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SCORE-CARD PROGRAMME with DG NASC will be aired tomorrow 22nd of September, 2018 from 12:30pm to 1:00pm on Network Service of Radio Nigeria (FRCN). Thank you.

Hon. Minister of Agriculture

Audu Innocent Ogbeh was born in Otukpo on July 28, 1947 to the family of late Pa Ogbeh Ejembi and Madam Egbi Ogbeh (nee Odinya), both of Efugo-Otukpa in the present day Ogbadibo Local Government Area of Benue State. His late father was a renowned farmer, community leader and disciplinarian while his mother was a […]

Dr. Ebegba Rufus Eseoghene

Dr. Rufus Ebegba Hails from Delta State, Married with children. He is the Director General/Chief Executive Officer of the National Biosafety Management Agency. He holds a B.Sc.(Agriculture), M.Sc.(Environmental Biology) and subsequently awarded a Ph.D (Biodiversity). He also attended various short courses in Administration, biodiversity Conservation, Biotechnology and Biosafety. He began his career working as Administrative […]

Mrs. Karima I. Babangida

Mrs. Karima I. Babangida, is Director, Federal Department of Agricultural Extension (FDAE).  In this capacity she provides leadership in agricultural extension development and delivery in the country.  Her duties also involve gender mainstreaming, policy formulation, development and implementation of programs on empowerment of women, youth and vulnerable groups in agriculture. She is the Agric Focal […]


Prof. Sola Ajayi is an experienced agricultural scientist and higher education manager with several years teaching, research, and University management experience. Prof. Sola Ajayi is an experienced agricultural scientist and higher education manager with several years teaching, research, and University management experience. He obtained B.Agric  (Plant Science) First Class Hons (1991) and M.Phil. (Plant Science) (1997) […]

Hemant Nitturkar

Hemant Nitturkar is an entrepreneur, a business mentor and a tri-sector professional with multi-domain, multi country work experience. Over the past 2 ½ decades, he has worked in agriculture, IT and financial services sectors and in the government, private sector and civil society organisations. He is a two-time recipient of the Governor’s Gold Medals from […]

Folusho Olaniyan OON

CEO CONTACT CONSULTING NIGERIA PROGRAMME DIRECTOR AGRAINNOVATE WEST AFRICA Folusho started her career in the food industry as a management trainee with A.G.Leventis Nigeria. Plc. in 1988. She resigned from Leventis foods as Head of Sales and Marketing in 2005, to take up an appointment with UTC Nig Plc and later became Managing Director/CEO in […]

Dr. Lava Kumar

Dr. Lava Kumar is the Head of the Germplasm Health Unit, and Virology and Molecular Diagnostics Unit at IITA. His research programs are focused on (a) protecting germplasm health from pathogens and pests; (b) tackling virus diseases of IITA crops (cassava, yam, banana/plantain, cowpea, soybean, and maize), cacao, and vegetables; (c) developing convenient diagnostic tools […]

Hadiza Yaro

NAME: Hadiza Yaro SPECIALIZATION: Agronomist and a Rural Developer WORKING EXPERIENCE: She is the Business Development Manager. Represent EWS as a contact for distributor(s), develop new markets for EWS, Forecasting collect detail MI as well as genetic material, organize field days, Analyze markets. With – Master in Development Studies (MDS) – Nigeria Defense Academy, Kaduna, […]