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A cross-section of Nigerian farmers in the North West has stated that poor returns on investment in food crops cultivation are forcing them to concentrate on cash crops to generate income

A cross-section of Nigerian farmers in the North West has stated that poor returns on investment in food crops cultivation are forcing them to concentrate on cash crops to generate income, a survey has shown. The farmers and other stakeholders said abandonment of food crops such as Maize, Sorghum and Millet is largely due to …

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Former Senate president Chief Anyim Pius Anyim accused of destroying farmland in Ebonyi

Former Senate President of the Nigerian Senate, Chief Anyim Pius Anyim, has been allegedly accused of destroying commercial farmland at Amagu, Ishiagu in Ivo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, Nigeria. The land is said to belong to one Mr. Moses Orji whose lawyer, Barr. Ogbonna Paul Arochukwu claimed in a press statement forwarded to …

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Coronavirus: United Nations Commends Nigeria for curbing COVI-19

The FG Nigeria has described the United Nations commendation of its strategies and precautionary measures to stop the spread of the devastating coronavirus (COVID-19) as a morale booster and praiseworthy development. The UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, while addressing a press conference on COVID-19 in New York, commended the Government of Nigeria for the prompt initiation …

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A new report claims there were 10,000 cases of slavery in The United Kingdom in 2019

The total number of suspected modern slavery victims in the UK has reportedly risen to a record high of more than 10,000 – up 52 percent in a year, new figures show. According to a new report, there were about 10,000 cases of modern-day slavery in the United Kingdom last year. In the shocking report first released …

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Partners Call For Policies To Drive Agricultural Exportation

As Nigeria step up move to reposition the agricultural sector towards achieving self-sufficiency in food production and attract investors in the sector, Dr. Abiso Kabir a stakeholder in the agricultural sector has advocated for favorable policies to drive agricultural exportation. Dr. Kabir who announced this on Monday in Abuja while speaking with journalists said the …

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FG Partners Global Fortunes To Establish Agricultural Industrial Parks

Mustapha Shehuri the Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, has stated that the Federal Government would partner Global Fortunes to establish Agricultural Industrial Parks (AIPs) across the 6-Geopolitical Zones of the country to create jobs and ensure food sufficiency in the Agricultural Value Chain. Shehuri made this disclosure when he received a delegation …

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Set up Structures For Rice Exportation ― Agric Economist says

Mr. Bright Okwu an agricultural economist, has advised the Federal Government to put in place necessary structures to ensure that its desire to export Nigerian rice is attainable. Okwu, the National Coordinator of Africa Farming Projects, a non-governmental organization, advised in an interview with the Ebenews in Lagos on Monday. “For the idea of exporting …

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2 Nigerians, Onasanya, Patricia Imobhio, Died Of Coronavirus In UK and Italy

2 Nigerian citizens have died of the coronavirus both in the United Kingdom and Italy. While a Nigerian living in Britain, Anthony Deola Onasanya, on Wednesday died of the disease, 60-year-old Mrs. Patricia Imohibo died on March 28 from complications from the disease. Onasanya, who finished from Abeokuta Grammar School, Ogun State, was said to …

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Government of Osun aids farmers Tomato, Pepper Farmers With N2.3m Loan

Qualified tomato and Pepper farmers in Osun State have been entitled to a total of N2.3 million to begin the production of the two essential commodities in the state. The farmers numbering 15, were given the funds by the government, via the Osun Micro-Credit Agency, to aid food security measures. Giving out the cheque on …

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