Tag: Rice

President Buhari Assures Nigerians Of Better Prices For Rice

Abdul Jimoh- January 19, 2022

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja urged Nigerians to exercise some patience as the growing food production in the country, especially expansion in rice farming, ... Read More

Scarcity of Foreign Rice Hits Abuja, Jigawa Markets

Abdul Jimoh- March 13, 2021

There has been scarcity of foreign rice weeks after reopening of borders by the Federal Government, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. NAN reports ... Read More

Kebbi rice farmers lost N1bn to flood – Official

Suleiman Idris- August 30, 2020

Kebbi State Government says it has lost about N1 billion worth of rice and other farm produce to ravaging flood recorded in different parts of ... Read More

Lawmaker to empower 400 rice farmers in Abia

Suleiman Idris- August 23, 2020

  Rice Farming Mr Chijioke Chukwu, member representing Bende North in Abia House of Assembly says he will empower 400 rice farmers in his constituency ... Read More

Rice Production Hits 35m Bags per Annum -FG

Henry Solomon- May 29, 2020

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed says, with over 34 integrated rice mills and clusters, Nigeria currently produces 150,000 bags of rice ... Read More

Islamic foundation distributes bags of rice to indigent in Lagos

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 10, 2020

Abdulwahid Islamic Foundation on Sunday distributed 400 5kg bags of rice to indigent Muslims in Agboyi-Ketu and Ikosi Isheri Communities in Lagos. Read More

FG to make rice cheaper, sufficient before Christmas

Abdul Jimoh- November 5, 2019

The National Food Security Council (NFSC), chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari, will make rice available before the Christmas festivity. The Deputy Chairman of the Council, ... Read More

Bumper Harvest Will Crash Price of Rice – Bagudu

Henry Solomon- November 4, 2019

Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi says the bumper harvest recorded this farming season will help stabilise the price of rice in Nigerian markets. Bagudu, who ... Read More

FG Considers Fixed Price For Agric Produce – Audu Ogbeh

Henry Solomon- November 13, 2018

The Federal Government says it is considering fixing a guaranteed minimum price for agricultural produce to reduce the fluctuating and high cost of commodities. Chief ... Read More

RIFAN Predicts Bumper Rice Harvest in Adamawa

Henry Solomon- July 31, 2018

The Adamawa chapter of the Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) says it is optimistic of a bumper harvest in the 2018 crop season following ... Read More

Plateau: Pankshin LG boss commences sale of 16 trucks of fertilizer to farmers

Arowobusoye Samuel- July 17, 2018

Mrs Naomi Golmwen, Management Committee Chairman, Pankshin Local Government Area, Plateau, on Tuesday commenced the sale of fertilizer to farmers for the 2018 farming season. ... Read More

Maihaja Rejects Rice Donation, Purchase 5000 Tones

AMT Tanimu- May 17, 2018

The House of Representatives has queried the National Emergency Food Programme over its rejection of an offer by the World Food Programme (WFP) to donate ... Read More

Speech of President Buhari at Stake Holders in the Rice Value Chain

AMT Tanimu- March 14, 2018

PROTOCOLS: I am very pleased to receive you today. Firstly, let me congratulate the farmers, the processors and the rice dealers for all the successes ... Read More

Rice Concealed in Petrol Tank Intercepted By Customs

Henry Solomon- March 2, 2018

The Nigeria Customs Service, says it has arrested a suspect in Sokoto who allegedly smuggled 460 bags of imported rice concealed in a petrol tank. ... Read More