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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...
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...
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 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 is targeting 10 per cent annual growth for the agricultural sector, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has said. Ogbeh told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Monday that the...
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbe has said his ministry will help Co-operatives to access the 220 million CBN MSMEs funds. The Minister stated this at the National Cooperative Financing Agency Of Nigeria (CFAN) summit and...

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