BAT releases Harm Reduction Report for 2016

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A few days back on the 27th of February, British American Tobacco (BAT), released their harm reduction report for 2016, discussing their strategy to...

FG to compensate poultry farmers hit by bird flu

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The Federal Government has assured poultry farmers of its readiness to compensate those affected by the 2015/2016 Avian Influenza (Bird Flu) outbreak across. Chief Audu...

Nigeria to restructure agriculture bank

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Nigeria is to restructure Bank of Agriculture (BOA) to facilitate farmers’ access to loans and encourage youths’ participation in farming. The Minister of Agriculture and...

Shoprite promote made in Nigeria goods

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Shoprite Nigeria, a leading retail store in Africa have flagged off a campaign to promote proudly made in Nigeria products. The flagship event which took...

The coming of Indian Garri and Chinese Amala

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We have expressed sufficient disgust over the situation where Nigeria constantly finds itself in a serious paradox: While Nigeria is blessed with abundant land...

Dangote Tomato signs deal with farmers in Sokoto, Gombe

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The Dangote Tomato Processing Company, Kadawa, Kano state has concluded arrangement to purchase fresh tomatoes from farmers in Gombe and Sokoto States. The company had...

Potato Farm and Processing in Nigeria – The Cros Agro Potato Farm

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Cros Agro (a merger of Matankadi and Gadol) is the leading diversified agro-allied firm in Nigeria. Founded in 2001, the company has established its...

BUA Group partners Kano farmers to boost local rice production

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In fulfillment of the Federal Government’s policy of boosting rice production in Kano State, the BUA Rice Ltd, a subsidiary of BUA Group, is...

Recession sees local rice becoming Nigeria’s darling

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In recently times, more and more Nigerians are opting for locally grown and processed rice in their various communities. This has also pushed farmers...

Expert warns on dangers of tobacco farming

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An expert on tobacco-induced diseases, Akin Adebiyi, has warned tobacco farmers of the harmful effects of cultivating the crop. Mr. Adebiyi, a medical doctor at...

FAO supports 174, 000 IDP farmers with seeds, irrigations for dry season farming

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The Food and Agriculture Organization is supporting about 174, 000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the north east Nigeria with vegetable seeds and irrigation...

Niger: Farmers lose crops worth millions to army worms

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Farmers in four local government areas of Niger State have lost crops worth millions of naira to army worms, the  Commissioner for Agriculture and...