Farmers, stakeholders raise alarm over influx of foreign rice, poultry despite border closure
It appears that the successes recorded by the Federal Government’s closure of its land borders are waning, going by the lamentations of farmers and agripreneurs.
Customs seize 1,367 bags of foreign rice, other items in Katsina
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in Katsina State says it seized 1,367 bags of foreign rice and other items with a Duty Paid Value of N61 million from smugglers.
‘Very soon, everyone will forget buying foreign rice’
The response has been very poor. In fact, I stood firm that I will propagate and promote the use of local rice because of its nutrients. We should know that it is not in the planting of rice that we had problem but in the processing and packaging.