Rice Production

Report of Nigeria topping Africa contradicts FG’s claims on local rice production

IN JULY 2014, Akinwumi Adesina, then minister of agriculture and rural development, predicted that Nigeria would become Africa's largest...

There’s no evidence Buhari created 12 million jobs in rice sector

THE Muhammadu Buhari Administration has continued to claim that 12 million jobs were created in the Rice production sector...
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SPECIAL REPORT: Fraud allegations, unremitted loans, crop failure, other anomalies dog Nigerian govt’s “rice revolution”

SPEAKING to a packed audience at the 10th Bola Tinubu Colloquium, an annual conference held to mark the birthday...

Ogbeh ‘distorted’ our conversation on rice importation, says Thai ambassador

Wattana Kunwongse, Thailand’s ambassador to Nigeria, has dismissed remarks attributed to Audu Ogbeh, Minister of Agriculture, that Thailand’s rice...
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Minister Explains High Cost Of Local Rice

Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh, has said that Nigeria’s high interest rates is partly responsible for the high cost of locally produced rice as against the imported ones.

Oxfam, EU Support Rice Farmers In Kebbi, Adamawa 

Six thousand bags of fertilizer were distributed to 1,500 farmers as 400 surface irrigation water pumps were also handed over to over 62 farmers' groups in Jega and Birnin Kebbi Local Government Areas of Kebbi States.
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