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  1. Lequte

    Metro FG Distributes 100 Mills to Boost Rice Production in Nigeria

    The Federal Government has purchased 100 rice mills for distribution to rice-producing states in the country, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, on Monday announced. He said that the machines would also be sold to private millers at reduced rates, adding that the gesture...
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    Metro Nigeria Customs Cart Away 9000 Bags of Rice From Ibadan Warehouse

    The Oyo/Osun Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service has announced that it has seized 9000 bags of rice from a warehouse in Ibadan, Oyo state. Tope Ogunkua, Comptroller of the Command said: “A total of 9000 bags of smuggled imported rice with duty paid value of N88,776,000 were impounded...
  3. Lequte

    Metro Presidency Speaks: Even CNN Confirmed Nigeria as 2nd Largest Rice Producer in the World

    The Presidency has justified its claim that Nigeria is now the second largest rice producer in the world. Presidential Spokesman, Garba Shehu had made the statement last week. Reiterating his claim on Monday, he said "We are not the first to say that Nigeria has grown to the second position in...
  4. Lequte

    Business Nigeria Now 2nd Largest Rice Producer in the World- Presidency

    Nigeria is now the second largest rice producer in the world, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, has proclaimed. He said this at a special interactive session with the youths organized by Citizens Support for Good Governance in Nigeria (SGGN)...
  5. Lequte

    Metro 99% of Rice Smuggled into Nigeria Unfit for Human Consumption - Customs Boss Ali

    Nigeria Customs Boss, Hameed Ali, has stated that 99% of rice smuggled into the country are unfit for human consumption. Speaking at a conference in Abuja, he said the test reports certified that smuggled rice through the borders was unfit for human consumption. "We have seen rice conveyed in...
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    Metro Smugglers Now Disguise Rice as Corpse in Ambulances - Nigeria Customs [PHOTO]

    Rice smugglers have devised new method of importation by packaging the commodity in form of a corpse, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. NAN reports that the smugglers now wrapped bags of rice as a corpse and smuggled them in an ambulance. Confirming the recent trend, Mr Selechang...
  7. Lequte

    Business Sultan of Sokoto Says Nigeria Should Lift Ban on Rice Importation

    The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has called on the Nigeria Customs Service to consider lifting the ban on importation of rice through the land borders. The federal government of Nigeria had placed a ban on importation of rice in a bid to reduce the country's dependence on...
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    Wet Smartphones: See Easy Way To Dry Your Smartphone

    So your phone slipped from your grip and dropped into the sink , puddle or worst still the toilet...You do not have to lose hope over your phone or worse still use an heating equipment on the phone which will definitely damage it the more. There is a very easy and d0-it-yourself trick you can...
  9. RemmyAlex

    Metro Rice Farm Worth N20m Destroyed by Fulani herdsmen in Anambra

    Three Fulani herdsmen in the early hours of yesterday set commercial rice farms worth about N20 million ablaze in Ugbene community, Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State, Daily Sun reports The rice fields belonging to farmers in Umualor and Umuagunwoke villages occupy about 75...
  10. RemmyAlex

    Politics APC Vows To Petition EFCC, Presidency Over the Diversion of Jonathan's Campaign Rice

    All Progressives Congress in Edo State has accused members of the PDP of diverting 2KG rice meant for the state by the campaign organisation of former President Goodluck Jonathan and promised to take the evidence to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and the presidency for...
  11. RemmyAlex

    Metro Massive Fraud in Nigeria Over Rice Importation Scheme [Premuim Times]

    Premium Times reported that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in 2014 disclosed that Nigeria spent an average of N800 Billion annually on the importation of rice. Unofficial import receipts through the Cotonou corridor was not captured in the CBN figure. But the business of importing rice, a...
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