Friday, 27th May 2022
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11 Apr
The Cocoa Farmers Association of Nigeria (CFAN) has expressed determination to meet the 500,000-tonne production of cocoa beans in the next two years and make the country to become
28 Feb
The Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria (CRIN), in collaboration with the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), has organised a training workshop for cocoa farmers
11 Feb
The President, Cocoa Farmers Association of Nigeria (CFAN), Mr Adeola Adegoke, has disclosed that Nigeria loses N60 billion annually to non-collection of Living Income Differential(LID).
Nigeria President
19 Jan
President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged Nigerians to exercise a little patience, as the “growing food production in the country, especially expansion in rice farming, will eventually bring down prices
19 Jan
The Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP) has so far supported over 4.8 million smallholder farmers across Nigeria for the production of 23 agricultural commodities including maize
14 Dec
Johnvents Industries Limited, a wholly indigenous agribusiness and subsidiary of Capitalsage, has commissioned its upgraded multi-billion-naira cocoa processing plant in Akure, Ondo State.
22 Nov 2021
Researchers and industrialists have said efforts should be made to revive cocoa processing companies and woo more investors into the value chain to maximise benefits of cocoa production through emphasis on local consumption.
10 Sep 2021
At a time that the rest of the world is prioritising value-addition, rather than raw materials export, Nigeria and other countries have continued to depend on commodities
9 Aug 2021
Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Agriculture and Food Security, Dr. Glory Edet explains the efforts of the state to revive agriculture through various empowerment schemes for farmers
6 Aug 2021
Osun State Government, on Tuesday, distributed 100,000 cocoa seedlings to about 1,000 farmers in the state.
3 Jun 2021
With rugged determination and twist of fortune for China, it now successfully grows and exports cocoa beans to Europe despite difficult production conditions.
19 Oct 2020
Ghana and Ivory Coast account for two-thirds of the world's cocoa supply, but unlike oil-producing countries, they are unable to influence prices that are historically too low to meet the basic needs of small planters.


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The Youth Coalition For Responsible Leadership (YCRL) has called on members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Lagosians to ignore claims by a group named Badagry Division Alliance for Ideal Democracy (BDAID) against an aspirant for the Lagos West Senatorial District, Dr Idiat Oluranti Adebule. The youth said the claims are part of desperate…
1 hour ago
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has licensed Starlink, a satellite internet constellation operated by SpaceX, providing satellite internet access coverage to 32 countries. This licensing followed a visit to Nigeria by the company’s team in May last year. Elated Elon Musk took to his Twitter handle to announce this development today. The NCC has equally…
1 hour ago
The United States is extending for another six months exemptions from punitive tariffs for some medical products from China, the US Trade Representative announced Friday.
2 hours ago
Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has finally bowed to pressure from political parties by extending the deadline for the conduct of primary elections by six days. INEC Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, said the commission took the decision after a meeting with the 18 registered political parties under the aegis of the Inter-Party Advisory…
2 hours ago
Amber Heard's lawyer Ben Rottenborn has referred to Johnny Depp as a 'monster' in closing arguments for the Depp-Heard defamation trial. Both lawyers gave closing arguments in the current trial in Fairfax, Virginia, summarizing much of what has been said on both sides since the trial began on April 11. Rottenborn said, "if he abused…