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Rising Cost Of Bread: FG Advised To Revisit Cassava Flour Solution

* Bread in shelves * Courtesy The Cable  …Says Bread May Disappear From Table Of Average Nigerian  Table If… As the cost of bread in the country continues to rise, the Federal Government has been   advised to revisit the  idea of using Cassava flour for making  bread to reduce the cost and make it affordable.. The […]

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Bridge Aquaculture Gaps To Boost Fish Export, Stakeholders Task Nigerians

    In a bid strengthen the aquaculture sector, stakeholders in the sub sector have harped on the need to bridge the gaps in the sector to foster international acceptance of locally grown fish. The stakeholders said this at the ongoing Norwegian Seafood Council capacity training for fishery officers and stakeholders in Lagos. The Norwegian Seafood Council […]


Poultry Farmers Urge Govts To Prioritise Agricultural Sector

    The Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN), Lagos State Chapter, has urged the three tiers of government to prioritise the agriculture sector in order to overcome the impact of the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. The PAN Chairman, Mr. Godwin Egbebe, made the call at the group’s two-day annual symposium in Lagos with the […]


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Edo Attracts $531.2M Oil Palm Investment In  Nine Months , Allocates Over 62,000 Hectares To Investors

    …Targets 200,000 New Jobs, Distributes 21 Motorbikes To Extension Workers   The Edo State Government has attracted over $531 million in the last nine months to the oil palm sector through the Edo State Oil Palm Programme (ESOPP). Edo State Commissioner for Agriculture and Food Security, Mr. Stephen Idehenre, disclosed this to journalists […]


Edo To Launch Cluster Farm Initiatives, Others  To Boost Oilil Palm Devt.

      The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said his government plans to launch the state’s Oil Palm Development initiative and Cluster Farm initiative, as part of ongoing reforms in the agricultural sector to grow the state’s economy and achieve food security. The governor, who spoke to journalists in Benin City, said […]


Obaseki Approves 50 Hectares For Oil Palm Production In Orhionmwon

    The Edo State Governor and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has approved 50 hectares of farmland for three international investors for the production of palm oil in the state. The parcel of land, according to the governor, is on lease to three new companies coming from Asia, as […]


Buhari Commends Bagudu For Agric Tourism Development Strides

    President Muhammadu Buhari has singled out Kebbi State Governor, Abubakar Bagudu for commendation, describing him as Nigeria’s true ambassador on rural economic development through his massive agricultural investment and inter-state economic revival policy initiatives. In a letter to the governor dated March 13, 2018, the President thanked Bagudu for his “unwavering commitment to […]