Dangote to employ several graduates in new rice farming initiative
The company prepares to hit the market with one million metric tons of Dangote rice in 2018.
INVESTIGATION: How latest Mambilla Plateau violence unfolded; leaving deaths, destruction
The violent conflict that pitted two ethnic groups last June was only the latest in a history of inter-ethnic tension that frequently erupts into mass killings.
Dairy products, vegetable oil force food prices up in September – FAO
According to the UN body, the increases outpaced inflation in many countries of the world.
200,000 farmers from 29 states benefit from CBN’s N43.92 billion programme – Spokesperson
CBN, in line with its mandate, established the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme, ABP.
Nigerian Govt to investigate export of low quality yam to U.S.
The government in June launched a programme to export yam to Europe and the US.
Nigerian farmers set to cut rice price to N6, 000 per bag
Farmers and processors say this will happen in the next few months.
200,000 farmers benefit from Nigerian govt’s N44 billion – Buhari
The Anchor Borrowers Programme was inaugurated by the President in November 2015.
Champions League (LIVE UPDATES): Atletico Madrid battle Chelsea
Atletico Madrid played a goalless draw with Roma in their first game.
INTERVIEW: I can’t wait to have children – Denrele Edun
Derenle also spoke about the late Goldie, rumoured relocation to South Africa and other matters.
SPECIAL REPORT: One year later, Nigerian MDAs yet to implement govt resolution on removal of HND, BSC dichotomy
The National Council on Establishment last year directed the removal of the dichotomy at entry level.
SPECIAL REPORT: Benue Flood: Two weeks after, it’s still pains, anguish and sorrow for displaced victims
The report details the immense pain left behind by the tragedy and the rebuilding options before authorities.
Farmers to get 4 million bags of fertilizers before end of 2017 – Presidency
The presidency said government actions have led to a reduction in price.
NSIA to revamp 20 fertilizer-blending plants by 2018
The authority has already revamped 11
How Nigerian Embassy in Israel squandered N332 million, $493,111, in two years – Audit Report
Embassy staff collected illegal estacode for accompanying pilgrims to religious sites.
Farmers urge Nigerian govt to stop maize importation
“The federal government must set an immediate time scale to ensure that maize is not imported within months.”
ANALYSIS: Russia 2018: The wind still behind Super Eagles, By Obo Effanga
“It seems the Super Eagles is on an unassailable flight to Russia…”
Nigeria to establish commodities’ certification centres – Ogbeh
Nigeria received 48 notifications from the EU on aflatoxin and other contaminants in the last one year.
Nigeria to stop issuance of fish importation quota – Minister
The minster said fish production has increased by about 50 per cent under the Buhari administration.
Rice production in Nigeria hits 15 million tonnes — Official
Nigeria Customs Service says it seized 800,000 bags of smuggled rice in Kano and Jigawa states.
Obasanjo, Abdulsalami urge commercial banks to lower interest rates for farmers
“The interest rate of banks in Nigeria is one of the obstacles that are affecting our farmers.”
SPECIAL REPORT: How new farming initiative is transforming lives in Nasarawa community
“Because of this farm, we can now eat and take care of our family.”