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Tuesday, November 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

AFAN Makes Case For Agric Sector

Worried by the State of agriculture in Edo State, All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), has accused the state government of not doing enough...

Authority Distributes Vehicles, Motorcycles To Workers

As part of efforts  to encourage agricultural development, Katsina State Agriculture and Rural Development Authority (KATARDA) says it has distributed  eight Toyota Hilux vans...

‘Lack Of Funds, Bane Of Agric Dev’

The chairman of National Livestock Development Committee, Dr  Joseph  Nyager has identified  inadequate funds and encroachments due to demand for  land  as major challenges...

Delta Empowers 500 Youths

No fewer than 500 youths in Delta have benefited from the state government’s Youth Empowerment Through Agriculture (YETA) Programme, in 2010. The State Commissioner for...

Don Lists Agric Dev Problems

A former commissioner for Agriculture in Rivers State, Professor Bernard Onuegbu has identified lack of interest in farming among youths due to crude oil...

Argentina Partners Nigeria On Agriculture

Argentina has indicated interest to co-operate with Nigeria in many fields of human endeavours, with particular focus on agriculture and energy, the Argentine Foreign...

GroupWants Govt To Subsidise Fertilisers Price

The President, Nigeria Cooperative Women Alliance (NICOWA), Dr Esther Eka, has called on the state governments to subsidise the price of fertilisers to farmers. Eka...

Association Seeks Support For Rice Farmers

The Rice Sellers Association of Nigeria (RISAN) in Gombe State has called on the three tiers of government to give adequate support to rice...

Bank Disburses N814m To Beneficiaries – Manager

The Kano Zone of the Bank of Agriculture disbursed more than N814 million to 6,523 beneficiaries in 2010, says Alhaji Shehu Yero, the Zonal...

FG Harps On Agric Driven Economy

President Goodluck Jonathan says government will lay emphasis on agriculture and industrilisation with a view to placing Nigeria on a higher pedestal. He said that...
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