USAID launches ‘Water for Agriculture’ initiative in Northern Nigeria to promote farmers livelihoods

Nigeria – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded a three-year, US$8 million Cooperative Agreement to Catholic Relief Services (CRS) that will boost the livelihoods of crop and livestock farmers in the conflict-affected […]

Ecobank partners with financial institutions to increase loans to farmers

NIGERIA – Ecobank Nigeria Limited has said that it is partnering with financial institutions in Nigeria to double the amount of credit it provides to the agricultural sector over the next two/three years. The financial […]

Flour Mills of Nigeria to issue US$55.16m medium term bonds

NIGERIA – Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc, a diversified Nigerian agribusiness company has announced its plan to issue a N20 billion (US$55.16m) medium-term bonds, which is subject to appropriate pricing. In a statement to the […]

Agricultural agency efforts bear fruits as Nigeria records decline in rejection of agro exports

NIGERIA – The number of queries and rejection cases of exported agricultural produce from Nigeria has been witnessing a steady decline, the Nigerian Agricultural Quarantine Agency and farmers have said. It was gathered that improvement […]

NBC appoints Matthieu Seguin as new Managing Director

NIGERIA – The Nigerian Bottling Company (NBC) Limited, franchise bottler of the Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company has announced the appointment of Matthieu Seguin as its new Managing Director. Seguin succeeds Georgios Polymenakos who took office […]