Cross River to buy up excess agro produce to check post-harvest losses

. As Nigeria’s post-harvest losses hit N2.7trn annually   Cross River State government is promising that going forward it would buy up all excess agricultural produce from state’s farmers, particularly those in the state’s northern part, a key agricultural belt, to check incessant annual post-harvest losses. Noel Ugbong, senior special assistant to Governor Ben Ayade on Events Marketing, Content […]

Zenith Bank to assist Cross River on agricultural revolution

The efforts of the Ben Ayade administration in Cross River State to industrialise the state through its agricultural value chain policy got a major boost with the announcement of a partnership between the state government and Zenith Bank. This followed a visit by the management of the bank led by Ebenezer Onyeagwu, its group managing […]

Nigeria revives 18 moribund fertiliser blending plants

Fertiliser blending plants

Of the 32 moribund fertiliser blending plants in Nigeria, 18 of them are now operational following a rehabilitation under the Presidential Fertiliser Initiative (PFI) scheme, the Fertiliser Producers and Suppliers Association of Nigeria (FEPSAN) have said in a report monitored by business a.m. Thomas Etuh, FEPSAN president said only six fertiliser plants were working at […]

N4.5 billion moribund Songhai farms may go commercial

Songhai Farms

The Rivers state owned N4.5 billion Songhai farm, which has become moribund as a result of government’s neglect, may get a new lease of life soon as the state is considering commercialization for its revival. Tammy Jaja, the centre manager, reacting to the deplorable state of the farm established by former governor, Chibuike Amaechi, in […]