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FG launches national Fertilizer Control Act 2019

The Federal Government has launched the National Fertilizer Quality Control Act 2019 as a vital component of the Agricultural Policy of the present Administration and the bid to repositioning of Nigeria economy from oil and gas to agribusiness. The Act will safeguard and protect the interest of the entire Fertilizer value chain players such as […]

Nigeria farmers to be fully involved in agric mechanization programme – Nanono

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Muhammad Sabo Nanono has tasked the All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) to Support the Federal Government in driving the Agriculture Mechanization Programme, stating that the Programme would ensure food and nutrition security, create jobs and boost the economy. The Minister made this known while receiving a […]

Imo to benefit from FG’s Agric scheme

Imo state is among the Niger Delta states that will benefit from the Federal Government‘s Livelihood Improvement Family Enterprise for the Nine Niger-Delta States (LIFE-ND).  The programme is being undertaken in conjunction with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, which has set up a project steering committee for the programme. LIFE-ND is meant […]

FG trains, equips 70 youths in poultry farming in Oyo

In its bid to enhance production skills and engage more youths in poultry farming, Federal Government has trained another batch of 70 youths in poultry production, processing and Marketing in Oyo North Senatorial district. Apart from the training, the beneficiaries were also giving starter parks, 100 birds, cage, 10 bags of feeds and other materials […]

Zamfara, Chinese investors sign agreement on agric, mining

The Zamfara state Government has signed agreement with Chinese investors on mining, agriculture, manufacturing, tourism and power generation in the state.  A statement by the Special Adviser to Gov. Bello Matawalle on Public Enlightenment, Media and Communications, Mr Zailani Bappa, on Friday said that it was aimed at boosting economic activities in the state.  Bappa […]

Food security : Sen. Sirika inaugurates committee to review impact of seasonal rainfall

By Victor Akaa, Abuja The Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika has inaugurated inter-ministerial committee on food security in Abuja. A statement made available to News headquarter signed by Sani Datti for the Director, Public Affairs,James Odauda said the committee was charged with the responsibility to review from 2015-2018 the impact of seasonal rainfall prediction […]