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.”
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.”
FG asks universities of agriculture to establish colleges of nutrition
“You may have to re-designate these schools of medical sciences as schools or colleges of nutrition and medical sciences.”
We begged Audu Ogbeh to join Buhari administration – Osinbajo
He says there is huge investment potential in the Nigerian Agricultural sector
NESREA commends Notore for adherence to global environmental standard
Notore also unveiled the ISO 9001: 2015 certification.
Gombe farmers allege fraud in disbursement of CBN loan
They say they were being given a N185, 000 loan package after a nine-month delay, instead of the promised N300,000.
1.9 million farmers, 86,000 IDPs benefit from USAID food security programme – Document
About 26 states benefitted from the programme.
Nigerian startup Releaf secures $120,000 investment to connect African Agribusinesses to customers they can trust
Releaf aims to map out Nigerian agriculture in its entirety over the next 12 months.
INTERVIEW: How I got into acting, my Wedding Party experience – Sola Sobowale
The actress also spoke on what she did in the UK during a break from Nollywood.
Osinbajo commission’s fertiliser plant, pledges govt’s commitment to private sector
“The kind of economic growth and prosperity that we’re aiming for cannot happen without private capital.”
Osinbajo to inaugurate $1.5 billion fertilizer plant in Port Harcourt
The plant has a production capacity of 4,000 metric tons of nitrogenous fertilizer per day.
Nigeria moves to stop Asians from having direct dealings with farmers
“We really need to guard against the undue exploitation of our resources by these Asian countries.”
Commercialise your finished research, Osinbajo tells IITA
The acting president said research was not enough if it was not marketed for universal application.
Nigerian experts test six chicken breeds to improve poultry production
The new breed produces up to about 200 eggs annually compared to 65 produced by local breed.
IITA research eases fears over Nigeria’s yam supplies
Nigeria has kicked off export of yam.
Nigeria develops new schemes for agricultural export to Europe, others
The government also initiated the National Quality Infrastructure Project, NQIP.
Study shows impact of Nigeria recession on agriculture
The drop in rice import by about two million tons since the devaluation led to higher demand of cassava food products and cassava tubers.