Agriculture

Food security: Tinubu to Nigerians: We must grow what we eat, eat what we grow

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Sen. George Akume, has disclosed that the federal government has mapped out policies to...

Agriculture, Construction, others to drive Nigeria’s economic growth by 3.3 percent in 2024, says World Bank

The World Bank has projected that agriculture, construction, services, and trade are expected to drive Nigeria’s economy’s growth in 2024. According to the...

Oil has taken away Nigeria’s interest in Agriculture — Olanrewaju, a PSN interview

Agriculture used to be Nigeria’s mainstay of the economy before oil was discovered, providing livelihoods for thousands of Nigerians. However, Nigeria’s agricultural sector...

NSIA’s Audited Financial Results: Net Assets Grow By 10.5% To N1.02trn and volatility, headwinds across markets

In spite of volatility and headwinds across markets, the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), managers of Nigeria’s sovereign wealth fund, has recorded net...

Food security: Nigeria, Poland sign bilateral agreement, renews 60-year-old ties

As part of efforts to address food security occasioned by Russia-Ukraine war and to further strengthen ties, Nigeria and Poland have signed a...

Don to FG: Tackle food shortage urgently, change Nigeria’s current status as world’s poverty headquarters

  For sustainable food self-sufficiency and food security in the country, the Federal Government has been urged to urgently tackle food shortage in...

FG bans foreigners from buying farm produce, commodities directly from Nigerian farmers

  The Federal Government says it has banned foreigners from buying agricultural commodities and produce directly from Nigerian farmers. The ban which was...

NIRSAL facilitates ₦73bn into Nigeria’s Agro Processing industry, says MD

  In pursuit of its mandate of creating a stronger linkage between segments of Nigeria’s Agricultural Value Chain and subsequent AVC-linkage to commercial...

Loan utilisation and repayment: NIRSAL monitors projects in Plateau, Oyo

“All three monitoring visits revealed that the agribusiness are making appropriate use of their loans and are on track for timely loan repayment,”...

NIRSAL signs MoU with CNFA to leverage agribusiness in Nigeria

  In a bid to promote agribusiness and provide technical assistance to the sector, NIRSAL Plc has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)...

NIRSAL links farmers, agri-businesses with commercial banks for affordable, sustainable financing

      By Ajuma Edwina Ameh As Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL Plc), continues to assist farmer-groups and...

CBN’s Emefiele is changing Nigeria’s Agric growth story

  By Stella Igwe-Adesoga   It was not out of caprice that President Muhammadu Buhari reappointed Dr Godwin Emefiele, in May 2019, to...

NIRSAL, Federal Ministry of Trade partner on combating post-harvest losses, boosting agricultural sector

  In continuation of delivering on its mandate of providing end-to-end solutions aimed at fixing breakages along the Agricultural Value Chains (AVC) in...

NIRSAL sensitizes Edo oil palm farmers on credit risk guarantee

  As part of efforts to boost palm oil production in Nigeria as a major producer globally, the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System...

As Buhari Tweaks Fertilizer Initiative, Hits Home Run

  By Opeyemi Oke   It is a given that of the three needs of man, food comes first and its availability is...

NIRSAL, NASENI partner to create 110,000 jobs in agricultural mechanization

    In its commitment to provide end-to- end solutions to fix breakages in the agricultural value chain in the country, Nigeria Incentive-Based...