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Economic Diversification: Bayelsa Sets Up Aqua-culture Village

Efforts to diversify the Bayelsa State economy beyond oil and Gas is on course, as the State Government has established an aqua-culture village, accommodating...

Egba Chief Allegedly Defrauds Obasanjo Farms Of N105m

An Egba High Chief and a popular businessman, Chief Salimon Ajayi, popularly known as Rantipe, was, yesterday, arraigned before a Chief Magistrate’s Court sitting...

Kidnappers Of Epe Farmers Want N20m

The families of five of the seven persons kidnapped by militants, Sunday, in Kodjo Farm, located at Igbodu, Epe area of Lagos State, said,...

Concerns Over GMO Foods Baseless – NABDA

The National Biotechnology Development Agency, NABDA, has reiterated its stand on Genetically Modified Organisms, GMOs, stating that the efficacy and safety of the products...

50kg Bag of Rice Now N8,000 In Ebonyi – CBN

Central Bank of Nigeria Tuesday in Yenagoa said that a 50 kg bag of Nigeria rice is selling in Ebonyi for N8,000. This was disclosed...

Bayelsa Farmers Lament Destruction Of Farmlands By Cattle

Farmers in Ekpetiama Kingdom in Yenagoa Local Government Area (LGA) of Bayelsa have appealed to security agencies to prevail on herdsmen who lead cattle...

The Food Revolution Farming Summit

Attend the first-ever Food Revolution Farming Summit and get over N560, 000 Interest & Collateral-free Agro-investment LOAN, deductible only after sale of your farm...

FG Selects Ulasi River For Modern Integrated Farming Project

The Federal Government has selected the Ulasi River in Okija, Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State for the establishment of a modern integrated...

Militants Invade Epe: Farmers, Poutry, Eggs Kidnapped

—Atempt to kidap students foiled; residents take to sleeping in bush      —All lies; rumour mongers will be prosecuted—POLICE No fewer than 20 suspected militants...

Ban On “Foreign” Rice In Ebonyi

The Governor of Ebonyi State, Mr Dave Umahi, told a delegation of military officers from the Command and Staff College, Jaji on a courtesy...

Anambra Rice Available At Jubilee Fair

The Managing Director of Stine Industries Ltd, Amichi, millers of the popular Anambra rice, Chief Egwuonwu has assured that the rice is available at...

Set For Record Crop, Australia Wheat Suppliers Challenge Black Sea Rivals

* Australia's 2016/17 wheat crop seen at record 31-32 mln T      * Spread between Australia-Ukraine wheat prices narrows            *...

Grains-Soybeans Ease For 2nd Day On S. America Weather, Corn Firms

* Soybeans lose ground on Brazil, Argentina weather outlook     * Fall in China's Dalian soybean futures adds pressure Chicago soybean futures lost more ground...

Nigeria To Begin Rice Exportation By 2017 — CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria, (CBN) on Tuesday said it’s Anchor Borrowers Programme for the promotion of Agriculture had set the country to begin...

Imminent Grains Shortages Are Surmountable

Proactiveness from the corridor of policy makers within the nation’s agricultural sector is sacrosanct if the recent revelation by Malam Gaba Shehu, on the...