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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN Thursday commissioned a number of projects and held meetings with Mambila Plateau Stakeholders in Jalingo, Taraba State. The VP during the visit, commissioned a 5-hectare 'Green House' serviced by Onida Agri Solutions, producing vegetables including...
FADAMA III AFII project in Yobe state has trained agricultural specialists on modern agricultural extension and data capturing to improve the livelihood of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) who have returned to farming in the liberated communities. Speaking during the closure...
Kebbi State appears to be charting another path to economic prosperity through soya beans production. The state, known for its breakthrough in rice production, is collaborating with a private company in Lagos and has engaged over 30, 000 farmers...
The Dangote Group yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Niger State Government for the establishment of a state-of-the art and fully integrated sugar complex worth of N166 billion. President of the Dangote Group Aliko Dangote signed on...
A total of 3,500 women from six local government areas on the banks of  River Hadejia in Jigawa State have received training on techniques of parboiling paddy rice. The training involved using locally made implements for processing paddy into clean,...
After a heavy lost to tuta absoluta last farming season, tomato farmers in Kano have renewed interest for massive production of the crop next season. This was sequel to modern farming techniques and improved varieties of the crop introduced to...
This year's dry season rice farming in Kebbi State does not seem to be as profitable to farmers as last year's when many farmers in the state claimed they recorded bumper harvest and huge profit. Their story is different this...
Bauchi State FADAMA III Project has ended a 10-day training on agricultural techniques for 268 graduates to boost food production. The training programme was under the Graduates Unemployed Youth and Women Support Training Programme (GHYS), project manager Ali Garba said...
Gombe — The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday said it will disburse the sum of N660 million to farmers in Gomne state, under the Federal Government's Anchor Borrower scheme. The Head of Development Finance Department of CBN, Gombe branch,...
Lafia — Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has flagged off the sale of fertilizer to farmers at the subsidized rate of N4,000 in Jenkwe area Obi Local Government Area. Al-Makura said although his administration had over the past...

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