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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...
Following the provision of N1.5 billion made by Bauchi State Government as contribution to farmers’ equity that will also settle interest charges, farmers in the State can access about N15 billion from the Central Bank of Nigeria agricultural loans. The...
The Lagos State Government says it is set to partner the National Images Incorporation to train 5,700 youths in agro-business. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Local Government and Community Affairs, Mr. Olakulehin Dapo, said the government was ready to support...
The Kaduna State governor, Malam Nasir el-Rufai, will on Wednesday commission a new perishable produce railway logistics system at Dutsen Wai in Kubau Local Government Area of the state. This new system, which is the result of partnership between Growth...
The Flour Millers Association of Nigeria has donated wheat seeds and water pumps to wheat farmers in Bauchi State to help them increase production. The farm inputs donated to the farmers include 250 50kg bags of wheat seeds and 250...
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...
Kebbi State Government said it has set a target of producing over two million metric tonnes of wheat and rice by the end of 2016 farming season. Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, made this known on Monday in Birinin Kebbi...
Tomato farmers in Benue State are worried over the wastage of their produce due to lack of storage facilities, calling on the government to help them out. The Managing Director of Teryima Farms, Vitalis Ternongo, urged government to provide means...
Gombe State Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, on Tuesday returned to a rousing welcome after a six-week absence from the state with an assurance that the state will be flooded with fertiliser this farming season. The governor, who handed over...
ABAKALIKI — EBONYI state government yesterday disclosed that it was targeting the production of one million metric tons of rice annually even as it has put in place incentives to make farmers meet the expectations of government in the...

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