7 Ways To Make Farming ‘Sexy’ For Nigerian Youths

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Nigeria is a country with vast agricultural products, which is heavily untapped by its citizens. The country has been too dependent on its Crude Oil since its first production in…

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Importation Of Wheat Can Be Reduced – IPC

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The representative of the International Potato Centre (IPC) in Nigeria, Dr. Phorbee Peju, has disclosed that the country can reduce importation of wheat by 25 per cent, if its farmers…

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Simple Steps To Cultivating Ginger

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Ginger is well known in many human communities around the world. It is the underground rhizome of a perennial tropical crop called ginger plant (Zingiberofficinale). Originally, the plant is a…

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Lagos State is The Highest Producer of Rice in This country – Lanre Obafemi Oyenubi

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Chairman, Agriculture and Allied Employers Union of Nigeria, Lagos State council, Lanre Obafemi Oyenubi, in this interview with STANLEY IHEDIGBO, reveals his agenda for the national body of agriculture workers…

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Local Production Of Sugar To Start In 2016 – FG

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The Federal Government has said that local production of sugar would kick off from 2016 with an estimated initial output of 700,000 tonnes. The Executive Secretary of the National Sugar…

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Nigeria May Suffer Inflation As Flood Destroys Farm Produce

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Nigeria inflation may worsen as floods destroyed farm produce such as rice, groundnut, millet, guinea corn and maize worth up to N49 billion. All these crops do not require much…

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Bird Flu: FG Compensates 246 Poultry Farmers With N643million

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The Federal Government on Wednesday, September 30 announced that it has paid a total of N643million as compensation to 246 poultry farmers across the country whose farms were affected by…

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15% of Nigerian Food Export Rejected As A Result of Poor Standard

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About 15 percent of food and agro products leaving Nigeria and West Africa are rejected at the borders of Europe, America and Asia, as they do not conform to stipulated…

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World Bank Pledges To Support Lagos Farmers

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The World Bank has pledged its commitment to assist Lagos farmers increase agricultural productivity and enhance market access. State Coordinator, Commercial Agriculture Development Project (CADP), Kehinde Ogunyinka, disclosed this in…

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How To Access BoI’s Agriculture Processing Fund

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Agriculture is the main stay of the Nigerian economy, with agricultural produce abounding in every state of the federation, but with limited capacity for processing and preservation, resulting in huge…

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UBA Emerges Nigeria’s Biggest Lender To Agriculture

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Pan-African Financial Services group, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc was honoured recently with an award as Nigeria’s biggest lender to agriculture. The award was conferred on the bank by…

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UN Set To Boost Food Security In Nigeria

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As part of efforts towards providing a holistic approach to the problem of climate change and its effect on the environment as well as agriculture in the continent, the United…

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EU: No Ban On Nigerian Agricultural Products

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The European Union Delegation to Nigeria and ECOWAS has refuted reports that the EU has banned the import of agricultural products from Nigeria. It however noted that the import suspension…

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10 Apps That Will Aid Agriculture In Africa

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With an estimated income of more than $100 billion annually, agriculture remains Africa’s largest economic sector. Agricultural production in Africa continues to increase gradually and is almost at par with…

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Nigeria’s Annual Tomato Import Bill Now N16bn — Arc. Sonny Echono

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The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Arc. Sonny Echono, has disclosed that the nation’s annual import bill on tomato has increased to N16 billion. Echono made this…

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