• FG’s Fertilizer Initiative And Agricultural productivity

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      Food security remains a global need which underscores the need for enhanced agricultural productivity. Unfortunately low agricultural productivity as a result of lack of improved seeds and other key inputs continue to hinder agricultural development. Ruth Tene Natsa writes on the Presidential Fertiliser Initiative (PFI) and its boost to the nation’s agriculture. The Nigeria…

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  • Enabling Environment Key To Success In Mines Sector

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    As the Nigerian minerals and mining sector keys into the diversification efforts of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration, stakeholders have attributed the visible growing success of the sector to the present enabling environment being created by the present administration. Ruth Tene Natsa writes. The managing director/CEO of Fujian Stones, Engr. Makoji Aduku, has attributed the…

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  • Nigeria Targeting Self Sufficiency In Wheat Production – Adebanj

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    As Nigeria advances towards self-sufficiency in wheat production, the Executive Director of Lake Chad Research Institute (LCRI), Borno State, Dr Oluwasina Adebanji, in this interview with Ruth Tene Natsa spoke on the efforts and challenges  being made to ensure full sufficiency. How has the insurgency affected wheat production? The insurgency is very unfortunate, because it…

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  • 2017 Will Be Good For Businesses, Experts Project

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    Having faced one of its most trying times, there is a rising optimism in the Nigerian business environment that the fortunes of the country would turn for the better in 2017. Analysts and business operators say with the various reforms in the country, the economy is expected to pick up from its current state of…

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  • FG Advocates Safer Mining Practices For Communities

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    The unmitigated activities of illegal miners across Nigerian communities have continued to lead to loss of lives and revenues, and having debilitating effects on the environment. This is even as the federal government through the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development has reiterated its commitment to ensuring the development of the sector through safer mining…

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