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Federal Polytechnic Ede complains of destruction of rice farmlands

By TVC News Nigeria
22 January 2021   |   12:30 pm
Federal Polytechnic Ede complains of destruction of rice farmlands


17 Mar 2019
Antonio Brown arrived in Oakland and immediately announced his goal is to catch NFL legend Jerry Rice.
1 Apr 2019
We’re at war with smugglers sabotaging Nigeria’s self-sufficiency drive in rice production.
13 Apr 2019
The Rice Processors Association of Nigeria says about one million metric tonnes of rice were smuggled into Nigeria between January and March this year. Richard Ogundele, Founder and CEO of JMSF Agribusiness Nigeria joins CNBC Africa to discuss ways to increase Nigeria’s rice export.
5 Jun 2019
Peter Rodriguez, dean of Rice University Jones Graduate School of Business, discusses U.S.-China trade and President Trump’s proposed tariffs on Mexican goods on "Balance of Power."
11 Jun 2019
The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development has commissioned the second phase of the Competitive African Rice initiative which will be implemented in four countries; Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Ghana and Tanzania. Richard Ogundele, Founder and CEO of JMSF Agribusiness Nigeria joins CNBC Africa to explore ways Nigeria can take advantage of this move to boost its rice production.
30 Aug 2019
Customs seize illegally imported truckloads of rice, SUVs
30 Oct 2019
The Tincan Island Customs Command has uncovered thirty-three containers of expired smuggled foreign parboiled rice in Lagos. Another twenty-one containers were also found to contain hundreds of cartons of tramadol, performance enhancement drugs and other unwholesome products.
1 Nov 2019
No fewer than 100 communities have been submerged and farmlands destroyed in Adamawa state by flood.
19 Nov 2019
The closure of borders by President Muhammadu Buhari has encouraged and stimulated the production of local rice production in Borno state.
11 Dec 2019
Farmers under the auspices of Nigeria Farmers Group and Co-operative Society have introduced new machines in the processing of rice to give the product a boost. The farmers say they were motivated by the FG's closure of the country's land borders.
25 Dec 2019
As Nigeria continues to partially close its land borders with Benin and Niger, shoppers in Nigeria continue to lament the high price of rice and other commodities as they celebrate Christmas.
28 Sep 2020
Uncle Ben's rice has rebranded as Ben's Original. The brand announced the name and logo change in an effort to eliminate racist imagery. Following the Black Lives Matter movement, other brands have made similar changes. Meanwhile in France, new restrictive measures to curb the spread of Covid-19 have been met with a backlash. Demonstrations will be held in Marseille on Friday as protesters say "no to a reconfinement of the economy".