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In a bid to make Southwest food basket of the nation, Ogun and Lagos States have partnered to train over 3000 youths on tomatoes, chili pepper, garment value chain, and many others
Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), says it has provided protection to 1, 830 resettled farmers to enable them cultivate their farmlands in Borno.
The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics’s country representative in Nigeria, Hakeem Ajeigbe, has said that Nigerian-farmed sorghum will soon be exported as the demandsm of the produce has been on increase from local and international consumers.
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), on Monday donated relief materials for distribution to 20, 000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Borno.
The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) has charged various farmers Associations in Kebbi State to converged under the umbrella of All Farmers Association (AFAN) for proper interventions and regulations by federal government.
Senator representing Nasarawa West Senatorial District, Adamu Abdullahi, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari, to resist pressure on him to open the nation’s land borders for now.
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the Finance Bill 2019 he forwarded to the National Assembly when passed into law, will permit the government to raise the country’s Value Added Tax from 5 to 7.5 per cent.
CropIT Nigeria Limited (CropIT) in partnership with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) have concluded plans to launch a robust digital platform that will impact more than 5,000,000 farmers and over 100,000 agricultural extension officers.
The Managing Director of Bank of Agriculture (BOA), Malam Kabir Adamu, has said that the Bank disbursed N84 billion to farmers during the Anchor Borrower Program (ABP) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
The report says a lot of farmers have either switched from cultivation of food to cash crops, or reduced the size of their farmlands following the loss they incurred occasioned by price stability.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday in New York said the huge development challenges facing Nigeria and the rest of Africa were “excellent opportunities for groundbreaking investments and innovation”.
The South, South Animal and Crops Farmers Association of Nigeria, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for re-appointing Mr Godwin Emefiele as governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), for another five years.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) says Nigeria and six other African countries are to benefit from the Sorghum and Millet Compact of Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT).
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The Agricultural Non Governmental Organisations (ANGONET) has commended the giant strides of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration in agriculture and other key sectors of the economy.
The Northeast Commodity Association (NACAS), has recovered 7,000 bags of grains from Internally Displaced farmers that benefited from loan facility under the Central Bank of Nigeria anchor borrower scheme in Yobe state.
The Kebbi State Governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, has faulted a report by the United States Department for Agriculture which suggests that the nation had imported rice to the tune of about three million tonnes, saying it was inconsistent with available facts.
The Iranian Government on Wednesday said it was continuing to develop its nuclear programme despite COVID-19 wrecking havoc on the country
The Gypsy King has been hosting daily exercise videos on Instagram with the UK on lockdown due to the coronavirus.
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) on Wednesday announced that the Nigerian Armed Forces has deployed 80 personnel from its medical corps to all COVID-19 treatment and isolation centres across the country.
Google-owned YouTube has altered its community guidelines to ensure all conspiracy theories which suggest 5G is the cause or an accelerator of COVID-19.
The Katsina State Government has lifted suspension on Friday congregational prayer with immediate effect.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is doing an "amazing job" at Manchester United, according to Peter Schmeichel, who has advised his old club against bringing in "another big-name manager'.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says he thinks it will be at least May before any decision can be made about resumption of the 2019-20 season that was shut down amid the coronavirus pandemic.
A Port Harcourt Chief Magistrates’ Court presided over by Chief Magistrate D. D. Ihua-Maduenyi Esq on Wednesday morning ordered the remand of 10 passengers who flew into the Air Force Base Port Harcourt on board the Twin-Otter Caverton Helicopters on Tuesday April 7.
The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company Plc (IBEDC) says there will be no disconnection of electricity to non-paying customers during this period of lockdown in Coronavirus pandemic.
European airline giant Lufthansa said Thursday it has placed 87,000 workers — more than 60 percent of its workforce — on government-backed shorter hours schemes, as air travel idles amid the coronavirus crisis.