President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he wants Nigeria to be self-sufficient in rice and has imposed import controls.
This Day, 30 August 2019
The Rice Processors Association of Nigeria (RIPAN) Thursday supported the recent decision by President Muhammadu Buhari to close Nigerian borders with its neighbours to stem the… Read more »
Premium Times, 21 August 2019
A major border crossing between Nigeria and Benin Republic remained closed on Wednesday without formal notice, leaving thousands of people and vehicles stranded on both sides. Read more »
President Muhammadu Buhari had initially refused to sign the agreement but is now calling on countries to band together to attract investment, grow local manufacturing and combat ... Read more »
Nigeria has overtaken Egypt as the largest rice producer in Africa. Nigeria now produces 8 million tonnes out of the Africa average of 14.6 million tonnes of rice annually. ... Read more »