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Ogbeh raises alarm over imminent rice shortage in Nigeria

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has said that if appropriate measures were not taken to replant after the recent flood, the country...

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Ogbeh’s ambitious $10bn yam export plan

Last month, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, reiterated Nigeria’s plan to earn a minimum of $10 billion annually from yam...

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Agric exports increase by 180% at Tin Can Port – Ogbeh

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, on Monday, said agricultural exports from the Tin Can Island Port, Lagos, had risen by 180 percent in the...

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Agric exports in Tin-Can Port rise by 180% – Ogbeh

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, on Monday, said agricultural exports from Tin-Can Island Port, Lagos, had risen by 180 percent in the last...

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Ogbeh: Rice importation dropped by 95%

By Patience Danjuma  The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, on Thursday said that the importation of rice into the country has dropped by...

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Nigeria’s rice importation drops by 88.4%, says Ogbeh 

By Patience Danjuma  The importation of rice into Nigeria dropped by 88.4 per cent in one year, the Federal Government announced on Friday. It stated that rice...

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NAF officers to get training on livestock, crops production – Ogbeh

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh says interested officers of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) who are interested in going into agriculture...

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Nigeria will be self-sufficient in rice production by November – Ogbeh

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, said the country would be self -sufficient in rice production by November. This development, he said...

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Stop negativity, if Ghana can export yams, Nigeria too can – Ogbeh

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has advised critics of the Federal Government yam export policy to grow the commodity. Addressing...

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Yam export won’t affect availability locally – Ogbeh

The commencement of yam export from Nigeria will not result in the depletion of the commodity domestically, the Federal Government has said. Last week, the government...

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Nigeria to export processed cashew nuts by 2019 – Ogbeh

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development,  Audu Ogbeh, on Tuesday said that Nigeria would start processing its raw cashew nuts for export by 2019. Ogbeh made...

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Nigeria’s rice demand short by 4 million tonnes – Ogbeh

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, says the country has huge deficit in the demand and supply of food commodities. The minister said...