Sunday, March 7, 2021

Agriculture

March 6, 2021

Two farmers killed in clashes with herders in Ekiti

Herds of cattle in search of food often invade farms, eating up the tools of farmers and drawing resistance and reprisals.

Fulani-Herdsmen
March 5, 2021

Food blockade clarion call for South-West govts to increase agric budget: Gani Adams

Mr. Adams urged South-West governments to adopt the Rwanda model by engaging expertise in their agricultural sectors.

Gani Adams, the Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland
March 4, 2021

Blockade: FG to pay N4.75bn to Northern food dealers

“Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello begged us on behalf of the Federal Government of Nigeria, we agreed to call off the nationwide strike today,” Mr. Tahir said.

Muhammadu Buhari 1
March 3, 2021

Northern food dealers soft-pedal, lift blockade of foodstuff to South

The agreement was reached in a meeting with Kogi governor Yahaya Bello on Wednesday in Abuja.

A composite of grains, cattle and vegetables
March 3, 2021

Northern food dealers insist on blockade, as scarcity looms in South-West

“You’re talking about losing goods; which one is better, to lose a life or to lose property? Losing property is better than losing a life,”

March 3, 2021

South-West prepared to handle food crisis amid North blockade: DAWN

“The states have noted with concern seeming threats to the food supply chain.”

Development Agenda for Western Nigeria Commission
March 3, 2021

Northerners’ blockage of food supply to South, unprogressive, counter-productive: ACF

“This extreme measure is not progressive and even counter-productive.”

Audu Ogbeh
March 3, 2021

Zambia to legalise cannabis cultivation

The bill would help boost the economy given the broad industrial base.

Edgar Lungu
March 3, 2021

5,000 indigenes didn’t flee to Benin Republic during farmers-herders violence: Ogun Governor

“Some who came to Abeokuta because of the crisis were provided with free accommodation.”

Dapo Abiodun
March 1, 2021

Bayelsa Assembly to pass anti-open grazing bill into law

Governor Douye Diri would sign the bill into law, latest by Friday this week, after its expeditious passage on Wednesday.

Gov Douye Diri