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In Nigeria today, the soya beans processing sector which has an estimated capacity of one million tonnes per annum is hampered by low production. The over 30% growth in the poultry industry in the last 10 years and expanding market...
Medical experts believe that eating imported frozen poultry products can be a silent killer, as its negative effects does not present symptoms, sometimes, even for prolonged periods. The experts explain that such food, has formalin, a chemical used to embalm...
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...
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s revelation at the African Union Summit in Kigali, Rwanda, recently that Nigeria has close to 110 million people (about 70 per cent of total population) who are poor and about two-tenth of that figure who...
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 Anambra Government and Thai Borneo Energy Ltd, Thailand, are collaborating to attract agricultural investment projects valued at 400 million dollars to the state. Mr Billy Ekwunife, Managing Director, Anambra State Investment Promotion and Protection Agency (ANSIPPA), disclosed this to...
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...
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...
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...
In the face of the global slump in the price of crude oil in the international market, many economies are constantly looking for ways to diversify rather than depend on crude oil. For Nigeria, its economy in the past...

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