British Govt Harps On Regeneration Of Edo State’s Forest Resources

British Govt Harps On Regeneration Of Edo State’s Forest Resources

The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Richard Montgomery has reinstated Britain’s commitment to support the Nigerian Government as part of efforts to preserve the forest and other natural resources for the benefit of future generation. Mr. Montgomery stated this during his...
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Farmers Seek Improved Investment In Agriculture

Farmers Seek Improved Investment In Agriculture

AS economic situation bites harder on Nigerians, some farmers in Gombe have urged the state government to leverage the additional funds received from the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC), to invest in the agriculture. They said such investment wa...
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Adulteration: Palm Oil Farmers Seek Collaboration With FG

Adulteration: Palm Oil Farmers Seek Collaboration With FG

The National Palm Produce Association of Nigeria (NPPAN) has called on the Federal Government to collaborate in establishing palm oil markets aimed at combatting oil adulteration. In an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja, Mr Alphonsus...
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Agribusiness: Ecobank Restates Commitment To Youth Empowerment  

Agribusiness: Ecobank Restates Commitment To Youth Empowerment  

The Managing Director and Regional Executive, Ecobank Nigeria, Bolaji Lawal has reiterated the bank’s commitment to supporting any investment that will stimulate the growth of Nigeria’s economy and transform the opportunities in Nigeria into business ...
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Okomu Oil Shareholders Okay N21 Final Dividend For 2022

Okomu Oil Shareholders Okay N21 Final Dividend For 2022

By Moses Ebosele, ebosele@hotmail.com  Shareholders of Okomu Oil Palm Company Plc have approved final dividend of N12 per share for the year ended December 31, 2022.  This in addition to the N9 paid as interim dividend amounts to a total of...
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Akwa Ibom Distributes 600,000 Cocoa Seedlings To Farmers

Akwa Ibom Distributes 600,000 Cocoa Seedlings To Farmers

The Akwa Ibom State Government has commenced the distribution of 600,000 cocoa seedlings to farmers for this year’s planting season. The Commissioner for Agriculture, Dr. Offiong Offor, who performed the distribution of the seedlings to farmers in Ini Local ...
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Nigeria Unveils Revised National Agric Seed Policy

Nigeria Unveils Revised National Agric Seed Policy

As part of measures to boost farmers’ unrestricted access to best genetics and enhance productivity, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Mohammad Abubakar has unveiled Revised National Agricultural Seed Policy According to the Ministe...
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Sasakawa Africa Association, Japanese Embassy Reiterates Support For Nigeria’s Agricultural Sector

Sasakawa Africa Association, Japanese Embassy Reiterates Support For Nigeria’s Agricultural Sector

The Embassy of Japan in Nigeria and Sasakawa Africa Association (formerly SG2000) have reiterated their commitment to strengthen joint efforts to help Nigeria transform the agricultural sector. The two institutions made the assurance during a courtesy visit by...
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Ogun Unveils Digital Support Platform For Farmers

Ogun Unveils Digital Support Platform For Farmers

The Ogun State Economic Transformation Project (OGSTEP), in partnership with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), has launched an integrated digital support platform, the Ogun State Farmer Information Management System (OGFIMS) to offer ...
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FAO: Gender Inequalities In Agriculture Costs World $1trn

FAO: Gender Inequalities In Agriculture Costs World $1trn

The UN’s Food and Agriculture (FAO) has declared that gender inequalities in food and agriculture are costing the world over one trillion dollars, noting that leveling the playing field for women working in the sectors can bring growth and help...
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CBN Disburses N12.65b Agric Intervention Fund

CBN Disburses N12.65b Agric Intervention Fund

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has disbursed N12.65 billion to the Anchor Borrowers Programme (ABP), its flagship agriculture intervention scheme from January till date. The CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele said this on Tuesday in Abuja, when he read t...
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Presco Bags Company Of The Year Award

Presco Bags Company Of The Year Award

Presco Plc has emerged winner of the year 2022 company of the year award in recognition of its c contribtions to the agricultural sector in Nigeria.. Speaking  at the  2023 Investors’s summit held on thursday in Ibadan, Oyo State, the org...
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Poultry Association Laments Rising Cost Of Eggs

Poultry Association Laments Rising Cost Of Eggs

The Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN) has blamed the hike in the price of eggs on cash scarcity and the rising cost of raw materials. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the cost of a crate of eggs...
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Okomu Oil Empowers Women  On Waste To Wealth Initiatives   

Okomu Oil Empowers Women  On Waste To Wealth Initiatives   

Okomu Oil Palm Plc has empowered not less than 70 women on how to turn waste to wealth as part of activities to mark the 2023 International Women’s Day. According to Okomu Oil Palm Plc, the two day skills acquisition...
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