Lagos Empowers 3,000 Fisheries, Others

Lagos Empowers 3,000 Fisheries, Others

The Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms Abisola Olusanya, has said that no fewer than 3,000 agripreneurs in artisanal fisheries, poultry and piggery value chains would be empowered at the 2021 Agricultural Value Chains Enterprise Activation Programme on July 29. ...
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FG Hands Over 200 Hectares Farmland To Jigawa Farmers

FG Hands Over 200 Hectares Farmland To Jigawa Farmers

The Federal Government on Saturday handed over additional 200 hectares of farmland to farmers under its Hadejia Valley Irrigation Scheme (HVIS), a N9 billion rehabilitation project in Auyo, Jigawa.  The modern irrigation farmland, which was designed for r...
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Ministry, Japan Empower 150 Farmers With Rice Seeds, Inputs In Edo

Ministry, Japan Empower 150 Farmers With Rice Seeds, Inputs In Edo

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) in partnership with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) on Wednesday empowered 150 rice farmers with improved rice seeds and farm inputs in Edo.  Distributing the farm inputs ...
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NCoS Secures ICRC Certificate To Produce Rice,  Palm Kernel In Edo

NCoS Secures ICRC Certificate To Produce Rice, Palm Kernel In Edo

The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has issued an Outlined Business Case (OBC) Certificate to Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS) in respect of the Ozalla farm, Edo state for production of rice and Palm kernel.  Speaking on Tue...
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Akwa Ibom Distributes 100,000 Oil Palm Seedlings To Farmers

Akwa Ibom Distributes 100,000 Oil Palm Seedlings To Farmers

The Akwa – Ibom Government has distributed 100,000 oil palm seedlings to farmers in the state to boost oil palm production for the 2021 first planting season.   The Commissioner for Agriculture, Dr Glory Edet, inaugurated the distribution at the nu...
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Edo To Distribute 25,000 Oil Palm Seedlings

Edo To Distribute 25,000 Oil Palm Seedlings

Edo State Government has concluded plans to distribute more than 25, 000 oil palm seedlings to small holders oil palm farmers in the state.  Gov. Godwin Obaseki announced this during the inauguration of 2021 oil palm planting season organised by...
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27 Years After, Okitipupa Oil Palm Shareholders Get 25kobo Dividend

27 Years After, Okitipupa Oil Palm Shareholders Get 25kobo Dividend

The Okitipupa Oil Palm Plc has resolved to pay its shareholders 25k dividends for the year ended December 31, 2020,  27 years after it last paid.  Chairman of the Board of Directors, Chief Mobolaji Osomo,  made the disclosure at the 31st...
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Bayelsa Seeks South Korea’s Partnership On Agric, Maritime, Others

Bayelsa Seeks South Korea’s Partnership On Agric, Maritime, Others

Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa has sought the partnership and support of South Korea in areas of agricultural, maritime and infrastructure development of the state.  At a meeting with the South Korean Ambassador to Nigeria, Kim Young-Chae, in Abuja on...
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Fertilizer Markets Boom On Mixed Fundamentals

Fertilizer Markets Boom On Mixed Fundamentals

By Julia Meehan, Managing Editor, Fertilizers, ICIS  — International fertilizer markets are currently experiencing an unseasonal boost in prices and demand, with some prices hitting historical highs. The major question now for producers, traders, co-ope...
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‘Dangote Fertiliser Delivers 120 Trucks Daily’

‘Dangote Fertiliser Delivers 120 Trucks Daily’

By citybusinessnews@yahoo.com  — Dangote urea fertiliser currently pushes out a minimum of 120 trucks per day across the country to meet local demands and exports.  Group Executive Director, Strategy, Capital Projects and Portfolio Develop...
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Delta Empowers 350 Oil Palm Farmers

Delta Empowers 350 Oil Palm Farmers

Delta State Government on Thursday distributed 120,000 improved oil palm seedlings to support 350 farmers to cultivate 800 hectares of oil palm plantations across the state.  The State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa flagged off the exercise by distrusting oil pa...
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Ecobank Reiterates Support For Agriculture, Youths Employment

Ecobank Reiterates Support For Agriculture, Youths Employment

The Managing Director, Ecobank Nigeria Patrick Akinwuntan says the bank is committed to support the development of the agric value chain to further explore how to unlock productivity and economic growth and food security potentials for Nigeria.   &nb...
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Dangote Fertiliser Hits Nigerian Market

Dangote Fertiliser Hits Nigerian Market

Dangote Industries Limited on Friday disclosed that its three million metric tonnes granulated urea fertilizer plant is now completed and its products will flood the Nigerian market from Monday. Alhaji Aliko Dangote, President  Dangote Group, made th...
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FCTA Partners Investors On Livestock Development

FCTA Partners Investors On Livestock Development

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has disclosed plans to partner with investors to boost livestock development and create jobs in the territory.  The Acting Secretary, FCTA Agriculture and Rural Development Secretariat, Mr Ibe Chukwuemek...
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