Tag: Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development

FG Considers Fixed Price For Agric Produce – Audu Ogbeh

Henry Solomon- November 13, 2018

The Federal Government says it is considering fixing a guaranteed minimum price for agricultural produce to reduce the fluctuating and high cost of commodities. Chief ... Read More

Why we want to join ECOWAS– Morocco

admin- October 19, 2018

Mr Mustapha El Khalfi, the Spokesman for the Moroccan government and Parliament, says the country’s interest in joining ECOWAS stems from its desire to build ... Read More

FG to commercial banks: reduce lending rates for farmers

admin- August 14, 2018

Chief Audu Ogbeh, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development wants lower lending rates to farmers Chief Audu Ogbeh, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, has ... Read More

FG Supports Rice Farmers With Machines, Capacity Building In Good Agronomic Practices

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 5, 2018

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Chief Audu Ogbeh The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, says the Federal Government has been ... Read More

Nigeria to shut borders over rice smuggling

admin- June 18, 2018

The Nigerian Government says it will shut the land border between it and a neigbouring country in a few days time to avoid smuggling of ... Read More

FG Plans To Lend To Farmers At 7% Interest Rate

Abdul Jimoh- November 16, 2017

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr Audu Ogbeh, on Thursday said that plans were ongoing to restructure the Bank of Agriculture for greater ... Read More

FG To Ensure Supply Of Quality Seeds To Farmers – Ogbeh

Abdul Jimoh- September 20, 2017

Chief Audu OgbehMinister of Agriculture and Rural Development The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu. Ogbeh, says the ministry  is working with the ... Read More

Group Says FG’s Ban On Rice Importation Has Boosted Rice Farming

Abdul Jimoh- May 25, 2017

Rice Farming The Enuma FADAMA Rice Production Cluster in Kuchita, Lavun Local Government Area of Niger, says that Federal Government’s ban on importation of rice ... Read More

Famine Is Not A Threat To Nigeria – Minister of Agriculture

Henry Solomon- March 5, 2017

The Federal Government has denied the reports by some United Nations (UN) agencies of imminent famine in Nigeria. There is no threat of starvation in ... Read More

Minister of Agric Inaugurates Committee on National Farmers’ Day

Suleiman Idris- January 23, 2017

  Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh has inaugurated a committee to plan and organize the first ever National Farmers’ Day celebration ... Read More

Agric Minister Challenges Committee On Revitalisation Of Cocoa Production In Nigeria

Suleiman Idris- January 23, 2017

Chief Audu Ogbe, Minster of Agriculture and Rural Development Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh has challenged the committee on the re-launch ... Read More

Interior And Agric Ministries Partner To Secure Agric Investments In Nigeria

Suleiman Idris- July 30, 2016

The Minister of Interior, Lt Gen (rtd) Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau, says that Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) officers would be specially trained to ... Read More