​PRESIDENT BUHARIS’S 2018 BUDGET SPEECH

President Buharis speech delivered at the Joint Session of the National Assembly, Abuja Tuesday, 7TH of November 2017 PROTOCOLS 1.            I am here to present 2018 Budget Proposals. Before presenting the Budget, let me thank all of you Distinguished and Honourable Members of the National Assembly, and indeed all Nigerians, for…

Strange Disease Kill Three in Sokoto 

By Abdallah el-Kurebe A strange disease between Thursday and ‎Friday last week has killed three persons in Mabera area of Sokoto metropolis.  The deceased persons, Abdullahi Lawal, a mechanic and husband of ‎one wife and five children; a 15 year old secondary school student, Bello Zoramawa and 14 year old house help, Nasiru Kamba died…

Press Release: AfDB seeks global support for Africa’s young farmers

Highlights agribusiness as solution to Africa’s youth unemployment DES MOINES, United States of America, October 18, 2017/ — The African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) has called for global support for Africa’s young farmers and “agripreneurs”, highlighting how agribusiness is the answer to the continent’s youth employment. In collaboration with the Initiative for Global Development, the Association…

Press Release: World Food Day: African Development Bank (AfDB) urges African leaders to make agriculture attractive to young Africans and stem migration

“We must get youths into agriculture and see it as a profitable business venture not a sign of lacking ambition”- Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank DES MOINES, United States of America, October 17, 2017/ — On the occasion of the 2017 World Food Day, the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org/en) has highlighted how…

Press Release: “Betting on Africa to Feed the World”: Adesina, 2017 World Food Prize Laureate deliver Norman Borlaug Lecture on World Food Day

President Adesina received the 2017 World Food Prize on Thursday, October 19 DES MOINES, United States of America, October 16, 2017/ — The African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org/en) President, Akinwumi Adesina, will deliver the Norman Borlaug Lecture today as part of the World Food Prize events taking place from October 16-20, 2017 in Des Moines, Iowa,…

PRESS RELEASE: New AGCO agribusiness qualification set to develop skills, leadership and strategic expertise to drive African agricultural prosperity

The AAP is open to students throughout Africa and is a direct response to the need to bring young talent into the agribusiness sector in Africa LUSAKA, Zambia, September 29, 2017/ — AGCO, Your Agriculture Company (NYSE:AGCO) (www.AGCOcorp.com), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, is a lead partner in a brand-new training program…

Eliminating Crude Ethanol Imports Through Enhanced Cassava Production

By ‎Abdallah el-Kurebe “Nigeria is the largest producer of cassava in the world, producing about 40 million tons annually. It is one of the richest fermentable substances for the production of crude alcohol/ethanol.” – Foraminifera Market Research Ethanol is also produced from cassava and is used as fuel, alcoholic beverages, perfumes, cosmetics, medicaments, etc. Nigeria…