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The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, says the ministry will begin the paddock development (growing of special grasses for cattle) in August. Ogbeh, who made the disclosure at an interactive session with newsmen on Wednesday in...
Agriculture is the current rave in Nigeria. Just like in yesteryears when entrepreneurship became a fad because people could not readily get white collar employment; the shocking slide in oil revenues and the uncertainties it has meted on government...
The conflict between Herdsmen and farmers calls for urgent measures to curb the hostilities and find a lasting solution to the violence. The call by the federal government to establish ranches  as against creating grazing routes has been applauded,...
The National Egg Production scheme is currently generating controversy with a civil rights group, the Centre for Social Justice sueing the minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, at the Federal High Court, Abuja The group, according to news reports, wanted...
We are faced with realities that oil cannot do it alone anymore, going by the current oil price. It is evident that Nigeria does not produce oil directly. We do it through joint venture patterns like Exxon Mobil, Shell,...
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...
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it granted N1.244 billion in loans for agricultural sector across the country between May and June 2016. From its reports of activities under the agricultural credit guarantee scheme, the apex bank said it...
With the zero oil agenda of the Federal government, agriculture has become the focal point not only for the government and entrepreneurs, but also for for investors and financial institutions. In recent times, banking sector credit to the Agric...
Some venture areas may get so widespread that the niche entrepreneurs get panicky and drop them to reach for more rewarding pastures to plough. This is the case with many poultry businesses in Nigeria that have been abandoned. Considering the...
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, says the Federal Government will set up training centres across the country to train women and youths on aquaculture. Ogbeh stated this during a meeting with the management of the...

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