27 Jan 2019
The Lagos State Government producers of Lake Rice told The Guardian last week that it sold a total of 18,494 bags of the 50kg size, 2,034 of 25kg and 72 bags of 10kg of the product between Saturday....
20 Jan 2019
Despite the Federal Government’s much acclaimed successes in rice production, the foreign brand was the saving grace for most Nigerians during the last festive season...
22 Dec 2018
About three days to Christmas, LAKE Rice, which has become a constant product during festive periods in Lagos, is not available in the market.For two consecutive years before now, especially during yuletide periods, many Lagos residents were inundated with LAKE Rice, a product of partnership between Lagos and Kebbi states.
18 May 2018
The Lagos State government said it has spent a total of N4.6 billion on the purchase of Lake Rice in the last three years to make the product available and affordable to residents.
21 Jan 2018
In its bid to ensure an extensive distribution of LAKE Rice in Lagos, the state government has taken it to shopping malls and supermarkets.The Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr. Oluwatoyin Suarau....
25 Dec 2017
To ensure even and fair distribution of Lake Rice across Lagos, the State Government has sought the participation of major rice distributors in Lagos, with the signing of a partnership agreement with distributors for its transportation, distribution and marketing.
24 Dec 2017
As Lagos State government commences sales of Lake Rice for the festive season, residents have lauded government for logistics put in place to ease purchase at designated centres. According to a statement by Assistant Director, Public Affairs, Ministry of Agriculture, Tunbosun Ogunbanwo, those who besieged the centres expressed satisfaction with the process, noting that…
21 Dec 2017
To ensure even and fair distribution of Lake Rice across Lagos, the State Government has sought the participation of major rice distributors in Lagos, with the signing of a partnership agreement with distributors for its transportation, distribution and marketing. Special Adviser to the Governor on Food Security, Ganiyu Okanlawon, who signed the partnership agreement on…
8 Oct 2017
Ahead tomorrow’s World Food Day, the Lagos State government has restated its commitment to ensuring food security for its populace, through its various agricultural programmes.
6 Oct 2017
The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has embarked on aggressive nationwide advocacy to address the “culture of quality’’ in the agriculture sector.
24 Sep 2017
Still basking in the euphoria of success recorded in the sale of Lake Rice during the last festive period, the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has directed the Ministry of Agriculture to ensure continuous sale of the product, in all designated sales centrse across the state.
26 Aug 2017
As sales of the Lake Rice commence across designated centres in the state, the Lagos State government has charged workers in the centres to ensure fairness in the sales of the product.