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Cross River Government unveils locally made Rice

The Cross River State Government has unveiled Ayade Premium Rice locally produced in the state. The Governor, Ben Ayade has assured farmers in the state of the government’s support. According to him, the development was to encourage local production as the nation strives towards rice sufficiency and food security. “The local rice production will help to reduce the nation’s import of ...

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Agriculture will boost Nigeria’s sustainable development, says CBN official

The Head of Development Finance, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Calabar, Aniefiok Umoren, has said that agriculture remains the most viable option to boost the country’s sustainable development and food security. Umoren said this, on Wednesday, at the official launch of Ben Ayade Premium Quality Rice in Calabar. ‘‘Agriculture is Nigeria’s strong point. We cannot do without agriculture. It is ...

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Ayade inaugurates 2017 Calabar carnival village

Cross River governor, Ben Ayade,  on Friday inaugurated the `Calabar Municipal Garden’, which will serve as the 2017 Calabar Carnival village. According to him, the village was chosen because it was central and accessible to residents and tourists. The 31-day festival begins on December 1. The governor, who was represented by Inyang Asibong, the Commissioner for Health, said the village ...

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