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Wednesday, February 20, 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

Institute Develops Soybean Varieties In Africa

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) says it has developed three improved soybean varieties to boost productivity in Africa.    IITA said in a...

World Bank Tasks Nigeria On Cassava Exports

The World Bank says Nigeria, as the largest producer of cassava, can develop its economy by exporting quality cassava and other commodities other than...

Kano Distributes 1,000 Tonnes Seeds To Farmers

The Kano State Agricultural and Rural Development Authority (KNARDA) said it distributed 1,000 tonnes of improved seeds to farmers in 2010. Alhaji Mohammed Kura, the...

Farmer Blames Low Agric Yields On Middlemen

Mr Bayo Ajayi, a veteran farmer and member of the Cassava Growers Association of Nigeria, has accused middlemen of robbing Nigerian farmers of the...

Anambra Introduces 11 Point-Agenda For Agric Dev

The Ministry of Agriculture in Anambra has introduced an 11 point agenda to fast track the development of agriculture in the state. The Commissioner for...

Emir Advises Farmers On Grains Preservation

The Emir of Mubi, Alhaji Abubakar Isa, has advised  farmers against hasty sale produce at harvest and urged them to imbibe grain preservation culture. The...

Farmers Want FG To Revive Water Canals

Worried by near abandonment of the Sourth Chad Irrigation Project (SCIP) in Borno State, farmers in the state have appealed to the  federal government...

MD Vows To Promote Agric Activities

The newly appointed  Managing Director of the Lower Benue River Basin Development Authority, Mrs Roseline Chenge, assured that her administration would embark on more...

Katsina Earmarks N4b For Fertiliser Procurement

The Katsina State Government has earmarked N4 billion for the procurement of fertiliser for this year’s cropping season. The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of...

Court Convicts Farmers Counterfeit Money

A Kaduna Chief Magistrates’ Court, on Wednesday sentenced two farmers to three months imprisonment for conspiracy, cheating and being in possession of counterfeit money. The...
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