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The Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh and the Ambassador of Thailand to Nigeria, Wattana Kunwongse

Rice importation: You lied, Thailand Ambassador tells Audu Ogbeh

  By Omotilewa Quadri  The Ambassador of Thailand to Nigeria, Wattana Kunwongse, has denied a claim by the Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh, that rice mills...

Benue-Yams

Exporting yams is illegal, rep tells FG

  A member of the House of Representatives from Nasarawa state, Gaza Jonathan, has said the federal government broke the law by exporting yams as its export is...

Audu Ogbeh

EU ban: FG embarks on agricultural quality control advocacy

The Federal Government has embarked on aggressive nationwide advocacy to address the “culture of quality’’ in the agriculture sector. The Minister of Agriculture...

Audu Ogbeh

Audu Ogbeh and the illusion of yam export

By Bolaji Akinola A chanced meeting with a clearing agent on Creek Road, Apapa on Tuesday last week was a stark reminder of our leaders’ erroneous perception of...

Audu Ogbeh

Audu Ogbeh and the illusion of yam export

By Bolaji Akinola A chanced meeting with a clearing agent on Creek Road, Apapa on Tuesday last week was a stark reminder of our leaders’ erroneous perception of...

Customs intercept 140 smuggled snakes, spiders, millipedes, others in Calabar-1

Reptiles’ importation: FG commences investigation to unmask importers

  The Federal Government says it has commenced investigation to uncover the importers of three consignments containing 140 species of snakes and 660 other animals...

Benue-Yams

FG targets $8 billion forex earning annually from yam export

The Federal Government says it is targeting about eight billion dollars as annual foreign exchange from the exportation of yams to other countries if its yam export...

Benue-Yams

Quarantine Service releases conditions for yam exports

The Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Services (NAQS) has released the conditions for yam exports to the U.S and UK to enable them meet international standards. The...

Benue-Yams

Nigeria set to export certified yams to UK and US

Nigeria is set to export its first consignment of certified yams to the United Kingdom and United States this month, the Minister Agriculture and Rural Development,...

World Bank permits $1.2bn grants, loans to Ethiopia

FADAMA designed to boost Nigeria’s food production – World Bank

The World Bank Task Team Leader, Dr Adetunji Oredipe, ‎says the Graduate Unemployment Youths Support Scheme (GUYSS) will enhance food production and create job...

Textile

Union backs threat to close land borders

The National Union of Textile, Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria (NUTGTWN) says it supports the Federal Government’s threat to close land borders over the...

Nigerians react to ban of foreign rice in Ebonyi

Why Nigeria-produced rice is more expensive than imported ones – Ogbeh

The Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh, on Tuesday gave reasons why imported rice is still more expensive than locally produced rice, despite government efforts. Ogbeh,...

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