Monday, June 18, 2018

Nigerian Customs stops exit of rice from free trade zones

Determined to ensure total compliance to the ban on rice imports into the country, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has forbidden the exit of...
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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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 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...

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