Agriculture

Lagos Bans The Use Of Okada To Transport Meat

August 14, 2017 0

The Lagos State Government says it has banned the use of motorcycles, popularly called okada, and air cool vans to transport meat and meat products

The new ‘golden rice’ offers 3 micronutrients

August 11, 2017 0

A new version of modified rice contains multiple micronutrients, rather than just one, overcoming a limitation of early modified rice plants. In 2000, researchers developed

Adesina Says AFDB Will Invest Over $24 billion In Agriculture

July 25, 2017 0

Dr Akinwumi Adesina, the President of the African Development Bank (AFDB) says the bank will invest $24 billion in agriculture in Africa over the next

Katsina State Targets 1000 Tractors to Boost Agriculture

July 21, 2017 0

Dr. Abba Abdullah, the special adviser to Katsina state government on agriculture, says the government is targeting about 1000 tractors to help boost farming process

Stakeholders Chart Path To Agricultural Revival At Feed Nigeria Summit

July 17, 2017 0

The ‘Feed Nigeria Summit (FNS) 2017’, first in its annual series, has been held in Lagos. It was a high level convocation, tagged “Feed Nigeria,To

Dangote To Invest $4.6 Billion In Agriculture

July 12, 2017 0

Dangote Group, controlled by Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, plans to invest $3.8 billion in sugar and rice and $800 million in dairy production in

18 States In Nigeria Now Produce 5.7 million Metric Tonnes Of Milled Rice -DFID

May 29, 2017 0

The United Kingdom’s Department for International Development has said that 18 states in Nigeria now produce about 5.7 million metric tonnes of milled rice, bringing

Farmers Repay N8.3 billion To CBN

May 5, 2017 0

Farmers, who borrowed money under the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), have commenced repayment, with no less than N8.3 billion

Shea Nuts Could Earn Nigeria $72m Yearly Potential Earnings, Says Producer

April 27, 2017 0

The National Shea Producers Association of Nigeria (NASPAN) has stated that converting about 100,000 metric tonnes of shea nuts to produce 48,000 metric tonnes of

Dangote Will Become Largest Rice Exporter By 2021, Says Adesina

April 18, 2017 0

The President, African Development Bank, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, says billionaire businessman, Aliko Dangote, may become the largest exporter of rice in the world by 2021.

FG Should Subsidise Prices Of Cassava Yield To Reduce Garri’s Price -Argo-Processors

April 14, 2017 0

Argo-Processors Association of Nigeria believes the only solution to reduce the high price of Garri is for the Federal Government to subsidise the price of

Obasanjo Gets 2.5 Hectares Of Land For Mango Plantation And Milk Production

April 14, 2017 0

The Benue State Government says it has leased a total of 2,599 hectares of land to Obasanjo Farms for mango plantation and milk production. Lawrence

FG Increases Tariff On Tomatoes Paste Importation By 50%

April 12, 2017 0

Importation of tomato concentrate will now attract 50 per cent alongside an additional levy of $1,500 per metric tonne from May 7, as the Federal

Brazil Protest Over Cocoa Importation

April 8, 2017 0

Brazilians have had to endure a lot of late, between the recession, the impeachment and the never-ending stream of national scandals. But importing coffee beans?

Chinese To Aid Agriculture In Nigeria With $4.5bn -Yari

April 5, 2017 0

The Zamfara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, on Tuesday said the Chinese government had offered to open a credit line of $4.5bn for Nigeria to

1000 farmers Registered As Oyo State Commences Free Feeding Programme

March 31, 2017 0

Oyo State free feeding programme to commence as the state government registered about 1000 farmers in other to increase food production in the state. The government

NIRSAL To Release 60billion Naira For Farmers -Abdulhameed

March 28, 2017 0

The Nigerian Incentive Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) Managing Director, Aliyu Abbati Abdulhameed, disclosed that agency in a bid to increase food production

Fertiliser Production To Hit 1.3m tonnes -Baru

March 28, 2017 0

The Group Managing Director (GMD), Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Kacalla Baru, said the  Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the supply of phosphate

We’ve Been Able To Save $5m from importation of rice -Ogbeh

March 25, 2017 0

Minister of Agriculture,  Audu Ogbeh at the commissioning of a new Rice Miller called Walcot Rice at kebbi state, said the agricultural policy put in

Moroccan Fertilizer To Arrive Nigeria -NNPC

March 24, 2017 0

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Group Managing Director,Dr. Maikanti Kacalla Baru while receiving the National Coordinator of the New Partnership for African Development (NEPAD-Nigeria), Princess Gloria

Agric Bank Gets New CEO

March 24, 2017 0

An interim managing director/chief executive officer has been appointed by President Buhari to take charge of Bank of Agriculture. According to statement released by the  Federal

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