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Benue Begins Sale of Fertilizer At Subsidized Rates

Benue State Government has commenced sale of fertilizer  to farmers at subsidized rates. Governor Samuel Ortom disclosed this during...

Africa Not Among 10 World Largest Area Of Organic Land- Don

Dr Olugbenga AdeOluwa, the Country Coordinator of Ecological Organic Agriculture (EOA) Initiative in Nigeria, says no country in Africa is among the...

Bauchi: 20,000 Rice Farmers Benefit From CBN Anchor Borrowers Programme

No fewer than 20,000 rice farmers have benefited from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Anchor Borrowers Programme in Bauchi State.

Ortom Distributes Improved Seedlings To Farmers In Benue

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom, Thursday flagged off distribution of improved seedlings to farmers in the state to enhance commercial agriculture.

IFAD Lifts 1,040 Farmers Out Of Poverty In Enugu

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) says it directly lifted no fewer than 1,040 dry season farmers out of poverty in...

Food Security: FG Partners Brazil On Agric Mechanisation

 The Federal Government has entered into partnership with Brazil to drive its Agriculture Mechanisation Programme and ensure food sufficiency.

Open Grazing: Bayelsa Impounds 34 Cows For Violating Law

The Bayelsa State Livestock Management Committee (BSLMC) on Tuesday said it impounded 34 cows in Yenagoa for alleged violation of the state’s...

Makinde Inaugurates Annual Farmers’ Support Programme

 Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Wednesday inaugurated the Annual State Farmers’ Support Programme through which 20,000 small-holder farmers received improved seedlings,...

Plant Diseases Rob Global Economy Of $220B Annually – UN Study

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), an agency of the United Nations says plant diseases rob the global economy of more than...

We Need Timely Release Of Inputs For Food Security — Farmers

Stakeholders in the agricultural sector on Thursday said farmers needed timely release of inputs to boost food availability and end food insecurity. Some of the...

FCT Farmers Decry Poor Rainfall, Want More Fertilisers

A cross-section of farmers in Gwagwalada and Kwali in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have decried the paucity of rainfall and insufficient fertiliser supply. The...

Prices Of Root, Tuber Crops Increase In FCT Markets

Prices of root and tuber crops like yam and Irish potatoes have gone up in some markets in the FCT ahead of the Sallah...

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Lagos Records 4 COVID-19 Related Deaths In 4 Days

Lagos State recorded four COVID-19 related deaths between July 14 and July 17,the state Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, said

Vocational Skills Key To Reducing Poverty, Crime -Administrator

Mr. Adeyemi on Monday said the acquisition of vocational skills would also address poverty and reduce crime in the country.

Trader Docked For Allegedly Stealing N500,000, Fabrics Worth N2.5M

A 32-year-old trader, Elizabeth Omoike, on Monday appeared in a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly stealing N500,000 and fabrics...

Bail Bond: Ndume Begs Court For Order Releasing His Property Documents

Ndume Lawyer, Marcel Oru, urged Justice Okon Abang, on Monday, to grant his client’s application following the rearrest of Maina.

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