A coalition of civil society organisations has alleged that SOCFIN's Nigerian subsidiary, Okomu Oil Palm, is engaged in land grabbing, deforestation and killing of endangered elephant calf within its plantation
Deal between the Kebbi Government and the Spanish company GB Foods Africa will proceed when legal backing is given to cultivate 1,000 hectares of farm lands to produce tomatoes in the Ngaski local government area.
Cross River State House of Assembly has ordered Wilmar PZ and other multinationals to obey the laws of the state or face the music, following community complaints of exploitation and land grabbing by Wilmar at its plantations.
In a letter addressed to SOCFIN's Nigerian subsidiary, Okomu Oil Palm, the Traditional Council of Okomu Kingdom tells the company it will enforce its rightful ownership of the lands that the company currently occupies.
Edo State Governor tells delegation of World Bank's IFC that his government is in discussions with the Central Bank of Nigeria to develop a programme to provide investors with 100,000 ha of agricultural land for plantations.
A 1040-hectare oil palm farm has been given by Amokwe and Okai villages of Bende, Abia State, Nigeria to Dufil Prima Foods Plc, a company whose owners include Kellog's and PT Indofood, to enable it source its raw materials.