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Thursday, July 27, 2017

Oyo partners Dangote Group on rice production

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Thursday said the state government was collaborating with the Dangote Group to boost rice production in the...

Agric stakeholders call for restructuring of bank of agriculture

Stakeholders in the agricultural sector have called on the Federal Government to restructure the Bank of Agriculture (BOA) so as to reposition it to...
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...
MAN advises Govt to increase investment in agriculture

MAN advises Govt to increase investment in agriculture

  The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has advised the three tiers of government to increase investment in agriculture to boost food production and sufficiency...
AFDB to invest $24bn in agriculture in Africa - Adesina

AfDB to support Nigeria with $1.1bn to tackle climate change

Dr Akinwumi Adesina, the President of African Development Bank (AfDB),  says  the bank may provide 1.1 billion dollars to Nigeria and four other African...
AFDB to invest $24bn in agriculture in Africa - Adesina

Agric industrialisation, value addition key to economy transformation – Adesina

Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President, African Development Bank (AfDB), says Africa must embark on agriculture industrialisation and value addition to transform the continent’s economy. Adeshina made...
NYSC trains retiring officers skills for self reliance

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...
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...
CBN injects $195m into Forex market

CBN Anchor Borrower Programme: Kebbi Govt. recovers N1b from 78,500 beneficiaries

The Kebbi Government says it has recovered close to N1 billion of the CBN Anchor Borrowers’ Programme loan from 78,500 farmers. The State Deputy Governor,...

Biochemist calls for enlightenment on dangers of consuming unripe fruits

Dr Ochuko Erukainure,  a nutritional biochemist, on Friday appealed to health  bodies to enlighten the public on health hazard of consuming unripe fruits widely...