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The Federal government through the Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri has again expressed the political will and commitment to creating business employment in agriculture. The Minister restated this commitment when he received a delegation...
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...
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 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 Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh has said by the time the restructuring of the Bank of Agriculture is complete, it will become the largest bank in the country having anything between 25 and 30...
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...
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 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 is set to revive the School of Agriculture in Rivers state in order to put into good use the naturally endowed land and water resources as well as train the youths in the south-south region in...
The federal government has begun the training of 3,000 personnel under its Agro Rangers programme designed to protect farmers and their investments from attacks by criminals, especially kidnappers. The Agro Rangers unit, an initiative of the minister of agriculture and...

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