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Akwa Ibom state government has said that in the next three years it will increase cocoa production in the state to 80,000 acres of plantation. The State Government also explained its commitment to undertake the cocoa maintenance and production scheme...
The Enugu State Investment Summit scheduled for April 12 – 14, 2016 will highlight the strengths and investment opportunities in the Coal City amidst other events. The summit themed “Beyond Oil: Fostering Inclusive Economic Growth and Sustainable Development and christened “Oganiru” will...
History was made last Tuesday when a $750million (about N150 billion) farm, designed to create 85,000 jobs in Edo State, was unveiled by business man, Captain Hosa Okunbor, at Government House, Benin City. Okunbor, who arrived the Government House with...
Alhaji Aliko Dangote, President/CEO, Dangote Group has hired a Brazilian agricultural expert to replicate in Nigeria the model that Brazil used to transform the country from a net importer of rice in the year 2000 to a net exporter...

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