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‘12.2m farmers affected by rice smuggling’

‘12.2m farmers affected by rice smuggling’

The Nigeria Customs Service has said that the continuous smuggling of foreign parboiled rice into the country is affecting over 12.2 million local farmers in the...

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Agric exports: SON urges farmers to incorporate quality management processes

The Director-General of the Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Osita Aboloma has urged Nigerians in the agricultural sector to incorporate Quality Management System...

Potato farmers to become net exporters in one year

Potato farmers to become net exporters in one year

The Federal Government on Tuesday said it planned to make farmers producing chilli pepper, sweet potatoes and beans net exporters of the commodities in the next one...

Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of Shippers' Council, Hassan Bello

Bello urges farmers to use dry ports to access int’l markets

The Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Shippers Council (NSC) Hassan Bello, has called on farmers to explore the availability of the newly-established dry ports in...

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Don’t lift ban on rice importation, farmers tell FG

By Patience Danjuma  The Chairman of Rice Farmers in Daura, Katsina State, Alhaji Jamilu Ibrahim, has called on the Federal Government not to lift the ban on the...

Textile companies in Nigeria have decried the increase in cost of raw materials, saying it, has affected the level of production.

Envoy task local manufacturers and farmers on increased output for export

The new Nigerian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Justice George Oguntade (retd.), has urged local manufacturers and farmers in the country to intensify efforts...

Maize importation

Farmers group urges ban on maize importation  

By Jite Eriabie  The Nigeria Farmers Group and Cooperative Society has urged the Federal Government to set a time line to ban the importation of maize into the...

FG targets $8 billion forex earning annually from yam export

Yam export: Nigerian farmers begin registration

Yam Farmers, Processors and Marketers Association of Nigeria says it has commenced the registration of its members in the 36 states of the federation to facilitate the...

FG targets $8 billion forex earning annually from yam export

Farmers urged to key into yam export initiative

  The Nigerian Association of Small and Medium Enterprises (NASME) Farmers’ Cooperatives in Lagos State has called on farmers to key into the yam export drive of...

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Cashew farmers target $650m annual income

Cashew farmers in Nigeria are working on a four-year plan to earn $650 million annual income from export of the commodity. The country earned $253 million income from...

Cassava

FG to link farmers, processors to ready export market for cassava chips

  The Federal Government says it will assist cassava farmers and processors to create linkage markets to guarantee export and sale of cassava chips at the...

Rice famers

Farmers allege fraud in CBN anchor borrowers programme

Farmers in Cross River State who are beneficiaries of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Anchor Borrowers Programme have alleged fraud in the programme. The programme is...