Category: Agric & Commodity News

Killer rice all over Nigerian market – Governors’ Forum

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has expressed concerns over the quality of rice being imported and consumed by Nigerians. The governors, while describing it as substandard, harmful, called on the Nigeria Customs Service to take urgent measures to curb the situation. A statement by NGF’s Head, Media and Public Affairs, Abulrazaque Bello-Barkindo, said this concern…

Anchor Borrowers’ Programme: Farmers are repaying loans – CBN

Details of the loan disbursement and repayment obtained from the apex Bank indicate that as at March 31, 2017, a total sum of N33.34 billion had been released through 12 Participating Finance Institutions in respect of 146,557 farmers across 21 States cultivating over 180,018 hectares of land   Advertisement  Contrary to insinuations about the unwillingness…