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The newly elected president of the National Cashew Association of Nigeria (NCAN), Mr Ojo Ajanaku, wants the Federal Government to enact policies that would promote the cashew industry.
About 22 sectors capable of generating foreign exchange for the federal government in place of crude oil have been identified, the Executive Director, Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Segun Awolowo, has said.
Fruit farmers and sellers in Mamudo town of Yobe say they are incurring heavy losses as a result of poor patronage caused by closure of some markets in the state and neighbouring Borno.
The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk-Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) has initiated actions to raise over N140 billion to finance agriculture over the next three years. US$200 million (N75 billion) will be raised by NIRSAL in...
Vietnam police have seized more than five tonnes of pangolin scales stashed in a cashew shipment from Nigeria, the government said Friday.
The Central Bank of Nigeria has said the country attracted $6 billion foreign investments in the first three months of the year.
Kogi government says it has rolled out new measures to salvage the dwindling fortunes of cashew business in the state.
The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has affirmed that the Federal Government under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has gone beyond promises to implementation as the resuscitation of Ajaokuta Steel Company was concerned
About 10,000 farmers in Kogi State are to benefit from the $200 million grant of the World Bank assisted Agro Processing Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Support (APPEALS) project.
The Federal Government has begun the implementation strategy to ensure that non-oil products are duly accepted in the US under the African Growth and Opportunity Act.
Farmers in Tanzania say they believe that government will eventually pay them for their cashew nut harvests. Government opted to buy all harvests after private buyers failed to up their prices at the request of the president.
Cashew nuts dealers have said President John Magufuli's decision to order the government to purchase the crop has affected them financially because most of them are dependent on the crop to run their families.
The Federal Government has been urged to improve support for the Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs), to enhance their capacity to produce enough food for the country.
Segun Awolowo, the Executive Secretary, Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), says the Federal Government was committed to increasing the total value and volume of non-oil exports.
Mr Chukwuka Ezenwune, a lawmaker representing Idemili South State Constituency in Anambra, has raised alarm over an erosion site which he said had claimed a section of a road at Uke in the state.
The Nigerian Export-Import Bank (NEXIM) has approved the disbursement of loans totaling about N25billion in support of various projects in the non-oil export sector.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned the public to shun consumption of fruits ripened with calcium carbide.
An anti-corruption group, Centre for Human Rights and Anti-Corruption Crusade (CHURAC) has dragged Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State and three others to court over the appointment of a former member of the state House of Assembly, Mr. Michael Diden, as chairman of the board of the state’s Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC).
The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has disclosed that a bill to empower the bureau to investigate rail, road and marine accidents and serious incidents is currently before the Senate.
Deputy Chairman, Senate Committee on Defence, and Senator representing Plateau North, Istifanus Dung Gyang, has described medical tourism abroad by Nigeria’s elite as contributing to the neglect that has led to the collapse of the country’s healthcare system.
Former Chelsea and England defender Ashley Cole has announced his retirement from all forms of football at the age of 38 following a two-decade-long career.
Not less than 20 children suffering from Severe Acute Malnutrition in Nasarawa State are reported to have died and more are expected to follow due to the non availability of the food supplements used for management of children suffering from Severe Acute Malnutrition in the various general hospitals across the state.
A nineteen-year-old Damilola Akintilo has been arrested by the Osun State Police Command for allegedly raping a four-year-old girl in Ile-Ife.
The wave of marathon races in Nigeria has blown to the South-eastern part of the country where Onitsha is set to host the first international marathon in that region.
Thirteen members of the Adamawa State branch of the Vigilante Group of Nigeria have been killed and 20 others injured in the past two months.
President Muhammadu Buhari has urged more young men and women in Nigeria to pursue sporting careers, which can bring rewarding incomes, promote healthy local and global relationships, and ensure unity.
The Bayelsa State government says it spent N79.7m on corps members serving in the state in the last four months.