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Osinbajo attends inauguration of Kenya’s President Kenyatta in Nairobi

N10bn Farmers-to-finance fund will reduce poverty – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said on Saturday that the newly inaugurated N10 billion Farmers-to-Finance-Mutual Funds would help reduce poverty and support local farmers to...
Chief Onikepo Akande

Why our agric produce don’t meet world-class standard – LCCI

Chief Onikepo Akande, President, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), has decried the low quality standard of agricultural produce traded within the West...
AfDB to increase climate financing to 40 % by 2020

AfDB to increase climate financing to 40 % by 2020

The African Development Bank (AfDB) says it will increase climate financing as part of all over operations to 40 per cent of its total...
Benue killings: Arewa Forum sets up committee on anti-grazing law

Nasarawa farmers may lose harvests due to influx of herdsmen into state – AFAN

All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) says farmers in Nasarawa State may lose their harvests due to the influx of herdsmen, following the execution...
Abattoirs: Jigawa Govt. moves to check circulation of unwholesome meat

Abattoirs: Jigawa Govt. moves to check circulation of unwholesome meat

The Ministry of Agriculture, Jigawa, said it has taken measures to check the circulation of unwholesome meat and keep the 20 abattoirs in the...

Don’t lift ban on rice importation – Farmers tell FG

Alhaji Jamilu Ibrahim, the Chairman of Rice Farmers in Daura, Katsina State, has urged the Federal Government not to lift the ban on the...
Obaseki’s foreign trips yielded no economic benefit – Edo PDP

Edo govt. to revive farm settlements in Esan West LG – Obaseki

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration will revive the farm settlements in Esan West Local Government Area to boost agricultural production in...
Nestle hits N1,315 on NSE, lifts index by 0.55%

USAID, Nestle, others to train volunteers on agribusiness

Four organisations including Nestle and USAID have initiated a training programme for volunteers in the field of agriculture and agribusiness in Kaduna State. Our correspondent...
Price of garri drops by 60% in Enugu

Price of garri drops by 60% in Enugu

Price of garri, a staple in the country, has dropped by more than 60 per cent in Enugu within four months. Our correspondent, who conducted...
Reps probe alleged importation of Genetically Modified Maize by Olam Foods

Reps to probe importation of GM maize by Olam Group

The House of Representatives on Wednesday resolved to investigate the alleged importation of seven ship-loads of Genetically Modified (GM) maize by Olam Group into...