News Report

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Nigeria leans towards crop innovation to bridge $10 billion production loss

Agriculture still remains the largest sector of the Nigerian economy.

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Ex-militant establishes rice farm in Bayelsa

The ex-militant said the farm received 300 bags of paddies from the Federal Ministry of Agriculture.

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Lagos govt to upscale Imota rice milling plant from 2.5 to 16 metric tonnes per hour

The state wants to start milling its Kebbi-produced Lake Rice in Lagos.

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Reality TV show on Agriculture to air in Nigeria

The show is being put together by IITA and CFIL.

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Farmers urge Nigerian govt to review cassava bread fund repayment policy

“Government released money for us to plant but we couldn’t get market for our produce.”

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Photo Credit: Agro Nigeria

World Bank to support Nigeria’s agricultural sector with $200 million

The World Bank also approved $25 million to revamp the animal health sector, an official said.

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Dangote will be world’s largest rice exporter in 5 years – AfDB President

Mr. Adesina narrated the role Mr. Dangote played in his happiest day as a minister in Nigeria.

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Dry season farming: Nigerian govt spends over N9.5 billion on inputs

The inputs were distributed to over 458,498 farmers across 30 states.

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Forex: CBN opens special window for SMEs with $141 million

On April 10, the Bank intervened by offering about $100 million to authorised dealers at the forex auction.