What Nigeria needs to worry about, says Obasanjo
Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has said that Nigerians should be worried of the nation’s changing demography, economic...
ASBON tasks government on import prohibition law implementation
The Federal Government has been urged to implement its import prohibition law on agricultural produce, in order to encourage farmers, boost production and maximise profit.
‘How Nigeria can make cocoa, cashew to replace dependece on oil revenue’
Nigeria’s current annual cocoa production is put at 367,000 tonnes annually. Comparatively, Cote d’Ivoire produces 1.48 million tonnes.
EU, Oxfam, DEC partner Taraba on food security
The European Union (EU), Oxfam in Nigeria, Development Exchange Center (DEC) and the Taraba State government are collaborating...
Presco bags 2018 agric company award
A key player in the agricultural sector of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Presco Plc, has emerged winner of the Agriculture Company of the year 2018.
Dangote increases investments in agriculture
Against the background of Nigeria’s economic vulnerability, President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has said the current efforts of the Federal Government at diversifying the economy to an agriculture-centred one remains the viable solution to creating a healthy economy. Dangote, who was spoke weekend in his office, during a meeting with some Asian businessmen, in…
Buhari’s agric policy fails as unemployment, agribusiness failures rise
The Agriculture Promotion Policy (APP) of the federal government, with the objectives of attaining food security, import substitution...
Dutch envoy says exporting raw materials to EU, U.S. senseless
The Deputy Ambassador, Netherlands Embassy, Lagos, Mr Michel Deelen, has said exportation of agricultural raw materials from Nigeria...