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Quelea birds: FG begins aerial spray in Jigawa

The Federal Government, in collaboration with Jigawa Government, has commenced aerial spray in some parts of the state to control the invasion of quelea birds. Quelea birds Alhaji Hamza Mohammed, Special Assistant to Gov. Mohammad Badaru on Communities Inclusiveness, made the disclosure to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Hadejia on Tuesday. He listed…

Minister promises to position concern on financing of farming research study

Alhaji Muhamad Sabo-Nanono, Minister of Agriculture, on Friday, says the ministry will give priority to funding of agricultural research institutes above construction of structures. The minister stated this in an interview with newsmen while on tour of facilities at the National Animal Production Research Institute (NAPRI), Shika, Zaria, Kaduna State. He commended NAPRI for prudent…

CBN invests N146 bn to assistance 849,480 rice farmers– Emefiele

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it spent N146 billion to support 849,480 wet and dry seasons rice farmers across the country. CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele The CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, gave the details at a meeting with some state Governors in Abuja on Thursday. Emefiele said that the bank was working…

Osun to produce 25,000 brand-new tasks through dairy task

The Osun Government is to create 25,000 new direct and indirect jobs through the dairy project development activities of the Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Mr Mudasiru Toogun, the former Osun Commissioner for Special Duties, has said. Gboyega Oyetola In a statement issued by Mrs Segilola Babalola, the Information Officer in the Ministry of Agriculture, Toogun…

Flood: Register farms with insurance coverage plan to prevent overall loss–...

Flood: Govt. urges farmers to insure farms Mr Adegboyega Adefarati, the Ondo State Commissioner for Agriculture, on Wednesday urged farmers in the state to register their farms with the agricultural insurance scheme to avoid total loss after natural disasters. FLOOD: Govt. urges farmers to insure farms Adefarati gave this advice after the tour of rice…

Worth Addition for Agricultural Sustainability: The Lagos Coconut Story

By Itohan Abara-Laserian For any country or state, value addition to agricultural products means more foreign exchange earnings; food sufficiency and safety as well as increased Gross Domestic Product, GDP. For the farmer, value addition can only mean more money and improved livelihood. In Africa, Kenya records about 18 aircraft flying out of the country…

Nigeria at verge of agricultural revolution in Africa – Ghanaian lawmaker

Nigeria is at the threshold of the much-needed agricultural revolution in Africa, Mr Abraham Odoom, member, Parliament House of Ghana has said. Addressing members of the Rice Assured Advocacy Forum (RAAF) in Abuja on Wednesday, Odoom based his assessment on the gains recorded by the country in its rice value chain. He spoke at the…

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