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Rice Farmers Enjoy Growth Amid Economic Downturn

Agriculture has been a beneficiary of steps to counter effects of dollar shortage Young men, ageing widows and local chiefs — even civil servants —...

Fertiliser Production: FG Initiative Saves N60b for 2017-FEPSAN

The President, Fertiliser Producers and Suppliers Association of Nigeria (FEBSAN), Thomas Etuh has said the Presidential Fertiliser Initiative has eliminated subsidy on fertiliser by...

Feed Nigeria Partners Govt On Food Production

The Feed Nigeria Summit, is partnering the Federal Government to increase the production of foods – which have not kept pace with demand, its...

FG Flags Off Presidential Fertiliser Initiative To Boost Production, Lower Prices

The Presidential Fertilizer Initiative of the Buhari Administration has started yielding results, with the production of more than 4,000 metric tonnes of locally-blended fertilizer...

Over 100 Vehicles Missing In Agric Ministry ― Minister

The Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri on Thursday revealed that over 100 vehicles were carted away by some...

FG Inaugurates Committee On Yam Export Programme

The federal government through the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh on Thursday inaugurated a technical committee on Yam Export Programme. The...

Rice: FG Targets 7 Million Tonnes Production By 2018

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, says the Federal Government is targeting the production of seven million tonnes of rice...

$4.5bn China Loan To Be Committed To Agric Mechanisation – Ogbeh

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh has assured that the $4.5bn that will come to the agriculture sector from the...

Minister Tasks Companies On Local Sourcing Of Agric Raw Materials

Towards the upliftment of farmers’ livelihood, companies using agricultural produce as raw materials have been urged to source for their raw materials locally, to...

Nigeria Advised To Follow Indian Way of Mechanized Farming

The Federal Governments has been advised to follow the Indian example of mechanized agriculture if the country must be self sufficient in food production. The...

Agric Fared Well In 2016 –Ogbeh

Although agriculture was up against diverse obstacles in 2016, the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has expressed its determination to ride out...

Is Agriculture The Solution To Nigeria’s Economy

Agriculture Solution Nigeria Economy, Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital called on President Muhammadu Buhari to take seriously...

The Change You Voted’ll Manifest More In 2017 Through Agriculture –...

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised Nigerians that the change they voted for in 2015 will manifest more through agriculture in the new year 2017...

Famine Looms As Exporters Move Surplus Grains Harvest Abroad – Presidency

The Presidency has warned that Nigeria, currently Africa’s largest producer of cereals and grains risks famine from early next year following a huge demand...

Lamentation Over High Price Of Lettuce

Lettuce, a once affordable vegetable is now one of the most expensive in Abuja markets. The recent trend has been blamed on lack of...

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