Okomu Oil Palm’s stock up 2% as foreign shareholder Socfina S.A purchases 443,654 shares

WorldStage Newsonline– Okomu Oil Palm Company Plc, a Nigeria-based company engaged in cultivation of oil palm, processing of fresh fruit bunches into crude palm oil for resale, rubber plantation and processing of rubber lumps to rubber cake for export has reported share purchase by Socfina S.A, a substantial foreign shareholder involving 443,654 units which amounted to N35,358,844.

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African Risk Capacity Limited Partners with Insuretech Pula to Deliver Best-in-Class Agric Index Insurance Products to Protect African Farmers

The African Risk Capacity Limited (ARC Ltd), the commercial subsidiary of African Risk Capacity Group (ARC Group), has announced a partnership agreement with Pula to deliver best-in-class agriculture index insurance products to protect African farmers from climatic risks.

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Flour Mills rules out immediate threat to earnings by flooding at its Sunti Golden Sugar Estates

WorldStage Newsonline– Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc, Nigeria’s leading integrated food business and agro-allied group, owners of Golden penny on Friday confirmed that the massive floods triggered by sever downpours at the Sokoto Rima basin, the Kainji and Jeba dams had caused a breach to its extensive and properly designed dyke systems at Sunto Golden Super Estates (SGSE).

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Institute advocates soybean consumption as answer to protein deficiency in Nigeria

Premier Agribusiness Academy (PAA), a renowned agribusiness training institute in Nigeria has reiterated its commitment towards the development of soybean production through its strategic partnership with USSOY, Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Federal Ministry of Health, Nutrition Society of Nigeria (NSN), Nigerian Soybean Association (NSA), Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN), Nigerian Institute of Animal Science (NIAS), International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and other critical stakeholders across the soybean value chain.

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Julius Berger Nigeria set to diversify into agro-processing

WorldStage Newsonline– Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, a leading Nigerian company offering holistic services covering the planning, design, engineering, construction, operation and maintenance of buildings, infrastructure and industry projects in the country said its board had approved a diversification opportunity for the company in agro-processing.

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Nigeria: FG banks on quality fertilizer for food security, urges dealers to comply with Act

WorldStage Newsonline– Alhaji Muhammad Nanono, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, has called on fertilizer dealers to do their business in line with the provisions of the National Fertilizer Quality Control (NFQC) Act and the Fertilizer Regulations, saying productivity for national food security “could only be achieved through the provision of quality fertilizer and other key farm inputs.

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