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3 Jul 2016
Barrister Aliyu Boya, the All Progressives Congress (APC) chairmanship candidate for Fufore local government in Adamawa State, has said Nigeria cannot achieve its economic goals by depending only on revenue from oil.
2 Jul 2016
Agriculture has been described as critical to economic development and employment, especially in developing countries and Nigeria is currently regarded as the largest producer of cassava in the world.
27 Jun 2016
President of the Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has stated that the diversification of Nigeria’s economy was long over due and that the economy could only be rejuvenated through agriculture.
26 Jun 2016
The 2016 farming season, for crop farmers, has been one like no other in recent years. It has been fraught with late rains and paucity of inputs like fertilizer.
19 Jun 2016
Increasingly, food supply in Nigeria is under pressure, and prices are galloping. The old regime of agricultural production, where manual implements, largely holds sway has not helped matters.
19 Jun 2016
To galvanise efforts of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and its State counterparts, the private sector, donor agencies and other agriculture stakeholders ...
13 Jun 2016
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi on Monday said earnings from agricultural resources could replace revenue from crude oil within a decade, if vigorously pursued by Nigerians.
12 Jun 2016
From the ashes of military junta and political instability, Nigeria has proudly raised its head as a political and economic power in Africa. The country’s affluence and confidence is carving...
12 Jun 2016
With the depleting water resources across the Sahel region of West Africa, the move by the member states of the Niger Basin Authority (NBA) to revive the basin is a step in the right direction.
10 Jun 2016
The Speaker, Mr John Lebo gave the promise on Friday when Women in Agriculture Cooperative Societies in Nigeria, Cross River chapter, visited him.
9 Jun 2016
The Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh, yesterday said the Federal Government would embark on planting two million cashews yearly for four years and also set the stage for massive cocoa...
7 Jun 2016
Over 1000 families and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the NorthEast part of the country have benefited from the philanthropic gesture of a Non Governmental Organization ...

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