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Lalong, farmers seek ways of improving agric yields

Lalong, farmers seek ways of improving agric yields

PLATEaU State Governor Simon Bako Lalong has urged farmers to take advantage  of the Federal Government’s policy to boost agricultural production and facilitate the diversification of the economy. Lalong stated this at the Northern Agricultural Summit in Jos. He lauded the theme of the summit which was: “Harnessing the successes of the agricultural sector inRead More …

Don seeks investment in dairy production

Don seeks investment in dairy production

A former Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) Prof Abiodun Adeloye is seeking increased investment in the diary sector, saying it will support jobs in rural communities. He said supporting the industry would ensure that dairy farmers find new ways to improve productivity and efficiency in their operations. He said the market opportunityRead More …

Gov. Bagudu reiterates commitment to promote fish farming

GOVERNOR  Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has reiterated the state government’s commitment to promoting fish farming in the state.  Bagudu restated the government’s commitment while declaring open a programme tagged, ‘Modern Training of Fish Farming’ in Birnin Kebbi on Tuesday.  The governor, who was represented by his Deputy, Alhaji Samaila Yombe, said that arrangements have […]
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Stakeholder urges FG to give attention to other crop value chain

NATIONAL Coordinator of the Zero Hunger Commodity Associations, Dr Tunde Arosanyin, has called on the Federal Government to give adequate attention to other crop value chains as it has done in the rice subsector. Arosanyin made the call in an interview with journalists in Abuja. He stated that the successes recorded in the rice value […]
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US beef gains new market access in Morocco

United States Trade Representative, Robert Lighthizer and US Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, have announced that the government of Morocco has agreed to allow imports of US beef and beef products into Morocco. According to a press statement from the United States Department of Agriculture, 2018 is the first year that US—beef and poultry exporters […]
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Ogbeh inspects beans market owned by IDPs

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development,  Chief Audu Ogbeh inspected  Beans market in Auta Ballefi, Nasarawa State, which is owned by internally displaced persons (IDPs) from Borno State, the North Eastern part of the country and assured farmers of Federal Government’s interventions to create enabling environment. The Minister stated this during an inspection tour of […]
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As CBN sends strong signal to economic saboteurs

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Mr. Godwin Emefiele, while delivering the annual lecture of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN) in Lagos recently , gave clue to the business community […]
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Niger govt to spend N13bn on Bobi grazing reserve

NIGER State government has said that its comprehensive development plan to bring Bobi grazing reserve in Marita Local Government Area of the State to life would cost not less than about N13 billion. The state […]
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Niger Assembly okays N1.5b loan

Niger Assembly okays N1.5b loan

The Niger State House of Assembly has granted the Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello’s request to access a N1.5 billion loan for the implementation of the Accelerated Agricultural Development Scheme (AADS). The request was granted after the presentation of the report of joint committees on finance and agriculture. The Joint Committee’s Chairman, Alhaji Abdullahi Mammagi,Read More …

Buhari empowers constituents with aquaculture training, fish post harvest technology

SENATOR representing Oyo North Senatorial District in the upper chamber of the National Assembly, Senator Fatai Buhari, has facilitated an empowerment programme in the form of value chain capacity building on aquaculture for youth and […]
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