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Nigeria will look elsewhere for wheat imports, says Agric minister

Minister of agriculture and rural development, Mohammed Abubakar has disclosed that Nigeria will look for alternative suppliers of grains amid the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war. This was made known by the agriculture minister while speaking with state house correspondents after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja. In Nigeria, wheat is reportedly the third […]

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FG Bans Foreigners From Buying Agric Produce Directly From Farmers

  The federal executive council (FEC) has approved a ban on foreigners and their representatives purchasing agricultural produce at the farm gate. This implies that only licensed and duly registered local buying agents can now buy farm produce directly from farmers in Nigeria. The ban was announced on Wednesday in a tweet shared via the […]

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How To Apply For CBN Agric Small and Medium Enterprise Scheme (AGSMEIS) Loan

How To Apply For CBN Agric Small and Medium Enterprise Scheme (AGSMEIS) Loan

How To Apply For CBN Agric Small and Medium Enterprise Scheme (AGSMEIS) Loan In Nigeria can be accessed below.     Newsonline reports that the Agric Small and Medium Enterprise Scheme (AGSMEIS) is an initiative of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to empower agric businesses across the country. BREAKING: Despite Higher Forex Reserves, Naira […]

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Brazil returnee excretes cocaine pellets at Enugu airport after selling 48 pellets for N1m in Ethiopia

48-year-old man, Iloduba Augustine, has confessed to have swallowed 58 pellets of cocaine out of which he excreted 48 pellets which were delivered to a Kenyan while on transit in Addis Ababa for a fee of N1 million with the intention to sell the remaining in Lagos. Augustine, who was a passenger of Ethiopian Airline […]

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Enugu State Broadcasting Service gutted by fire

The Headquarters of the Enugu State Broadcasting Service located at the Independence Layout near Agric Bank Junction was on Tuesday morning gutted by fire. Although the cause of the fire was yet to be ascertained as of the time of filing this report, the inferno was said to have completely destroyed the newsroom and presenters’ […]

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Agric revolution, Nigeria’s shortcut to economic recovery — Rep member

By Steve Oko – Aba Member of the House of Representatives representing Aba North and Aba South federal constituency, Hon. Chimobi Ebisike, has said that only massive investment in agriculture will fast-track Nigeria’s economic recovery. The lawmaker who made the submission while declaring open a one week skills acquisition progromme for his constituents in Aba, urged […]

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Adamawa communities donate land to NALDA for wheat farming

As rice harvesting commences on NALDA’s farm By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja As Federal Government puts in effort to achieve food security, at the weekend, two communities in Adamawa State, Ribadu and Sabon Gari, Yolde Pate in Fufore and and Yola South Local Government Areas respectively have donated lands to the National Agricultural Lands Development […]

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RIFAN refutes allegations on alleged diversion of fund

This land is used to illustrate the story By Gabriel Ewepu The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria, RIFAN, Niger State Chapter, Sunday, refuted allegations on alleged diversion of funds. This was contained in a statement signed by the Publicity Secretary, RIFAN, Niger State Chapter, Comrade Ibrahim Yusuf, where the association vehemently debunked the allegations. According […]

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FG okays TELA maize to enhance food security

. By Fortune Eromosele, Abuja Nigeria’s quest to introduce maize varieties resistant to insects, pests, has gained approval from the federal government, with the provisions of a genetically modified corn ‘TELA’ maize, that will improve food security in the country. The Director-General of the National Biosafety Management Agency, NBMA, Dr. Rufus Ebegba, Director-General National Biotechnology […]

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Kano anti corruption body recovers N7.15m diverted in Kano Agric Ministry

The Kano Public Complaints and Anti Corruption body has recovered over Seven million naira diverted from the State Ministry of Agriculture. Already the Commission has quizzed the Ministry’s Permanent Secretary and indicted top officials of the Ministry over the alleged Fraud. However, the anti Corruption body denied launching Investigation into the Financial activities of the […]

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