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Nigeria is second largest rice producer in the world, says Garba Shehu

Nigeria is second largest rice producer in the world, says Garba Shehu

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, has said that Nigeria is now the second largest producer of rice in the world....

Customs intercept 102 bags of plastic rice

Customs intercept 102 bags of plastic rice

The Federal Operations Unit, Ikeja, of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted 102 bags of plastic rice branded “Beat Tomato Rice’’ with no date of...

2019: No vacancy in Ebonyi government house

Umahi places ban on foreign rice, makes Abakaliki rice mandatory food

In a bid to boost revenue and garner acclaim for Home-grown crops, the Ebonyi State governor, Chief David Umahi, Wednesday placed a ban on eating of foreign rice at...

Customs advocates total ban on rice imports by 2017

Customs advocates total ban on rice imports by 2017

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) is advocating a total ban on rice imports with effect from 2017 to encourage local producers, says the Service Public Relations...

Rice could sell for N40, 000 in December, says Agric Minister

Rice could sell for N40, 000 in December, says Agric Minister

The Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, has said that the price of a bag of rice could be as high as N40,000 by December...