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Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Heritage Bank repositions for improved performance

Heritage Bank unveils plan to drive support for agricultural value chain

Heritage Bank Plc has disclosed plans to revolutionise the agricultural value-chain field, particularly the rice farming that will enhance agribusiness and aid economic development...
Ooni preaches national unity in Abia

Ooni wants inclusive agriculture to end poverty, unemployment

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has called on Nigerians to aggressively engage in agriculture to end poverty and reduce unemployment in the...
Abakaliki rice records high patronage in Enugu — survey

Abakaliki rice records high patronage in Enugu — survey

Due to the harsh economic situation in the country, residents of Enugu are now patronising locally produced rice popularly called Abakaliki rice. A correspondent of...
CBN promises to maintain price stability, external reserves to safeguard Naira

Foreign exchange: Rice, wheat importation gulps N1trn annually – CBN

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, said that importation of rice and wheat gulped over N1 trillion in...
MyStocKIT: Heritage Bank launches MSME app for ease of doing business

CBN, Heritage Bank support aquaculture projects with N2bn loan

In a bid to further support the real sector and unlock food potentials, Heritage Bank Plc in collaboration with the Central Bank of Nigeria...
We are committed to adequate water supply – Ogun

OGSADC targets N200m IGR in 2017

The Ogun State Agricultural Development Corporation (OGSADC) has set a revenue target of N200 million in the next fiscal year. The General Manager of the...
Farmers predict bumper harvest as prices drop

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...
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...
Osinbajo to speak at Lagos conference, Oct. 27

Osinbajo reiterates FG’s support to farmers, small scale businesses

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday renewed Federal Government’s resolve to support farmers and operators of small scale businesses for the development of Nigeria’s...
Farmers predict bumper harvest as prices drop

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...