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Monday, July 23, 2018

"Our goal is to make Rivers State a land of peace and prosperity with boundless opportunities and possibilities"

– a place where no one is left behind...

Gov.Ezenwo Nyesom Wike

Commissioner Promises Sustenance On Agric Road Map

The newly sworn-in Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources in Ebonyi State, Mr Ikechukwu Nwobo, has pledged to sustain the roadmap for the development...

Farmer Blames Egg Glut On Poor Preservation

A local farmer in Oyigbo Local Government Area of Rivers State, Mr Vincent Chidi says lack of adequate poultry preservation technology has led to...

Oyo Rice Farmers Receive N17.8m CBN Inputs

Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) in Oyo State says it has received farm inputs worth N17.8 million from the Central Bank of Nigeria...

Ahoada Farmers Lament Herdsmen’s Invasion Of Farmlands

Farmers in Ahoada East Local Government Area of Rivers State have raised alarm over the activities of intruders believed to be herdsmen on farms...

Rice Smuggling: NAQS Hails FG’s Plan To Shut Land Border

The Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS) has commended the Federal Government’s plans to shut the country’s land border with a neighbouring country to curb...

Fish Farmers Decry High Cost Of Feeds

Prices of fish feeds have gone up due to the increase in the cost of grains and other inputs, a cross section of fish...

Nigerians Import Over 1.34m Tonnes Of Palm Oil Annually – NAERLS

The National Agricultural Extension Research Liaison Services (NAERLS) says over 1.34 million tonnes of oil palm are imported into Nigeria from Malaysia and Indonesia...

‘We Lost N10bn Agric Loan In Rivers’

The Nigerian Bank of Agriculture (BoA) says it has lost over N10 billion in Rivers State alone to farmers who received agriculture loans and...

Foundation Earmarks N700m To Empower Rural Farmers

The British-American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation (BATNF) has said it had earmarked N700 million to empower Nigerian rural farmers to catalyse growth and value chain...

‘Snail Farming, Veritable Means Of Wealth, Job Creation’

An animal scientist, Dr Abiodun Kehinde has identified snail farming as a veritable means of job creation and wealth generation in the country. Kehinde, the...
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