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Revealing Things You May Not Know About ‘Tomato Ebola’, Tuta Absoluta

By COMFORT NJIONYE   Tuta Absoluta locally called ‘Tomato Ebola’, but more commonly known as Tomato leaf miner or tomato moth, is a major pest of tomato.   It lays eggs on tomato plants and develops into a hungry caterpillar that feeds on the leaves, stems and fruit. When not controlled, damage can reach 60 to

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World Bank Allots $200m to Boost Agricultural Productivity in Nigeria

By COMFORT NJIONYE The World Bank has selected nine Nigerian states that will benefit from its $200 million Agriculture Productivity Processing Enhancement and Livelihood Scheme Projects (APPEALS). This is in line with effort to enhance agricultural productivity in the West African country. The bank’s Team Leader, Dr. Sheu Salau during an interview on the

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PMB Making Agri-business Attractive To Youths-Minister

By CHRIS EKEKE, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has remained consistent in implementing programmes that could attract Nigerian youths to the agricultural sector, minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, has said. The minister who spoke at the opening of a one-day stakeholders' sensitisation workshop on Climate Change Adaptation and Agri-business Support

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