Imota rice mill ready by end of 2020 - LASG
The Lagos State Government, says its multi-billion Naira 32-metric tonnes per hour rice mill at Imota, will be completed and delivered on
FG distributes bags of rice, condiments to vulnerable households in Abuja
The Federal Government has commenced the distribution of palliative materials to the six area councils of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to cushion the effects of sit-at-home order.
Zero oil plan to lift 20m out of poverty, create 500,000 additional jobs annually, says NEPC
Executive Director, Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Segun Awolowo, has said that the zero oil plan is expected to create about 500,000 additional jobs annually, due to an increase in production and export activities
FG warns rice millers, dealers against outrageous price
The Minister of Agriculture, Alhaji Mohammad Sabo Nanono, has warned rice millers and dealers against selling a 50kg bag of Nigeria’s rice more than N15,000.
Customs intercepts smuggled rice in gas cylinders
The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone ‘A’, has intercepted some foreign parboiled rice concealed in gas cylinders and smuggled into the country from the Benin Republic.
UN to empower Ebonyi women on rice production
The United Nations (UN) yesterday in Ebonyi State launched the Climate Smart Agriculture programme aimed at promoting women’s economic empowerment, especially in rice production through Climate-Resilient Agribusiness in Nigeria. This will ensure that rural women and girls are economically empowered and able to benefit increasingly from the economic initiatives, programmes and reforms in Nigeria while…
Guinean government seeks support of Nigeria in rice production
The Federal Government has received a request from the government of Guninea-Bissau seeking assistance in rice production so as to enable its food security and nutrition improvement.
Nigeria’s rice booms as industry players advocate extension of policies
Nigerian farmers and processors as well as researchers have, once again, presented arguments and proofs for continuation of the integrated agro-economic policies of closing the land borders, anchor borrowers’ scheme...