By Hussein Yahaya According to the report, the Nigerian Agricultural Insurance Corporation (NAIC) has paid claims of N464 million in the first quarter of 2019 to its insured farmers across the country. The Managing Director of the Corporation, Mrs. Falashade Joseph, stated this in a statement made available to Daily Trust in Abuja.
By Bianca Iboma The paper has it that, the Vice Chancellor, University of Lagos, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, has voiced support for agro – based energy to develop agriculture. He said agro – based energy has renewable resources that can help Nigeria overcome daunting development challenges in its economy.
By Ahmed Tahir Ajobe The paper reports that, Niger State Government says it is taking the opportunity of high demand for soya beans in the international market to go into massive production of the crop this planting season. Speaking during a workshop on soya beans production organized by Complit Agro-Product Limited, Commissioner of Agriculture, Malam […]
According to the report, Farming in Nigeria has taken a dramatic turn in recent years, creating jobs and opportunities for entrepreneurs who dare to go into farming business. Millionaires are currently being made every year through farming in Nigeria and there is certainly no end to the prospects of creating more wealth through farming in […]
By Walter Ukaegbu The paper has it that, the Federal Government is set to create about four million jobs through oil palm production in the country. This was made known by the Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr. Sunday Edet Akpan, at the Stakeholders Forum for the presentation of […]
By Mudiaga Affe Mudiaga reports that, the Foundation for Partnership Initiative in the Niger Delta on Tuesday disclosed that 1,047 farmers and Small and Medium Scale Enterprises in Cross River State recorded an increase of over N240m through the foundation’s economic development interventions. The interventions, which were done in partnership with the Cross River State […]
By Okwe Obi The paper has it that, the Federal Government has said it is projecting over N6 billion as concession of 20 silos for 10years. Government also said concessionaires will provide performance bonds as collateral, as a guarantee against non-performance, while the ministry will retain the contractual rights to terminate for none performance.
By James Emejo The paper has it that, the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) Plc, along with its technical partner on Agricultural Mechanization- Machines and Equipment Corporation Africa (MECA), yesterday signed an agreement with the World Bank’s FADAMA III-AF Programme for the management of its Agricultural infrastructure. OGUN FARMERS GET KOLANUT […]
According to the paper, Kwale , no fewer than 100 persons have benefited from the Training and Empowerment of Youth and Women on Fish Feeds (zone A and B) sponsored by the member representing Ndokwa/Ukwuani Federal Constituency at the National Assembly. NGOS TO ENHANCE AGRICULTURE THROUGH REALITY SHOW: P.G. 11 By Victor Arjiromanus The reports […]