Buhari Lauds CBN, Unveils Rice Pyramids

Buhari Lauds CBN, Unveils Rice Pyramids

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday commended the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, for boosting food production  and supporting the Federal Government ‘s food security initiatives through the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP). Buhari gave the...
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Kano Inoculates 1.3m Animals

Kano Inoculates 1.3m Animals

The Kano State Agro-Pastoral Development Agency (KSAPD)has inoculated 1,364,612 animals against zoonoses.   According to KSAPD, the exercise was carried out in 2021 during the Livestock Vaccination Campaign in the state.  KSAPD Project Coordinat...
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FG Releases 49 New Crop Varieties To Farmers

FG Releases 49 New Crop Varieties To Farmers

As part of measures to boost food production in Nigeria, the Federal Government has released 49 new high yield crop varieties to farmers through the National Varieties Release Committee (NVRC).  NVRC Chairman, Chief Oladosu Awoyemi, disclosed this on Wedn...
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Edo Explains Fresh Agenda To Boost Oil Palm Development

Edo Explains Fresh Agenda To Boost Oil Palm Development

Edo State Government has concluded plans to launch the state’s Oil Palm Development initiative and Cluster Farm initiative as part of ongoing reforms in the agricultural sector.   The State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, who spoke to Journalists in ...
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NSPRI Distributes Processing, Storage Equipment To Farmers In Rivers

NSPRI Distributes Processing, Storage Equipment To Farmers In Rivers

The Nigerian Stored Products Research Institute (NSPRI) on Wednesday distributed some equipment for processing and storage of fish and grains to some farmers in Rivers State.  Speaking at the event in Port Harcourt, the Executive Director of the agency, Mrs.....
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Obaseki: Edo Has The Largest Oil Palm Plantation Under Cultivation In Nigeria

Obaseki: Edo Has The Largest Oil Palm Plantation Under Cultivation In Nigeria

With the cultivation of 120,000 hectares, Edo State has the largest oil palm plantation under cultivation in Nigeria, Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has said  Obaseki said this during a visit by members of the Plantation Owners Forum of Nigeria...
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Nigeria Inaugurates Technical Committee On Sorghum Varieties

Nigeria Inaugurates Technical Committee On Sorghum Varieties

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has inaugurated a technical committee to streamline the existing Sorghum varieties in the country as part of measures to meet food and industrial demands.  A statement issued on Sunday by Modu...
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CBN Earmarks N41b Through Heritage Bank For Dry Season Wheat Projects’ Farming

CBN Earmarks N41b Through Heritage Bank For Dry Season Wheat Projects’ Farming

As part of measures to meet high demand amid poor production capacity of wheat, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has set aside N41billion.   The fund is being disbursed by Heritage Bank Plc to farmers across multiple States for the...
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World Bank Applauds Kano State APPEALS Project

World Bank Applauds Kano State APPEALS Project

The World Bank on Saturday in Kano commended the successes recorded in its Agro-processing Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support Project.  Dr Adetunji Oredipe, World Bank Task Team Leader gave the commendation while fi...
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Lagos APPEALS Project Targets Bumper Harvest

Lagos APPEALS Project Targets Bumper Harvest

Lagos State Agro-Processing , Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support (APPEALS) project is targeting bumper harvest in water bodies this Christmas season.  The Project Coordinator, Mrs Oluranti Sagoe-Oviebo,  told the News Agency ...
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Okomu Oil Targets N16.1b Turnover, N4.4b Profit in 2022 Q1

Okomu Oil Targets N16.1b Turnover, N4.4b Profit in 2022 Q1

By Moses Ebosele, ebosele@hotmail.com — For the 2022 First Quarter (Q1), Okomu Oil Palm Company Plc has projected N16.2B (N16,158, 477) turnover and profit after tax of N4.4b (N4,470, 477).  In its presentation of forecast to the...
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Lagos APPEALS Supports 2,691 Farmers With Inputs, Equipment

Lagos APPEALS Supports 2,691 Farmers With Inputs, Equipment

In line with its agenda, the Agro-processing, Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support (APPEALS) project in Lagos State has supported a total of 2,691 farmers and Small Scale Entrepreneurs with inputs and equipment across poultry, rice, and ...
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Oil Palm: Igbinedion Varsity Secures N500m CBN Facility

Oil Palm: Igbinedion Varsity Secures N500m CBN Facility

The Igbinedion University, Okada, has secured a N500 million Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) facility to resuscitate and expand its existing oil palm plantation. The university’s Vice-Chancellor (VC), Prof. Lawrence Ezemonye, made this known on Friday in Okada...
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Okomu Oil Explores Agenda For 2022

Okomu Oil Explores Agenda For 2022

By Moses Ebosele, ebosele@hotmail.com  — The Board of Okomu Oil Palm Plc is to meet on Monday, December 13, 2021 to consider amongs others, the company’s business and forecast for 2022.   Company Secretary, Chukwuebuka Omerole, in a no...
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