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2018: Kwara govt to engage 10,000 youth farmers

The Kwara State Government, on Sunday, said it has commenced plans to engage 10,000 youth farmers under the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) newly-introduced Accelerated Agricultural Development Scheme (AADS).

1,000 farmers to benefit from cassava programme in Edo – AFAN

One thousand farmers including the youths in Edo will benefit from cassava programme by the state government, an official has said.

AFAN wants direct sales of fertilizer to farmers

All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) in Edo has appealed to Gov. Godwin Obaseki to ensure fertilizer from the state owned fertilizer plant are sold directly to farmers in the state.

Kano to set up mobile court to recover agric loans

The Kano State Government is to set up a mobile court to recover loans from defaulters of the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Anchor Borrowers‘ Programme.

Herdsmen invade Kogi community, kill 10 farmers

Ten people were reportedly killed on Friday when herdsmen invaded Omala in Kigi East and Omi in Yagba West local council, Kogi State.

North East farmers lament difficulty accessing insurance

Farmers in the North East, under the aegis of the All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), have decried the difficulty faced by their members to access insurance cover as a result of stringent bureaucratic bottlenecks.

Federal govt plans to lend to farmers at 7% interest rate – Audu Ogbeh

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, on Thursday said that plans were ongoing to restructure the Bank of Agriculture for greater efficiency.

Farmers want more agricultural infrastructure

Stakeholders in the agricultural sector have called on government to increase investment in agricultural infrastructure across the country.

Governor Fayose proposes death penalty for cultists, offers N1m for useful information

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has said the state is sponsoring a bill against incessant killings by student cultists on the state university campus.

Genetically-modified crops not harmful to Nigerians – ARCN

The Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN) has dismissed reports that genetically-improved crop varieties were harmful to the health of Nigerians.

High yield of maize in 2017 excite Oyo farmers

Farmers in Oyo State on Thursday expressed happiness following better yield experienced during their second set of maize harvesting in 2017.

Benue flood: 90,000 farmers lost 300,000 hectares of farmland worth over N4bn – AFAN

As victims of flood in Benue State continue to count their losses, more than 90,000 farmers across the 21 affected Local Government Areas of the state were said to have lost over N4 billion to the ravaging flood.

AFAN decries high cost of farming inputs in Osun

Mr Moses Oladipupo, Vice-Chairman, All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Osun chapter, has decried the high cost of farming inputs, ago-chemicals and lack of market for farm produce.

Only one per cent Kano farmers return central bank loan – AFAN

The All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, in Kano State has expressed concern over the refusal of most of its members to repay their Anchor Borrowers loans.


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