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Rice production

11 Aug
With shared opportunities in the agricultural sector, especially rice, cashew and processing, and in technology, Nigeria and Vietnam could benefit from effective collaboration and deepen their relationship.
29 Mar
Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, God’swill Akpabio has stressed the need for the ministry to revisit the agricultural partnership with the Central Bank of Nigeria
24 Mar
Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Wednesday said the state is capable of meeting Nigeria’s demand for if the Federal Government can empower it with funds and inputs.
25 Feb 2020
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.
20 Jan 2020
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....
19 Jan 2020
The Federal Government plans to make Nigeria self-sufficient in rice production. From research, it has been proven that Nigeria rice is one of the best as the taste and quality
15 Jul 2019
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...
21 Jan 2019
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....
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.
26 Apr 2017
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.
20 Apr 2017
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.
5 Feb 2017
Group Executive Director, Strategy and Innovation of BUA Group, Kabiru Rabi’u said, “BUA remained genuinely committed to government’s resolve to reduce the nation’s dependence on imported rice by boosting


7 mins ago
“There is so much injustice in this country, the police are under-paid and have not learnt any lesson from #EndSARS….” These were the last words of a Canadian-based protester, Patriot Patrick Eholor, yesterday, while speaking with journalists...
10 mins ago
Visiting Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has raised the alarm over presence of a terror group hibernating in Nigeria, Fetullah Terrorist Organisation (FETO), as both nations, yesterday, signed eight critical bilateral agreements on energy, defence and hydrocarbon, among others.
11 mins ago
Former US President Donald Trump announced plans Wednesday to launch his own social networking platform called "TRUTH Social," which is expected to begin its beta launch for "invited guests" next month.
15 mins ago
Oil, gas, and coal production plans of some of the world's biggest oil, gas, and coal producers, including Nigeria, far exceed the emissions targets set in the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, the 2021 Production Gap Report of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has stated.
16 mins ago
Thomas Tuchel confirmed Chelsea face a period without Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner after the Champions League holders were rocked by their forwards' injury problems in Wednesday's 4-0 win against Malmo.