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Worried by the current economic recession in the country, vice chancellor of Al-Hikma University, Ilorin, Kwara state, Professor Taofeeq Ibrahim, has once again called on Nigerians to head back to practical agriculture so as to make the nation to...
Niger state government has instituted jail time or N500,000 fine for indiscriminate tree felling throughout the state. Governor Abubakar Bello says existing legislation banning tree felling remains in force. He gave the warning at Mashegu local government during a midterm inspection...
Agro News Nigeria presents the second edition of the Abuja Agro Commodities Investment and Export workshop. The 2016 edition of the Agro Commodities Investment workshop was held on the 5th November, 2016 in Abuja. The workshop is scheduled to hold on...
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has called on Nigerians to aggressively engage in agriculture to end poverty and reduce unemployment in the country. Adeyeye made the call at the 2017 Mike Omotosho Annual Lecture with theme, `Increased Agricultural...
Cotton, one of the nation’s most valuable export tree crops before the oil boom of the 70s, is gradually becoming history in Nigeria despite the potential to have a share in the estimated $3 trillion global textile industry. From the...
Rural farmers are harvesting the melons in their farms but what bothers me most is the area of processing the produce as well as the crude methodology that the farmers are using in doing this, which is very tedious...
A stakeholder in the tomato sector and the Chief Executive Officer of Erisco Foods, Chief Eric Umeofia, has said that with $100m annual investment in tomato processing, Nigeria will have enough for local consumption and export. Umeofia, who spoke in...
Federal Government, through its National Biosafety Management Agency, has issued a seven-day ultimatum to retail store giants, Shoprite and Next Cash ‘N’ Carry to withdraw any product that contains Genetically Modified Organisms from their shelves or risk a total...
The general rise in prices of goods and services in Nigeria hit an all time high of 18.3 per cent in October. This means that the prices of food items and other consumables have gone up considerably making it...
Ahead of its planned resumption of production by the end of this month, the Kano State Tomato Growers Association of Nigeria (TOGAN), has asked Dangote Tomato Factory in Kano to review its pricing ceiling for tomato per basket. The state...

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