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Nigerians commend IITA on its 50th anniversary

Nigerians commend IITA on its 50th anniversary

As the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) marks its 50th anniversary, stakeholders in the agricultural sector have commended the institute for developing and...
Nigeria has so much to praise God for - Osinbajo

Commercialise results of your research, Osinbajo tells IITA

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday advised the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA),Ibadan, to commercialise the results of ...
AfDB, World Bank provide $800m for agric. transformation in Africa — Adesina

AFDB to invest $24bn in agriculture in Africa – Adesina

Dr Akinwumi Adesina, the President of the African Development Bank (AFDB) says the bank will invest $24 billion in agriculture in Africa over...
Agriculture, access to electricity, entrepreneurship will create jobs in Africa, says Elumelu

Agriculture, access to electricity, entrepreneurship will create jobs in Africa, says Elumelu

The Chairman of Heirs Holdings and Founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, Tony Elumelu, has called on African leaders and development institutions to help...
Naira sets for rebound as CBN lifted forex market with $250m

CBN disburses N473bn under Commercial Agricultural Credit Scheme

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday said it had disbursed more than N473 billion under its Commercial Agricultural Credit Scheme. The bank’s Deputy...
Borno farmers hopeful of bumper harvest

Osun govt. to provide farmers with agro-chemicals

The Osun Government has promised to assist farmers in the state with all necessary agro-chemicals and farm inputs to boost their productivity. Dr Yemi Adegoke,...
Borno farmers hopeful of bumper harvest

Kogi govt. targets massive production of rice by December

The Kogi Government says it expects a massive rice production from the 3,000 hectares of rice farms across the state by December. The Commissioner for...
CBN acknowledges fluctuation in exchange rate

CBN allocates N10.4bn for farmers’ support services in Borno – Official

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday said it had allocated N10.45 billion to augment farmer support services and encourage agricultural activities in...
Emir appeals to Almakura for electricity in Loko Dev. Area

Nasarawa govt. urges farmers to go into yam cultivation to boost earnings

The Nasarawa State has advised farmers in the state to engage in yam cultivation to boost their earnings. The Commissioner for Finance, Mr Ayuba Ayinaje,...
Osun Govt declares Monday work free to celebrate Isese Day

How Osun has revolutionalised farming; Aregbesola tells Agric Minister

The Governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has listed the various strategies employed by his government to make agriculture much more attractive especially to...