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The Federal Government will spend over N17bn in this year’s dry season farming under its anchor borrower scheme. The Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing Agriculture Lending (NIRSAL), Aliyu Hameed, disclosed this yesterday in Abuja at the...
Nigeria has recorded a significant rise in its non-oil export, with agricultural goods  increasing the country’s foreign exchange earnings. The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) recently reported that Nigeria recorded an export rise of 73.5 per cent in the second...
Prospective Agribusiness Investors in Nigeria are increasingly seeking investment opportunities in Wheat In Nigeria and its value chain. Wheat is a specie of cereal grasses of the genus Triticum (family Poaceae) and their edible grains. Wheat is one of the...
Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade, has promised to turn the youths in the state into green millionaires through the revolutionary cocoa policy of his administration. The governor made the pledge in Ikom while inspecting the construction of an...
By Chika Okeke Most people coming into Agrobusiness especially youths in Nigeria view Agriculture and Agrobusiness as a get rich quick investment or a sure short cut to fantasy riches and wealth Eldorado. For most of the newbie into Agrobusiness that...
India has approached Nigeria to supply it with $1billion (about N367 billion) worth of Pulse Beans. The Director, Agricultural Business, Processing and Marketing, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Azeez Olumuyiwa, made this revelation at a sensitisation workshop on agriculture held...
By Chika Okeke Most people coming into Agrobusiness especially youths in Nigeria view Agriculture and Agrobusiness as a get rich quick investment or a sure short cut to fantasy riches and wealth Eldorado. For most of the newbie into Agrobusiness that...
The Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) has described the illegal importation of genetically modified (GM) maize worth $9.8 million   into Nigeria as alarming. The group expressed worry that this incident might  just be a fraction of other undetected arrival...
Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc (FMN) has reiterated its resolve to continue to invest in local production, in line with the drive of the federal government. The Chairman of the FMN Group, Mr. John Coumantaros, said this in his speech...
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, has hinted of plans to reduce the price of 50kg bag of local rice from N18,000 to N13,000. In this respect, he said talks were ongoing with the Rice Farmers Association...

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