The BBC’s Martin Patience examines some of the 2.5
tonnes of “plastic rice” seized in the Nigerian city of
Lagos customs chief Haruna Mamudu said the fake rice
was intended to be sold in markets during the festive
He said the rice was very sticky after it was boiled and
“only God knows what would have happened” if people
ate it.
It is not clear where the seized sacks came from but rice
made from plastic pellets was found in China last year



If you intend to make money from the internet, once certain way you can achieve this is by simply “Selling online”. Selling online is what has kept a lot of internet businesses in operation for number of years.
What do you sell? Well you can just about sell everything you want on the internet to locally or to people internationally and it could be goods or services whether tangible or virtual, they can all be sold online.
There are many examples of online stores and businesses that make a living from online sales. Think of a website like which is into selling mostly retail consumer products. They have an online store where they display physical goods with their specifications, prices and shipping rates. Potential buyers normally open an account with them to be able to purchase and then make payment online. Shipping is also paid for and delivery made to the buyer’s address for physical items. A site like Yahoo also sells services and virtual goods like domain names, web hosting and personalized email accounts and all these they sell and deliver online while accepting epayments like credit cards.
What can I sell online
You just have to setup an online business that offers something that people want. It could be physical or virtual goods and services that people can pay for using online payment services. You can sell virtual items like videos, ebooks, mp3s, pictures, manuals or membership accounts or physical items like laptops, memory cards and so on.
Master this very well next we will tell you how to How to receive payment online in Ghana.