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Minister Explains High Cost Of Local Rice

Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh, has said that Nigeria’s high interest rates is partly responsible for the high cost of locally produced rice as against the imported ones.

Lawmaker Condemns ‘Unilateral’ Transfer Of Agric Varsities To Ministry

Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, on Tuesday in Abuja at the inauguration of new Governing Councils of 23 Federal Universities, announced the federal government's decision to move Universities of Agriculture from the Ministry of Education to that of Agriculture.

$232 Million Food Intervention Needed In Lake Chad Basin

Director General of the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation, FAO, Jose da Silva, on Friday said that in Nigeria alone, about $191 million is required for over 2.5 million people that have been rendered food-insecure as a result of the Boko Haram crisis.

FG To Deploy Trains For Food Transportation

The federal government has adopted measures aimed at reducing the price offood items in the country; chief of which would be the deployment of trains in transportation of farm products.

FG May Ban Importation Of Tomato Paste

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture has said that government is considering the idea of placing a ban on the importation of foreign tomato pastes into the country.

Agric Revolution Is Solution To Our Economic Challenges – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged the Ministry of Agriculture, led by Audu Ogbeh, to transform the country’s agricultural sector, as that is the best solution to the economic challenges facing the Nation.


Three herders arraigned for violating anti-open grazing law in Bayelsa

THREE herders have been arraigned in court for violating Bayelsa State's anti-open grazing law. The culprits were arraigned in a...

Inside the world of Nigerian women living with HIV/AIDS

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection and AIDS is one of the major public health crises prevalent among women in...

Emirates to resume flights to Lagos, Abuja December 5

EMIRATES Nigeria has disclosed it would resume flights from Nigeria to Dubai from December 5, 2021.  This is coming six...

Finance minister defends FG’s loans, as Nigeria records 35tn debt

THE total debt profile of Nigeria by June 30, 2021, was N35.465 trillion, compared to N33.1trn in the first...

The Lookout Station offers solution hack for journalists

THE Lookout Station, in partnership with Trase powered by the Stockholm Environmental Institute and Global Canopy, is inviting applications for the...
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