In June, Environmental Rights Action/FOE Nigeria and representatives of the Owan and Okomu communities delivered a letter to the Governor of Edo State urging him to uphold a revocation Order on 13,750 ha of land expropriated by Okomu Plc.
Nigeria’s biggest private sector company, the Dangote Group, has decided to turn its attention to agribusiness. Dangote will pay the state government N1.2bn ($3.7m) for 16,000 hectares of land and give it an equity stake in the company.
Environmental Rights Action (ERA) Nigeria calling to support e-action to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State to enforce the revocation order of 13,750 hectares of illegally acquired land in Owan and Okomu Forest Reserves by Okomu Oil Palm Company Plc.
A corporation led by Africa’s richest man, has announced plans for a huge expansion of agricultural plantations.Secretive billionaire Aliko Dangote intends to invest nearly $5 billion in expanding oil palm, soy and sugarcane production in Nigeria.
Olam Nigeria, in a bid to showcase its contributions to the rice revolution in Nigeria, took some journalists to its multimillion-dollar rice farm and milling facility at Ondorie, Rukubi in Nasarawa State
The decision by the government of Nigeria's Jigawa State to hand over 12,000 hectares of land to a Chinese investor for a sugar cane plantation is threatening the livelihood of about 150,000 persons in the state