Category: Agriculture

Rice farmers want Buhari to ban rice importation

The Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria, Oyo state chapter, has stressed the need for the Federal Government to sustain and make effective, policy banning importation of rice. The Association’s Chairman, Mr Victor Korede, made this …

Kebbi to produce 50% of Nigeria’s rice demand

Kebbi State has assured the nation it has the capacity to deliver 50 per cent of the rice needs of Nigerians with the continuous support of Federal Government’s Anchor Borrowers Programme. The state Commissioner for …

Bauchi invests N1.38bn in mass transit scheme

Bauchi State government has approved N1.38 billion for the revival of the state’s Mass Transit Company, operators of “Yankari Express” and other agencies. The State Executive Council which made the approval on Wednesday said the …

Borno farmers ready for rice Pyramid

Farmers in Borno have announced plans to unveil rice pyramid sequel to the bumper harvest recorded this cropping season. They made the announcement on Monday in Maiduguri, capital of Borno state. The News Agency of …

Nigeria, China bilateral trade hit N4.97trillion

The Consul-General of the People’s Republic of China in Lagos, Mr Chao Xiaoliang, says trade between China and Nigeria in 2017 amounted to about N4.97 trillion (13.78 billion dollars). Chao made the announcement at the …