Borders closure: Young farmers seek FG, state’s support

Nigerian Young Farmers Network (NYFN) has urged government at all levels to support youth in businesses to grow the economy following the recent borders...

Border closure is to encourage patriotism, not enriching rice farmers – RIFAN

Alhaji Aminu Goronyo, the National President, Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), says the closure of Nigeria’s land borders is not to enrich rice...
FG set to boost domestic production of milk – Emefiele

CBN spends N146bn to support 849,480 rice farmers – Emefiele

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it spent N146 billion to support 849,480 wet and dry seasons rice farmers across the country. The CBN...
No Unilorin student died during CBT exams – management

FG to partner UNILORIN on agriculture

The Federal Government has expressed its readiness to partner with the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) to maximise part of the university’s 15,000 hectares of...

IITA boss calls for double-digit budget allocation to accelerate agric transformation

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan on Sunday called for double-digit budget investment in agriculture backed by a vibrant rural infrastructure to...
Security still tops my agenda for Nigeria – Buhari

Buhari explains why he stopped forex for food import

President Muhammadu Buhari says the directive to the Central Bank of Nigeria to stop providing foreign exchange for food importation was to improve agricultural...
Ramadan: Prices of tomato, pepper increase by 60% in Lagos

Ramadan: Prices of tomato, pepper increase by 60% in Lagos

OLUWAFUNKE ISHOLA –     Ahead of Ramadan, prices of tomato and pepper have soared by 60 per cent in some markets in Lagos, the News Agency...
Ban on importation of tomato paste will fail without necessary structures – AFAN

Ban on importation of tomato paste will fail without necessary structures – AFAN

All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) in Niger, on Saturday, urged the Federal Government to put the right structures in place before banning importation...
Cellulant raises $47.5m for Farmers in Africa

CBN approves compensation for 550,000 rice farmers affected by flood

The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) said the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has approved compensation for over 550,000, rice farmers affected by...
Change in grazing patterns will address farmers-herders clashes, says OgbehChange in grazing patterns will address farmers-herders clashes, says Ogbeh

Nigerian ginger best worldwide – minister

Chief Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, says Nigeria is presently a major leader in yam and ginger exportation and has...