Monday, 8th August 2022
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12 May
As farming activities gather momentum amid financial and input challenges, farmers in Nigeria have called on the Federal Government to spread the coverage of the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP) to every state of the country.
14 Mar
The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) in Delta has lamented the loss of over N30.4 million worth of paddy rice and fertilisers to rainstorms in Asaba.
27 Feb
Six weeks after rice farmers promised downward review of the price of rice across the country, it appears there is no succour yet in sight for Nigerians as the price has continued to increase astronomically.
24 Feb
No fewer than additional 58 integrated rice mills have been facilitated through various initiatives of the Federal Government in the last seven years, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has disclosed.
24 Jan
Unity Bank Plc, an agriculture-focused bank, has partnered Nigerian rice farmers under the aegis of Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) to unveil a mega rice pyramid at the National Rice Festival held in the Federal Capital Territory on Tuesday.
23 Jan
With the recent ‘exploits’ recorded in the rice sector, majority of Nigerians believe that the country doesn’t have any business importing the commodity to fill the huge demand gap.
20 Jan
Stakeholders have faulted the launch of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) rice pyramid unveiled by President Mohammadu Buhari...
8 Aug 2021
• State Captures Two Million Poor Persons In Social Register Rice Farmers’ Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Kaduna State Chapter has distributed seedlings, fertilisers and pesticides to 1,390 farmers for this year’s planting season.  Speaking during the presentation of the agricultural inputs, RIFAN State Chairman, Alhaji Mohammed Umar Numbu, said inputs were loans, which beneficiaries would pay…
1 Aug 2021
The declaration by the President of the Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Aminu Goronyo, few weeks back, that the country is now self-sufficient in rice production...
25 Jun 2021
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) have flagged off the sale of nine million metric tonnes of paddy to millers.
28 May 2021
The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) has said the long-anticipated Rice mill project, promised by the Lagos State government, will boost local rice production when it goes into operation.
27 May 2021
Unity Bank PLC has partnered the Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) on the just-unveiled Ekiti Rice Pyramid Project.


8 mins ago
An attacker stabbed 10 people to death in Kerman province in southern Iran due to "personal differences", before being arrested by police, state media reported Monday.
20 mins ago
Six migrants were found dead at sea and others were missing after their boat sank Monday off the coast of Algeria, local television reported, adding six survivors were rescued.
20 mins ago
Nigerian artiste, Kizz Daniel (real name:Oluwatobilola Daniel Anidugbe) has been arrested by the Tanzania police for a breach of contract. The Buga singer who was billed to perform at his own concert tagged “Afro Classic World Tour” simply did not show up. Early today, videos of the concert goers destroying properties in the concert surfaced…
26 mins ago
Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka on Monday condemned a viral video on social media showing members of the Pyrates Confraternity mocking the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu during a procession. Soyinka in a statement said he was appalled at the lyrics of the song. In the video, the Pyrates’ members…
28 mins ago
A Sri Lankan court on Monday released on bail top leftist trade union leader Joseph Stalin, whose arrest had sparked international condemnation and widespread protests.