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Turning agriculture into a wealth creating sector

    Turning agriculture into a wealth creating sector

Farming is becoming an attractive vocation to Nigerians because food is a basic and essential need for survival. Without food in our stomachs, everything else is meaningless. A hungry man,

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Fashola: Many countries asked Nigeria for food during COVID-19 lockdown

    Fashola: Many countries asked Nigeria for food during COVID-19 lockdown

Babatunde Fashola, minister of works and housing, says some countries asked Nigeria to supply them food during the COVID-19 lockdown measures. Speaking during an Instagram live chat with City People

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FG to partner states in wooing 77,400 people into agriculture

    FG to partner states in wooing 77,400 people into agriculture

The National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA) says it has made plans to help 77,400 people set up farms. According to the agency, the farmers would be drawn from across

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‘Agric minister approved it’ — perm sec speaks on paying N7bn for uncompleted building

    ‘Agric minister approved it’ — perm sec speaks on paying N7bn for uncompleted building

Mohammed Bello, permanent secretary of the ministry of science and technology, has denied the allegation of financial misconduct made against him. The federal government had issued a query to Bello

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Food production ‘will increase through home gardens’

  Food production ‘will increase through home gardens’

Olufemi Oladunni, the executive director of the Agricultural and Rural Management Training Institute (ARMTI), says the national food production would

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Adamawa, Nasarawa, Plateau approved as pilot states for livestock transformation plan project

  Adamawa, Nasarawa, Plateau approved as pilot states for livestock transformation plan project

The National Economic Council (NEC) has approved Adamawa, Plateau, and Nasarawa as pilot states for the national livestock transformation plan

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$5m tomato processing plant ‘commences’ in Kaduna

  $5m tomato processing plant ‘commences’ in Kaduna

Tomato Jos, an agricultural production company, says it has “commenced” a $5 million tomato processing plant in Kaduna state. The

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Ghana directs state agencies to start buying local rice

  Ghana directs state agencies to start buying local rice

President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana has directed state institutions to purchase locally produced rice from January 2020. He gave the

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Farmers: Borders should remain closed, we can produce enough rice to feed Nigerians

  Farmers: Borders should remain closed, we can produce enough rice to feed Nigerians

Gombe state chapter of Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) says farmers in the country can produce enough rice to

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Abuja farmer killed 4 of my cows, herder tells court

  Abuja farmer killed 4 of my cows, herder tells court

Samson Aku, a 67-year-old farmer, has been charged to court by the Nigerian police for allegedly killing animals. The farmer,

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