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Borno farmers hopeful of bumper harvest

Borno farmers hopeful of bumper harvest

Some farmers in Maiduguri have expressed optimism of recording bumper harvests in the 2017 cropping season. They also commended the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO)...
Tambuwal urges FG to construct dry port, rail lines in Sokoto State

Ban export of Nigeria’s grain, Tambuwal tells Buhari

Against the backdrop of concerns in some quarters of outbreak of famine in Nigeria next year, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state has...
Be respectful, responsible, security conscious, DG urges NYSC members

Corps members to access soft loan for 2017 farming season – DG

The Director-General, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.- Gen. Suleiman Kazaure, said on Thursday that arrangements were being made to enable corps members...
Dangote refutes report on importation of poisonous rice

Dangote refutes report on importation of poisonous rice

Dangote group on Tuesday debunked widely circulated broadcast that the company was allegedly partnering with the Federal Government to import and flood the market...
Association proffers solution to high garri price

Farmer attributes high cost of garri to decline in cassava production

A large scale cassava farmer in Ilorin, Mr Tajudeen Onilu, has attributed the sky-rocketing price of garri in several parts of the country to...
Yam farmers want FG to establish yam conditioning centres to boost exports

Yam farmers want FG to establish yam conditioning centres to boost exports

Yam Farmers, Processors and Marketers Association of Nigeria has appealed to the Federal Government to establish modern yam conditioning centres for yams meant for...
Youths to cultivate 500 hectares of cassava in Auchi – AFAN chairman

Researchers introduce new technology to speed up cassava multiplication

Scientists are now using Semi-Autotrophic Hydroponics (SAH) technology to speed up the propagation of clean cassava planting materials. Mr Godwin Atser, the Communication Expert of...
Nigerians commend IITA on its 50th anniversary

IITA to set up Information Technology Centre for farmers on inputs

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) says it will soon set up an Information Technology Centre to enable farmers to have access to...
Lagos rolls out Lake Rice next week, to sell N13,000

Lagos rolls out Lake Rice next week, to sell N13,000

Lagos State Government has confirmed its readiness to flood the market with its new Lake Rice and sell to Lagosians at N13,000 per 50...

Nigeria government to empower 30,000 youths in Agriculture

As part of its commitment to promote decent income generation and livelihood for Nigerian Youth, the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, has...