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COVID-19 Food Palliative: Ministry of Agric hands over 12, 500mt of food

COVID-19 Food Palliative: Ministry of Agric hands over 12, 500mt of food

By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Monday, handed over 12, 500 metric tonnes of food to the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management and Social Development as part of the release of the 70, 000 metric tonnes of order ordered to be released by President Muhammadu Buhari
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COVID-19 Lockdown: Ministry of Agric complies, releases 70,000mt of grains, garri

COVID-19 Lockdown: Ministry of Agric complies, releases 70,000mt of grains, garri

Says bagging of food items ongoing By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Friday, complied with President Muhammadu Buhari’s order to release 70, 000 metric tonnes of grains and garri to vulnerable Nigerians over lockdown measures to contain the spread of the deadly Coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic. This was made
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Farmers count losses over COVID-19 lockdown order

Farmers count losses over COVID-19 lockdown order

Ask FG to consider exception By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja Farmers under the auspices of All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, Friday, counted losses over federal and state governments’ lockdown order on containing the spread of the deadly Coronavirus, COVID-19. This was disclosed by the Vice President, AFAN, Daniel Okafor, in a chat with Vanguard,
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Coronavirus Pandemic: Quarantine boss urges Nigerians to obey lockdown order

By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja The Director General of Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service, NAQS, Dr Vincent Isegbe, Tuesday, urged Nigerians to obey government’s lockdown order to contain spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, across the country. Isegbe gave the advice in a statement signed by the Head of Media, Communications and Strategies, NAQS, Dr Chigozie
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Canada, U.S. farms face crop losses due to foreign worker delays

Farmers laud Obaseki’s sustained investment in agriculture

Smallholder farmers in Edo State have applauded the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration for its investment in the state’s agriculture sector, noting that the sustained investment will further complement the government’s efforts at attaining food sufficiency, driving job creation and improving livelihoods. The commendation came on the heels of the commencement of tilling, harrowing, ploughing, among
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FG resolves to galvanise agric sector with technological innovations

FG resolves to galvanise agric sector with technological innovations

As Gov Ayade moves to occupy 1st spot in cocoa production By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja The Federal Government, weekend, resolved to galvanise the agricultural sector with technological innovations to boost food production, create wealth and generate employment for young people. This was disclosed by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Muhammed Nanono, during
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