Investing in rice production and rice processing
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
Sustainability of agribusinesses is challenging, says Lagos commissioner
Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr Gbolahan Lawal, spoke with FEMI IBIROGBA, Head, Agro-Economy, on the state of the integrated rice mill of the state
New prayer points of a struggling citizen
Christmas came at the wrong time for my friend, 40-year-old Citizen Nigeriana. His singular contribution to his country is that as a poor man alienated from the good of the land
No administration surpasses Buhari’s on infrastructure renewal – Lai Mohammed
The Federal Government says the country is closer to attaining self-sufficiency in rice owing to the border drill that has drastically reduced smuggling and catalysed rice production
Rice economy to hit $6.3 billion in 2025
Nigeria's Rice economy is estimated at $5.2b and has been projected to hit $6.3b by 2025. However, the country is far from attaining the feat
Rice producers to support border closure with price slash
In response to the Federal Government’s plea for farmers not to take advantage of the current border closure, producers of the Ogoja Rice have disclosed plans to slash the price of the grain ahead of the Yuletide season.
Government reiterates commitment to food security, assures farmers of support
The Federal Government, through the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, has reiterated its commitment to equipping farmers with necessary agro-inputs through the government’s various windows of support.
Nigeria gives condition for reopening borders
The Federal Government’s decision to shut the nation’s land borders against neigbouring countries will remain, despite any short-term losses, until they ratify Nigeria’s proposed anti-smuggling policy, according to Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor Godwin Emefiele.