Sunday, 16th January 2022
Breaking News:


29 Dec
An agriculture expert has chided the government over the high cost of rice despite over N850 billion on the rice value chain under the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme.
20 Dec
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has distributed rice, maize grits, spaghetti, cooking oil and seasonings to 3, 500 Internally Displaced Person (IDP) households in Borno State.
17 Dec
Kano and Jigawa Commands of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) have Intercepted 339 donkey skins, while attempting to smuggle leathers out of the country.
14 Dec
One month after the closure of Tiga Dam, dry season farmers in about six local government areas of Kano State have lamented how their sources of livelihood have been hampered.
20 Nov
The Managing Director of Iya Yusuf Restaurant, Yusuf Owoyemi Olatunji, has bemoaned the high cost of food items in the country.
13 Nov
A non-governmental organisation, Adonai Empowerment Foundation (AEF) will on Saturday, November 20, 2021, give N2.5 million worth of business grants to 50 women as well as distribute
7 Nov
Like the case of last year, when many households could not afford rice to celebrate the yuletide, the scenario may repeat itself, as the price of the product is still high...
11 Oct
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) says the ban on the importation of rice into the country is encouraging local production and the establishment of more local rice mills, especially in the north.
2 Sep
Enugu State Police Command has begun investigation over circumstances surrounding the alleged killing of a rice farmer and jungle justice meted to the suspected killer.   
2 Sep
The Managing Director, SGL Farms, Adegoke Oluwaseun, has stated that the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) is frustrating its N1 billion-rice investment.
15 Aug
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has disclosed that the region requires about $43.5m to achieve uniform self-sufficiency in rice production in the region by 2025.
10 Aug
As part of efforts aimed at bringing smiles to the faces of the needy, the Oil Money Foundation recently distributed food items to motherless homes in Calabar. Items donated include noodles


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