Top 10 Largest Farm in Nigeria - You would love to Visit


Top 10 Largest Farm in Nigeria you would love to Visit

Since inception, agriculture has been major source of income for several Nigeria populaces. Considering visiting a top largest farm in Nigeria where you can learn or obtain farms products and also at least draw some motivation on to start up your own farm, then you're at the right place.

Indeed, some farms have made name with respect to agriculture in Nigeria. That's probably why they're referred to as 'Top Largest farms'.

Due to the level of the input and output the farm operates. These farms are highly mechanized, organized, successful, and a good place to be for any individual and organization. Since inception, agriculture has been major source of income for several Nigeria populaces.

In this article you will know the top 10 largest farms in Nigeria and other top agricultural farms in Nigeria.

 

Top 10 Largest Farms in Nigeria

The following are the list top 10 largest farms in Nigeria:

1. OBASANJO FARMS (OTA FARMS)

2. MAIZUBE FARMS (ABDULSALAMI ABUBABAKAR)

3. SEBORE FARMS (MURTALA NYAKO)

4. ANADARIYA FARMS (USMAN DANTATA JR.)

5. OJEMAI FARMS (SIR JOSEPH I.A ARUMEMI-IKHIDE)

6. JOVANA INTEGRATED FARMS (ARINZE ONEBUNNE)

7. ANIMAL CARE SERVICES KONSULT (DR OLATUNDE AGBATO)

8. NAGARI INTEGRATED DAIRY FARM (ABDULLAHI ADAMU)

9. FOLAWIYO FARMS LIMITED (ALHAJI WAHAB IYANDA FOLAWIYO)

10. NIJI FARMS (KOLA ADENIJI)

Let us discuss in detail

 


1. OBASANJO FARMS (OTA FARMS)

Address: KM 5, Idiroko Road, Ota, Ogun State.

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The former president of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Aremu Obasanjo, he is a successful farmer. Prior to the commencement of his political career, Chief Olusegun Aremu Obasanjo already runs his farm though at a medium scale but indeed sustainable as said in his book My Watch. He owns the Obasanjo farms at Ota, Ogun State.

The large farm was formally opened on October 8, 1979, a week after Obasanjo handed over power to a civilian administration on October 1, 1979. At inception, the farm took off as Temperance Enterprises Limited (Farming Venture). It later became Obasanjo Farms Nigeria Limited.

If you want to see highly sophisticated farm infrastructures and machineries in Nigeria, you should be heading to Obasanjo Farms.

This farm operates a large scale piggery and poultry production, it is exports eggs to other parts of the world especially Dubai. This farm is the leading producer of farm produce in Nigeria.

The farm has over 300, 000 laying birds and over 60,000 broiler birds, with an hatchery where chicks are bred, in addition to it is two feed mills of three tons per hour each.

The large farm, which has up to 7,000 workers started with four bulldozer operators. Today, Obasanjo farm makes over N34million daily. The farm is a good platform of learning and exposure. The farm is situated at Ota, Ogun state.

 
2. MAIZUBE FARMS (ABDULSALAMI ABUBABAKAR)

Address: Km 26, Minna-Bida Road, Minna, Niger State, where General Abubakar is from.

Top 10 Largest Farm in Nigeria you would love to Visit


What makes General Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd) significant today in Nigeria and beyond is not just his successful military career or the fact that he willingly handed over power to a democratically elected government in 1999 to usher in the Fourth Republic. He has a stake in the Nigerian agricultural sector, being the owner of Maizube Farms Limited, which is helping to cater for the food needs of many Nigerians today.

The 500-hectare multi-product farm has both livestock and crop sections and today; it is proudly one of the stable sources of crop and animal products upon which Nigerians depend for food and other uses. Just as General Abubakar gives appreciable time to his peacekeeping mission across the African continent, so also does he give a great deal of time and attention to his Maizube Farms.

 

3. SEBORE FARMS (MURTALA NYAKO)

Address: K/m 12, MayoBelwa, Ngurore Road, P. O. Box 90 MayoBelwa, Adamawa State, Nigeria

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Sebore farms are another highly sophisticated and mechanized farm in Nigeria owned by Vice Admiral Murtala Nyako (Rtd), the executive governor of Adamawa State.

