Agriculture is future of Nigeria, says Audu Ogbeh

MR Audu Ogbeh, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, has reiterated that the future of Nigeria lies in agriculture and not oil and gas. Ogbeh...

Agric Empowerment: Institute, others to train Edo youths

The Edo State Government has taken its agricultural programme to new highs as plans to train and give its youths financial aides gain momentum. According...

El-rufai inaugurates 3,000-capacity tractors assembly plant in Kaduna

Governor Nasiru El-rufai of Kaduna State has inaugurated a tractor assembly plant of Springfield Mahindra in Kaduna that would produce 3,000 tractors yearly. With the...

Africa urged to process cocoa, produce chocolate

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has advised that it is time to process cocoa and produce chocolate in Africa, and to end the continent...

Agric biotech essential in advancing farming — Scientists

SCIENTISTS in Nigeria have reiterated the need for the government to invest in agricultural biotechnology to improve the standard of farming in the country...

Rice farmers happy over $1 billion approval to boost agriculture

The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) on Saturday lauded the Council of State for approving one billion dollars to boost agriculture and empower...
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Herdsmen destroy farm, poison dam in UNILORIN

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, has decried the destruction of the University’s multi-million naira research and training farms by...

Government to adopt digital tech to reach small-scale farmers

To address numerous challenges bedeviling small scale farming in the country, the Federal Government may adopt phygital technology to reach farmers across the country. The...

Agric sector records three per cent growth despite recession

The Director-General, Budget Office of the Federation, Ben Akabueze, has revealed that despite the economic downturn fuelled by recession, the agricultural sector of the...
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Nigeria still a long way from self-sufficiency in tomato production

Nigeria is the 14th largest producer of tomatoes in the world. On the continent, the country is ranked second (after Egypt) with about 1.8...