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RIFAN inaugurates loan recovery committee in Katsina

The Rice Farmers Association (RIFAN) in Katsina, says it has formed a formidable loan recovery committee mandated to ensure speedy recovery of all outstanding loans granted to rice farmers in the state. Alhaji Shuaibu Wakili, the state chairman of the rice farmers association made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria
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Food Security, Sufficiency: We’ll sustain agric interventions-Buhari

Food Security, Sufficiency: We’ll sustain agric interventions-Buhari

…all hands must be on deck- Gov Sule …research institutes need urgent revival-Sen Adamu …7.8% Nigerians overweight, 19.9% underweight-FAO By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday, promised to sustain agricultural interventions to achieve food security and safety following positive results in the sector. Buhari stated this at the 2019 World Food Day celebration
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Abdullahi Sule

Nasarawa gov seeks enabling environment to make agriculture attractive to youths

Nasarawa State Gov. Abdullahi Sule says Nigerian leaders have the responsibility to set the pace and create enabling environment for the youth to get involved in agriculture. The governor said this at the Seminar and Exhibition of the 2019 National Agriculture Show and Exhibition, organised by the National Agricultural Foundation in Tudunwada, Nasarawa, on Thursday.
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Osinbajo

Osinbajo inspects 3,000 hectares farm founded by ex-agitator in Nasarawa

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday visited the Nigerian Farmers Group and Cooperative Society (NFGCS) farm centre located in Gaa’te village, Kokona Local Government Area, Nasarawa State. Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, said in a statement in Abuja, that the vice president was accompanied by Gov. Abdullahi Sule on the visit. Osinbajo commended the communities in
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Fish farmers hail FG over move to ban fish importation

Fish farmers hail FG over move to ban fish importation

…calls for intervention, self-sufficiency By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja Fish farmers under the auspices of Fisheries Cooperative Federation of Nigeria, FCFN, on Wednesday, hailed the Federal Government over the move to ban fish importation. Expressing optimism over the statement made by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mohammed Nanono, the National President of FCFN,
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