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As part of its efforts to replace subsisting farming with commercial agriculture, the Jigawa state government has introduced cluster farming initiative where four target crops comprising rice, groundnuts, sesame, and soya beans were identified as core areas of competitive...
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...
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 Jigawa State government under the leadership of governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar has identified agricultural development as its top priority with the agenda of “Supporting Agriculture and its Value chain” to build sustainable local economy. Right from his inaugural...
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...
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 Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, in Edo on Monday inaugurated the ground breaking ceremony of the 136 million-dollar first Integrated Produce City (IPC) in Nigeria. The project is sited at Ugbokun, near Okada in Ovia North East Local Government Area...
Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello, has described the programmes and policies of his administration as geared towards making Kogi, Nigeria's economic hub. He stressed that his arms were open to investors - foreign or local willing to partner with him...
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...
Niger state government has allocated about 30,000 hectares of land in Bobi community, Mariga Local Government Area as grazing reserve for herders. Governor Abubakar Sani Bello disclosed this during a meeting with the national leadership of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders...

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