Ogbeh inspects first organic banana plantation for export – NNN

Bananas Kwali (FCT), March 22, 2019 Chief Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development on Friday inspected the first organic banana plantation...

Nigeria’s Farmcrowdy secures additional $1 million, set to scale enterprise

Farmcrowdy, Nigeria’s Agritech company, has secured an additional $1 million seed funding from international investors, Cox Enterprises and Techstars, along with local investor Ajayi Solutions. The round...

2face Idibia bags OAU’s honorary fellow award

2Face Idibia delivering a public lecture at the School of Music, Obafemi Awolowo University on Wednesday, March 20, 2018 By By Busayo Onijala/Justina Auta Abuja –...

Yobe hospital conducts first brain surgery .

Yobe State University Two months after Kano State witnessed an historic medical breakthrough with the first brain surgery conducted in the state in January, the...

Many youths don’t know there’re opportunities in agribusiness –Olukanni

Kehinde Olukanni, 25, is the founder and president of Agri Pals Global Farms. The agriculture graduate of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, tells MAUREEN IHUA-MADUENYI...

UBA grosses N494b, as profit after tax settles for N79b in 2018

United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) has achieved N494 billion gross earnings in its 2018 operations, against to N461.6...

How PPP in weather information boosts food production

Corn Sharp decline in global oil prices in recent years, depletion of the nation’s foreign exchange earnings and consequent economic hardship in the country have...

Osun, China To Collaborate On Mining, Agric, ICT, Others

Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr. Zhou Pingjian, has pledged that his country is ready to assist in lifting the socio-economic development of Osun state...

The HIV ‘prevention drug’ many Nigerians don’t know about –

As the reporter walks towards the ‘heart to heart’ centre at Wuse District Hospital, she thinks: ”if truly a drug to prevent one from...

Abu Zaria Developed Drone Using Local Materials

This is a corollary to my article of January 25, 2019, titled, ‘Updates on Nigerian Born Inventors: Celebrating the Invention of Koniku Kore’. That...

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