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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...
Ogbe wants army personnel to invest in agric

FG won’t relent in its yam export initiative – Ogbe

The Federal Government says it will not relent in its yam export policy which is aimed at attracting foreign exchange for the country. Chief Audu...
World Bank backs Bangladesh to support Rohingya refugees

Fadama III: World Bank earmarks $50m in North-East

The World Bank says it has earmarked 50 million dollars to fast track the implementation of Fadama III, Lead Economist Tunji Oredipe has disclosed. Oredipe...
Improved weed control demonstration farm records 27 tons- IITA

Improved weed control demonstration farm records 27 tons- IITA

On-farm demonstrations in Ogun State, a project under the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), have produced average yields of 27 tons per hectare...
Farmers decry lack of inputs for dry season farming

High yield of maize in 2017 excite Oyo farmers

Farmers in Oyo State on Thursday expressed happiness following better yield experienced during their second set of maize harvesting in 2017. Mr Olumide Ayinla, the...
Boroh remains Amnesty boss, sack news fake

Agriculture: Embrace FG policies, Boroh urges Niger Delta youths

Retired Brig.-Gen Paul Boroh, the Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, has called on youths in the Niger Delta to take...
Ogbe wants army personnel to invest in agric

FG to ensure supply of quality seeds to farmers – Ogbeh

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu. Ogbeh, says the ministry is working with the Nigeria Security and Defense Corps (NSCDC)...
Ogbe wants army personnel to invest in agric

Ogbeh wants NPS to embark on agriculture to boost inmates’ feeding

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has appealed to the Nigerian Prisons Service to aggressively embark on agricultural production to...
Ogbe wants army personnel to invest in agric

FG to train, support NAF officers on livestock, crops production – Ogbeh

The Federal Government says it will train officers of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) who are interested in going into agriculture to ensure food...
"Do not revenge Herdsmen Attacks" - Buhari appeals to victims of Attacks

Nigeria must feed itself, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Kaduna inaugurated Africa’s biggest hatchery and feed mill constructed by Olam Grains at the cost of over 150...