Nigeria eyes ₦540 billion from sesame seed production, if fully tapped

Sesame seed production has the potential to generate about ₦180 billion in four months if fully tapped, National President, National Sesame Seed Association of Nigeria...

Airlines cancels flight as fog disrupts activity nationwide

Inclement weather occasioned by the harmattan haze has forced many domestic carriers to cancel flights from the Lagos Airport into Port Harcourt, Enugu, Calabar,...
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Dangote seeks passage of agric input supply bill

The President, Nigeria Agribusiness Group (NABG), Alhaji Sani Dangote, has called for the passage of the Seed Bill to deal sternly with the supply...

FG to provide cheap funds to farmers, says CBN gov

The Federal Government will provide cheap funds of not more than five per cent to farmers who wants to acquire agricultural equipment and feeds. The...

Over 12 million farmers join FG’s rice and wheat initiative, says...

Over 12.2 million farmers have joined the rice and wheat initiative of the Federal Government, President Muhammadu Buhari has said. Buhari added that the administration’s...

Agric Minister, Ogbeh urges CBN to reduce agric lending rate

The Minister for Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh has called on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to reduce lending rate to agriculture as is the...
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Modern tools is required to boost productivity in West Africa –...

President, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Chief Mrs. Onikepo Akande, has restated the need for Nigerian and West African farmers to use...

Nigeria expects over ₦240 billion from cocoa exportation

Indications emerged that Nigeria is expecting more than ₦240 billion as revenue from the sale of cocoa at the international market before the year...

CBN announces implementation of ₦26.8bn Agri-Business SME

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday released the modalities for the operation of the ₦26.87 billion Agri-Business Small and Medium Enterprises Investment Scheme...

AfDB approves $10m equity investment to boost Agric, nutrition across Africa

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) yesterday approved $10 million equity investment in Phatisa Food Fund2 (PFF2) to boost...

Foreigners taking over Nigeria’s agricultural sector, says FG

Foreigners are currently taking over Nigeria’s agricultural sector as a result of the excessively high interest rates being demanded from indigenous agriculturists by Deposit...
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CBN partners Agric association to expand Anchor Borrowers’ Programme

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has formed strategic partnerships with agricultural commodity associations in the country in its effort to expand the implementation...

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