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The Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, on Monday said the All Progressives Grand Alliance would field a presidential candidate in the 2019 general election. Obiano, who is also the Chairman, Board of Trustees of the party, said if voted into...
One of our readers just sent in this and called our attention to it, obviously a Lady shared this on facebook and we found it worth sharing as this has been the sad story and experience of most farmers...
Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra state on Friday, commissioned Lynden Farms, a poultry farm located on a 75 hectare piece of land in Igbariam. This is one of the first agricultural projects facilitated by the Anambra State Investment Promotion...
The much awaited Enugu state international investment summit 2016 has finally commenced. The summit is tagged “Oganiru”, meaning progress. The three days international investment summit with the theme; Beyond oil: Fostering Inclusive Economic Growth and Sustainable Development, was declared open...
The Ondo State Government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Africa Red Crest (Nigeria) limited on the mass production of rice through cultivation of 500 hectares of land and establishment of rice mill of 37,500 tonnes per annum...
Oyo State Government in conjunction with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and World Bank is to embark on construction of access roads in rural areas across the state to facilitate easy transportation of farm produce to...
Rice farmers in Plateau are optimistic of a bumper harvest this year with their chairman, Mr Joshua Bitrus, boasting that members would garner " at least one million tonnes". "This year's harvest is plentiful; from what we have seen on...
Farmers in Kano state have produced 1,551,720 tons of rice in 2016 as against the 692,481 tons produced in 2015, the state Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has said. Ganduje announced this at Kano Seed Processing Centre, Kadawa in Garun Malam...
Recently, Jigawa State Governor, Alhaji Badaru Abubakar unveiled a goat-rearing micro-credit programme for vulnerable women. The programme, which is first of kind in Nigeria, has already empowered18,000 vulnerable women, especially widows across 27 local government areas in the state....
The 'Offthehook Foundation For Rural Dwellers', a non-governmental organisation in Imo State has empowered 12 rural women for the production of coco-yam. The founder of the NGO and wife of the traditional ruler of Umueze-Chokoneze autonomous community in Ezinihitte Mbaise...

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