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Customs Intercepts 30,000 Bags Of Rice, Bullet Proof SUVs In Lagos,...

The Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone A of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) intercepted 30,000 bags of foreign parboiled rice smuggled into the country...

Nigeria produces 75% of 7.8m MT of domestic need, says...

• Says Customs negligent on rice smuggling The Country Representative and Regional Coordinator of Africa Rice Centre (AfricaRice), Ibadan, Dr Francis Nwilene, has exclusively disclosed...

Total, NNPC train 21 farmers on sustainable agribusinesses

No fewer than 21 small-scale farmers in Enugu State have been trained on agribusiness sustenance by the Total Upstream Companies in Nigeria in collaboration...

Ogun community laments as elephants destroy farmland

There are elephants in Nigeria, even though most people living in the country may not have seen them. People, both young and old, dream...

FG, firms sign pact on farm mechanisation services

The Federal Government has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Nigerian Agricultural Mechanisation and Equipment Leasing Company and Mechanization Service Provider (MSPs) to...

USAID, partners reward Fall Armyworm tech solution companies with $450,000

Fall Armyworms • The pest destroys over 80 crops, says FAO There is optimism that voracious Fall Army Worms (FAW) ravaging maize and other essential crops...

FEPSAN applauds FG for banning NPK fertiliser importation

FEPSAN President Thomas EtuhBy Emmanuel Afonne The Fertiliser Producers and Suppliers Association of Nigeria (FEPSAN) has applauded the Federal Government’s total ban on the importation...

‘Sniper in beans, a weapon of mass destruction’

ADVERTISEMENT The Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service, NAQS has warned dealers in beans...

Farmers want FG to ban maize importation

Maize Association of Nigeria (MAAN) has called on the Federal Government to ban the importation of maize into the country to encourage local production. Alhaji...

Poultry owners chide government for awarding contract to cronies

Middlemen Take The Profits — FarmersWith the recent revelation by the Special Adviser to the President on National Social Welfare Programme, Mrs. Maryam Uwais,...

IITA DG seeks collaboration with Sudan on cassava transformation

As IITA, Sudan Sign MoUThe Director General of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Dr Nteranya Sanginga, has assured that the collaboration between...

Aregbesola repositions Osun as new hub for livestock production

Poultry Osun State Government has taken a bold step to reposition the state as a major hub for livestock production. Through the provision of over N500m...

100 Women register for NDE’s food processing training

About 100 women have registered in Abia State to be trained in the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) food processing programme. The State NDE Coordinator,...

Senate committee on environment commends NBMA’s lab

The Senate Committee on Environment has lauded the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) over its state-of-the-art Genetic Modification (GM) Detection and Analysis Laboratory. The Senators...

How tea farmers who saw millions now struggle

The Mambila Plateau is an important agricultural town in Taraba State. With a unique Europe-type weather condition, it is home to thousands of tea...

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