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Investments in the production of fertiliser in Nigeria by foreign and indigenous investors in the last two years have grown to about $4.5bn (N1.373tn) despite the constraint in accessing the United States dollars, the African Fertiliser and Agribusiness Partnerships...
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 Presidency has warned Nigerians to brace themselves for an imminent outbreak of famine by January 2017. Specifically, the Federal Government has asked the Ministry of Agriculture to present a quick plan for the purchase of surplus grains to be...
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh has condemned the lending rate currently being charged by banks in the country, pointing out that with the development, it would be difficult for businesses to survive in Nigeria. Ogbeh...
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'...
Nigeria will meet its target in self-sufficiency in rice production by 2017, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Chief Audu Ogbe has promised. Speaking at a roundtable meeting of Rice Supply Chain of the Agribusiness Supplier Development Programme (ASDP) jointly...
The Federal Government, yesterday, disclosed its plan to unveil agriculture city in Kwali Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory to engage youth in agribusiness. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, said this while reiterating government’s...
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 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...
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...

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