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Yet Again! Another Directive From The CBN

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Yesterday, banks across the country were given a directive from the Central Bank of Nigeria to cancel any customer requests for purchase of Treasury...

FG urged to discourage agro products import

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The federal government has been urged to go beyond the closure of the Benin and Niger land borders to introduce policies that will discourage...

How border closure revived coconut farming

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…Farmers to address 80% import from Ghana, Togo Coconut has received renewed attention as the federal government closed its borders to most of the...

Border closure: Customs officials allegedly ‘kill’ Rice smugglers’ informant in Jigawa...

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A man suspected to be an informant of rice smugglers has been killed allegedly by officials of the Nigeria Customs Service in Jigawa State,...

There’s no hunger, Nigeria producing enough to feed ― Nanono

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The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono says Nigeria is producing enough to feed itself, contrary to the narrative in some quarters...

President Buhari charges groups to access loans

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja has called on various groups to access government interventions, loans and schemes to promote agriculture with the...

Rice Smuggling: 45 bank accounts frozen by Court

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A Federal High Court on Monday in Abuja ordered the temporary freezing of 45 bank accounts belonging to three companies allegedly involved in smuggling...

Cassava: Nigeria can save N1.2trn from ethanol, starch, sweetener imports —...

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Nigeria Cassava Growers Association (NCGA) says cassava has the capacity to generate N10 trillion and save Nigeria over N1.2 trillion from import of derivatives...

Flooding: Averting farmers’ yearly losses

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As the rainy season gradually gets to its peak with attendant flooding, stakeholders in agric and insurance sectors are expected to step up efforts...

Sesame seed can generate over $1bn annually for Nigeria ―NSSAN

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The National Sesame Seed Association of Nigeria says sesame seed has the capacity to generate almost 1 billion dollars annually to improve Nigeria’s revenue...

Borders closure: God’s answer to poultry farmers’ prayers, says farmer

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A poultry farmer, Mr Joel Oduware, has lauded the Federal Government for the closure of the nation’s borders, describing the development as God’s answer...

Nigeria’s border policy leaves concerns about rice shortage

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The closure of Nigeria’s land borders may be impelling local rice producers to raise their capacities in response to concerns about the consequent shortage,...

Nigerian banks give only 4% of their loans to agriculture

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Despite efforts by the Nigerian government to focus on agriculture and make it a mainstay of the Nigerian economy, Nigerian banks gave only 4.20...

Border closure: Good for agric. sector – Expert

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An Agricultural expert, Mr Ismail Olawale has said the closure of Nigeria`s borders will engender the development of the nation`s agricultural sector.Olawale, a fellow...

Igbo group begs Buhari to reopen the border for legitimate trade

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Chukwudum, appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to consider re-opening the borders for legitimate trade to ease the gradual economic suffocation in the country.The Ndigbo...

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