18 bio-fortified food varieties released in Nigeria – Official
“Over two million farmers are estimated to be growing them now.”
ANALYSIS: Transforming Fertiliser Distribution: Notore’s Delivery Revolution
“We’re beginning to make real progress in terms of domestic fertiliser use.
Farm experts take stock to tackle food security in Nigeria
The centre’s strategic goal is to train over 200,000 smallholders and processing companies.
EXCLUSIVE: INTERPOL speaks on Maina’s ‘arrest warrant’
The global police organisation responds to a PREMIUM TIMES query on the wanted former civil servant.
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.
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
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