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The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh has said food prices have remained high because the nation’s currency value fell by almost 80 per cent in two years. The minister who spoke in an exclusive interview with...
Gombe State Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, on Tuesday returned to a rousing welcome after a six-week absence from the state with an assurance that the state will be flooded with fertiliser this farming season. The governor, who handed over...
Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has said that his administration will establish a ranch in Uruan area of the state that would accommodate about 2,000 cows to be imported from Mexico. The governor made this known at the...
Poultry farmers affected by the Avian Influenza, also known as bird flu, in Kano have appealed to the state government to ensure payment of compensation for their birds killed during an outbreak of the disease in the state. It would...
Governor Simon Bako Lalong has said 57,000 farmer in Plateau State have so far received text messages on where and how to receive their 2017 fertilizers after payment under the special Fertilizer Intervention Scheme, a new arrangement to make...
Date palm production is another gold mine that is yet to be fully exploited. The few farmers that engage in commercial cultivation of the desert tree smile to the bank with large sums of naira at every harvest season. Jigawa...
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,...

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