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Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc, said it plans to maximise local content in the agro-allied investments, emphasising that the company is determined to ensure success in such investments. This was disclosed by the company Chairman, John G. Coumantaros, at the...
The President of Nigeria Cassava Growers Association (NCGA), Pastor Segun Adewumi has appealed to the Federal Government to boost cassava production, for the country to get additional N15tr to enhance the economy. Adewunmi, who made the call at the West...
Kano — The Director General of the National Agricultural Seeds Council (NASC) Dr. Phillip O. Ojo has disclosed that Kano State produces 60 per cent of the total seeds produced in the country. He made the disclosure when he paid...
Nigeria is the 5th largest palm oil producers in the world. She used to be number one but since the discovery of crude oil in commercial quantities successive governments in the country have neglected the sector; resulting in Nigeria...
From 1960 to date, Nigeria has witnessed the rise and fall of many commercial farms. The ones that are still active face many challenges from different fronts.  Some of the biggest indigenous commercial farms that are somewhat functional, some  mere...
The Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has flagged off the rehabilitation of 8,000 hectares and conversion/expansion of 5,560 hectares works of Bakolori irrigation scheme under the World Bank assisted Transforming Irrigation Management in Nigeria (TRIMING) project of the Federal...
Kano — The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefeile, Tuesday disclosed that over N428 billion was expended on the importation of wheat and sorghum in 2015 alone. Godwin said the huge bills on the importation of...
Agriculture has been projected as a major driving force of Africa’s economic resurgence and in Nigeria, its contribution to the GDP is put at about 22 per cent. However about 90 per cent of agricultural output is accounted for...
The President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki has cautioned that unless smuggling is tamed by relevant authorities, it would make a waste of the over $7 billion invested by the government to stimulate local production of rice in...
The federal government has said it will support youths in the Niger Delta region who chose to go into agriculture as a way of reducing crime and enhancing food security in the region and the country. This is as the...

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