Monday, February 10, 2020

Tag "Lake Rice"

    Rice will be cheaper before Christmas, says Kebbi governor

Rice will be cheaper before Christmas, says Kebbi governor

The National Food Security Council (NFSC), chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari, says it will make rice available before Christmas. Atiku Bagudu, governor of Kebbi and the deputy chairman of the council, told NAN in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, that the council is aware of the current high prices of rice. According to the governor, the government is also aware of the activities of [...]

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    Eid-el-Kabir: Lagos to commence sale of Lake Rice in less than 24 hours

Eid-el-Kabir: Lagos to commence sale of Lake Rice in less than 24 hours

Ahead of the Eid-el-Kabir celebration slated to hold on September 1, the Lagos state government is set to begin the sale of Lake Rice across the state. This is contained in a statement by Tunbosun ogunbanwo, assistant director, public affairs, Lagos ministry of agriculture. According to the statement, Toyin Suarau, the state’s commissioner for agriculture, told journalists on Wednesday that over 30 [...]

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    Lagosians spend 6 hours in queue – just to get Lake Rice

Lagosians spend 6 hours in queue – just to get Lake Rice

Some residents of Lagos state stayed in queue for at least six hours in order to benefit from the special intervention of Lagos and Kebbi governments to make rice available during this festive season. While a 50kg bag of imported rice goes for as high as N19,500, Lake Rice is sold at the rate of N12,000. This has attracted patronage for the [...]

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    Buhari: I’m happy Nigerians can buy cheap rice in this recesssion

Buhari: I’m happy Nigerians can buy cheap rice in this recesssion

President Muhammadu Buhari says he is happy that Nigerians can buy relatively cheap Lake Rice (Lagos-Kebbi Rice) in this recession. In a statement issued by Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, on Friday, Buhari commended Lagos and Kebbi states for the successful partnership that gave rise to the local production of the commodity. He saluted the commitment of Akinwunmi Ambode, Lagos governor, and Atiku Bagudu, [...]

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    FULL LIST: Where Lagosians can buy a bag of rice for N12k

FULL LIST: Where Lagosians can buy a bag of rice for N12k

To ease burden on residents this festive season, the Lagos state government has made provision for a 50kg bag of rice to be sold at N12,000. Twenty-five kg is sold at N6,000, while 10kg goes for N2,500. Why spend as high as N18,000 on a bag of rice when you can get at a subsidised rate. Here are the designated zones where you [...]

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    HURRAY! Bag of rice goes for N12,000 in Lagos

HURRAY! Bag of rice goes for N12,000 in Lagos

The Lagos state government has commenced the sale of Lake Rice at the rate of N12,000 per 50-kilogramme bag. Twenty-five kg bag is sold at the rate of N6,000, while 10kg goes for N2,500. Lake Rice, which is designed to ensure food security and showcase the ability of Nigeria to become a rice producing nation, is an initiative of the Lagos and [...]

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    Buy a bag of rice for N13,000 only — in Lagos

Buy a bag of rice for N13,000 only — in Lagos

The Lagos state government says it will begin sale of Lake Rice at N13,000 for a 50kg bag on Thursday, December 15, for the yuletide season. Sanni Okanlawon, the special adviser on food security to the Lagos state governor, revealed this during the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) National Agriculture Stakeholders Summit on Thursday. NAN reports that the rice would [...]

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Exchange Rates

February 04, 2019USDGBPEUR
INTERBANK306397354
LAGOS355444389
KANO354445370
PH355447412
ABUJA356454413
NOTE: The black market rates represent the most prevalent. They could be slightly higher or lower among different sellers.
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