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The Ondo State Government will today mark the 2016 World Food Day with the graduation of over 400 young university graduates trained to become pro-farmers and agric entrepreneurs. The ceremony will also witness the disbursement of about N25 million loan...
Ganjuwa Local Government Council in Bauchi State has trained over 1,200 farmers on best agricultural practices ahead of the 2017 farming season, its Chairman, Dr Alqasim Ibrahim, has said. Ibrahim said in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria...
DEPUTY governor-elect in the just concluded governorship election in Edo State, Comrade Philip Shuaibu has said that the incoming administration in the state will consolidate on the achievements of Governor Adams Oshiomhole and also make the state an agricultural...
Sokoto State governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has assured that, in no distance time from now, the state would become the most important agricultural state in Nigeria. Tambuwal, who premised his projection on the partnership agreement entered into between Sokoto State...
Sokoto is famed as a key producer of carrot, a popular root vegetable which experts have noted to be very rich in Vitamin A, dietary fibre, antioxidants, and minerals. It is cultivated in Kware, Ilela, Goronyo, Wamakko, Gada and Dange...
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,...
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...
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...
Governor Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar has announced that the Bauchi State College of Agriculture will be relocated from the state capital to Dass local government area. He made the announcement when he received the people of Tafawa Balewa, Dass and Bogoro...
The Commissioner for Agriculture in Anambra, Mr Afam Mbanefo, said on Monday that the state has reached its target of achieving self-sufficiency in rice production. Mbanefo made the disclosure at a Commodity Alliance Forum/Consultative meeting organised by the state...

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