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The acting Chief Executive Officer of NEXIM Bank, Mr. Bashir M. Wali, recently met with the Governor of Bauchi State, Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar on how to explore opportunities in export-oriented investments in agro-processing, solid minerals and solid minerals, especially...
The Yobe State Government has introduced the cultivation of new species of exotic grass to mitigate against the high cost of livestock feed. Speaking to journalists yesterday, the Programme Manager of Yobe Livestock Pilot Development Programme (YLPDP), Dr. Mustapha Gaidam,...
Agriculture and Agric – Processing is one of the identified 10 key sectors/industries that have been presented to investors by the Enugu state government at the ongoing Enugu state International Investment Summit, 2016, holding from the 12th to 14th...
An early morning fire killed hundreds of animals at the Gombe cattle market, Daily Trust reports. It was learnt that the fire which started around 2am, burnt large number of animals beyond recognition, at the section of the market occupied...
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....
Irish potato farmers in Bakori Local Government Area of Katsina State are at present entertaining fears over poor market price of the produce in the area. Consequently, they are gearing up to harvest the produce and put them for sale...
Wheat Farmers in Kano State have blamed the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for the delay in the take-off of this year’s wheat planting season in the state. Faruk Rabiu, Kano State Chairman, Wheat Farmers Association of Nigeria (WFAN), told...
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...
Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers has said that his administration will promote commercial agriculture to create employment opportunities for youths. Wike said this while receiving the Port Harcourt Branch Controller of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Kazeem Adekunle-Alaka,...
Imo State Governor, Chief Rochas Okorocha has urged the operators of hospitality industry in the state to patronise the produce of the local farmers as a way of encouraging them to boost food production in the state as well...

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