Sunday, August 20, 2017

“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...

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 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...
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/ --...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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