Border Closure Saves Nigeria’s Poultry Industry N50b -NIAS

The land border closure with neighbouring countries has saved the poultry industry in Nigeria about N50 billion since its commencement in October. Prof. Eustace Iyayi,...

FG Inaugurates Committee To Oversee Agric. Projects

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has inaugurated a 13-man Steering Committee for the implementation of the Livelihood Improvement Family Enterprises (LIFE-ND) project,...

Why Bank Of Agriculture Is Still In Distress – Nanono

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Malam Sabo Nanono, said the Bank of Agriculture was still in distress because no concrete effort was...

Why CBN Must Transfer Anchor Borrowers Program To Agric Ministry – Lawmaker

The Chairman, National Agricultural Foundation, Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, has restated the need for the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to hand over the administration...

Anchor Borrowers: CBN Tasks Cotton Farmers On Prompt Repayment Of Agric Loans

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has called on the 30, 000 cotton farmers in Kano state, who benefited from Agric loan under the...

Nigeria Ready For Rice Exportation In 2 Years – Nanono

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Sabo Nanono, says with the phenomenal increase in rice production and processing in the country, Nigeria...

KNARDA Lacks Funds To Train Agriculture Extension Workers—Official

Kano State Agricultural and Rural Development Authority, (KNARDA) says lack of funding is hampering its activities, especially in the area of training and retraining...

FG Inaugurates Milk Collection Center In Kano

The Federal Government on Saturday inaugurated a mini milk collection center in Tassa Village in Dawakin Kudu Local Government Area of Kano state.

Agric Minister Inspects N6bn Gezawa Commodity Exchange Market

By Murtala Muhammad Minister of Agriculture, Alhaji Sabo-Nanono has reiterated Federal government readiness to facilitate activities of commodity exchange...

There Are Only 14, 000 Agric Extension Workers In Nigeria– Minister

There are only 14, 000 agricultural extension service workers that attend to the needs of the huge number of farmers across the...