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Monday, February 18, 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

Farmers Laud RSG On Cassava Production

Farmers in Rivers State have lauded  the determination of Governor Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi to make agricultural development, particularly cassava production, the major policy thrust...

Farmers Receive 300 Tonnes Of Fertiliser In FCT

The Federal Capital Territory has allocated 300 tonnes of fertiliser to Bwari Area Council for distribution to farmers during the 2011 farming season. The chairman...

Foreign Firms To Establish Fish Feed Factories In Nigeria

Two foreign-owned fish feed firms will soon set up factories in Nigeria, the Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON) has said. Dr. Abba Abdullah, President of...

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...
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