29.2 C
Enugu
Saturday, September 23, 2017
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...
Nigeria plans to capitalize its state-owned Bank of Agriculture with N1 trillion ($3.2 billion) and will allow the lender to take deposits as Africa’s most-populous nation seeks to boost farming output and reduce food imports. “We are looking at 25...
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...
Disturbed by the surge in prices of food stuffs and its attendant impact on Nigerians, the federal government has concluded plans to crash the prices of rice and other foodstuffs within the next two weeks. To ensure that this is...
The federal government is set to achieve a milestone in the effort to restore Nigeria into the agro-commodities export market by exporting its first consignment of certified yams to the United Kingdom and the United States on June 29. The...
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 on Monday in Abuja warned farmers against locusts and quelea birds coming into the country from Niger Republic, calling for vigilance and urgent action. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh gave the warning...
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...
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, 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...

Follow us

40,583FansLike
193FollowersFollow

EVENTS

Other Articles

Why You Need A Business Plan Before Venturing Into Agribusiness.

By Chika Okeke Most people coming into Agrobusiness especially youths in Nigeria view Agriculture and Agrobusiness as a get rich quick investment or a sure...

Investment Opportunities In Wheat In Nigeria

Prospective Agribusiness Investors in Nigeria are increasingly seeking investment opportunities in Wheat In Nigeria and its value chain. Wheat is a specie of cereal grasses...

Ayade to Youths – One Hectare of Cocoa Farm Is Your Oil Well

Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade, has promised to turn the youths in the state into green millionaires through the revolutionary cocoa policy...

Lack of Business Plan; The Reason Most Start Up Investors Fail In Agrobusiness

By Chika Okeke Most people coming into Agrobusiness especially youths in Nigeria view Agriculture and Agrobusiness as a get rich quick investment or a sure...

India Offers to Buy N367bn Pulse Beans from Nigeria

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...

Lack of Business Plan; The Reason Most New Agrobusiness Investors Fail

By Chika Okeke Most people coming into Agrobusiness especially youths in Nigeria view Agriculture and Agrobusiness as a get rich quick investment or a sure...

Illegal Importation of $9.8m GM Maize Alarming, Group Laments

The Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) has described the illegal importation of genetically modified (GM) maize worth $9.8 million   into Nigeria as alarming. The...

Flour Mills to Increase Investments in Local Production

Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc (FMN) has reiterated its resolve to continue to invest in local production, in line with the drive of the...

Government Moves to Crash Price of Local Rice

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, has hinted of plans to reduce the price of 50kg bag of local rice from...

FG saves N112bn from local fertiliser production

The production of locally-blended fertiliser has this year saved the Federal Government about $150 million (equivalent of N52 billion) hitherto spent on foreign exchange...