U.S. added 214,000 jobs in October; unemployment fell to 5.8%

New York times - November 7, 2014

Three days after voters expressed their discontent with the state of the economy, the government on Friday reported further signs of improvement, estimating that employers added 214,000 jobs in October, while the official jobless rate dropped to 5.8 percent.
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New agric payment system lunched in Kano

Daily trust - November 6, 2014

A new agriculture payment system tagged Nigeria Agriculture Payment Initiative (NAPI) has been launched in Kano State under the federal government’s e-wallet system, the Growth Enhancement Scheme (GES).

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Nigeria, France to expand Agro-business with N1trn

National Mirror - November 5, 2014

Nigeria and France have signed a new treaty to expand the trade size of French agribusiness in Nigeria from N1trn to N2trn, to double the trade volume in the next four years and also to tap into the prospect of agriculture in the country.
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PZ-Wilmar $650m oil palm JV to create 250,000 jobs

Business day - November 4, 2014

PZ-Wilmar joint venture (JV) project in oil palm business worth $650 million, which had acquired 26,000 hectares of oil palm plantations in Cross River State, is asking the Federal Government to propose a backward integration policy in palm oil sector, as it did in cement and sugar where the country’s annual production has jumped tremendously.
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World Bank gives Nigeria, others $10.6bn for 141 projects

Punch - November 4, 2014

The World Bank Group’s loan and grant approvals for Nigeria and other Sub-Saharan African countries have hit $10.6bn

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FG collaborates with NRCRI to distribute 22.5 metric tons of improved potato seeds

In line with strategic measures to advance agricultural productivity in the country, the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, in collaboration with National Root Crop Research Institute (NRCRI), has approved the distribution of 22.5 metric tons of improved potato seeds to farmers across Nigeria.

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CBN warns applicants for N220b MSME fund against fraud

Guardian - November 03, 2014

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has advised loan seekers under its N220 billion micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) credit to report anybody or financial institution demanding money for application form for the loan to the Department of Development Finance at the apex bank’s Corporate Headquarters in Abuja or any of its branches across the country or any law enforcement organization.
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Zamfara farmers benefit from N50b mechanization fund

Vanguard - November 03, 2014

Zamfara State became the first state in the country to benefit from President Goodluck Jonathan’s N50billion Agricultural Mechanization Fund for the roll out of the Agricultural Equipment Hiring Enterprises across the country.
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Farmers receive N151 billion worth of fertilizer

The nation – October 31, 2014

Nigerian  farmers have redeemed a total 1.37 million metric tonnes of fertilizer worth N151 billion ($915 million), the  Minister  of  Agriculture  and Rural  Development, Dr Akinwumi  Adesina  has  said.

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Why we need biosafety law in Nigeria — AFAN

Vanguard - October 31, 2014

The President of the All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, Mr. Kabiru Salman did not mince words when he told the gathering at the National Assembly last week that Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) will take his members away from subsistence farming to commercial farming.

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