Premier Plantations ventures into the lucrative agriculture sector of Ekiti State, Nigeria

Premier Plantations Limited, a subsidiary of Nosak Group, a Nigerian industrial conglomerate is seeking to invest in the country’s new investment hub, Ekiti State. With the recent clamour and drive to make agriculture the mainstay of the Nigerian economy, Premier … Continue reading Premier Plantations ventures into the lucrative agriculture sector of Ekiti State, Nigeria

Food prices highest in Kogi, Oyo, Lagos, Rivers in January — Nigeria’s National Bureau of Statistics

Prices of food items rose the most in Kogi, Oyo, and River States in January, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) report released on Tuesday by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has shown. The report revealed that on a year-on-year … Continue reading Food prices highest in Kogi, Oyo, Lagos, Rivers in January — Nigeria’s National Bureau of Statistics

IMF Projects Dangote refinery’s potential of bailing Nigeria from economic downturn

The International Monetary Fund (IMF), the global financial watchdog is projecting that Nigeria’s Dangote Refinery would provide an elixir for the country’s economy when it begins production in 2022. In its latest report on Nigeria’s economy, the Fund raises the … Continue reading IMF Projects Dangote refinery’s potential of bailing Nigeria from economic downturn

Help for Nigerian small-scale farmers to improve food security and combat poverty in the face of COVID-19

The Federal Government of Nigeria and the International Fund for Agricultural Development of the United Nations (IFAD) are working together to lessen the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on small-scale farmers’ activities and domestic food supply in northeastern states of … Continue reading Help for Nigerian small-scale farmers to improve food security and combat poverty in the face of COVID-19

Nigeria: Agricultural and Land Development agency to employ 30,000 graduates

The National Agricultural and Land Development Agency (NALDA) says it has received approval from the federal government to employ 30,000 agricultural and other science graduates into the agency. The recruitment is necessary to train graduates who will be in charge of soil sample … Continue reading Nigeria: Agricultural and Land Development agency to employ 30,000 graduates

Nigeria: Federal Government supports 20,000 farmers in Kano State

The Deputy Governor of Kano State, Nasiru Gawuna, says about 20,000 farmers in the state have benefited from a special Federal Government agriculture enhancement programme. The federal government introduced Agro Processing Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support (APPEALS) project to … Continue reading Nigeria: Federal Government supports 20,000 farmers in Kano State