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Borno Strategically Located To Serve As Regional Commercial Hub – Zulum Tells NEPC

Borno Strategically Located To Serve As Regional Commercial Hub – Zulum Tells NEPC

Borno Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum has on Thursday said We’ll be proud to encourage production for export to boost our economy, when he recieved the Executive Director  , Nigerian Export Promotion Council, Mr  Olusegun Awolowo at the Government House, Maiduguri. Zulum added that, the strategic location of Borno gives the state added advantage of controlling […]

Nigeria : FG Sets Up Farmer Help Line Centre In Maiduguri

The Federal Government has established a Farmer Help Line centre in Maiduguri to enhance access to extension and farmer support services in the northeast. The establishment of the centre was a collaboration between the  Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and Lake Chad Basin Research Institute, Maiduguri. The centre had been equipped with modern […]

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Nigeria :Food Security, Our Top Priority – Borno Govt

Food security being one of the cardinal objectives of Governor Babagana Umara Zulum’s Administration, Borno State Ministry of Agriculture has embarked on an assessment of dry season farming site hitherto known as (firgi) in Mafa and some parts of Dikwa. The high-powered assessment team led by the Commissioner of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Engr. Bukar […]

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World Egg Day:  A Day Old Chick Goes For N400, Association Raises Alarm

The Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN) has raised alarm over exorbitant cost of birds in the market, as a broiler day old chick that used to be N100 now goes for as high as N400. The President of the association, Mr Ezekiel Mam, who raised the alarm at a news conference on Friday to mark the […]

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Nigeria’s National Livestock Transformation Plan Is Not RUGA Project – Says Lalong

  Chairman, Northern Governors Forum and Governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong has said that the National Livestock Transformation Plan has nothing to do with the controversal Rural Grazing Area (RUGA), project. As such, he said, his counterparts in the 19 Northern States should therefore form a common front on ways to draw from the […]

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Olam Secures US$525 Million Sustainability KPI-Linked loan

    Leading global agri-business, Olam International Limited (“Olam’’) and its wholly owned subsidiary, Olam Treasury Pte. Ltd. (“OTPL”), have secured a revolving credit facility (the “Facility”) aggregating US$525.0 million linked to meeting sustainability Key Performance Indicators (“KPI”). The Facility consists of three tranches – a 1-year revolving credit facility (“RCF”) of US$315.0 million, a […]

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Nigeria: Borno Deploys Agro Rangers To Accelerate Agricultural Activities

  The Borno Government, North East Nigeria, says it will deploy agro-rangers to protect farmers against attacks by Boko Haram insurgents in the state. Gov. Babagana Zulum disclosed this on Monday while responding to requests by the Shehu of Borno, Alhaji Abubakar Garbai El-Kanemi, who paid him a Sallah homage, at the Government House, Maiduguri. […]

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China Lifts Ban On Beef Imports From South Africa

  China has lifted the ban on beef imports, following a unique decision by the Chinese government after an expert team was sent to South Africa to study the situation of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in the country. On 7 January 2019, South Africa lost its ‘FMD disease-free zone without vaccination’ status, as granted […]

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