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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...
The Federal Government has put hold on sales of its 23 silos nationwide to address the challenge of food shortage. Agriculture minister Audu Ogbeh disclosed this on Tuesday in Abuja at a town hall meeting organised by the Ministry of...
The Federal Government says the current hike in price of fertiliser is as a result of security concerns as criminal elements are using its components to make bombs and other explosives. Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbe stated...
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has  said the federal government is strengthening the production of quality rice in the country with the procurement of small and medium scale mills.  Chief Ogbeh stated that 110 various...
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 Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has reassured Nigerians that there will be no famine due to the massive food production in the country. Ogbeh said this in Abuja while addressing newsmen on the sidelines of...
The Federal Government will soon ban importation of foreign tomato pastes into the country, the minister of agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh has said. Ogbeh said based on a report by the National Agency for Food and Administration and Control (NAFDAC),...
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...

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