Friday, October 19, 2018
Financial Inclusion: CBN urges financial operators to diversify products

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...
Change in grazing patterns will address farmers-herders clashes, says OgbehChange in grazing patterns will address farmers-herders clashes, says Ogbeh

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...
Farming activities resume in Jigawa

Maize farmers’ association decries delay in passage of 2018 Budget

Maize Growers, Processors and Marketers Association of Nigeria (MAGPAMAN) said on Wednesday that the delay in the passage of the 2018 budget had affected...
Farmers, herdsmen meet in Ibadan to discuss peaceful co-existence

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,...
Change in grazing patterns will address farmers-herders clashes, says OgbehChange in grazing patterns will address farmers-herders clashes, says 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)...
Price of garri drops by 60% in Enugu

Association proffers solution to high garri price

The Agro-Processors Association of Nigeria has called on the Federal Government to subsidise the price of high yield cassava cuttings to ensure a reduction...
Marketers urge NNPC to resolve loading challenge at Ejigbo depot

NNPC, CNL launch youth agricultural program in Delta

Chevron Nigeria, operator of the joint venture between the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has launched a youth-in-agriculture (agripreneur) program, aimed at providing training...
CBN to disburse N220bn to Enterprises Development Fund

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,...
Catfish Farmers urge FG not to introduce VAT to fish production

Catfish Farmers urge FG not to introduce VAT to fish production

The Catfish Farmers Association of Nigeria has urged the Federal Government to have a rethink and drop the idea of adding Value Added Tax...
Pest: Tomato farmers in Kano state lost N2bn in 2016, says commissioner

Pest: Tomato farmers in Kano state lost N2bn in 2016, says commissioner

Tomato growers in Kano State lost over N2 billion to Tuta Absoluta, the pest which ravaged tomato farms in 2016. The Commissioner for Agriculture and...