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How Bunmi Akinkugbe is rewriting the story of local rice distribution in Nigeria

    How Bunmi Akinkugbe is rewriting the story of local rice distribution in Nigeria

Bunmi Akinkugbe is the chief executive officer (CEO) of EM Organic, a firm which focuses on the sale and distribution of locally-produced rice. Speaking with TheCable, Bunmi said being in

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FG calls for rice fortification as GAIN, Gates Foundation launch new digital strategy

    FG calls for rice fortification as GAIN, Gates Foundation launch new digital strategy

The Federal Government says it has included rice on the list of foods that must be fortified with micronutrients to reduce the rate of malnutrition in Nigeria. The fortification of

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FACT CHECK: This viral image of rice pyramid built with wood not recent

    FACT CHECK: This viral image of rice pyramid built with wood not recent

On Tuesday, the federal government said President Muhammadu Buhari has unveiled one million bags of rice paddy stacked as pyramids in Abuja. According to Bashir Ahmad, presidential aide, it is

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Senate panel: 2mt of rice smuggled into Nigeria annually

    Senate panel: 2mt of rice smuggled into Nigeria annually

The senate committee on agriculture says two million metric tonnes of rice are smuggled into the country annually. Speaking at a stakeholders meeting in Abuja on Wednesday, Muhammad Enagi, vice-chairman

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Surging food prices: CBN to distribute 27,000mt of rice to millers Thursday

  Surging food prices: CBN to distribute 27,000mt of rice to millers Thursday

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN) have concluded plans to distribute 27,000

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CBN refutes claims of regional imbalance in agric interventions, unveils rice pyramid in Ekiti

  CBN refutes claims of regional imbalance in agric interventions, unveils rice pyramid in Ekiti

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says its agricultural intervention programmes are not tilted in favour of certain sections of

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RETURN OF PYRAMIDS: How a controversial policy helped Nigeria become Africa’s largest rice producer

  RETURN OF PYRAMIDS: How a controversial policy helped Nigeria become Africa’s largest rice producer

Under sweltering conditions in Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi state capital, President Muhammadu Buhari on November 17, 2015, launched the Anchor Borrowers’

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Tinubu: I’m not behind distribution of rice in the north

  Tinubu: I’m not behind distribution of rice in the north

Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he is not responsible for the distribution of bags

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EXTRA: We gave bandits 7 bags of siezed rice to save our lives, says customs officer

  EXTRA: We gave bandits 7 bags of siezed rice to save our lives, says customs officer

Aliyu Mohammed, coordinator of the sector 4 command, joint border patrol team of the Nigeria customs service (NCS) in the

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‘Kidnappers put sand in the rice they fed us’ — Jangebe schoolgirl recounts ordeal

  ‘Kidnappers put sand in the rice they fed us’ — Jangebe schoolgirl recounts ordeal

Hafsatu Anka, one of the schoolgirls kidnapped by bandits from Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe in Talatu-Mafara local government area

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