November 22, 2017

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BlackBerry putting itself up for sale -

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

FERMA: A convergence of intent, engagement & perception -

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Nigeria Hits CNN’s List of World’s 12 sexiest accents…. -

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

N452t infrastructure funds from capital market coming -

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Getting the right staff for your business -

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Nigeria, others to re-evaluate Trans-Saharan gas project -

Monday, August 5, 2013

How Nigerians use social media -

Friday, August 2, 2013

NSIA to manage N3.4tr pension funds -

Friday, August 2, 2013

GOOGLE UNVEILS MOTO X SMARTPHONE… -

Friday, August 2, 2013

Nigerian Troops Return from Mali, Storm Borno -

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Our role in the $1.09b Malabu Oil mess, by Shell -

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

FG Can’t License Hotels, Hospitality Operators, Says Fashola -

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Why FG Must Urgently Invest in Efficient Rail System -

Monday, July 29, 2013

Lagos community begins energy generation from waste -

Monday, July 29, 2013

FG to privatise BoI, BoA in 2014 -

Monday, July 29, 2013

Cassava takes pride place in Nigeria’s agro-economy -

Monday, July 29, 2013

Future of Africa in food production depends on training, emerging technologies —Kabba college provost -

Friday, July 26, 2013

Will this fresh initiative against cyber crime work? -

Friday, July 26, 2013

Investors prefer Southwest, says LCCI -

Friday, July 26, 2013

Fed Govt stops project variation beyond 15% of initial cost -

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Flood: Rice processors urge restraint on importation

Flood: Rice processors urge restraint on importation.. Naija Intel

RICE PROCESSORS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA The Rice Processors Association of Nigeria (RIPAN) has called on the Federal Government to resist the call for massive importation of rice to mitigate the impact of the recent flood disaster in the country. Chairman of the association, Mohammed Abubakar, who made the call in Abuja at a news briefing, said there was no need to entertain any fear as “there are adequate stocks of rice in the country to meet immediate demands. “It is our view that there exists 600,000 tonnes in the country and with rice harvest starting in November, additional stock of up…

As Tariff Rises, Massive Smuggling Hits Rice Market In Nigeria

With the kick-off of the new tariff regime on rice in the country this month, smuggling of rice into the country has assumed a frightening dimension, THISDAY gathered at the weekend.The Agricultural Transformation Agenda of the Federal Government led to a tariff increase to help position locally produced rice to compete fairly in the market with the imported ones and subsequently move Nigeria to self sufficiency in rice production. According to THISDAY investigations, thousands of bags of rice worth millions of naira are being smuggled into the country on a regular basis through waterways linking Nigeria with Benin Republic, avoiding…

A Boost to Local Rice Production In Nigeria

The government of Ebonyi State buys and installs three rice processing mills as part of its policy of boosting rice production in the state Martin Elechi, governor of Ebonyi State, appears determined to boost agriculture in the state with special emphasis on rice production. The aim is not only to take care of the needs of the citizens of the state, but also to boost rice production in the country. In the past few years, the government has introduced various measures to achieve that purpose. So far, there has been an improved market value of the famous Abakaliki rice which…