AGRICULTURE

Rice Farmers Photo Credit: Agro Nigeria

Agriculture pulling Nigeria out of recession – Presidency

Nigeria only imported 58,000 tons of rice from Thailand in 2015 as against 1.2 million tons in 2014.

Nigeria faces no threat of famine – Agric Minister Ogbeh

The minister indicated that only north-eastern Nigeria faces such a threat.

Kwara State map

Saudi group to set up Agric city in Kwara

The proposed Agric City will comprise a cluster of farms.

SPECIAL REPORT: ‎How Buhari’s agric programme is creating jobs, pushing Nigeria towards self-sufficiency in rice

New and old farmers all described how the ABP programme has positively changed their lives.

Cassava growers want flexible agricultural policies to increase production in 2017

The farmers want agricultural land accepted as collateral for loans by Nigerian banks.

The Lagos State University (LASU)

INVESTIGATION: How LASU is killing the dreams of its students

“Some of our parents sold family lands to send us to school in the hope of after the result, you get a good job, and you buy them lands or maybe houses… But you enter for a programme of five years and you are spending seven years, and you don’t have results.”