Ministry of Agriculture
Assets recovery: ICPC seizes N16b from Ministry of Agriculture
The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) recovered N16 billion from the Federal Ministry of Agriculture in 2020.
Contractors threaten ministry over N17b debt
Contractors that handled the 2018 procurement in the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, have threatened to take legal action against the Ministry over N17billion debt...
Association, CBN empower sorghum farmers with input facilities
The National Association of Sorghum Producers, Processors and Marketers of Nigeria (NASPPAM), Kebbi State chapter, in collaboration with Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Keystone Bank, has wet season sorghum inputs to the 2,361 farmers in the 21 local government areas of the state.
Gombe State Government moves to sustain cotton production
Gombe State Government says it has taken steps to sustain cotton production as well as encourage cotton farmers in the state. Mr Umar Malala, Director of Produce and Pest Control Services, Gombe State Ministry of Agriculture, disclosed this during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gombe on Friday.
FG blames importers for failure in promoting locally made goods
The Federal Government has blamed importers for the challenges in its drive to promote patronage of locally made goods in the country. Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh, said this yesterday when he appeared before the National Assembly Joint Committee on Agriculture in Abuja to defend its budget. He explained that importers, including those bringing in…
Agric ministry frustrating our export businesses, say fish farmers
The Catfish and Allied Fish Farmers Association of Nigeria (CAFFAN) has alleged that the Fisheries Department of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture has been frustrating its efforts to export smoked fish to the United States of America. The National President of the Catfish and Allied Fish Farmers Association of Nigeria (CAFFAN), Mr Rotimi Oloye, said…