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NNPC to contribute 4,000mw to national grid within 10 years

NNPC, CNL launch youth agricultural program in Delta

Chevron Nigeria, operator of the joint venture between the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has launched a youth-in-agriculture (agripreneur) program, aimed at providing training...
ANALYSIS: Preserving rain water for all-season farming

Cheap, affordable rice to flood Nigerian markets by 2017 – Farmers

The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) has promised Nigerians of  cheap, affordable and accessible rice in the country by 2017. The association also revealed...
Ogun tells residents to plant trees

Ogun establishes three new forest ranges

Ogun State Government has established three new forest ranges in addition to existing ones, as part of its effort to curb illegal logging activities...
Association proffers solution to high garri price

Association proffers solution to high garri price

The Agro-Processors Association of Nigeria has called on the Federal Government to subsidise the price of high yield cassava cuttings to ensure a reduction...
Dangote to spend $10bn on rice cultivation, gives tools to block makers

Dangote to spend $10bn on rice cultivation, gives tools to block makers

The Dangote Group has said it is investing US$10 billion in rice cultivation in five states to boost food self-sufficiency. The Group disclosed this at...
ANALYSIS: Preserving rain water for all-season farming

ANALYSIS: Preserving rainwater for all-season farming

Agriculturalists note that water remains cardinal to farming but they observe that farming somewhat relies on rainwater in Nigeria, especially among subsistent farmers. According to...
Choose the best man to succeed me for continuity in 2018 – Aregbesola

17,000 farmers empowered through intervention loans to boost agric in Osun

No fewer than 17,000 farmers at least, have benefitted from the loans scheme of the Osun Quick Impact Intervention Programme (QUIIP) as part of...
Nasarawa State rice millers record N8m daily sales

Nasarawa State rice millers record N8m daily sales

Alhaji Ibrahim Adamu, Chairman, Rice Millers and Dealers Association in Nasarawa State, says the ban on rice importation has boosted the sales of local...
World Bank says CADP has upgraded farmers’ skills in agribusiness

World Bank says CADP has upgraded farmers’ skills in agribusiness

The World Bank says its Commercial Agriculture Development Project (CADP) has upgraded the skills of the country’s farmers in agribusiness. The World Bank Task Team...
Tuta Absoluta: Kano State Govt. orders N252m improved tomato seeds, pesticides

Tuta Absoluta: Kano State Govt. orders N252m improved tomato seeds, pesticides

The Kano State Government has awarded a contract of N252 million for the purchase of improved tomato seeds and chemicals for distribution to tomato...