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Sani Dangote seeks passage of agric input supply bill

The President, Nigeria Agribusiness Group (NABG), Alhaji Sani Dangote, has called for the passage of the Seed Bill to deal sternly with the supply of spurious seeds and fertiliser that are causing havoc to the fortunes of farmers in the state.

Importers frustrating federal govt’s tomato policy – stakeholders

Stakeholders in the agriculture sector say Nigeria is yet to feel the impact of the tomato policy six months after it was put in place by the Federal Government.

Expert wants fed govt to stop maize importation

Mr Shola Fashedemi, the Commercial Manager, AFEX, has appealed to the Federal Government to assist in stopping importation of maize with a view to encourage massive maize production and increase farmers’ income.

Why foreign investors are shunning Nigeria – Dangote

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has said many foreign investors in the agro-business sub-sector are shunning Nigeria because of the insecurity situation in the country, particularly the rising cases of kidnapping.

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The Chairman of the Bayelsa State Board of Internal Revenue (BIR), Ayawei Nimbofa, has attributed the rise in Bayelsa’s monthly internally generated revenue above N1billion mark to deployment of electronic collection system.
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