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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.

Kwara cassava farmers yet to benefit from N1bn federal govt agric loan

The Kwara Chapter of Cassava Growers Association of Nigeria on Friday said its members had not benefitted from the N1 billion Federal Government Agriculture Loan Scheme in the state.

Governor Ajimobi seeks central bank support for Oyo agric development

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has sought the support of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for the agricultural development of the state, particularly in cassava and maize production.

Policy options for sustaining Nigeria’s economic upturn

Plummeting stock market indicators, sustained net capital outflows and poor doing business indicators all characterized our economy when I gave my speech last year.

18 bio-fortified food varieties released in Nigeria

Eighteen bio-fortified varieties comprising six vitamin A cassava, eight vitamin A maize, two orange sweet potato and two iron and zinc sorghum, which are bred conventionally, have been released officially in Nigeria.

Price of garri drops by 60% in Enugu

Price of garri, a staple in the country, has dropped by more than 60 percent in Enugu within four months.

World Food Day: Delta to export plantain, garri flour to UK – Governor Ifeanyi...

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta says the state government is partnering with farmers in the state to commence export of plantain and garri flour to the United Kingdom.

Entrepreneur calls for ban of starch importation

An agro-entrepreneur, Mr Goke Adeyemi, on Monday urged the Federal Government to ban the importation of starch as way encouraging starch production from cassava in the country.

Fortes and foibles of President Buhari’s 2017 Independence Day speech

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‎Anambra guber: Governor Willie Obiano promises new airport, salary increase, other

The Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, on Tuesday flagged off his re-election campaign with a laundry list of promises, including building a new airport and increasing the wages of civil servants.

Association seeks fed govt’s support for grasscutter farming

Some members of the Grasscutter Farmers Association of Nigeria (GRAFAN) have called on the Federal Government to provide support for grasscutter farming in the country.

Governor Ayade hails President Buhari’s independence address

Professor Ben Ayade, governor of Cross River State, has expressed delight over President Muhammadu Buhari’s nationwide address to Nigerians to mark the nation’s 57th Independence anniversary.

Buhari announces presidential initiative to create 10,000 jobs in each state

President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed the next steps to reduce the rate of unemployment in the country.

[email protected]: 200,000 farmers benefit from fed govt’s N44bn – Buhari

At least 200,000 farmers from the federation have benefitted from the N43.9 billion Federal Government’s agricultural Anchor Borrowers Programme, President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed.

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