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Obokun Caretaker Management Distributes Drugs, Cocoa Seedlings

In its bid to ensure agricultural development and improve healthcare delivery, the Caretaker Management Committee of the Obokun Local Government has distributed cocoa seedlings...

Exploring Mushroom’s Potentials For Nigeria’s Growth

To say that the discovery of crude oil in the late 1950s in Oloibiri community of Bayelsa State, Nigeria, was the last straw that...

Cocoa Production: Chinese Company Plans N10b Investment In Osun,

The Governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola has on Saturday inaugurated a five-man board for SKYRUN Cocoa Processing Industry, Ede, Osun state in a...

Akeredolu Solicits AfDB’s Support On Commercial Agriculture ‎

Ondo State Governor, ‎Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has solicited the assistance of the African Development Bank (AfDB) in boosting commercial agricultural in the state.‎ Akeredolu made the...

Murdered Farmer: Police Launch Manhunt For Herdsman In Oyo State

The Oyo State Police Command on Saturday said it has launched a manhunt for a Fulani herdsman that killed a farmer in Igbeti, Oke-Ogun...

Presidential Initiative On Fertilizer Kicks Off Across The Country

As the planting season commences, the Presidential Fertilizer Initiative has kicked off across the country, to provide farmers with fertilizers at affordable rate. A...

Osinbajo To Inaugurate $1.5bn Indorama Fertiliser Plant In Port Harcourt

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, will inaugurate a new world-class fertiliser plant built by Indorama Eleme Fertiliser and Chemicals Limited, today in Port Harcourt, Rivers...

IGP Cautions On Fake Fertiliser Circulation In Yobe

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Komptu Idris have been called upon to intervene and bring to an end the menace of fake...

IITA Remains Unmatched Globally – Adeshina

The president, African Development Bank, AFDB, Mr. Akinwunmi Adeshina, in his opening remarks at IITA's golden jubilee celebration on Monday, in Ibadan, the Oyo...

AFDB To Drive Africa’s Agricultural Sector Transformation

The goal of the African Development Bank is to ensure that the continent is able to feed its populace in the next decade. Dr....

Nigerian Agriculture Would Not Have Been What It Is Today Without IITA – Adesina

While commissioning the new training facility for capacity development for youth agripreneurs on Monday, in Ibadan, the President of African Development Bank, (AFDB), Dr....

Africa: As Solar Refrigerator Keeps Mangoes Cold, Farmers’ Profits Heat Up

Solar-powered cold storage and biological pest control are helping protect Kenya's mangoes from climate change. It is a hot and cloudless morning, a sign that...

Nigeria’s Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, Former Presidents To Grace IITA 50th Anniversary Celebration

…AfDB president to commission $700,000 building for youth Agripreneurs Nigeria’s Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, will on Monday speak on food security and Nigeria’s preparedness...

DG NBMA Harps On Research

Dr. Rufus Ebegba, Director General/CEO, National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), has urged Nigerians to always research information from credible sources in order to be...

FG Backs OAU’s N3bn Agric Project

The federal government has declared its determination to provide all that it would require to ensure that the agricultural intervention project to be pioneered...
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