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Ebonyi State has for years enjoyed the bragging rights of being called the home of local rice production in Nigeria Ebonyi State is one of the most agrarian of the states in Nigeria. Made up predominantly of farmers, with savanna and semi...
Anambra state has listed the challenges and resources needed in the development of agriculture in the state. At the launch of the Green Alternative in Abuja on Monday, August 15, the deputy governor of the state Nkem Okeke said Anambra...
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...
Cross-section of farmers in Ekiti on Sunday called on government at all levels to re-introduce the practice of attaching an Agric-Extention-Officer to farmers. Some of the farmers, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria, (NAN) in Ado-Ekiti said this...
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...
Abia state on Tuesday revealed that it has received the N1billion Commercial Agricultural Credit Scheme (CACS) loan from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). According a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Abia State Governor, Enyinnaya Appolos, the...
The Kwara State Government has applauded the efforts of BUA towards ending sugar importation by investing $300m in sugar production in Lafiaji, Kwara State. A statement from the firm quoted the Governor, Kwara State, Mr. Abdulfatah Ahmed, as saying that...
The Special Adviser to the Cross River State Governor on Cocoa Development, Mr. Oscar Ofuka, says the state is losing millions of naira following the delay in the release of the cocoa allocation list. Ofuka, who made this disclosure in...
The Ebonyi State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Union Dicon Salt Plc for large scale production and processing of cassava in the state. The ceremony, which took place in Abakaliki had in attendance, the Secretary to...
The Kaduna state government has declared a state of emergency on tomato farming in the state following the outbreak of destructive pests. The Commissioner of Agriculture, Dr. Maigari Daniel Manzo, who disclosed this at a news conference in Kaduna on...

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