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7 Aug 2017
The FGN has boosted rice paddy production, over that past two years annual paddy production has increased to 17mmt from 5mmt. Furthermore, the FGN is in the process of securing 200 rice mills, which it will supply at a discount.
12 Feb 2017
Despite the much-hyped success recorded by the Kebbi State government, with its collaboration with the Lagos State government, which led to the birth of LAKE Rice, rice production in Kebbi in 2016, has been described as a disappointment.
10 Jan 2017
2016 was certainly a crucial year for Lagos State. It was a year in which the state scored many remarkable firsts, thereby further attesting to its rising profile as the acclaimed Center of Excellence.
2 Jan 2017
The year 2016 will not be forgotten in a hurry. Of all the high and low moments, two things stand out – the year of Recession and the year of the retort, ‘Is this the Change we voted for.’
1 Jan 2017
The ban on rice importation and its resultant effect on the high cost of the staple food is a blessing in disguise for local farmers, who are beginning to eat the fruits of their labour.
26 Dec 2016
A few months back, the Lagos and Kebbi State Governments began a partnership aimed at enhancing food security as well as boosting agro-economic activities in the two states. Specifically, the partnership is geared towards improving rice production in the country and it thrives on the pragmatic use of existing resources for the common good of…
24 Dec 2016
President Muhammadu Buhari has commended Lagos and Kebbi states for the successful partnership that gave rise to the local production of LAKE (Lagos-Kebbi) Rice.
22 Dec 2016
To ensure Lagos residents enjoy a bumper Christmas and new year celebration, he reduced the price to N12, 000 from the N13, 000 earlier announced for 50kg, while 25kg bag goes for N6, 000 and 10kg bag for N2, 500.
21 Dec 2016
Lagos State governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode and his Kebbi State counterpart, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu on Wednesday launched the much anticipated Lagos-Kebbi Rice christened LAKE RICE


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The FCT Minister, Mr Nyesom Wike, says a six-man committee has been set up to resolve the lingering dispute between local government employees and the six Area Councils in the FCT.
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Three aggrieved traders, on Tuesday, asked an Ikeja High Court to restrain the authority of Mainland Local Government from evicting and demolishing a popular White Sand Market at Oyingbo, Lagos State.
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President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has implored heads of national drug law enforcement agencies in Africa under the aegis of Heads of National Drug Law Enforcement Agencies, Africa, (HONLEA), to collectively renew strategies towards the fight against substance abuse and illicit drug trafficking on the continent.
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An Ikeja Special Offences Court on Tuesday sentenced a U.S. ex-convict, Kolawole Erinle to 12 years in jail for defrauding the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB) of 1.4 million dollars.
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Supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Cross River State chapter has took to the streets of Calabar to celebrate the victory of Senator Bassey Otu at the Governorship Election Tribunal in Calabar.