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Obasanjo: Affordable Financing, Stable Policies Vital for Enhancing Food Production

Former President Obasanjo Urges Government Action on Cheap Credit and Policy Consistency for Food Production Boost Olusegun Obasanjo, Nigeria’s former president, has emphasized the critical need for the government to facilitate access to affordable credit and maintain policy consistency to empower farmers and enhance food production in the country. Obasanjo’s remarks come amidst growing concerns […]

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Wrong alarms about Nigeria’s food insecurity

IF we are what we eat, according to the experts, can Nigeria’s dreary situations be attributed to our foods? Are we not pressing the wrong alarms on food scarcity? In 1826 when Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, a French lawyer, politician, and famous gastronome, wrote ”Dis-moi ce que tu manges, je te dirai ce que tu es”, […]

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Olam to establish $100m ultra modern soybean processing plant in Nasarawa

Plans are underway by one of the leading company in the animal feed industry, Olam Nigeria Limited to build a $100 million ultra modern soybean crushing and processing plant in Nasarawa State. The project would be sited along the Keffi/Abuja expressway, will cover about 200 hectares of land. Ade Adefeto, vice president corporate affairs and […]

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Sisi Yemmie’s Yummy Recipe for Fisherman Soup

Sisi Yemmie has dropped a new recipe tutorial on how to cook Nigerian Fisherman Soup. This soup is laden with crabs, king prawns, gigantic snails, periwinkles, ngolo (whelks), and barracuda fish; if you like seafood, this is the soup for you. She says, “this soup is filled with lots of nutritious ingredients and it is a […]

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Oyo approves $1.2m for agribusiness initiative in six geopolitical zones

The Oyo State Government, on Tuesday, approved the sum of $1.2 million for the commencement of the Start Them Early Programme (STEP), an agribusiness initiative, in six selected secondary schools, across the six geopolitical zones in the state. STEP is targeted at gainfully impacting youths in agribusiness with the potentials of expanding the economy of […]

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Fixing agriculture critical to economic rebound

Vibrant agribusiness protects lives and livelihoods Shocks from the COVID-19 pandemic have hit Nigeria in a time when its absorbers are best defined as weak. It has worsened the precarious state of the economy, costing Nigerians their jobs, weakening economic growth and increasing the number of poor masses. To help save lives, prevent increase in […]

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FG assures Nigerian farmers of adequate security

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Sabo Nanono has assured Nigeria farmers of adequate security. Nanono made this known on Thursday, while handing over the multi-million Naira water treatment plant executed by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development at Bukkuyum community in Bukkuyum Local Government Area of Zamfara. Nanono was represented […]