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Rice hits N25,000 per bag; millers warn against panic buying

Rice hits N25,000 per bag; millers warn against panic buying

  The price of locally produced rice has hit N25,000 per bag even as the Rice Millers Distributors Association of Nigeria (RiMIDAN) has warned Nigerians against...

How Benin Republic plans to dump N10.8bn rice in Nigeria

How Benin Republic plans to dump N10.8bn rice in Nigeria

  The Federal Government has uncovered a sinister plot by neighbouring Benin Republic to dump 105,000 metric tonnes of foreign rice worth $30 million (N10.8...

South Korea to buy $110m rice from U.S. annually  

South Korea to buy $110m rice from U.S. annually  

  South Korea has agreed to buy more than $100 million in annual US rice exports, US officials said Tuesday. Under the agreement, South Korea will provide access...

land borders over rice smuggling 

Customs Marine Command seize rice, other items worth N61m

  The Nigeria Customs Service, Western Marine Command, on Thursday said it had seized some items including imported rice, as well as bales of Mobile Police,...

Navy seizes N34m worth of smuggled rice, arrests seven suspects

Navy impounds N34m rice, arrests seven

Officers of the Nigerian Navy Ship, NNS Victory have arrested seven suspects with 1,221 bags of smuggled rice valued at N34 million. The rice was being smuggled from...

Oshiomhole backs FG on extended border closure

APC rejects Vietnam’s request to dump rice in Nigeria    

  The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has turned down the request by the Vietnamese government to import rice into...

FG shut borders to protect Nigeria’s economy, says CG Customs

Customs impound 34 containers of rice at Tin Can port

  The Nigeria Customs Service has announced the seizure of 34 containers of rice smuggled into Nigeria through the Tin Can Island Port, Lagos from Thailand. The...

Comptroller-Mohammed-Aliyu

Smugglers now hide rice in motorcycle fuel tanks

  The Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone ‘A’ of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted foreign parboiled rice smuggled into the country through the...

Customs arrest 15 suspects in Adamawa for re-bagging foreign rice

How Customs busted syndicate re-bagging foreign rice as local 

The Adamawa/Taraba Command of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has arrested 15 people for re-bagging foreign rice to sell as local rice. The Controller in charge of...

Customs arrest 15 suspects in Adamawa for re-bagging foreign rice

Customs arrest 15 suspects in Adamawa for re-bagging foreign rice

  The Adamawa/Taraba Command of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has arrested 15 suspects for re-bagging foreign rice to sell as local rice. The Controller in charge...

Border closure not enriching us — Rice farmers

Border closure not enriching us — Rice farmers

  The National President, Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Aminu Goronyo, says the closure of Nigeria’s land borders is not to enrich rice farmers but...

Customs intercepts 4,208 bags of rice concealed with soaps, animal feed

Customs intercepts 4,208 bags of rice concealed with soaps, animal feed

  The Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone A, of the Nigeria Customs Service said it intercepted 4,208 bags of smuggled foreign rice worth N55.3 million that was...