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Stanbic IBTC restates commitment to agriculture, plans to increase allocation to sector

Stanbic IBTC restates commitment to agriculture, plans to increase allocation

Stanbic IBTC, a member of Standard Bank Group, has said it plans to increase its allocation to the agricultural sector, given the importance of...
Farmers predict bumper harvest as prices drop

Food crisis: Lawmaker urges Nigerians to return to farm

A lawmaker, Mr Mohammed Okpede, on Monday in Nasarawa, urged Nigerians to return to farm as a way of quickly addressing the nation’s food...
AFDB to boost Nigeria’s power, agric with $4.1b facility

AFDB to boost Nigeria’s power, agric with $4.1b facility

The African Development Bank (AFDB) is targeting to boost Nigeria Agric and power sectors with loan facility of $4.1 billion between 2016 and 2017,...
Oshiomhole hails tribunal judgment, says judiciary still remains hope for common man

Edo farmers get N2bn CBN loan

Farmers in Edo State are beneficiaries of N2 billion loan from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) guaranteed by the state government in the...
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...
FG to ensure supply of quality seeds to farmers - Ogbeh

Nigeria to export ‘special grasses’ to Saudi Arabia for forex

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, on Wednesday, said the ministry will begin the paddock development (growing of special grasses for cattle)...
New generation farmers meet to develop pig farming in Nigeria

New generation farmers meet to develop pig farming in Nigeria

The Association of Pig Promoters in Nigeria (APPN), a group comprised of new generation farmers, on has chatted ways to improve pig farming and...
Osun, DFID’s scheme, GEMS4, sign MoU to create markets for local products

Agric trainees in Germany vow to turn around business in Osun, Nigeria

  Exactly three weeks after leaving Osun, Nigeria and arriving in the State of Saxony-Anhalt for their three months intensive training in agriculture and food...
Fayose annuls 400 appointments at state varsity

Ekiti govt to begin planting of 250,000 trees

...as illegal tree fellers face 6-month jail term   Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose will on Monday flag off the planting of 250,000 trees as...
Taraba can meet Nigeria’s annual rice demand — Ishaku

Ishaku urges Taraba residents to embrace agriculture

  Taraba State Governor, Mr. Darius Ishaku, on Tuesday, urged the people of the state to embrace agriculture to boost the economy and become self-reliant. Ishaku...