Nigeria will continue to export yam – Minister of Agriculture

The Minister of Agriculture (Chief Ogbeh), who disclosed this at the end of the Yam exporters’ stakeholders meeting, also highlighted the need to embrace export of agricultural produce following the dwindling oil price. Chief Ogbeh also revealed that the food market in the United Kingdom is £30 billion, while Nigeria is just exploiting only £15 … Read more


Nigeria to Begin Major Yam Exports Within The Next 5 Months

Prof. Simon Irtwange, National Chairman, Engineering Personnel and Citizens Civil Rights Development Initiative, says Nigeria will start exporting yam to other countries within the next five months. Irtwange said this on Thursday at the inaugural meeting of the Technical Committee on “Nigeria Yam Export’’ in Abuja. Irtwange, who is also the Chairman of the Technical … Read more

NAFDAC Denies Registering The Allegedly ‘Indian garri’

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control, NAFDAC, Tuesday, said contrary to reports, it did not register the ‘Indian garri’ that was reportedly being sold in the Nigerian market. The agency’s Director, Special Duties and Media, Abubakar Jimoh, said this in an interview with PREMIUM TIMES on Tuesday, noting that there had … Read more


Federal Governement launches CBN Anchor Borrowers’ Programme

Amid the rising cost of im­ported rice in Nigeria, the average citizen is groaning under intense difficulty in meet­ing his or her food needs. The sit­uation has posed a great nation­al challenge with serious pressure being mounted on scarce foreign exchange. The rising price of im­ported rice is unfortunately hav­ing a concomitant effect on what … Read more

Contraband Goods Worth Over N1Billion Was Impounded By Nigeria Customs

Sometimes I ask myself why some people prefer to do risky businesses. I wonder why someone would bring contraband goods into the Country. More so, I just want to ask why some people preferred to import everything; does it mean will don’t have good furniture maker in Nigeria? At least, if you must import; I … Read more

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