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Massive importation of food, especially, rice, wheat, sugar and fish, has continued to bleed the nation’s economy, with the four items accounting for a whopping N1 trillion loss to the nation annually. ricepix-newExecutive Secretary, Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria,...
The Federal Government has inaugurated a 26-member Standing Inter-Ministerial Technical Committee to address the rejection of Nigeria’s dry beans by the European Union. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, while performing the inauguration in Abuja on...
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbe has said his ministry will help Co-operatives to access the 220 million CBN MSMEs funds. The Minister stated this at the National Cooperative Financing Agency Of Nigeria (CFAN) summit and...
The Federal Government, yesterday, disclosed its plan to unveil agriculture city in Kwali Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory to engage youth in agribusiness. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, said this while reiterating government’s...
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has  said the federal government is strengthening the production of quality rice in the country with the procurement of small and medium scale mills.  Chief Ogbeh stated that 110 various...
The Federal Government has put hold on sales of its 23 silos nationwide to address the challenge of food shortage. Agriculture minister Audu Ogbeh disclosed this on Tuesday in Abuja at a town hall meeting organised by the Ministry of...
Efforts by the federal government to diversify the economy is beginning to yield results, as the federal government is set to export 72 metric tonnes of yam to Europe and the United States today. In a major diversification breakthrough, the...
The Federal Government on Monday declared that the price of rice would start to fall from November this year. It stated that more Nigerians had returned to their various farms, adding that at the next harvesting season next month, the...
Chief Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, says foreign exchange from agriculture and solid minerals could service the country’s debt and loan profile. Ogbeh made the assertion on the sideline of the National Agribusiness Youth Training Programme...

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