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Inputs from Anchor Borrowers Programme substandard — Stakeholders

Dr Tunde Arosanyin, National Coordinator of the Zero Hunger Commodity Association of Nigeria, has expressed concerns over the quality of inputs supplied under the Federal Government’s Anchor Borrowers Programme. Arosanyin told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja that fertilizers, herbicides and other inputs distributed to farmers under the …

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Nigeria agricultural export duties, one of the lowest in Africa, NAQS says

By Edwin Nwanojuo The Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS) has stated that Nigeria charges one of the lowest fees for the inspection and certification of agricultural produce for export on the continent. The Agency disclosed this while reacting to a newspaper report wherein some unknown group was quoted as claiming …

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Farmers/herders clash: NVMA wants modern livestock management adopted   

By Edwin Nwanojuo The Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA) has called for the implementation of modern livestock management while keeping animals to curb the lingering clash between herdsmen and farmers which has claimed many lives. Professor Bello Agaie, the NVMA President made this call while briefing newsmen the outcome of …

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How Nigeria is losing over 1.5 million jobs to none implementation of IAT on starch

By Edwin Nwanojuo The Nigerian Government is currently gambling with over 1.5 million jobs that would have been created if it implements the Import Adjustment Tax (IAT) on imported starch. The import adjustment tax which was initiated during the March 13the and April 20th Economic Recovery Growth Plan (ERGP), suggested …

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Harnessing Nigeria’s agriculture exportation potentials to improve the economy

Harnessing Nigeria’s agriculture exportation potentials to improve the economy Nigeria has abundant cash crops which are under exploited across the country. These crops if developed appropriately and exported, it is capable of revamping the economy and also serve as largest sector for exporting apart from oil. Exports from Nigeria to …

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