• Nigeria needs to be innovative, competitive in agriculture – Aregbesola

    Nigeria needs to be innovative, competitive in agriculture – Aregbesola

    Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State said on Friday that Nigeria needs to be innovative and competitive, if agriculture would be the option to generate revenue and create employment.

    Aregbesola said this at the All Nigeria Editors’ Conference in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

    He said it was wrong for the nation to be exporting its raw agricultural produce when it could get more revenue if put into secondary use.

    According to Aregbesola, Nigeria has no business exporting agricultural produce when it cannot meet […]

  • Governor Fayose advises FG to declare state of emergency in agriculture

    Governor Fayose advises FG to declare state of emergency in agriculture

    Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has urged the Federal Government to declare state of emergency in agriculture to boost revenue.

    Fayose, who spoke while declaring open the four-day Agriculture Summit 2016, said the emergency must be in the critical sectors of the economy.

    He said, “If a nation doesn’t have a change of attitude, there is nothing like diversification. Nigeria deserves leaders not rulers. We must drop the attitude to bring people down.

    “Salaries are not enough to pay workers. It is […]