Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, identifies universities of agriculture as stimuli for economic diversification, food and nutrition security in Nigeria!

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, has identified universities of agriculture as stimuli for economic diversification, food and nutrition security that can bail the country out of its current food insecurity. He noted that according to the new agenda, the universities need to be more innovative and enterprising, as every undergraduate must…

African Farmers and Cultural Organisation to host Congress in October!

African Farmers and Cultural Organisation (AFCO), a nongovernmental,  nonprofit organisation has concluded plans to host its National Membership Congress as well as inaugurate the African Crops and Cultural Festival, scheduled to hold later in October 2018 in Lagos. AFCO President,  Chukwunwike Esiole gave the information in Lagos at a get-together for old and prospective members of…

Nigerian Navy arrest rice smugglers!

Three Nigerian smugglers have been arrested by the Nigerian Navy for illegally importing 759 bags of rice into the country from Cameroon through Akwa Ibom State. Reports say the Navy at the Forward Operating Base (FOB), Ibaka, Mbo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State made the arrest on Wednesday  January 31, 2018. Please follow…

Inflation in Nigeria!

Nigerian’s food inflation index reportedly defied expectations by reducing to 19.42 per cent in December from 20.31 per cent in November. This according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics report, occurred  at a time when Nigerians suffered bruising fuel crisis which usually leads to hike in food prices. Please follow and like us:0

Nigerian doctor dies of Lassa fever!

Nigeria Medical Association, in Kogi State on Monday January 22, 2018 announced the death of Doctor Victor Idowu who was diagnosed with Lassa fever. Idowu was diagnosed of Lassa fever on January 19, 2018, after he contracted the virus in the line of duty at Irrua specialist hospital Edo State. Please follow and like us:0

Lassa fever in Nasarawa State!

Lassa Fever has reportedly resurfaced in Nasarawa State, killing one person out of the 15 suspected cases receiving attention at the Federal Medical Centre, Keffi. Director of Public Health of the State Ministry of Health, Doctor Ibrahim Adamu, confirmed this  over the weekend in Lafia, the state capital. Please follow and like us:0