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

FG to establish commodities’ certification centres – Ogbeh

The Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh ,said the Federal Government will soon establish commodities’ certification centres across the six geo-political zones to aid...
No importation of raw eggs into Nigeria-Association

No importation of raw eggs into Nigeria – Association

Dr Ayoola Oduntan, President of Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN), said on Tuesday that nobody imported raw eggs into the country. Oduntan was reacting to...
Nasarawa farmers may lose harvests due to influx of herdsmen into state – AFAN

Cattle breeders applaud Buhari’s pledge to end clashes between farmers, herdsmen

Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari’s pledge to end the clashes between farmers and herdsmen. MACBAN’s National Secretary,...
Farmers predict bumper harvest as prices drop

FAO distributes 51 bags of rice seeds to Anambra farmers

The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) in collaboration with Africa Rice Nigeria has distributed 51 bags of improved rice seeds to 50 farmers in...
Boroh urges Niger Delta Avengers to maintain existing peace

Agricultural revolution precursor to industrialisation, says Boroh

The Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme(PAP), Brig.-Gen. Paul Boroh (Rtd) has said that the ongoing Nigeria’s agricultural revolution was a precursor to the anticipated industrialisation...
Dangote to invest $450m to develop agric in Niger State in 3 years

Dangote to invest $450m to develop agric in Niger State in 3 years

Alhaji Aliko Dangote, the President, Dangote Group on Monday disclosed that the company would invest 450 million dollars in agriculture development in Niger State...
Ekwueme’s death, shocking- Obasanjo

Obasanjo urges commercial banks to lower interest rates for farmers

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday urged commercial banks to lower their interest rates to enable farmers access loans for improved agricultural production. Obasanjo made...
Youths to cultivate 500 hectares of cassava in Auchi – AFAN chairman

Youths to cultivate 500 hectares of cassava in Auchi – AFAN chairman

Dr Mohammed Abdullahi, All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Edo North Senatorial District, on Monday said that youths in the area would cultivate 500...
Youths to cultivate 500 hectares of cassava in Auchi – AFAN chairman

Researchers introduce new technology to speed up cassava multiplication

Scientists are now using Semi-Autotrophic Hydroponics (SAH) technology to speed up the propagation of clean cassava planting materials. Mr Godwin Atser, the Communication Expert of...
Youths to cultivate 500 hectares of cassava in Auchi – AFAN chairman

Nigeria can make billions from cassava export – expert

Nigeria could earn billions in foreign currency from its 47 million tonnes of cassava tubers produced annually, a university don, Prof. Aloy Ezirim has...