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Poultry Farmers Decry Egg Glut in Plateau

Poultry farmers in Plateau on Monday decried the increasing rate of egg glut in the state. Mr John Dasar, the state Chairman of Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN), made the complaint in Jos when he led other members of the association on a visit to the Commissioner for Agriculture, Mrs Linda Barau. He moaned that…

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How farmers can end hunger in Nigeria by 2025 – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo wants both states and the Federal Government to collaborate with farmers in a bid to end hunger in the country by year 2025. The former President made the call at his residence in Abeokuta, Ogun State, when members of the Egba Cluster Farming Initiative paid him a courtesy visit. Obasanjo stated…

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Scarcity of raw materials hits Imo poultry industry

Poultry farmers in Imo State have said that they are facing untold hardship owing to the high cost of raw materials and lack of access to cheap funding, among other challenges. An official of the Poultry Association of Nigeria, Imo State, Mrs. Ijeoma Okonkwo, disclosed this on Wednesday. She said things were pretty rough for…

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Humanitarian: UN allocates $22m to Nigeria

The UN Central Emergency Response Fund says Nigeria has received the largest allocation of 22 million dollars from the 100 million dollars so far released for January. The agency’s spokesman, Mr Abiodun Banire, made this known in the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) monthly brief. Banire said that the fund…

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