7 million to import apples in 2018, to rank 47th largest importer in the world.

Banana

ANALYSIS: Imported banana floods Abuja markets

Some sellers and consumers gave reasons for preferring the imported bananas.

NIRSAL MD/CEO, Mr. Aliyu Abdulhameed.

LIVE UPDATE: Policymakers, farmers, others gather for agriculture symposium

The President of the African Development Bank, AFDB, Akinwunmi Adesina, will be highlight speaker at the event.

Fertiliser bags used to illustrate the story.

ANALYSIS: Transforming Fertiliser Distribution: Notore’s Delivery Revolution

“We’re beginning to make real progress in terms of domestic fertiliser use.

INVESTIGATION: How latest Mambilla Plateau violence unfolded; leaving deaths, destruction

The violent conflict that pitted two ethnic groups last June was only the latest in a history of inter-ethnic tension that frequently erupts into mass killings.

SPECIAL REPORT: How new farming initiative is transforming lives in Nasarawa community

“Because of this farm, we can now eat and take care of our family.”