Senator Abu Ibrahim (Katsina South) Advocates For Animal Identification Bureau

A bill seeking the establishment of National Animal Identification and Management Bureau for proper tracking of livestock in Nigeria has been brought to the...

Nigeria earns N212.73bn from agricultural exports

Nigeria realised N212.73 billion from agricultural product exports at the end of the fourth quarter of 2016. This was disclosed in excerpts of a book...

CBN expands Anchor Borrowers’ Programme

… Targets additional 2m tonnes from 300,000 Rice Farmers  The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has formed strategic partnerships with lagricultural commodity associations in the...

Technology is helping middle-class Nigerians turn to farming without getting their hands dirty

For decades, various Nigerian administrations have championed the idea of diversifying an oil-dependent economy with agriculture often been cited as the top alternative. But...

FG RETURNS FEDERAL AGRIC UNIVERSITIES TO THE MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE

Nigeria’s Federal Universities of Agriculture have been returned from the supervision of the Ministry of Education to the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural...

Diversify fully to Agriculture now:  Agric Union cautions FG

  The National Agricultural Production Cooperative Union of Nigeria has advised the Federal Government to completely diversify the Nigeria Economy to Agriculture as a panacea...

FG begins training of former Niger Delta Militants on Agro-Allied Businesses

The Presidential Amnesty Programme and the National Biotechnology Development Centre (NABDA) has begun training of 500 former militants in advanced farming methods. A memorandum of...

Price of rice to go up by December – General Manager Olam farm

“The price of rice may go up again by December because of the high demand. If government had allowed importation earlier, the price of...