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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...
The governor of Kebbi State, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, has approved the allocation of 10,000 hectares of land to the management of AITEO Energy Resources Company for the take-off of rice production in the state. This is contained in a press...
Agriculture and Agric – Processing is one of the identified 10 key sectors/industries that have been presented to investors by the Enugu state government at the ongoing Enugu state International Investment Summit, 2016, holding from the 12th to 14th...
The much awaited Enugu state international investment summit 2016 has finally commenced. The summit is tagged “Oganiru”, meaning progress. The three days international investment summit with the theme; Beyond oil: Fostering Inclusive Economic Growth and Sustainable Development, was declared open...
Sokoto government has signed a memorandum of understanding with Henan Province of China for the establishment a demonstration farm and boosting of agriculture in the state. With this agreement, Sokoto has become one of the beneficiaries of the 100 agricultural...
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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