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The Nigeria Labour Congress has condemned the Imo State government’s three-day work and two-day farming for workers, as recently introduced by Governor Rochas Okorocha. NLC President, Ayuba Wabba, gave this indication while fielding questions at the News Agency of Nigeria...
In view of the present economic recession and effort to ensure food security, the Niger state government has commenced the resuscitation of 17 irrigation schemes across the State even as the state is set for partnership with Bill and...
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...
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...
The Katsina State government has pledged to assist farmers in the state to acquire about 1000 tractors in the next three years to make farming fully mechanised in the state. The special adviser to the governor on Agriculture, Dr Abba...
Sokoto State governor ,Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has flagged off this year’s Fadama III dry season intervention in the state . The event, which held at Kurfi village of Kware LGA, will cover the 23 local government councils with a combined...
The Bayelsa State Government has reaffirmed its decision to partner with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Manufacturing and Marketing Company of Nigeria Limited (MAMCON) over the cultivation of Rice farms and commercialisation of the state’s palm...
The World Bank has indicated its interest to partner with the Ogun State Government on rural development and improved agricultural production in the State. The Country Director of the World Bank, Rachid Bemessaoud, made this known yesterday when he paid...
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...
Farmers in Jigawa on Wednesday said they recorded bumper harvest this year because of high yield grains, favourable weather and provision of inputs by government in 2016. A cross section of farmers in the state said this in separate interviews...

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