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Nigeria has recorded a trade deficit of N196 billion in the second quarter, making it the second consecutive quarter the country has recorded trade deficits in 2016. This was contained in a report released yesterday in Abuja by the National...
The Nigerian Agricultural Insurance Corporation (NAIC) has said that tomato farmers will get no compensation for losses incurred during the outbreak of 'tomato Ebola Virus' in different parts of the country. The Corporation explained that its role is different from...
Members of the Fisheries Cooperative Federation of Nigeria Limited (FCFNL) have expressed worry over the neglect of the nation's fishing industry, noting that the sector is still plagued with poor budgetary allocations both by the State and Federal government. FCFNL...
To address challenges of wastage and losses in production and improve agricultural practices for cost efficiency, farmers must plan well and see their farms as business entities tied to an expansive value chain, which feeds agro-allied and other industries. Agricultural...
The Federal Government has decried the inability of the previous administration to settle the outstanding N65 billion fertiliser debt owed to suppliers of the commodity. This is contained in a statement issued by Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant...
Raw sugarcane farming has been projected to generate about N2.5 trillion annually for Nigeria when turned to finished goods. With overall sugar consumption of 1.5 million tonnes, Nigeria is the largest consumer of sugar in Africa after South Africa, but...
A Nutritional Biochemist, Dr Ochuko Erukainure, said on Sunday that consumption of maize was good for the management of diabetes and obesity in both children and adult. Erukainure, a Senior Research Officer at the Federal Institute of Industrial Research (FIIRO),...
A vegetable farmer in Delta, Mr Paul Ukpe, has called on women and youths in the Niger Delta region to venture into vegetables farming to improve their sources of revenue. Ukpe, who made the call in an interview with the...
The All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), on Sunday, appealed to the government to address the problem of post-harvest losses eroding gains of many farmers in the country. The association's Technical Adviser, Dr Tunde Arosanyin, made the appeal in Abuja...
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...

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