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Thursday, September 20, 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

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...

Agriculture, Nigeria’s Future – Minister

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has reiterated that the future of Nigeria lies in agriculture and not oil and gas. Ogbeh...

Illegal Bunkering: Group Blames FG’s Failed Agric Policy

The Ethics and Conduct group in Rivers State has blamed increasing rate of illegal bunkering activities in the state on Federal Government’s inability to...

Partners Train Widows On Vitamin A Cassava Production

Harvestplus, an international agricultural organisation, and partners recently trained widows and caregivers in Akwa-Ibom State on cultivation of Vitamin A cassava and maize as...

Agric Neglect: ‘N’Delta May Face Food Shortage’

An agriculturist and proprietor of Vintage Farm in Rivers State, Sir Mike Elechi, has said that the Niger Delta region of Nigeria might face...

Ogoni, Not Breeding Ground For Political Violence -Bakpo

The American Philosopher and activist, Walter Lippman once expressed concern over the overbearing nature of politics and the degrading of public morality, when he...
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