Nigeria has capacity to generate $18bn annually from export of cassava – Adebayo

The federal government at the weekend stated that when fully harnessed, Nigeria has the capacity to generate as much as $18 billion from the export of its estimated 45 million metric tonnes of cassava products every year. The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr. Niyi Adebayo, who made the disclosure when he received the Chief Executive Officer of BKG Exhibitions, Mr. Ifeanyichukwu Agwu, noted … Continue reading Nigeria has capacity to generate $18bn annually from export of cassava – Adebayo

Obaseki meets Buhari, demands FG funding for Edo ranches 

…hails Senate for approving  electronic transmission of election results Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has called on the federal government to provide funds for those in  private business to set up ranches in the state. He tabled this demand to President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa, Abuja. Speaking to State House Correspondents after the meeting, the Governor while acknowledging that many southern states have passed the … Continue reading Obaseki meets Buhari, demands FG funding for Edo ranches 

We will access 1.68 percent of the Natural Resources Fund to revitalise the Oyo tourism sector, economy – Makinde

Oyo State Governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, on Tuesday, said that his government will access 1.68 per cent Development of Natural Resources Fund (DNRF), with the aim of revamping, revitalizing and repositioning the state’s economy. He added that it would help his administration to do more in developing the state. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Makinde, Mr. Taiwo Adisa, indicated that the governor … Continue reading We will access 1.68 percent of the Natural Resources Fund to revitalise the Oyo tourism sector, economy – Makinde

Osinbajo Seeks Focus On Developing Agric Value Chain

There is a need to focus on developing the nation’s agricultural value chain, particularly the business of guaranteeing the creation of a proper commodity market with the right logistics that would be mutually beneficial to farmers and consumers, says Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN). Prof Osinbajo in a statement by his media aide, Laolu Akande, stated that “we need all the focus that we can … Continue reading Osinbajo Seeks Focus On Developing Agric Value Chain

Okowa signs anti-open grazing Bill

Delta Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa, on Thursday, signed the Delta State Livestock, Breeding, Rearing and Marketing Regulation Bill, 2021, otherwise known as Anti-Open Grazing Bill, with a call on the Federal Government to assist interested farmers to establish ranches across the country. Okowa made this known after assenting to two Bills passed by Delta State House of Assembly, at Government House, Asaba. The Bills, including … Continue reading Okowa signs anti-open grazing Bill

South West states working together on Agric development- Akeredolu

The chairman, South West Governors Forum, and Governor of Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu has disclosed that the six Governors of the region are already working together to develop the agriculture sector.  This is even as he called on the Federal Government to look into the establishment of the Deep Sea Port in the state. Governor Akeredolu noted that the proposed Port Ondo will go a long … Continue reading South West states working together on Agric development- Akeredolu

South West Accounts For Over 75per Cent Of About 1000 Feed Mills In Nigeria ― Minister

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Muhammed Abubakar, has said that the South Western part of the country accounts for over 75 per cent of feed mills in the country The minister who was represented by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Dr Ernest Umakhihe, also said that Nigerian feed mills grew from 2 in 1957 to over 1000 presently thereby placing Nigeria … Continue reading South West Accounts For Over 75per Cent Of About 1000 Feed Mills In Nigeria ― Minister

There’s no faction in farmers’ association says president

The newly elected President, All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Mr Farouk Mudi, on Thursday, said there was no faction in the body. Mudi made the remark on Thursday when he spoke to some journalists in Abuja. It would be recalled that Mr Ibrahim, whose tenure as AFAN president expired in June 2019, has in recent times continued to parade himself as the leader of … Continue reading There’s no faction in farmers’ association says president

Akeredolu Replies El-Rufai : Anti-Open Grazing Law Has Come To Stay, Says Kaduna Governor’s Attack On Southern Governors Devious, A Hysterical Ploy To Externalise Banditry

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State today fired a Salvo in the direction of the Kaduna State Governor’s criticism of the ban on open grazing by southern governors. Akeredolu who is also the chairman of the Southern Governors Forum said the anti-Open Grazing law has come to stay. Akeredolu said this while responding to the comment of Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna, who said the … Continue reading Akeredolu Replies El-Rufai : Anti-Open Grazing Law Has Come To Stay, Says Kaduna Governor’s Attack On Southern Governors Devious, A Hysterical Ploy To Externalise Banditry

Dangote Says Sugar Master Plan Can Save $700m Yearly

The Chairman of the Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc, Aliko Dangote, has stated that the National Sugar Master Plan would could Nigeria between $600m and $700m yearly if executed as designed. A statement from the company revealed that Dangote said the backward integration component of the plan could earn the amount in foreign exchange at his office in Lagos. He advised that the BIP scheme must … Continue reading Dangote Says Sugar Master Plan Can Save $700m Yearly