Contractors halt operation in Agric Ministry for several hours over N17B debt
Some contractors on Friday stormed the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development over alleged non-payment of their N17 billion debt incurred from the execution of various projects in 2018.
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...
Lock down: FG release guidelines for the movement of agricultural produce
In efforts to curtail food shortages and ensure 2020 crop production season is not hampered as a result of the lock down, the federal government, yesterday, unfolded new strategies to facilitate free movement of food and agricultural produce nationwide.
FG to register cattle from neighbouring countries
Sixty years after the suspension of registration of cattle, sheep and goats coming from neighboring countries, the Federal Government is to re-introduce the policy to curb spread of livestock diseases ..
Federal government to register imported cattle
Sixty years after the suspension of registration of cattle, sheep and goats coming from neighboring countries the Federal Government has disclosed plans to reintroduce the policy...
Why Buhari rejected minister’s fertiliser waiver request
President Muhammadu Buhari rejected a request by the Minister of Agriculture, Sabo Nanono, to grant an importation waiver to some fertiliser companies to import about 1.5 million metric tonnes to bridge
Group rejects government’s waiver plan for fertiliser import
• Insists on adequate local raw materials A faction of the Inorganic Fertilizer Manufactures and Dealers Association of Nigeria has rejected federal government’s plan to grant waiver to about seven fertiliser companies to import about 1.5million metric tonnes of fertiliser into the country. This is against the backdrop of a request by the Minister of…
Government to revoke non-performing licences on silo concession
Minister Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, has threatened to revoke the licence of any concessionaire that failed to meet the terms of agreement, nine months after the Federal Government concession 20 silo complexes to private sector operators.
Nigeria gets $813 million from cashew export
Minister of Agriculture, Sabo Nanono, yesterday, disclosed that the cashew sub-sector generated over $813million between 2015 and 2017.