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Sunday, November 18, 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

‘Lack of Political Will, Bane Of Food Security’

The much talked about food insecurity plaguing the country has been blamed on the failure of the political class to address the issue head-on. Baring...

NAQS Set To Tackle Fruits Pests

The Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS) says it is mapping out strategies to tackle the menace of fruit flies in prone areas. The Coordinating Director...

Gombe Procures 20,000 Tonnes Of Fertilizer

The Gombe State Government has procured 20, 000 tonnes of fertiliser for distribution to farmers for the 2017 farming season. Gombe, State governor Ibrahim Dankwambo ...

Farmer Highlights Mushroom’s Economic Value

The chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Dilomat Farms and Services Limited, Chief Moore Chinda, has expressed his readiness to assist the Rivers State Government...

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...

AFAN Wants Tractors, Other Implements For Hire

The All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Edo chapter, has called on the state government to provide tractors, bulldozers, graders and other farm implements...

Suspected Vandals Disrupt Work At Cassava Factory

The fabrication of various processing equipment at a cassava processing factory in Umuahia has been disrupted following an attack on the factory by suspected...

‘YEAP’s Inauguration In Rivers, Not FAO Sponsored’

A representative of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), Dr Rabe Mani, has disclosed that the recent inauguration of the Youth Employment In Agrciulture Programme...

Cassava Farmers Charge FG On Land Clearing

Cassava Farmers Association of Nigeria has urged the Federal Government to clear more arable land to boost agricultural production and create more jobs. The National President...

‘FG’s Agric Policy’ll Create Jobs For Youth’

The Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Affairs, Brig.-Gen. Paul Boroh has said that the Federal Government’s policy on agriculture would create...
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