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NSE: 2018 Budget Hints Opportunities For Agric, Construction Sectors

As the National Assembly brainstormed on the 2018 budget proposals of the federal government, there are indications that it may be of immense benefits...

Buhari Is Improving Nigeria’s Economy, Crashing Prices Of Food – Lai...

The President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government has assured that as Nigeria’s economy continues to improve, prices of food items will soon “tumble.” Minister of Information...

Implementation Of Anti-open Grazing Law Is Irreversible, Says Benue Speaker

The Speaker, Benue Assembly, Mr. Terkimbi Ikyange, says the Anti-Open Grazing Law, which comes into effect in the state on Nov. 1, will be...

Cross River Launches Cocoa Nursery In Akamkpa Communities

The Cross River Government on Monday launched the first phase of the nursery of one million cocoa seedlings in Akim/Osomba communities in Akamkpa Local...

NGO Trains 40 Stakeholders In Agriculture On Marketing Skills

The Synergos Nigeria, an NGO, says it has trained 40 stakeholders in the agriculture sector with the essential agricultural commodity marketing knowledge and skills. The...

Agric Ministry, Air Force Plan To Empower Children In Barracks

The Nigeria Air Force has expressed its readiness to partner the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to roll out agricultural programmes to...

Stakeholders Urge FG To Prioritise Livestock Sub-sector

Stakeholders in the livestock sub-sector has been charged on prioritising standards in production to guarantee earning of foreign exchange. The President, Animal Science Association of...

FG To Set Up Extension Offices In All LGs To Check...

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has said the government is currently working towards establishing seed extension offices across the...

Eggua Rice Community: Ogun Goose Laying Golden Egg

The agricultural sector in Nigeria has in recent times focused on rice production to reduce the millions of naira used on importation of the...

Netherlands: How Nigeria Can Increase Farm Yield Per Hectare

The Head of Netherlands Mission in Nigeria, Mr. Michel Deleen, has said that for Nigeria to achieve her export drive for agricultural product, the...

FG Trains, Empowers 65 Rural Women On Fishing Technologies

The Federal Government under the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has trained and empowered no fewer than 65 women on fishing technologies. Mrs...

Nigeria Records Rise In Non-oil Export

Nigeria has recorded a significant rise in its non-oil export, with agricultural goods increasing the country’s foreign exchange earnings. The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS)...

Nigeria’s Post-harvest Losses Rise To $9bn –FIIRO DG

The Director General of the Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO), recently in Lagos, lamented that the country post-harvest losses have risen to...

How Nigerian Farmers Can Rake Millions Planting Castor Seed

Castor (Ricinus communis L.) is cultivated around the world because of the commercial importance of its oil. India is said to be the world’s...

5.2m People In N’East Suffer Acute Food Insecurity

The United Nations (UN) estimates that up to 5.2 million people in northeastern Nigeria are experiencing acute food insecurity and require emergency food assistance,...
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