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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

"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

NGO Urges FG To Increase Agric Financing

The Fresh and Young Brains Development Initiative (FBIN), an NGO, has appealed to the Federal Government to increase its funding on agriculture, especially for...

‘Mushroom Extracts Inhibit Cancer Growth’

An agricultural extension and rural development expert at the Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR&T), Ibadan, Prof. Lucia Ogunsumi, says mushroom extracts can...

NOA Tasks Farmers On Crops Preservation

The Director-General of National Orientation Agency (NOA), Dr Garba Abari, has advised Nigerians to stop using chemical substances for preservation of farm produce to...

Don Blames Climate Change For Agric Problems

A university teacher, Prof. Olubunmi Omotesho, has attributed the problems of agriculture in Nigeria and Africa mainly to climate change. Omotesho of University of Illorin,...

Massive Food Production: Don Recommends Precision Agriculture

The adoption of precision agriculture has been described as the most effective way to boost food production in the country. A senior lecturer in the...

20 Illegal Butchers Arrested In Rivers

The National Butchers Association of Nigeria, Rivers State Chapter has so far arrested and prosecuted over 20 persons suspected to be engaging in butchering...

FG To Include Cocoa Drink In School Feeding Programme

The Federal Government and Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria (CRIN), Ibadan have concluded plans to include cocoa drink in the School Feeding Programme. The Minister...

Farming: Libya Returnees Solicit Govt’s Support

Some Libya returnees, under the aegis of Association of Edo Libya Returnee Farmers, on Tuesday appealed to the government to support their farming projects. The...

Women Farmers Want Implementation Of Action Plan On Agriculture

Some women farmers across the country have appealed to government at all levels to ensure quick implementation of the National Gender Action Plan on...

Flood: Rivers Farmers Count Losses

Farmers in Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni and Ahoada West Local Government Areas of Rivers State have decried massive destruction of food crops by the recent flood in...
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