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A Chinese firm, Wuhan Longfecund Agricultural Development Company Ltd., is set to establish a feed mill and maize farm in Cross River State. Chairman of the Company Yongsheng Cao stated this during a visit to Governor Ben Ayade at the...
In January this year, the nation witnessed the worst disaster ever in the poultry industry when bird flu caused heavy losses to farmers across the country. Premium Poultry Farms, one of the biggest farms in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT),...
An agricultural firm, CrestAgro Products Nigeria Limited, has said it is set to invest N20 billion in the production and processing of cassava in Kogi State. Managing Director of the firm, Mr Dele Ogunlade, in an interview, said the company...
By next year, Nigeria risks facing an endemic potato disease which is threatening to wipe out the crop, according to a warning from the potato programme's unit of the National Roots Crops Research Institute in Vom, near Jos, Plateau...
As part of efforts to address the unemployment challenges facing the country, Nigeria youths have been charged to invest in agriculture and harness the useful potentials of the sector. The advice was given at a recent interactive session organised by...
The chairman of ABG Group, Alhaji Bawa Garba, and the national president of the Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Alhaji Aminu Goronyo, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the supply of different types of fertiliser to...
The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) said it has initiated a scheme to move cattle from the north to markets in the southern part of the country by rail starting from this week. The Coordinator, Research...
The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria, SMEDAN, has commended the Federal Government for promoting increased sesame seed production to broaden revenue generation base in line with the diversification of the economy. The commendation was made by the...
Exporters of perishable cargo/vegetable have lost a whooping N100 million due to government’s closure of export warehouses of the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO) and the Skyway Aviation Handling Company (SAHCOL) at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. The warehouse...
The Federal Government will train 500 ex-militants in agriculture and aquaculture under its amnesty programme, an official has said. The Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta, Paul Boro, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria shortly after...

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