fertiliser

$3.6bn fertiliser plant in Bayelsa to generate 20,000 jobs

The $3.6 billion Brass Fertilizer and Petrochemical Plant is expected to generate 15,000 jobs at the construction stage, the Executive Vice Chairman, Chief Ben...

Katsina Rice farmers lament Off-takers’ activities in Anchor Borrowers scheme

Rice farmers in Katsina state have accused Off-takers in the Anchor Borrowers Program (ABP) of supplying sub-standards inputs, exposing flaws in the program lauded...

Don’t lift ban on rice importation-Farmers tell FG

Alhaji Jamilu Ibrahim, the Chairman of Rice Farmers in Daura, Katsina State, has urged the Federal Government not to lift the ban on the...

Negative reports affect Nigeria’s yams export

Some yam exporters to Europe and the U.S. have decried negative reports about the produce, saying it is de-marketing Nigerian yams in the international...
Akinwunmi Adesina

Agriculture: Adesina advocate investments in rural infrastructure

The President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, says Nigeria needs more investment in rural infrastructure to boost agricultural production in the...
Akinwumi Adesina

AfDB to invest $24b in Agric

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is to invest $24 billion  in agriculture over the next 10 years to help unlock its potential and assure...
agric

1,140 Lagos farmers to get inputs

The Lagos State Government on Monday promised to support 1,140 farmers in the state with farm inputs and open up the rural road to improve food...
Rice

Dangote Rice launches youth graduates rice farming project to boost employment in Kogi

ADEBISI ADEMOLA  A multi-million Naira Youth Farming Initiative that will engage teeming unemployed Nigerian graduates in rice farming has been launched by the Dangote Rice...
poultry

Kebbi Govt. plans 100,000 youths for livestock services

The Kebbi Government plans to engage 100,000 unemployed youths in provision of livestock services as part of efforts to reduce unemployment and make them...
Catfish

Catfish feed price soars amidst falling fish price

Catfish farmers in Lagos are rattled by the paradox of spontaneous hike in the price of fish feed and falling price of their products. Some...
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