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The Auchi traditional ruler, Otaru of Auchi, Alhaji Aliru Momoh, Ikelebe III, has announced a donation of 50,000 hectares of arable farmland to the Federal Government for agricultural purposes. Speaking during a meeting with village heads and palace chiefs, the...
The Kebbi State Government says it will prosecute 11,541 beneficiaries of the CBN anchor borrower rice production in Suru Local Government Area, who failed to redeem their loan. The State Deputy Gov. Alhaji Samaila Yombe, who visited the farmers in...
Poor electricity supply as well as inadequate supply of paddy rice has been identified as the major challenges facing the newly established rice mills in Funtua area of Katsina State, Daily Trust can report. Some entrepreneurs have established the rice...
Sokoto’s 15,000 metric tonnes new organic fertiliser plant is set to begin production in December 2017. Speaking at the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Sokoto on Wednesday, the Managing Director of Sokoto Investment Company, Alhaji Aliyu Bala,...
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...

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