Tag: rice

thailand, rice

FG to U.S. Agric Dept: You goofed on Nigeria’s rice importation

The Federal Government has dismissed reports by the United States (U.S.) Department of Agriculture (USDA) World Market and Trade indicating an increase in the...
rice, emefiele

Three trucks of spaghetti, rice seized by Customs in Kaduna

The Zone `B’ of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operation Unit has seized three trucks loaded with smuggled spaghetti and rice, with Duty Paid...
rice, emefiele

Customs strike force seizes 4,200 bags of rice in Kogi

Mr Abdullahi Kirawa, Deputy Comptroller and National Coordinator, Comptroller-General Strike Force, said the team seized 4,200 50kg bags of smuggled rice in Mopa Village,...
thailand, rice

FG signs agreement with Indian firm to procure N10bn large scale rice mills

The Federal Government has signed an agreement with an Indian company to procure and supply 10 large scale rice mills worth N10.7 billion before...
rice

Lai Mohammed: Nigeria to achieve self-sufficiency in rice by 2020

The Federal Government says Nigeria will achieve self-sufficiency in rice production by 2020 with sustained implementation of the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme launched on November...
thailand, rice

Thailand: Nigeria responsible for collapse of our rice mills

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr Audu Ogbeh, says Thailand has accused Nigeria of being responsible for the collapse of its seven rice...
rice, emefiele

1150 bags of smuggled rice intercepted in Kano, Jigawa

The Comptroller, Federal Operations Unit Zone ‘B’ of the Nigerian Customs Service,  Alhaji Usman Dakingari, said his command has intercepted over 1,000 bags...
rice, emefiele

FG to provide cheap funds to farmers, says Emefiele

    The Federal Government will provide cheap funds of not more than five per cent to farmers who want to acquire agricultural equipment and feeds. Governor...
rice, emefiele

Nigeria’s rice importation drops by 95%, says Ogbeh

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, says rice importation into Nigeria has dropped by 95 per cent in the last two...
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Healthy Living: Why Nigerians must eat rice with vegetables, by Chef

“No more rice without vegetables if Nigerians desire to live healthy,’’ says Chef Mark Punshak, a member of the Association of Professional Chefs, Nigeria. Punshak,...