Nigeria

Firm to invest $100m in rice farming

A Rice Farm Consortium from Dubai investing in a 7,500 hectares of rice farm in Saminaka, Borgu local government area of Niger State will spend $100million and employ 4,000 youths in the state.

Edo’s goal to become Nigeria's food basket

As major investors like Dangote and makers of Indomie Noodles, Dufil, move massive investments into Nigeria's Edo State, the Commissioner for Agriculture says the state is set to take over as the nation’s food basket.