Nigeria woos Benin to end rice importation

  The Nigerian government has entered into an agreement with its Republic of Benin counterpart to…

Poultry, rice importation remain banned, says Minister

  The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has said that despite the reopening of borders, the…

NGO says Nigeria can end rice importation by 2020 

Rice importation into Nigeria would end by 2020, the Policy Adviser of the John Kufuor Foundation…

Nigeria can end rice importation by 2020- NGO

Policy Adviser, John Kufuor Foundation (JKF), Hon. Abraham Dwuma, says rice importation into Nigeria would end…

Has Nigeria made sufficient progress in reducing rice importation?

I would say there is no progress until the government introduces a policy that will favour…

FG faults US agency’s report on Nigeria rice importation 

The Federal Government on Tuesday said there was no truth in the United States Department of…

Nigeria’s rice importation rises by 400,000 tonnes – US Trade Report

Nigeria imported three million metric tonnes of rice in 2018, which is 400,000 metric tonnes more…

Lagos faults border closure against rice importation

The Special Adviser on Food Security to Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, Sanni Okanlawon, has…

Rice importation: You lied, Thailand Ambassador tells Audu Ogbeh

  By Omotilewa Quadri  The Ambassador of Thailand to Nigeria, Wattana Kunwongse, has denied a claim…

Ogbeh: Rice importation dropped by 95%

By Patience Danjuma  The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, on Thursday said…

Rice importation drops to 21,000 MT from 644,131MT in two years

The Federal Government yesterday said rice importation from Thailand had dropped from 644,131 Metric Tonnes to…

Don’t lift ban on rice importation, farmers tell FG

By Patience Danjuma  The Chairman of Rice Farmers in Daura, Katsina State, Alhaji Jamilu Ibrahim, has…

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