FG orders N3b rice seedlings from Cross River
The Federal Government through the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) has ordered N3 billion worth of rice seedlings to states in the southern part of the country from Cross River State.
Farmers call for protection against Boko Haram
Some farmers in Borno have called for deployment of military and other security personnel to farmlands, to protect them against attack by Boko Haram insurgents this cropping season.
Burning of Samuel Ortom’s farm
The reported burning by suspected herdsmen of a 250-hectare rice farm owned by the Governor of Benue State, Mr. Samuel Ortom, is a heinous act that cannot be condemned strongly enough. The arsonists who are reported to have invaded it with a large number of cows subsequently set fire to the farm and ran away when confronted by…
Flood kills 31 people, destroys 10, 000 houses in Kano state- official
The Kano State Government has confirmed the death of 31 people and destruction of more than 10,000 houses during the recent flood disaster in 15 Local Government Areas of the state.
Bayelsa rice farmers applaud FG’s Anchor Borrowers’ scheme
Mr Eziekiel Ogbianko, Chairman of the state chapter of the Rice Farmers Association in Nigeria (RIFAN), made the commendation in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Yenagoa on Monday.
CBN’s tech strategy for ‘Anchor Borrowers’, cleaner notes
As part of efforts to improve the operational efficiency of the Anchor Borrower’s Programme (ABP), the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has introduced technology to guide input distribution...
Association begins registration of 2,000 rice farmers in Daura LGA
Daura Local Government chapter of Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) has commenced the registration of 2,000 large scale rice farmers under the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Anchor Borrowers’ Programme.
Price of rice to drop in June-rice farmers
Rice farmers under the auspices of Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) have assured Nigerians that by June; a 50kg bag of rice will sell at N10, 000. The national president of RIFAN, Aminu Goronyo...