Category Archives: Agriculture

See Fish Sold For $3million In Japan’s New Year Tuna Auction

The owner of a Japanese sushi restaurant chain on Saturday set a record by paying more than $3 million for a bluefin tuna in the New Year tuna auction at Tokyo’s new fish market.

MUST READ! 16 States Ready For FG’s Cattle Colonies For Herdsmen

Sixteen of the 36 states have signified intention to be part of the cattle colonies initiative of the federal government of Nigeria, The Nation can now reveal. More are expected to join, according to Dr. Olukayode Oyedele, Special Assistant to

Nigeria Emerges World’s 4th Largest Cashew Producer, Earned N284billion

National Cashew Association of Nigeria (NCAN) says Nigeria has emerged fourth largest producer of cashew in the world. The association said Nigeria produced 220,000 metric tonnes of cashew nuts out of World’s total of 2.1 million tonnes last year, adding

Checkout Man Without Legs Ploughing On A Farm – Photo

If this does not show you how not to be lazy, then nothing else might! If your legs aint good enough, then use your hands… Kudos to him

500,000 Nigeria Farmers for Maize Cultivation

The National President, Maize Association of Nigeria, Alhaji Bello Abubakar-Annur, says the union is planning to engage 500,000 farmers in maize cultivation in the farming season across the country. Abubakar-Annur said in Sokoto that the figure was part of the

Stop Cashew Smugglers, Traders urge Customs, others – Association

The National Cashew Association of Nigeria (NCAN) has raised the alarm over the invasion of the cashew nuts business by some unscrupulous businessmen and smugglers. The association, therefore, urged the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) to stop smugglers of the product,

Nigeria Can Earn N540b from Sesame Seed

Sesame seed production has the potential to generate about N180 billion in four months if fully tapped, National President, National Sesame Seed Association of Nigeria (NSSAN), Alhaji Sherif Balogun, has said. Balogun, said sesame seed production could also provide employment

Reasons Why Nigeria Should Invest in Grass Production

In the face of activities currently unfolding in Nigeria’s livestock sector, such as the anti-open grazing law enacted in Benue State with Taraba State following suit, Nigeria may be short of options than to invest heavily in pasture Production.The southward

Obasanjo Seeks Thailand’s Support for Nigeria’s Agric Sector

Former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has asked Thailand’s government for support in enhancing Nigeria’s agriculture sector. He made the request through an aide, Abraham Akanle, at an agriculture machinery exhibition organised by the Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP) of the

How E-Wallet is Changing Nigeria’s Agric Sector –

For over 40 years, black marketers literarily held Nigerian farmers and authorities in the agric sector by the jugular. They controlled the fertiliser distribution system and hijacked subsidised farm inputs meant for farmers. The racketeering was hurting efforts at leveraging