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Farming in Nigeria has taken a dramatic turn to better directions in recent years, creating jobs and opportunities for Entrepreneurs who dare to go into farming Business. Millionaires are currently being made every year through Farming in Nigeria and...
Bitter-leaf has the capacity to grow anywhere unlike other leaves that only grow in certain places and temperature. The most distinctive feature of this plant is its bitterness. Every part of this plant is bitter starting from the leaves to...
By; Sheila Ukadike Debate and discussions on Genetically Modified Organisms / Foods (GMO) have become the new song in the lips of many Nigerians and Agric stakeholders in Nigeria today. Most people have been wondering if genetically modified foods are actually...
CASHEW VARIETIES There are three main varieties which are Brazilian cashew, Chinese cashew and Indian cashew. Brazilian cashew is mostly grown in Nigeria. LAND PREPARATION AND PLANTING Selection of planting material is most important in cashew cultivation. Cashew is highly cross pollinated...
The prices of commodities like imported rice, maize , beans, palm oil, sorghum and others have continued to rise at the Mile 12 Market in Lagos. This is reflected in the commodity index update, prepared by Novus Agro Nigeria...
To say that the discovery of crude oil in the late 1950s in Oloibiri community of Bayelsa State, Nigeria, was the last straw that destroyed the Nigerian agricultural nerve is to state the obvious. Before the discovery of this product...
The Federal Government said on Tuesday that it would continue to encourage the production of some selected crops in the country for export. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, made the pledge at a North-West Business...
Nigerians spend as much as N25.2bn on feeding themselves on a daily basis according to a recent report released by NOI Polls. The report stated that about 80% of Nigerians which is about 140 million of the nation’s population of...
AS unemployment figures continue to mount unremittingly, reviving the shrunken manufacturing sector of the economy offers a sure way out of the looming crisis described by many as a time bomb. Specifically, the government’s decision to target the revival...
We had carried a report two weeks back on the Youth Innovative Entrepreneurship Programme (YIEDP). The programme which is being funded by the CBN, is a start up fund targeted at those who are currently undergoing their NYSC and those...

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