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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...
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 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...
Business mogul, Alhaji Aliko Dangote’s plan to establish a sugar plantation and a factory in Kebbi State may have hit the rock, as indigenous land owners, who are mostly farmers, have refused to release their farm land. Governor Abubakar Atiku...
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...
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 Federal Government, in collaboration with International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), has commenced the distribution of farm inputs to 5,000 farmers in Niger. Alhaji Aliyu Abdulahi, Niger Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, made this known in Bida, Bida...
Charcoal is a dark grey residue consisting of Carbon and any remaining ash, produced by the slow process of heating wood and other substances in the absence of oxygen,called Pyrolysis. It is an impure form of Carbon, which contains...
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...
Nigerians are hereby urged to disregard the threat and outbursts of a group acting under the pretext of fighting in public interest by trying to sue the Honourable Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, over a...

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