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        The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, says it has intervened to boost agricultural production to the tune of N107 billion from 2015 to date through the Federal Government Anchor Borrowers Scheme. The special assistant to the Central Bank Governor, Mr Olatunde Akande, disclosed this at a Town Hall Meeting in Dutse. Akande explained ...
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    Nigeria is to begin the production of pulses for export to India by 2019,  Chief Audu Ogbeh, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development said. Ogbeh made this known in Abuja on Wednesday while speaking with newsmen in Abuja on Wednesday. Pulses are edible seeds of plants in the legume family which grows in pods and come ...
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    June 18, 2018 The Federal Government says it will shut down the land border between Nigeria and a neigbouring country in a few days time to avoid smuggling of foreign rice into the country. Chief Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, made the disclosure in Abuja on Monday while speaking with youths ...
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    March 30, 2018 President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, over the death of his younger brother, Clement Ogbeh. In a condolence message issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, the President also condoled with the immediate family, the Otukpa ...
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    March 26, 2018 The President, Brazil Africa Institute, Professor Joao Bosco on Monday said that collaboration between Nigeria and Brazil would unlock potential in agricultural advancement for food security and youth empowerment in Nigeria. Bosco told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the institute had programmes that could unite and drive development ...
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    KEN UGBECHIE All things considered, there was a country. There was a nation where cattle herders were friendly, innocuous nomads. They wandered as you wonder at the amount of energy they expended. Their paraphernalia of office were a stick and a gourd specifically to keep water. Nothing more. When he runs out of water, he ...
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    Tomato growers in Kano state have lost over N1 billion this dry season farming following the recent closure of Tiga dam by the Hadeja-Jama’are River Basin Development Authority (HJRBDA). The Secretary General of the Tomato Growers Association of Nigeria (TOGAN) Alhaji Sani Danladi-Yadakwari disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) ...