Bayelsa assembly moves to outlaw open grazing

Bayelsa House of Assembly has held a public hearing on a bill seeking to prohibit open grazing of cattle in the state. The bill entitled...

FG pledges support for African regional fishery committee

The Federal Government has pledged to support the Fishery Committee for the West Central Gulf of Guinea (FCWC) to achieve its goals for the...

Local rice production increases by 70 per cent – CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has revealed that local production of rice in the country has increased by 70 per cent following the...

FG, stakeholders meet to end food importation

The Federal Government, through the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, has held a stakeholders consultative meeting on illegal importation of food items into...

Ogbeh urges CBN to cut agriculture lending rates

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh has asked the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to reduce lending rates to the agriculture sector...