Rice production increases to three million tonnes in Kano, says governor
Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje yesterday said local rice production hit three million tones in one year in Kano State, a leap that might soon exceed indigenous consumption demands.
Niger Delta ministry, Cross River partner on rice production
Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs has indicated interest to partner with Cross River State on rice production to turn the Niger Delta region into Nigeria’s rice production hub. Disclosing this in Calabar at the weekend after a tour of the state’s Rice Seeds....
Nigeria yet to attain self-sufficiency in rice production, says Osinbajo
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said the country is yet to attain self-sufficiency in rice production. He was speaking at the 4th National Discourse organized in Lagos by The Companion...
College ex-provost faults FG’s ranching project, rice production figure
A former provost of the Kabba College of Agriculture, Kogi State, Dr Akin Olonihuwa, has faulted the Federal Government’s proposed cattle ranch development. The former college administrator said “The ranching, as proposed now, will only create fresh civil servants and politician millionaires....
Lagos to boost rice production
The State Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr. Suarau Isiaka, who said this at the ongoing ministerial press briefing at Secretariat, Alausa, encouraged private sector operators to invest in rice processing to meet the demands of the people.
Ogun State plans massive rice production, as OGUNCCIMA holds trade fair
The state’s Commissioner for Agriculture, Mrs. Ronke Sokefun, who disclosed this in Abeokuta, the state capital, said acres of land were being prepared for massive planting of the rice by farmers.
Chevron partners Niger to improve rice production
Oil giant, Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL), has entered into partnership with the Niger State Government for the training of graduates of agriculture for the purpose of improving rice cultivation and production.