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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...
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...
Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers has said that his administration will promote commercial agriculture to create employment opportunities for youths. Wike said this while receiving the Port Harcourt Branch Controller of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Kazeem Adekunle-Alaka,...
The Taraba State governor, Darius Ishaku, has promised that his administration would do its best to make farming more attractive in the state. Ishaku, who spoke to LEADERSHIP through his commissioner for agriculture, Dr David Ishaya, said that his administration...

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