Sebore farm is a farm that deals with cattle rearing and horticultural crops production on a large commercial scale. This farm runs a sustainable crossbreeding programme of his local cattle with exotic superior sires to achieve very satisfactory results. He also got involved in the production of horticultural crops and his first commercial export using a chartered aircraft, took place in January 1990. Nyako owns the largest mango farm in Nigeria, leading to his being popularly known as Baba Mai Mangoro (BMM). Exotic mangoes from his mango orchard of 50, 000 trees were first exported to Europe in 1993.

Murtala Nyako is the president of the Horticultural Crops Growers Association of Nigeria, the Practicing Farmers Association of Nigeria and the Apex Farmers Association of Nigeria. He is the patron of numerous farmers’ commodity associations in the country.

 

4. ANADARIYA FARMS (USMAN DANTATA JR.)

Address:  Km 74 TigaJos Road, Tiga, Kano State.

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The young and enterprising Usman Dantata Jr., who is married to Rukaiya Indimi, daughter of multi-billionaire Borno businessman Mohammed Indimi, is the president/CEO of Anadariya Farms. The large poultry farm, which is located in Tiga, Bebeji local government area of Kano State, was started by the late business sage of Kano, Alhaji Usman Sanusi Dantata of the Dantata dynasty, in the 1960s.

Anadariya Farms thrived well in poultry produce. For instance, it was noted for exporting poultry birds and eggs to Saudi Arabia twice a week using a Boeing 747 plane.

However, after decades of activity, the farm experienced some challenges and stopped operations until recently, when Dantata Jr. came on board and injected viability into the large farm.

The CEO came with refined vigour, to ensure the farm maintains a successful track record. He has a background in investment and banking and was a trader of various commodities in Europe before coming back to Nigeria. He also has a certificate in feed production and broiler management obtained in North Carolina. Suffice it to say that he had equipped himself with the necessary training before stepping into the business.

This wealth of experience and pool of relevant knowledge may have been the reason for his decision to expand the services and operations of the farm to include a hatchery, production of broilers and layers, the production of feeds and the processing and sale of poultry products.

Anadariya Farms produces above 3, 000 broilers weekly. This is one of Nigeria’s most viable farms, with its growing, diverse agricultural activities.

 


5. OJEMAI FARMS (SIR JOSEPH I.A ARUMEMI-IKHIDE)

Address: Kilometre 6, Upper Ekenwan Road, Egor, Edo, Nigeria.

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Ojemai farms is another modern farm with high level of inputs and making great impact within the nation’s agricultural sector. This farm is owned by Ojemai Holdings. The farm, which is located in Edo State and owned by Sir J.I.A. ArumemiIkhide, was established in 1984 with interest delving towards livestock production. This is a huge commercial producer of broiler, catfish, fish fingerling and other forms of animal produce. The farm has grown to become one of the biggest farms in Nigeria and one of the nation’s prides in the agricultural sector.

 

6. JOVANA INTEGRATED FARMS (ARINZE ONEBUNNE)

Address: 127, Isolo Road, Mushin, Lagos. 92/94 Park Avenue, GRA, Enugu. OwerriAba Exp. Rd; Airport Junction, Umuowa, NgorOkpalla, Imo.

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Prince Arinze Onebunne is the successful managing consultant and CEO of Jovana Farms, located in Mushin, Lagos. Onebunne specializes in the farming of animals such as grass cutters (greater cane rats), rabbits, quail, antelope, guinea pigs and fish, and so on. His high profile level of animal farming has taken him to over 30 states in Nigeria and to other countries as a seminar facilitator, advocate, training personnel and empowerment speaker.

The founder of Jovana Farms is also at the vanguard of modern fish and livestock farming in Nigeria, which is considered a fast growing and lucrative subsector of the nation’s economy today. With his vast experience and engagement in training and mentoring prospective animal farmers, he earns millions of naira not only from sales of animal products, but also from consultancy charges.

Onebunne also carries out feasibility research, site survey and farm construction projects, as part of his professional services.

 

7. ANIMAL CARE SERVICES KONSULT (DR OLATUNDE AGBATO)

Address: Km2 Iperu Road, Ogere Remo, Ogun State, Nigeria, P.O.Box 4707 Marina, Lagos State.

