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Nigerian govt privatises Bank of Industry

The Federal Government says it will finalise the recapitalisation of the Bank of Agriculture, BoA, in 90 days, in collaboration with the Bureau of Public Enterprise, BPE.

Nigerian govt to commence re-construction of grazing reserves soon – Audu Ogbeh

The Federal Government says it will soon commence the reconstruction of grazing reserves across the country.

Nigerian govt to organise rice fair in Abuja, Enugu, Lagos, others

The Federal Government has said it will organise rice trade fair in Abuja, Lagos Enugu and Rivers States in order to show the bountiful...

Thailand says Buhari responsible for collapse of its rice mills

Mr Ogbeh said Thailand’s Ambassador to Nigeria made the “accusation’’ when he visited him in February.

Another yam consignment due for export to UK, USA

Chairman, Technical Committee on Yam Export, Simon Irtwang, on Tuesday said yam exporters were finalising processes to export another consignment of yam in the...

1.2m households to get vitamin A cassava, maize in 2018

HarvestPlus (an international agricultural organisation), has said that it will reach 1.2 million households in Nigeria in 2018 with vitamin A cassava and maize,...

Information centre on agriculture launched to woo investors, ease export

The Federal Government has established an agricultural marketing information centre and equipped officials to gather agricultural data in the 36 states and the FCT...

Farmers/herdsmen clashes: Nigerian govt to establish cattle colonies nationwide

The Federal Government has said it will soon commence the establishment of cattle colonies in the states to check increasing cases of farmers-herdsmen clashes...

Farmers/herdsmen clashes: Nigerian govt to establish cattle colonies nationwide

The Federal Government has said it will soon commence the establishment of cattle colonies in the states to check increasing cases of farmers-herdsmen clashes...

Nigeria plans to export 480 tonnes of yam monthly

The Technical Committee on Nigeria Yam Export Programme has said it is targeting the export of about 480 tonnes of yams, equivalent to 20...

Nigeria plans to export 480 tonnes of yam monthly

The Technical Committee on Nigeria Yam Export Programme has said it is targeting the export of about 480 tonnes of yams, equivalent to 20...

Nigerian govt to support fisheries c’ttee for West Central Gulf of Guinea

The Federal Government has pledged to support the Fisheries Committee for the West Central Gulf of Guinea, FCWC, to achieve its goals for the...

Rice Production: Agric Minister, Ogbeh, commends Bauchi governor

The federal ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has commended Bauchi State governor, Mohammed Abubakar, for giving agriculture, especially rice production, a massive boost...

Yobe govt to Ogbeh: 5,000-hectare for grazing reserve laying fallow

The Yobe Government on Tuesday appealed to the Agriculture and Rural Development minister, Audu Ogbeh to develop the 5,000 hectares of land it received...

Nigerian elites ‘despise’ agriculture, minister says

Agriculture and Rural Development minister, Audu Ogbeh has lamented that the Nigerian  leaders and elites pay little or no attention to Agriculture. Mr Ogbeh said...

Despite rejection, Nigerian govt says no going back on yam export

The Federal Government has said it will not relent in its yam export policy targeted to attract foreign exchange for the country. The much celebrated yam...

Farmers association: Local rice to sell N6,000

The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria, RIFAN, said on Wednesday that it will reduce the price of locally produced rice from N18,000 per 50kg...

Ogun govt to launch sale of branded rice

The Ogun government says arrangements are on to introduce its branded rice into the market before December, this year. Special Assistant to the state governor on...

FRSC boss charges officers to start farming

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has called on officers to engage in practical agriculture that will enable them enjoy profitable living in and...

Kogi plans to flood Nigerian markets with rice, fish

Kogi state is set to flood Nigerian markets with rice and fish by December following the mass production of the products by the state-owned...

Air Force personnel to undergo livestock training

The Federal Government said on Wednesday that it will train officers of the Nigerian Air Force, NAF, who are interested in going into agriculture...

Herdsmen to enjoy government’s insurance plan

Authorities in Nigeria have said henceforth insurance package would be provided to herdsmen and agro-rangers for ranch operators to curb cases of cattle rustling...

Governor berates daily importation of $2m rice by Nigerians

Abia state governor, Okezie Ikepeazu, has condemned the importation and consumption of $2 million worth of imported rice on daily basis by Nigerians. The governor,...

Kidnapped ministry of agriculture director rescued in Nasarawa

The police command in Nasarawa State on Monday confirmed the rescue of a director in the Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Sam Anzaku, who was...

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