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The federal government should as a matter of urgency liberalise the agricultural insurance space to allow more companies undertake agric insurance. Dr. Adelaja Adesina, Managing Consultant, Bdellium Consult Ltd who made this assertion, said that if 60 per cent...
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has restated his administration’s commitment to turn around the economic fortunes of the state through harnessing its huge potentials in the agricultural sector. The Governor made this known on Saturday in Port Harcourt in...
There is need to scale up non-oil exports from Nigeria and improve the production capacity of Nigerians for the nation to be able to compete favorably in the global market. Increase in non-oil exports will also help the nation to...
Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State, has described as laughable, a report by New York-based Nigerian-owned online portal, doubting his assertion that Anambra has assumed a prominent position in Nigeria’s Agricultural map, when it precisely, in January this year,...
The National Security Adviser, Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno, has accused two of the country’s foremost fertilizer manufacturers – Notore Petrochemical and Indorama Eleme Petrochemical – of sabotaging national security and the economy by being conduits through which insurgents, especially Boko...
No dought, Nigeria is going through economic recession. Many states in the country are finding i t hard to meet their statutory responsibilities. No nation can thrive without the development of her agricultural sector. This is a sector of...
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed on Thursday declared that Agriculture has the key to salvaging Nigeria from its current economic hardship. Speaking in Port Harcort, Rivers State, on the sidelines of the 12th edition of 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...
The Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has advised Nigerians to set up plantations to boost food production in the country. Addressing a town hall meeting in Enugu, Ogbe expressed regret that Nigerians had abandoned agriculture for which they were...
Sahel Capital, Fund Managers for the Fund for Agricultural Finance in Nigeria (“FAFIN”), recently announced its most recent investment – in Dayntee Farms Limited, a commercial poultry farm located in Kwara State, in the North Central region of Nigeria. Founded...

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