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Dr Olatunde Agbato, a veterinary doctor, is the founder and president/CEO of Animal Care Services Konsult. Agbato, a graduate of the University of Ibadan (UI), became a viable player in the agricultural sector with the establishment of the company known commonly by its shortened name, Animal Care. The company has interests in commercial poultry production; commercial livestock feed milling, aquaculture, manufacturing, and procurement and distribution of animal health products. The company also undertakes provision of expert services for people with interest in animal farming, but who lack the knowhow.

Animal Care was founded in 1983 and is located in Ogere Remo, Ogun State. The company concentrates majorly on poultry and veterinary services. It has continued to grow and has a subsidiary called Funtuna Farms, which is a poultry farming operation unit.

Furthermore, it has a fish farm operation unit. The farm started by producing 1.2 Million eggs annually and 45000 point of lay birds.

Today, the farm occupies over 50 hectares in the same environment. The farm produces 100 Million eggs annually and 1 Million Point of Lay birds. Agbato has over the years distinguished himself as a veterinary doctor cum farmer.

He is a fellow of the College of Veterinary Surgeons of Nigeria; fellow, Farm Management Association of Nigeria; member, International Egg Commission, and has received many awards of recognition. Agbato is, indeed, one of the farmers who have sown under the sun and can now reap their harvests.

 

8. NAGARI INTEGRATED DAIRY FARM (ABDULLAHI ADAMU)

Address: Gauta/Nike Road, Gauta, Keffi, Nasarawa State, Nigeria.

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Nagari Integrated Dairy is one of the farms currently being operated in the country on a commercial level. It is reputed to be one of the largest single integrated dairy farms in Africa. It covers 1,200 hectares of land and has 7,000 Holstein cattle.

In view of the quality of the products it churns out, the claim that it is among the top suppliers of high quality farm and dairy products in Africa is justified. Alhaji Abdullahi Adamu, a former governor of Nasarawa State and now a senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is the man behind Nagari Integrated Dairy Farm. Although his fame on the political scene has overshadowed his agricultural exploits, Abdullahi can be described as an accomplished farmer.

The success story of Nagari Integrated Farm is the result of the enterprising nature of this farmer, lawyer, engineer, technocrat and consummate politician. Over the years, Nagari Integrated Dairy has invested in research and development, and in state-of-the-art dairy farming technology. The company has developed its own proprietary dairy farming expertise and methodologies. This has made it a benchmark for the efficient production of high quality dairy products.

 

9. FOLAWIYO FARMS LIMITED (ALHAJI WAHAB IYANDA FOLAWIYO)

Address: Oyo State, Nigeria.

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Folawiyo Farms Limited, located on Yinka Folawiyo Avenue, Apapa, Lagos, was incorporated on October 4, 1985. It carries out integrated agricultural production, with branches in several states in Nigeria. It is owned by renowned business tycoon, philanthropist and the Baba Adinni of Nigeria, the late Alhaji Wahab Iyanda Folawiyo.

In matters concerning agriculture, Folawiyo Farms stands tall in all aspects. They are into livestock farming, fish farming, four milling, agro-chemical production and distribution, agricultural consultancy, development and engineering, production and supply of agro pesticides, farm tools, fertilizer services, horticulture, and so on.

Folawiyo’s journey to greatness began back in 1957 when he founded Yinka Folawiyo and Sons Limited, an import and export business empire that includes holdings in shipping, banking, construction, agriculture and energy. It is therefore not out of proportion to say

 

10. NIJI FARMS (KOLA ADENIJI)

Address: Km 1, Komu Road, Ilero, Kajola LGA, Oyo State, Oyo 200285, Nigeria.

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Niji farms is a very big farm located at Okeho, Oyo. This farm is over 5000 hectares. It is own by Engineer Lucas Niji. The farm produces cassava, maize and yam, both as raw materials and finished goods. Different varieties of maize and cassava are put to practice in this farm as it is affiliated to IITA . One interesting feature about this farm is that all the machineries used are designed by Engineer Lucas Niji, the CEO of the farm. Also, this farm produces finished products like Garri, Cassava Paste and Flour.

 


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1. ANU-OLUWA FARMS (PETER ADENIYI)

Mr Peter Adeniyi, perhaps, did not understand fully the fortunes he was sowing to harvest when he founded Anu-Oluwa Farms in Ibadan, the ancient capital city of Oyo State. The farm, which has special interest in poultry and egg production for the Nigerian market, has become one of the largest farms in Nigeria.

