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The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh has said that the federal government’s ban on the importation of rice into the country was having severe effects on rice production in Thailand. Thailand used to be the largest...
The country spends N30.5bn every year to import honey from China, the Federal Government has said. It also stated that some of the imported products were not real honey as they often come out after careful analysis as sugar syrup. The...
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 is working towards reducing milk importation into the country by 2019, minister of agriculture and rural development, Chief Audu Ogbeh has said. He made this known at a multi-stakeholder conference with the theme; 'Milky Way to Development'...
The Federal Government is set to rehabilitate the 414 grazing reserve centres and stock routes across the country, what it described as steps taken to end the clash between farmers and Fulani herdsmen in parts of the country. National Coordinator,...
The minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, at the weekend, said the country would not experience famine next year contrary to fears in some quarters. The minister said though it is true that some neighbouring countries are buying off grains...
The federal government on Friday called the attention of the public to the outbreak of avian influenza (bird flu) in the federal capital territory (FCT) and seven other states in the country. Gideon Mshelbwala, director of veterinary and pest control services,...
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,...
President Muhammadu Buhari has remained consistent in implementing programmes that could attract Nigerian youths to the agricultural sector, minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, has said. The minister who spoke at the opening of a one-day stakeholders’ sensitisation...
The Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh yesterday said that the current economic situation in the country is the result of laziness of Nigerians to go into agriculture. Ogbeh stated this in Abakaliki during the launch of "One-man one hectare"...

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