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BlackBerry putting itself up for sale -

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

FERMA: A convergence of intent, engagement & perception -

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Nigeria Hits CNN’s List of World’s 12 sexiest accents…. -

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

N452t infrastructure funds from capital market coming -

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Getting the right staff for your business -

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Nigeria, others to re-evaluate Trans-Saharan gas project -

Monday, August 5, 2013

How Nigerians use social media -

Friday, August 2, 2013

NSIA to manage N3.4tr pension funds -

Friday, August 2, 2013

GOOGLE UNVEILS MOTO X SMARTPHONE… -

Friday, August 2, 2013

Nigerian Troops Return from Mali, Storm Borno -

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Our role in the $1.09b Malabu Oil mess, by Shell -

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

FG Can’t License Hotels, Hospitality Operators, Says Fashola -

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Why FG Must Urgently Invest in Efficient Rail System -

Monday, July 29, 2013

Lagos community begins energy generation from waste -

Monday, July 29, 2013

FG to privatise BoI, BoA in 2014 -

Monday, July 29, 2013

Cassava takes pride place in Nigeria’s agro-economy -

Monday, July 29, 2013

Future of Africa in food production depends on training, emerging technologies —Kabba college provost -

Friday, July 26, 2013

Will this fresh initiative against cyber crime work? -

Friday, July 26, 2013

Investors prefer Southwest, says LCCI -

Friday, July 26, 2013

Fed Govt stops project variation beyond 15% of initial cost -

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Vitamin A cassava stem for 15 million farmers

Vitamin A cassava stem for 15 million farmers.. NAIJA INTEL

No fewer than 15 million farmers are to receive the new discovered vitamin “A” cassava stem from a non-governmental organisation, Harvest plus based in Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State. The country director of the organisation, Dr. Paul Ilona, announced this yesterday at Ihudum Primary School in Ihiala Local Government Council Area of Anambra State where two communities received lorry loads of the specie. Ilona stated that Anambra, as one of the pilot States in the South East Zone, will receive at least three million cassava stems, which will be distributed to farmers in all the local councils this planting…

Nigerian FG targets 5m farmers for fertiliser in 2013 — Minister

Nigerian FG targets 5m farmers for fertiliser in 2013

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is targeting more than five million farmers under the Gross Enhancement Support (GES) programme for 2013, says the Minister, Dr Akinwumi Adesina. Adesina said this at the opening of the 2013 Cropping Scheme Meeting organised by the Institute for Agricultural Research (IAR), Zaria, Kaduna State. Represented by Dr Damilola Eniaiyeju, the Director, Federal Department of Agricultural Extension, Adesina said the goal of the GES was to distribute fertiliser direct to genuine farmers across the country, with a view to enhancing agricultural production. He observed that the scheme yielded positive result last year as…

How farmers can increase food production…

How farmers can increase food production..Naija Intel

Livestock in Nigeria plays a big role in the livelihood of farmers and nutritional needs of the country.   Livestock also contributes to farming in many other ways.  Animals are used as draught power to pull plows or help weed farmland, and cow dung is an excellent fertilizer. With so much at stake, farmers could benefit from simple, yet highly efficient ways to increase the health and productivity of their livestock.  These factors are often compromised when animals roam free in open pasture, exposed to disease vectors and left to feed on unwholesome grasses and plants. One technique that can be…