The farm also sells livestock feeds and materials, table eggs, day-old chicks, point of lays, fish and fish fingerlings and livestock vaccines.

Adeniyi is one of the most successful farmers in Nigeria.

 

2. FORTUNE HEIGHT FARMS

The farm is also known as Fortune Farms. The company produces up to 3000 eggs per day. They specialized in poultry production. The farm is located at Odogbolu, Ogun state, Nigeria. Website: https://www.fortuneheightsfarms.com.ng

 

3. OLAM GROUP

Olam farm is a renowned farm with hatchery and Feedmill factory in Kaduna and Kwara, Nigeria. Olam source their raw materials from local farmers. They have two major feed products chikun and ultima. products chikun and ultima.

Website: https://www.olamgroup.com

 

4. KEREKSUK RICE FARM

The farm is owned by Rotimi Williams. A 35years old 3Billionaire. The farm specialized in rice production in large quantity. The rice farm is situated on 45,000 hectares of land. The farm is also considered second largest commercial rice farm in Nigeria.

Location: Nasarawa State, Nigeria.

 
5. ANU-OLUWA FARMS

The farm is into production and sales of broiler, day old chicks and layers. The farm is well known for customer centric.

Location: km 8, Oluyole, Oyo Town, Oyo state, Nigeria.

 

6. SAYED FARMS

The farm is owned by Mr. Haytham Nawam. They specialized in poultry, livestock and feed production. One of the great farms in Nigeria is Sayed Farms.

Location: 8 Magazine Road, Jericho Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria.

 

6. BABAEKO FARMS

The farm was commissioned recently in Kogi State. The farm owned by famous advertiser Steve Babaeko. The farm has oil palm plantation and processing unit. The project made it known that the farms integrated with fish farming, piggery and poultry production.

Farm Location: Kakun, kabba, Kogi State, Nigeria.


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7. AJANLA FARMS

Ajanla farms limited is also called Chi farms. They specialized in diary, aquaculture and poultry production. Farm location: Off KM 20, Ibadan­Lagos Expressway, Ajanla Village, Ibadan, Oyo State.

 

8. XTRALARGE FARMS 

Xtralarge Farms focused on training and management of farm land. The company helped investors to grow their investment in agribusiness. They also rear broilers and produces egg for commercial sales.

Cooperate office located at Lagos while farmland located at Sango Ota, Ogun State.

Website: www.xtralargefarms.com

 

9. SEDFORTH INDIGENOUS FARM

The farm is a long standing Farm in Ogun state. They produce broilers in large quantities.

Farm location: KM 6, Owode/Abeokuta Rd, Obafemi­Owode, Owode, Idiroko, Ogun State.

10. FORTHWORTH FARMS

Forthworth farms produce vegetables in large quantities. The farms are well known in Lagos, Nigeria. Address: 1b Adeojo St, Wemabod Estate, Lagos.

Website: www.Forthworth.com

 

11. IMO MODERN POULTRY FARM

The farm is formerly known as Avutu farm. The government of IMO state resuscitated the farm to modern day farm. The farm was established by former governor of Imo state, Governor Sam Mbakwe. The activities in Imo modern farm specialized in poultry production. Location: Obowo, Imo state.

 

12. UBUR NYAM FARMS

Ubur Nyam Farms is a modern day farm located in Makurdi, Benue state, Nigeria. The farm produces crops, poultry and livestock and other products in large quantity. The farms agro­allied activities remain sales of frozen foods.

 

13. HIGHHILL AGRIBUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTRE NIGERIA

Highhill agribusiness development centre is an agrobased centre where farmers and potential farmers are oriented on how to improve and increase their productivity. Also, highhill has a large farm of plantain, cassava, maize and different vegetables. The CEO of Highhill, Mr Adeniyi Sola Bunmi, is the president of the Nigeria Association of Plantain and Banana Stakeholders.

Address: 8/10 Moringa Close, Klm. 18, Abeokuta/Lagos Expressway, Lala town, beside Bayak filling Station, Along Obasanjo farm Akinjole on Obada Oko road , Ewekoro LGA, Ogun state.

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In conclusion, there are many fast growing (agricultural) farms in Nigeria. The list is not ranked based on importance but my personal view, observation and research and not an official list by any organization or government.

If you owned a farm and you want your farm to be listed. 

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