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Substandard products in Nigeria on the rise – FCCPC

Substandard products in Nigeria on the rise – FCCPC

The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) has brought to the attention of the public that the circulation of substandard products in Nigerian markets is currently skyrocketing. Speaking at a sensitization programme in the…

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Nasarawa accept modalities for accessing a N1.5bn credit facility

Nasarawa accept modalities for accessing a N1.5bn credit facility

Officials from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) and representatives of the Nasarawa State government met and agreed on modalities for accessing a N1.5bn credit…

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Governor Buni: Why we organised Yobe Agric summit

Governor Buni: Why we organised Yobe Agric summit

The Yobe agricultural summit is aimed at moving 70 per cent of the farming population from subsistence to commercial agricultural practice, Governor Mai-Mala Buni has said. On Monday the governor declared open a week-long agricultural…

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FG to intensify biotechnology use for food production

FG to intensify biotechnology use for food production

The Federal Government has expressed its willingness to harness biotechnology and genetic engineering to guarantee food security and sufficiency in the country. Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, made the disclosure on Tuesday…

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Milk production challenged by inadequate processors – Miyetti Allah

Milk production challenged by inadequate processors – Miyetti Allah

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), has disclosed that milk production in the country is faced with the major challenge of inadequate milk processors and collation centres to enable local production. The…

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Agro-allied, key to creating employment – VP Osinbajo

Agro-allied, key to creating employment – VP Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has hinted that the agro-allied value chain is key to unlocking the greatest value for jobs and improved productivity in Nigeria. Osinbajo made this disclosure while declaring open the 2019 Annual…

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Spillage, dredging has made fishing risky – Lagos fishermen lament

Spillage, dredging has made fishing risky – Lagos fishermen lament

The president of the Fishermen Association of Lagos State, Alhaji Fasasi Adekunle has decried the activities of multinational companies on the high sea, noting they have made fishing difficult and risky. Adekunle disclosed that the…

GUYS: Fadama shell out N94 million to youths in Ondo

The Fadama III AF Project has disbursed over N94 million to no less than 258 unemployed graduates, under its Graduate Unemployed Youth/Women Scheme project (Fadama GUYS) in Ondo State. Project Engineer and Desk officer for…

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NDDC partners IFAD to boost food security in Niger Delta

NDDC partners IFAD to boost food security in Niger Delta

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has said it is collaborating with the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) to boost food production in the Niger Delta. Acting Managing Director of NDDC, Dr. Akwagaga Enyia…

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ABP: CBN supports 2000 hectares of rice farms in Borno

ABP: CBN supports 2000 hectares of rice farms in Borno

As part of its plans to bolster rice production in the country, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is supporting the cultivation of 2000 hectares of farms in Borno, to produce improved variety seedlings and…