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Nigeria Customs takes precautionary measure as cattle disease hits Niger Republic

Nigeria Customs takes precautionary measure as cattle disease hits Niger Republic

The Nigeria Customs Service has directed its officials to take precautionary measure at land borders to prevent importation of “charcoal anthrax” diseases into the country. The deputy comptroller –general (E, I&I) of the agency, V.D…

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Agriculture is enough to create wealth for Nigeria & Nigerians – Cellulant CEO

Agriculture is enough to create wealth for Nigeria & Nigerians – Cellulant CEO

L-R:MD/CEO, Wema Bank, Ademola Adebise; CO-CEO, Cellulant Corporation, Bolaji Akinboro; Chief Compliance Officer, Cellulant Corporation, Solomon Abiakalam and Manager, Retail Marketplace, Cellulant Nigeria, Jennifer Onyebuagu at the Inaugural Partners’ Summit organised by Cellulant in Lagos…

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Lagos pledges support to farmers

Lagos pledges support to farmers

Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said that the state would continue to provide necessary assistance and advisory services to farmers to increase food production for the growing population. Sanwo-Olu gave the commitment in Lagos…

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Greenhouse farming getting rooted in Lagos, Ogun

Greenhouse farming getting rooted in Lagos, Ogun

As the gap in efforts to produce enough food to feed the country’s increasing population continues to widen, experts have severally called for the innovation of agriculture through the adoption of technology-driven solutions as the…

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Scarcity of potato seeds hits Katsina

Scarcity of potato seeds hits Katsina

Irish potato farmers in Katsina State are facing scarcity of seedlings – a development that has forced some of them to opt for the cultivation of cabbage, wheat or cucumber. Daily Trust reports that over…

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From a hen to 150 cows: How 28-yr-old farmer turned millionaire

From a hen to 150 cows: How 28-yr-old farmer turned millionaire

Few metres away from the dusty grounds of the General Hospital, Uke in Karu Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, lay Hausawa Farm, a venture stocked with different breeds of exotic animals – cows, goats…

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Don’t use additive to hatch eggs, poultry farmers warned

Don’t use additive to hatch eggs, poultry farmers warned

A poultry farmer, Mrs Theresa Muyi, has warned poultry farmers against using additives to hatch eggs, in a bid to make quick cash. Muyi gave the warning in an interview with a correspondent of the…

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Abuja vegetable farmers lament destruction of crops, lack of seedlings

Abuja vegetable farmers lament destruction of crops, lack of seedlings

A 60-year-old woman wipes her face with the back of her palms to clean a simmering sweat before tightening a bundle of pumpkin leaves for a customer. Victoria Uzo has been in the business for…

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57th Paris International Agricultural Show gets February – March date

57th Paris International Agricultural Show gets February – March date

The 57th edition of the Salon International de l’Agriculture (SIA) themed “Agriculture welcomes you with open arms” has been scheduled to hold in Paris, France from the 22nd of February to the 1st of March,…

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NLTP: FG to upgrade grazing reserves in seven states

NLTP: FG to upgrade grazing reserves in seven states

The Executive Secretary of the National Commission for Nomadic Education (NCNE), Mr Bashir Usman, revealed that the Federal Government is taking necessary steps to reconstruct grazing reserves into ranches in seven states in Nigeria. Usman…