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The federal government plans to pump N3trillion into the Bank of Agriculture (BoA) with the aim of making farmers have access to fund at an affordable interest rate. According to the government, access to funding remained one of the biggest...
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...
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has pledged the federal government’s support of local food producers to meet the growing challenge of feeding the nation. Ogbeh gave the assurance in Lagos after his familiarisation visit to...
The Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh yesterday expressed the federal government’s desire to address the foreign exchange (forex) challenges faced by exporters, disclosing that the ministry is in talks with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) concerning the...
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 government has approved measures to force down the prices of food in the market. The minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh disclosed this to State House Correspondents after the federal executive meeting presided over by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo...
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh has said that the Ministries of Agriculture and Rural Development, Health and Science and Technology will partner with the media to educate Nigerians on the need to embrace the...
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...
The Federal Government has set up a 21-man steering committee to restructure and recapitalise the Bank of Agriculture. The committee would commence the restructuring with N500bn and work within the next three to one month to actualise its goal. Inaugurating the...
The Federal Government through the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh on Thursday inaugurated the Inter-Ministerial Working Group on Agriculture and Nutrition. Chief Ogbeh at the inauguration stressed the need for improved agriculture and nutrition, saying” food...

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