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    Business Why the global health community can’t afford to ignore nutrition and agriculture – Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

    Ndidi Nwuneli is among the 2018 class of the Aspen New Voices Fellowship, an initiative supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates … Read more via Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation – Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    Business Nigeria is the 4th largest producer of Cashew in the world –

    On Thursday, 11th of January 2018, the National Cashew Association of Nigeria (NCAN) revealed that Nigeria has become the fourth largest producer of cashew in the world. This was made known when NCAN President, Tola Fasheru visited the Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Aisha...
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    Business AfDB debuts with ‘Farming is cool’competition –

    By Victor Ahiuma-Young As part of its goal to see a generational shift in agriculture on the continent, the African Development Bank has taken its ‘Farming is Cool’ initiative to school children in Nigeria. The Bank has also launched a Junior Art Contest in Nigeria to promote the potential of...
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    Business CBN boosts agriculture, airlines, petroleum, others, with $262.5m forex.

    HOPE MOSES-ASHIKE The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday bolstered activities in the agricultural, airlines, petroleum products and raw materials and machinery sectors with a total of $262.5 million in the inter-bank Foreign Exchange Market. The intervention was the CBN’s first Retail...
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    Business A lifeline for SMEs as CBN provides 26 billion Naira enterprise development intervention...

    Nigeria’s Commercial Banks have begun to disburse a 26 billion Naira special intervention fund for agricultural Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). This was made known at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Bankers Committee’s yearly retreat in Lagos last week. The scheme, called the “Agriculture...
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    Metro NAFDAC ‎Bans Beans Importation

    THE Nigerian Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has on Thursday said it has placed a ban on the importation of beans in the country. The Acting Director General of the Agency, Mrs. Yetunde Oni, said the ban is not for the ones produced in the country, but ‎on the ones that are...
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    Metro Nigerians May Starve To Death By 2050 – Agriculture Minister

    Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, made a strong warning yesterday that Nigerians are at the risk of starving to death by 2050 if nothing was done to ensure all-year-round farming, DailySun reports. He made this disclosures when he defended the 2016 budget proposal of his ministry...
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    Metro There is Poisonous ‘Ponmo’ In The Markets - Ogun Govt Warns Residents

    Ogun State government, through the office of the Commissioner for Agriculture, Ronke Sokefun has raised an alarm over the poisonous cattle hide and skin otherwise known as ‘Ponmo’ in some markets in the state. Sokefun warned the people against its consumption because some persons are taking...