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24 Jun 2020
About 300 workers of a rice-processing factory allegedly locked and forced to work throughout the coronavirus lockdown have been rescued by police, BBC reported. The company, called Popular Farms, promised an additional $13 (about N5,000) a month to their $72 monthly salary and those who did not accept were threatened with a sack. The workers…
15 Mar 2020
Japanese Government has donated a rice mill worth over N26m to Edo State Government, as part of efforts to facilitate rice production in the state.
5 Mar 2020
Some residents of Gindin Dorowa in Wukari Local Government Area of Taraba State are counting their losses following an outbreak of fire that gutted many bags of rice, rice processing machines
9 Feb 2020
The Federal Government has expressed readiness to release the rice mill and irrigation facilities at Shangisha, Eegua, in Yewa North Local Government Area of Ogun State to the state government
13 Jun 2019
The immediate past governor of Cross River State, Senator Liyel Imoke, has commended Governor Ben Ayade for his efforts towards industrialising the state, stressing that the establishment of Africa’s first vitaminised rice mill in Ogoja is a phenomenal project.    Imoke, who accompanied his successor to inspect the installation of equipment at the rice mill,…
28 Jan 2019
Determined to break away from over-dependence on federal revenue allocations, Cross River State government is embarking on mega agriculture programmes to produce cocoa, rice and poultry with the state-of-the-art processing mills The state government also motivates farmers with incentives, especially from the anchor borrowers’ programme, to intensify cocoa, rice and poultry production to take advantage…
12 Jul 2018
Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has disclosed plans to boost rice production in the state with the coming of a 1.5 million metric tonnes of rice mill due for commissioning this week. The investment, according to him, is to crash the price of the staple food in the state.   The Governor said this…
14 Feb 2018
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Wednesday promised to handover 27 hectares of land for immediate establishment of Dangote Rice Mill in the state as the company prepares for production this year. Tambuwal stated this when he received a delegation from Dangote Industries Limited led by Engr. Mansur Ahmed, Director, Stakeholder Relations and Corporate…
4 Mar 2017
Masari, who was represented by the state Commissioner, Ministry of Commerce and Tourism Alhaji Abubakar Yusuf, said: “our government will also upgrade the sugarcane factory to boost sugar production...


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