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Some farmers in the country have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that the land border remain closed for the next 10 years.
The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) has raised alarm over the contamination of local rice with stones by fraudulent characters in the sector.
The Rice Farmers Association (RIFAN) in Katsina, says it has formed a formidable loan recovery committee mandated to ensure speedy recovery of all outstanding loans granted to rice farmers in the state.
Gbolahan Lawal, the Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, has assured that the state government-owned Integrated Rice Mill at Imota area of the state, would be completed within the next seven months.
Mix reactions from stakeholders in the agricultural sector on Thursday trailed President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), to stop providing fund for food importation.
The Jigawa State Government says it will sell 5,000 metric tons of assorted fertiliser to farmers for the current wet season farming.
Stakeholders in the agriculture sector have commended President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration for its agricultural policy, saying that agriculture is gradually regaining its position as the mainstay of the nation’s economy.
No fewer than 25,000 rice farmers in Kano state are expected to benefit from farm inputs loan of N5 billion this dry season farming in the state.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said it is looking at providing cheap funding at no more than 5% interest for farmers assessing CBN credit facilities.
The Federal Government will provide cheap funds of not more than five per cent to farmers who wants to acquire agricultural equipment and feeds.
The National President, Rice Farmers Association (RIFAN), Aminu Goronyo, says more than 12 million rice farmers will participate in this year’s Anchor Borrowers Programme of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
The University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) says the two COVID-19 patients receiving treatment at its facilities are fast recuperating.
Last week, organisers recommended rendering the season void, with the coronavirus pandemic having seen all but a handful of sporting competitions across the world put on hold.
Chairman, Presidential Taskforce, PTF, on Covid-19, Boss Mustapha, has said that all the resources gathered in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic will be...
President Muhammadu Buhari has granted amnesty to 2,600 prisons inmates in all the Correctional Centres in the country.
The leadership of the National Assembly has dismissed reports that it labelled the National Social Investment Programmes a failure, stressing that, its statement was directed at efforts during the lockdown.
US President Donald Trump has fired a fresh salvo at the World Health Organization, accusing its chief of siding with China and “politicising” the coronavirus pandemic while repeating his threat to freeze the UN agency’s funding.
The Delta State Government has set up mobile courts in the three senatorial districts of the state to prosecute violators of its Stay-at-Home order.
The colleagues of movie star Funke Akindele who was arrested and arraigned over violating the social distancing rule have expressed sympathy with her colleagues and called for leniency over the case in court.
Manchester United is prepared to go toe to toe against Real Madrid in the signing of £63m rated attacker Erling Braut Haaland.
Residents of Tamaje area in Sokoto has appealed to the management of Kaduna Electric Company (KAEDCO), to urgently restore light back into the community without further delay.