Tag: rice

Mazi EmekaJune 18, 2016

Who stole IDPs’ rice? Governor Shettima wants to know

The Borno state Governor, Kashim Shettima , has ordered security agencies in the state to carry out full investigations into ...

Mazi EmekaJune 8, 2016

How FG plans to boost rice, wheat production in 1 year

The Federal Government, on Tuesday, disclosed that it has set-up a National Rice and Wheat Task Force to monitor the ...

Ada IgboanugoJune 2, 2016

Come rain or shine, Fayose will share rice (PHOTOS)

Governor of Ekiti state, Ayo Fayose is a determined man who does not joke with what goes into the stomach; ...

Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 24, 2015

Fayose shares Christmas rice to Ekiti people (See Photos)

The originator of stomach infrastructure is back at what he knows best- sharing of bags of rice. Governor of Ekiti, ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 2, 2015

Fayose returns with stomach infrastructure, shares bags of rice in Ekiti (PHOTOS)

Babatunde Fashola coined the word ‘stomach infrastructure’, but Ayo Fayose, made it prominent in Nigerian politics. The Ekiti state governor, ...

Kolapo OlapojuJune 24, 2015

“Private jets, rice and tomatoes” – It will become hard to import these items and 37 others

The Central Bank of Nigeria has issued a directive which will effectively stop the importers of certain goods from accessing foreign ...

Ada IgboanugoJune 20, 2015

The real reason Gov. El- Rufai stopped Ramadan food distribution

Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir El-Rufa’i, has ordered a stop to State’s distribution of grains during Ramadan. The Governor said that ...

Kolapo OlapojuMay 11, 2015

Analysis: Federal Government’s rice import allocations for 2015

by Adekoya Emmanuel Despite the ongoing furore over rice import allocations for 2014, the Federal Government has downwardly reviewed its import ...

Isime EseneSeptember 9, 2014

Going, going…: FG gets set to ban hides and skins, ‘ponmo’

by Akan Ido The days of widespread consumption of hides and skins popularly known as ponmo may be numbered going by ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 6, 2014

Photo of Day: This child will never forgive her parents for this (LOOK)

by Kolapo Olapoju   Like the caption says, ‘This girl will never forgive her parents.’ Who in the world gives ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 11, 2014

And one more thing: Did you see the ‘Omisore groundnut oil’ for Osun voters (LOOK)

by Kolapo Olapoju   Osunstate governor, Rauf Aregbesola shared odourless fufu, while the People’s Democratic Party candidate, Iyiola  Omisore was ...

July 24, 2014

Debo Adejugbe: The legend of the RICE (Y! Politico)

by Debo Adejugbe Finally, His Excellency, the Governor of Lagos State should take a good look at his party and ...

July 3, 2014

Move over Fayose! Omisore knows the BEST way to win an election (LOOK)

by Adeola Balogun Nigerian politicians have come up with really strange ways of campaigning for elections but judging from Governor ...

June 30, 2014

Let the rice sharing continue: Zamfara politicians go the Ekiti way (LOOK)

by ‘Jola Sotubo The recently concluded Ekiti elections were decried by many who felt that former governor, Ayo Fayose won ...

June 26, 2014

Here’s what happens when an African man finds out his wife can’t cook Jollof rice (WATCH)

by Isi Esene by Isi Esene This is the funniest video we’ve seen all week and we thought we should ...

June 23, 2014

Opinion: Dear hungry generation, your vote is your ‘rice’

by Aminu Yusuf Mallam The APC and the PDP both distributed their branded rice, each sack with an inscription on ...

January 4, 2014

Dele Momodu: How history will record President Jonathan and his team

by Dele Momodu Why would any rational government official approve an allocation of a cow to the fiery preacher, Pastor ...

November 28, 2013

Good news: Govt moves to slash tariffs on imported rice as yuletide approaches

by Akintomiwa Agbaje The Federal government as moved ahead of the yuletide season to curb smuggling on the commodity and loss ...

April 25, 2013

10 things we bet you didn’t know you could cook in a microwave

by Jessica Smith Take advantage of that ubiquitous kitchen tool, and prepare some of these staples in your microwave. Everything ...

December 31, 2012

‘In fact, things have got worse since you became governor’ – Lori-Ogbebor rejects Uduaghan’s Christmas gift

by Isi Esene A prominent traditional chief in Delta State, Rita Lori-Ogbebor has rejected the Christmas gifts sent to her ...

December 24, 2012

Photo of the Day: For my yam? It’s no release, no surrender

by Isi Esene This man shall NOT in any way be separated from his Christmas feast. We bet trying to ...

October 8, 2012

TICKER: Move over, Cassava: FG set to introduce “flood-resistant” rice

The Federal Government is partnering with the International Rice Research Institute in the Philippines towards the introduction of flood resistant ...

September 27, 2012

TICKER: #NGFloods: 4,700 people displaced, 3,200 hectares of rice plantation submerged

The Kwara State Government has said that 4,700 people had been rendered homeless in the state as a result of ...

June 1, 2012

Enjoying your imported rice? It’s 10 years old

by Stanley Azuakola As you take another spoonful of rice today, here’s something you should know. An investigation by one ...

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