Tuesday, 19th October 2021
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8 Aug
• 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
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
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
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
Unity Bank PLC has partnered the Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) on the just-unveiled Ekiti Rice Pyramid Project.
14 May
Six years after the Federal Government launched the Anchor Borrowers Programme through the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to assist in food production, the report card from the Southwest...
8 Mar
Over 642,860 smallholder farmers across 35 states of the federation have received support from Unity Bank Plc under the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)’s Anchor Borrower’s Programme...
1 Nov 2020
Rice Millers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), said it has lost about N228m to the recent looting of warehouses by hoodlums that hijacked the #EndSARs protests across the country.
21 Oct 2020
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), disturbed by the increase in price of rice, have concluded plans to crash the price in all markets across the country.
20 Sep 2020
“In the last 100 years, we have never witnessed flooding of this magnitude in Kebbi State. Majority of our people were badly affected. Many houses collapsed and farmlands were wiped-off.
6 Jul 2020
Nigerian farmers and agricultural scientists have warned that ‘political farmers’ should not be permitted to hijack the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN’s) ‘Agric for Food and Jobs Plan (AFJP)’ and the zero-interest loans meant for smallholder farmers in the frantic efforts
13 Mar 2020
Rice stakeholders in Kano State have disagreed over the capacity of farmers, availability of inputs and actual quantity of paddies produced in the state.


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England must play their next home match in a UEFA competition behind closed doors following disorder at the Euro 2020 final at Wembley, European football's governing body ruled on Monday.
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The internal crises in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) following last weekend’s congresses across the country have continued to deepen...
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Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has criticised FIFA's plans for a biennial World Cup and expressed dismay that players have not been consulted.
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Gunmen have killed at least 30 people in an attack in Sokoto State, Governor Aminu Tambuwal confirmed yesterday. The assault began at a weekly market in Goronyo on Sunday and continued into Monday morning...
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