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Gombe takes investment to world’s biggest fertiliser Producer

From Abdulwahab Muhammad, Bauchi Gov. Inuwa Yahaya has taken of Gombe State investment drive mission to the Office Chérifien des Phosphates (OCP) in Morocco for a sustainable agricultural collaboration. TheNewsZenith reports that OCP is the world’s largest producer of phosphate-based fertilizers and a global leader in sustainable agriculture. This is part of the government’s strategic […]

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JGSG invests N5bn in farmer support services

From Kazeem Oduola, Dutse Gov. Umar Namadi of Jigawa State, says his administration has invested more than N5 billion in farmer support services. Namadi announced in an address to mark the first anniversary of his administration on Wednesday in Dutse. TheNewsZenith quotes the governor as saying that the gesture was to encourage productivity and enhance […]

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Agency urges Nigerians to preserve nature with coconuts

By Yinka Salaam Lagos State Government has advised Nigerians to embrace and preserve the nature of their environment by planting economic trees like coconut. The General Manager of Lagos State Coconut Development Agency (LASCODA), Mr Dapo Olakulehin gave the advice at the commemoration of Biodiversity Day 2024 at Ajido town, Badagry, Lagos. LASCODA, in collaboration […]

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NGO partners stakeholders to empower farmers in Ondo

From Khadijat Usman, Akure A Non-Governmental Organisation, Agbeladun, has offered to partner with relevant stakeholders to boost food production and ensure sufficiency in Ondo State. Chairman of the NGO, Olusola Fadoju said at a meeting with some farmers in Akure, on Thursday, that activities of the organisation are geared towards complementing the Ondo State Agricultural […]

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Insurance consortium pays N110m compensation to farmers

By Abdulfatah Babatunde A consortium of four agricultural insurance companies, led by PULA Advisors AG, has paid N110 million to some Nigerian farmers as compensation in respect of their harvest losses. TheNewsZenith reports that PULA Advisors AG, in partnership with Leadway ⁷Assurance Company Limited, Heifer International and AFEX Commodity Exchange started the payout of the […]

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Updated: OYSG distributes farm inputs in Saki West, 5 other LGAs

From Our Corrspondent The Oyo State Government, on Monday, distributed farm inputs and agricultural assets to farmers in Six local government areas of Oyo State. TheNewsZenith reports that the Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr Olasunkanmi Olaleye supervised the distribution. Olaleye said the flag-off of the distribution, in Ibarapa zone “is part of the […]

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OYSG distribute agric inputs to 2,537 farmers

From Our Correspondent The Oyo State Government has begun the fourth phase of distribution of agricultural inputs to 2,537 farmers across the state. TheNewsZenith reports that the inputs comprised of cassava stems, hybrid maize seedlings, herbicides and knap-sack sprayers. Oyo State Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr Olasunkanmi Olaleye, inaugurated the exercise in Eruwa, […]

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Farmers body gets new spokesman in Akwa Ibom

From Our Correspondent  The All Farmer’s Association of Nigeria (AFAN) Akwa Ibom State Chapter, has appointed a new Head of Media to handle it’s Publicity and media relations. The new spokesman is Mr Samuel Akpan, the immediate past General Manager of Inspiration 105.9 FM, Uyo.   The State Chairman of AFAN, Prince Bassey Inwang, announced […]

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KBSG distributes N2.6b fertiliser to boost food production

From Our Correspondent The Kebbi Government has procured fertiliser worth N2.6 billion and distributed it to farmers free, to enhance food production in the state. The Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Alhaji Shehu Mu’azu, announced this at a weekly press briefing, on Monday, in Birnin Kebbi. Mu’azu added that this was in addition to […]

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Kaduna wheat farmers happy over Fg’s 50% inputs subsidy

From Our Correspondent Wheat farmers in Kaduna State are in a joyous mood, praising the Federal Government for subsidising inputs for dry-season wheat farming by half, on Sunday in Zaria, Kaduna State. TheNewsZenith reports that the government subsidises dry season wheat farming inputs by 50 per cent under its National Agricultural Growth Scheme and Agro […]

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