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Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday said that the state had the potential to produce 10 million tonnes of rice, the annual demand of the country, with adequate financing and availability of modern equipment. Ishaku said this in Ardo-kola...
Ganjuwa Local Government Council in Bauchi State has trained over 1,200 farmers on best agricultural practices ahead of the 2017 farming season, its Chairman, Dr Alqasim Ibrahim, has said. Ibrahim said in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria...
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has inaugurated 1,000 hectares of cleared field for maize production in Sobe Farm Settlement of Owan West Local Government of the state. Speaking during the inauguration, Obaseki said the maize cultivation, which could directly empower...
An early morning fire killed hundreds of animals at the Gombe cattle market, Daily Trust reports. It was learnt that the fire which started around 2am, burnt large number of animals beyond recognition, at the section of the market occupied...
The Anchor Borrowers programme on dry season rice and wheat farming, launched a year ago by President Muhammadu Buhari in Kebbi State, has seen an increase in the number of millers and traders trooping to the state. Come April this...
Sokoto State governor ,Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has flagged off this year’s Fadama III dry season intervention in the state . The event, which held at Kurfi village of Kware LGA, will cover the 23 local government councils with a combined...
Sokoto is famed as a key producer of carrot, a popular root vegetable which experts have noted to be very rich in Vitamin A, dietary fibre, antioxidants, and minerals. It is cultivated in Kware, Ilela, Goronyo, Wamakko, Gada and Dange...
As farmers begin wheat harvest in Kano, investigations have revealed that its price in most of the grains markets in the ancient city has crashed. A visit to Dawanau grains market, one of the largest produce markets in West Africa,...
The Federal Government has commenced feasibility studies for the construction of the proposed multi-purpose Dam at Bagel village in Dass Local Government Area of Bauchi State. The site was officially handed over to officials of Vibro Engineering Ltd, the consultants...
 Poultry farmers in Ilorin have commended the Federal Government for banning importation of chicken, which has increased productivity and availability of markets. The farmers, who spoke in separate interviews in Ilorin on Sunday expressed their delight as demand for chicken...

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