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The Federal Government has lauded the chairman of the Nigeria AgricBusiness Group (NABG) and Vice President of the Dangote Group, Sani Dangote for his contribution towards the development of the agricultural sector in the country. Speaking at the AGRIKEXPO/NABG Conference...
Eighty percent of tomato pastes imported into the country are poisonous and not fit for human consumption, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh has said. The minister made the disclosure during budget defence at the National Assembly...
The Federal Ministry of Water Resources says it has began the implementation of the National Roadmap toward increasing the country’s irrigated agriculture from 100,000 to 130, 000 hectares by 2020. The Minister, Mr Suleiman Adamu, told the News Agency of...
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,...
THE Federal Government has declared that Nigeria will regain her lost position as the world’s largest cocoa producer and exporter soon. Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, disclosed this during the inauguration of the Cocoa Relaunch Committee...
Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has said the North to South transportation of cattle by rail which begin recently will, among other benefits, help to reduce incidences of violent clashes caused by the physical movement of cattle. Speaking at...
THE Federal Government has confirmed supply of 1.1 million metric tonnes of fish to cover the deficit of 2.1 million metric tonnes. This was disclosed by the Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, during the...
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"...
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 Ogbeh, on Thursday, September 8, that the country is targeting over $5billion annually from cassava production in the next few years Ogbeh made this known in Abuja at the National Cassava...

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