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13 Sep 2015
FOUNDER of Uplifting Women Through Farming (UWTF), Afoma Adigwe, has called on the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to encourage its representatives in government to give agriculture more thought.
13 Sep 2015
THE Federal Government has challenged local fabricators to come up with locally fabricated agricultural equipment and machinery to promote indigenous technology.
13 Sep 2015
IN its bid to manage the invasion of the Banana Bunchy Top Disease (BBTD) in Nigeria, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), has begun the implementation of control measures for the eradication of infected plants and recovery of production in BBTD-infested areas.
11 Sep 2015
Ogale community in Ijumu Local Government Area of Kogi has commended the World Bank as well as the Federal and Kogi Governments for enhancing their capacity in cassava production.
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6 Sep 2015
IN what promises to be economically beneficial to agri-business stakeholders and investors, the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has resolved to partner the Nigerian Commodity Exchange Commission to develop the commodity market.    To make this happen, the Commission wants to secure several warehousing and storage facilities, and seeks a working relationship with…
6 Sep 2015
A sensitisation exercise tagged ‘Revamping Agricultural Sector in Nigeria Through Aggressive Industrial Farm Park Project’ took place in Lagos, recently to discuss ways of revamping the agricultural sector in the country. At the event, held in partnership with Chinese Government Export Credit, the CEO of 1.2 Green Ltd, Mr Obada Votu expressed the company’s readiness…
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6 Sep 2015
elemoTHE Director General/Chief Executive of the Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi (FIIRO), Dr. (Mrs.) Gloria Nwakaegho Elemo, has been appointed a member of the Board of Trustees of The Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice).   In a release by the Institute, the appointment conveyed through a letter from the Board Chair, Dr. Peter Matlon, will…
6 Sep 2015
N an effort to improve food and nutritional security in the country, development partners, including European Union, United Kingdom, Japan, France, Germany and US have committed $500million to the sector between 2013-2016 The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Arc. Sonny Echono disclosed this during a workshop on Public Validation of the Annual…
30 Aug 2015
A vast land of 21 hectares, which include 10,000 heaps of yam, 4,000 suckers of plantain, seven hectares of maize, 62 pigs and 370 egg producing layers, is being cultivated by Joseph Ayo Babalola University (JABU), as part of its econo-practical pathway for entrepreneurial agriculture.
30 Aug 2015
IN the assessment of stakeholders, the capacity of the reforms introduced in the agricultural space by the former Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina to truly boost food production, is not in doubt.
30 Aug 2015
ASIDE investing about $1billion in its agro-allied operations in the last five years, the Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc is set to plough an equivalent sum into its business in the next five years to remain a top player in the sector and create more jobs.
22 Aug 2015
THE Monarch of Okolo village in Eruwa area of Oyo State, Pa David Olasunkanmi, and his subjects have expressed satisfaction in the introduction of Vitamin A cassava by HarvestPlus and the transformation in the livelihood of the rural farmers.

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Nigeria’s worsening food insecurity, which has pushed the cost of food importation to over $10 billion and has escalated foreign exchange scarcity to a record high, may be significantly doused thanks to a new seeds technology.
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Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has lifted the ban on mobile telecommunication network in the state.
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Former President Goodluck Jonathan, has urged Nigerian leaders to value the interest of every section of the country in order to build a united nation devoid of agitation, disunity and disenchantment.
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Germany on Saturday confirmed its first two cases of the new Omicron strain of Covid-19, in travellers who arrived at Munich airport from South Africa, regional officials said.
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Britain on Saturday announced tougher entry rules for all arriving passengers and the return of a masks mandate, after confirming its first two cases of the new Omicron strain of Covid-19.