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Zamfara State in Nigeria targets 13,000 metric tonnes of rice production

Nigeria’s Special Adviser to the Governor on ZACAREP, Alhaji Aminu Dankwangila, disclosed that Zamfara Government is to produce about 13,000 metric tonnes of rice...
Nigeria pulling out of recession through agriculture

Agriculture- especially rice to rescue Nigeria out of recession

Nigerian Presidential spokesman, Mr. Garba Shehu said this in a statement issued in Abuja on Sunday, that efforts to get the nation out of...

Boko Haram victims in Nigeria receive relief material from NPA

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) presented food and non-food relief materials to victims of Boko Haram insurgency in Yobe State as a part of...

Nigeria’s rice boom raises output amid adversary

Nigeria’s economy, owing to the low oil prices, contracted for the first time in 25 years in 2016 but agriculture is one of the...

Nigerian Government targets 180,000 farmers to plant wheat, rice in Jigawa

The Federal government in Nigeria is planning in excess of 1.8 lakhs rice and wheat farmers for plantation in Jigawa for the 2016/2017 dry...

Nigeria slashes rice importation burden by 65%

Nigeria has achieved 56 per cent rice production in the last one year, leaving a deficit of 2 million tons to meet local demand. The...
Gateway Fair: Dangote to spend 10 billion dollars on rice cultivation...gives tools to block makers

Gateway Fair: Dangote to spend 10 billion dollars on rice cultivation…gives tools to block...

Group disclosed that it was investing N10 billion dollars in rice cultivation in five states to boost food self-sufficiency LAGOS, Nigeria, May 29, 2017/ --...

Nigeria making efforts to boost rice production

Nigerian government announced that necessary effort have been put in place to boost rice production. The Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr. Oluwatoyin Isiaka...

Nigerian Agricultural reforms to help its rice compete with international brands soon

Nigerian rice would compete favorably with any brand in the world, said the acting President, Mr. Yemi Osinbajo recently. He said the government was...

“Plastic rice not plasticized, but unsatisfactory for human consumption” – NAFDAC

The National Agency for Food Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has confirmed that the 102 bags of rice seized by Customs operatives earlier this...

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