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...
Porous borders, unending smuggling threaten local rice production
Notwithstanding Federal Government’s efforts to promote the production of rice in Nigeria, the continuous smuggling of the commodity to the extent of dominating the local market, is making nonsense of an existing ban with attendant capital flight.
EFCC, RIPAN partner to stop rice smuggling
To tackle the menace of rice smuggling, Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has met with the executives...
Our rice, fertiliser revolutions
Today, we want to share with you, the giant strides that the Buhari Administration has made in two key areas: The Rice Revolution and the Fertilizer Revolution!
Importation threatens government’s agriculture policy
The big players in the agric sector whose businesses thrive on importation now constitute a big threat to the Nigerian Agricultural Promotion Policy, and unless the Federal Government takes a decisive step to rescue....