Thursday, June 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...
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...

FAO trains Nigerian farmers on new technology for rice farming

In its efforts to boost rice production in the country, the Food and Agricul­ture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and Côte d’Ivoire based...
Nigerian court sentences man for 6 months for stealing a bag of rice

Nigerian court sentences man for 6 months for stealing a bag of rice

A Jos Chief Magistrates’ Court of Nigeria on Tuesday sentenced a 24-year-old Olataju Habinu to six months imprisonment for stealing one bag of rice,...

Nigerian scientists from Uniliorin and ABUAD develop anti-cancer rice

Scientists at the University of Ilorin and their counterparts at  Afe  Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti (ABUAD), are finalising arrangements to develop an improved rice variety...
Nigerian officials row over 'plastic rice' amidst Christmas

Nigeria’s custom officials seize about 2.5 tonnes of the Plastic rice, branded “Best Tomato...

A major row erupted between the Nigeria's food safety agency and the health ministry when the Health Minister Isaac Adewole tweeted that tests by...

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 ban on rice imports has boosted rice farming – Group

Nigerian ban on rice imports has boosted rice farming in the Enuma FADAMA Rice Production Cluster in Kuchita, Lavun Local Government Area of Niger,...

Nigeria talks rice amid nexus of food security

Nigeria is caught between its desire to be self- sufficient in rice and rising incidents of illegal trade with its bordering countries on account...

One million tonnes of a bumper harvest of rice estimated in Plateau, Nigeria

Rice farmers in Plateau, which is the twelfth largest state of Nigeria, are optimistic of a bumper harvest this year, of at least one...

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