• Nigeria spends $22bn yearly on food imports – Lokpobiri

    Nigeria spends $22bn yearly on food imports – Lokpobiri

    The Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, has said that Nigeria spends about $22bn a year on food importation.

    Lokpobiri made this known on Saturday at a town hall meeting with stakeholders in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.

    Before the town hall meeting which took place at the auditorium of Achievers Farms Limited, the minister and his entourage had visited many farms in the state.

    He said the development had led to the astronomical rise in prices of rice and […]