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Commissioner for Wealth Creation, Otunba Kayode Fasae; Commissioner for Agriculture and Food Security, Mr. Ebenezer Boluwade; Ekiti State Governor, Mr Biodun Oyebanji; and CEO of YSJ Limited, Oluwayemisi Joluwe ; during the flag off of Youth in Agriculture Planting Season and...
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NDDC To Support 4,500 Rice, Cassava Farmers

NDDC To Support 4,500 Rice, Cassava Farmers

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has commenced a partnership with communities in the Niger Delta region to empower 4,500 rice and cassava farmers to ensure food security in the region and country at large. Speaking during the onboarding Programme....
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NDDC Secures 100 Hectares For Agric Project In Akwa Ibom

NDDC Secures 100 Hectares For Agric Project In Akwa Ibom

The agricultural component of the Holistic Opportunities for Programme and Engagement, Project HOPE, of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has secured over 100 hectares from Itak Ikot Udo community in Ikot Ekpene Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom S...
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Obasanjo, Nwabuko, Harp On Innovation, Collaboration To Grow Agric Sector In Nigeria

Obasanjo, Nwabuko, Harp On Innovation, Collaboration To Grow Agric Sector In Nigeria

By Moses Ebosele, ebosele@hotmail.com – Innovation in agriculture is key to human survival and development, former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has said.  Speaking at the  AgriConnect Summit in Lagos on Friday, Obasanjo said when strategic...
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Managing Director, Prime Agro Seeds Limited, Mr Meka Nwabuko (Left) and Director, Obasanjo Farms Nigeria, Mr Oludayo Obasanjo at the just concluded AgriConnect Summit in Lagos
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Gunmen Kill Three Okomu Oil Workers

Gunmen Kill Three Okomu Oil Workers

Three staff of Okomu Oil Palm Company Plc, Edo State have been killed. The Public Relations Officer of the company, Fidelis Olise, who confirmed the development explained that the killing was done by “unknown persons.”He stated the company enjoyed a...
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Edo Unveils Manpower Development Scheme For Oil Palm Sector

Edo Unveils Manpower Development Scheme For Oil Palm Sector

The Edo State Government through the Edo State Oil Palm Programme (ESOPP) has called for applicants for its manpower development scheme aimed at growing a new crop of workers in its expansive oil plantation sector.In a statement, Acting Team Lead,...
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NDDC To Acquire Tractors For Mechanized Farming

NDDC To Acquire Tractors For Mechanized Farming

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has announced plans to purchase modern farming equipment, such as tractors, to boost its agricultural initiatives, notably the Holistic Opportunities, Projects, and Engagement (HOPE) project.Speaking during a visit...
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Okomu Oil Palm Trains Community Representatives On Leveraging Presence Of Multinational In An Environment

Okomu Oil Palm Trains Community Representatives On Leveraging Presence Of Multinational In An Environment

Members of communities playing host to multinational companies have been urged to leverage the presence of these companies for the advancement of their lives and that of their communities. This was the thrust of the lecture at the bi-annual community...
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FG Tasks Oil Palm Stakeholders On Expansion Agenda

FG Tasks Oil Palm Stakeholders On Expansion Agenda

By Moses Ebosele, ebosele@hotmail.com The Federal Ministry Of Industry Trade & Investment has challenged Oil Palm Stakeholders to take advantage of technology and innovations as part of measures to optimise yields, reduce waste and boost growth in the...
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AfDB Supports Nigeria With $134 Million To Cultivate Rice, Maize, Cassava, Soyabeans

AfDB Supports Nigeria With $134 Million To Cultivate Rice, Maize, Cassava, Soyabeans

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is supporting Nigeria in the cultivation of rice, maize, cassava and soyabeans to boost food production. The bank is providing $134 million to achieve this, it president, Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, said on Saturday after visiting...
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Firm Cultivates 2,000 Hectares Of Oil Palm In Edo

Firm Cultivates 2,000 Hectares Of Oil Palm In Edo

The Managing Director, Bravag Nigeria Limited, Mr. Erhunse Oviawe, has explained that through reforms in the Edo State Oil Palm Programme (ESOPP), his company has developed 2000 hectares farm estate and is now exporting Fresh Fruit Bunches (FFB) to other...
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Nigeria Signs MoU On 10,000 Tractors

Nigeria Signs MoU On 10,000 Tractors

The Federal Government of Nigeria has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with John Deere to supply Nigeria with 2000 tractors yearly in the next five years. According to the Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Abubakar Kyari, the move...
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Delta To Disburse N2b Special Agricultural Intervention Fund To Farmers In January 

Delta To Disburse N2b Special Agricultural Intervention Fund To Farmers In January 

Delta State Governor, Sheriff Oborevwori has announced that the state government is set to distribute a Special Agricultural Intervention Fund of N2 billion to farmers this month.  The governor revealed this information on Wednesday while examining the Ac...
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