The Strike Force of the Nigerian Custom Service has seized 5,119 bags of smuggled foreign rice in Kano and Kaduna axis, its Coordinator, Abdullahi Kirawa, has said.
Erikainure told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos on Saturday that such foods, including lean meat fishes, were good for diabetes because they were high in nutrients and phytochemicals.
The Adamawa Chapter of the Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria has said that with over 5,000 of its members affected by flood, food security in the state was under threat.
A global analysis released by Environmental Defence Fund on Monday showed that methane and nitrous oxide emissions from rice farms could have the same long-term warming impact as about 600 coal plants
Fatimah Aliyu, a Deputy Director, Rice Value Chain in the ministry, stated this in Abuja.
Usman Dakingari, the Controller, FOU Zone B, dropped the hint while addressing journalists on the seizures in Kaduna on Wednesday.
He said this in a statement issued by the Consul, Olanrewaju Badmus in Badagry, Lagos on Wednesday.
The Comptroller for Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara Command of NCS, Nasir Ahmad, made the disclosure to newsmen on Friday in Sokoto.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Bagudu gave the assurance when he spoke to newsmen after meeting with the Rice Distributors Association of Nigeria and the Rice Millers Association of Nigeria in Lagos on Thursday.
The President, who was represented by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, spoke at the 25th Edition of the Nigeria Media Merit Award ceremony in Lagos on Wednesday.
Addressing a press conference in Abuja on Wednesday, the Minister, quoting figures from the Thailand Rice Exporters Association said rice importation from Thailand, which supplies the bulk of the parboiled rice being imported into Nigeria,…
Obasanjo said the move of his military regime was scuttled by the regime of Second Republic President, Alhaji Shehu Shagari
Umahi, a member of the Presidential Taskforce on Rice and Wheat, who addressed newsmen on Friday in Abakaliki, expressed regret over the persistent incidences of rice smuggling in the country
Joseph Attah, the Public Relations Officer of the NSC, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja that the Service has taken its war against rice smuggling to the FTZs