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  • Dansa to establish £36m energy food plant

    The  Dansa Group, a subsidiary of Dangote Group of the Companies, on Monday  said it  had concluded plans to invest £36m in the establishment of Africa’s largest  energy food plant in Nigeria. The Minister of Agriculture, Dr....

    • Posted September 25, 2013
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  • Lack of access to loan, major obstacle for farmers – Agric Minister

    Nigeria’s minister of agriculture, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina has identified lack of access to loan facilities as major problem facing farmers in the country. The minister said under such circumstance, it would be difficult to achieve food security....

    • Posted September 17, 2013
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  • CBN expresses worry over N11.7b spent yearly to import tinned tomato

    The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has expressed dismay over a whooping N11.7 billion spent annually to import processed tomato paste on a yearly basis by the Nigerian government. CBN Governor, Mallam Lamido Sanusi noted this Tuesday...

    • Posted July 3, 2013
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  • FG to provide subsidy for Kebbi rice farmers

    The Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has said the Federal Government will provide subsidy for rice farmers in Kebbi State to improve commercial production of the crop. Adesina said this in Suru Local Government Area of...

    • Posted May 7, 2013
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  • FG to boost Bank of Industry’s capital base to N45bn

    The Federal Government is making arrangements to boost the capital base of the Bank of Industry to N45 billion, according to the Managing Director of the bank, Dr Mohammed Santuraki. Santuraki disclosed in an interview with newsmen...

    • Posted February 28, 2013
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