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The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, says rice importation into Nigeria has dropped by 95 per cent in the last two years. Ogbeh said this on Thursday in Abuja at the first Annual NACCIMA-NIRSAL Agribusiness and...
The Federal Government says it will not relent in its yam export policy which is aimed at attracting foreign exchange for the country. Chief Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, said this during a sensitisation walk in...
The Federal Government will henceforth arrest operators of companies which sale fake and sub-standard seeds to farmers, Chief Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, says. The minister made the disclosure in an interview with  Newsmen in...
India has approached Nigeria to supply it with $1billion (about N367 billion) worth of Pulse Beans. The Director, Agricultural Business, Processing and Marketing, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Azeez Olumuyiwa, made this revelation at a sensitisation workshop on agriculture held...
Mr Agene Thomas, Director of Crops, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Lokoja office, has called from a shift in agricultural sector management to achieve food security in the country. Thomas told Newsmen in Abuja on Monday that there...
The federal government has raised the alarm on the rising demand for beef in the country, vis-a-vis its availability, saying the gap could lead to the scarcity of beef and dairy products in the country. The outlook was given by...
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has assured lecturers and students engaged in non- agricultural studies in the country’s three universities of agriculture that their careers will not be jeopardised. He gave this assurance on yesterday...
Abuja — In efforts to diversify the nation's economy from the oil to non-oil sectors like agriculture and solid minerals, the Federal Government has set a target of 500,000 metric tonnes (MT) cocoa production and processing by Year 2021. Government...
Ado Ekiti — The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has disclosed that the present administration under President Muhammadu Buhari will stop importation of rice in 2017. Explaining the reason behind the policy, Ogbeh hinted that the...
The Federal Government has expressed readiness to partner with Osun State Government in the ongoing process of massive food production as a means of getting the nation out of the current economic recession. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development,...

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