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The biggest yam market in the world is in Nigeria. Take advantage of this.

Looking for a business activity? Why not look at trading in Yam. Yam is a common food staple not just in Nigeria but all over the world. Nigeria is a good source of varieties of yam. Zaki Biam, in the Ukum Local Government Area of Benue State, has been described as the place with the [...]

President Buhari Approves 368 Grazing Sites In 25 States

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved recommendations of a committee to review “with dispatch” 368 grazing sites in 25 states in the country “to determine the levels of encroachment.” The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, disclosed this on Thursday in a statement titled, ‘President Buhari approves review of grazing [...]

By | August 21st, 2021|Trends, news & info|28 Comments

First Solar-Powered Kilishi Factory Opens In Katsina

Kilishi or beef jerky, a favourite local food that originated in the North, is essentially made from thin strips of raw meat seasoned with spices (locally known as yaji – a mix of chilli, groundnut cake powder, pepper, and salt), smoked over woodfire and sun-dried in the open. The traditional method is a laborious and [...]

By | August 11th, 2021|foods, ingredients and spices, Trends, news & info|0 Comments

#COVID19: Unilag Orders Immediate Closure Of Hostels

  To check the spread of Covid-19 on campus, the University Senate has directed that all students vacate the halls of residence latest by 12.00 noon on Thursday 15 July 2021. No access will be granted to any student after 12.00 noon on 15 July. The hostels will be locked indefinitely therefore students are advised [...]

By | July 14th, 2021|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Asset declaration: EFCC Targets Over 120 Bank MDs, Top Executives

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has issued a final warning to over 120 managing directors and top executives of banks to submit their asset declaration forms. The anti-graft agency gave the top bankers till June ending to obey the order even as the initial deadline of June 14 has passed. The EFCC Chairman, Abdulrasheed [...]

By | June 20th, 2021|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Iodine Deficiency In Pregnancy Can Cause Sluggishness, Deafness, Neurological Conditions In Children

Nutrition experts say iodine deficiency during pregnancy could have a devastating impact on babies in the womb and also delay their growth after they are born. According to the experts, it is important for pregnant women to avoid having iodine deficiency as it can cause sluggishness, deafness and impaired neurological conditions in children. Also, according [...]

By | June 20th, 2021|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Dangote Urea Fertilizer Hits Nigerian Markets

Dangote Urea fertilizer has finally hit the Nigerian markets. That came after months of speculations. In fact, the company has started pushing out a minimum of 120 trucks per day across the country. Group Executive Director, (Strategy, Capital Projects and Portfolio Development), Dangote Industries Limited, Devakumar Edwin, revealed to the press over the weekend that [...]

By | June 15th, 2021|agric and agric entrepreneurship|0 Comments

Lagos State Government Set To Replace Motorcycles, Tricycles With ‘Last-Mile Buses’

The Lagos state government on Monday disclosed plans to completely get rid of motorcycles and tricycles from the state, with “last-mile” buses provided as alternatives. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the governor of Lagos, announced this during a security town hall meeting on Monday. Commercial motorcycles and tricycles, popularly called Okada and Keke respectively, are the means of [...]

By | May 10th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

LASG Acquires 500 Hectares Of Land For Farming, Pays 38m To 16 Families

Lagos State Government says it has paid N38m for about 500 hectares of land acquired from 16 families at the Igbodu, Epe area of the state. The state said the land was acquired for agricultural activities. The state Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms Abisola Olusanya,who  presented cheques to the beneficiaries in Lagos on Friday, said the [...]

By | May 9th, 2021|Trends, news & info|0 Comments

Insecurity: Schools In Bwari Local Area Council Shut Down As Truckload Of Bandits Arrives In Border Town

  Despite assurances by the police authorities that the Abuja is safe, private schools in Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory, yesterday, hurriedly shut down their activities over fear of possible attack by kidnappers. LEADERSHIP learnt that some schools hurriedly sent their students home when news got to them over 200 unidentified men [...]

By | May 6th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Kayan Mata: The Mythical Age-Long Sex Enhancer

Claimed to be potent as sex enhancer among users, Kayan Mata — some local herbal preparations (aphrodisiacs) — has generated an electric mix of feelings among women and men when issues on love-making arise. Literally interpreted as “women things’’ from Hausa language, Kayan Mata is a generic name for a range of aphrodisiacs. However, as [...]

By | April 28th, 2021|Uncategorized|1 Comment

NBC Suspends Channels Television For Interviewing IPOB Leader, Slams N5m Fine

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has suspended Channels Television with a fine N5 million for breaching the broadcast code. A letter to the Managing Director of Channels Television, signed by the Acting Director General of the NBC, Prof. Armstrong Idachaba, referred to Channels 7pm live broadcast programme of Sunday, April 25, 2021, accusing the TV [...]

By | April 26th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Exploring The Largest Yam Market In Africa: Zaki Biam

Nigeria is by far the world’s largest producer of yams, accounting for over 70 –76 percent of the world production. According to the Food and Agriculture Organization report, in 1985, Nigeria produced 18.3 million tonnes of yam from 1.5 million hectares, representing 73.8 percent of total yam production in Africa. According to the 2008 figures, [...]

By | April 26th, 2021|Trends, news & info|4 Comments

Sunday Igboho Ibadan Residence Attacked

  The residence of popular Yoruba activist, Sunday Adeyemo also known as Sunday Igboho has been allegedly attacked by men of the Nigerian Army. Naija News reports that this was made known by Igboho's spokesman, Olayomi Koiki - IKoikimedia -  who did a live video to make the announcement. In the video on his Facebook [...]

By | April 26th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

As Planting Season Begins, Farmers In Search Of Subsidised fertilizer, Seedlings

As the new planting season commences across the country, farmers are raising concern over the dual challenges of access to fertilizer and quality seedlings. Feelers across the states indicate that the current rising cost of food crops, linked to inflation, could be worsened as the price of fertilizers rises steeply, with the attendant consequences, in [...]

By | April 26th, 2021|Trends, news & info|1 Comment

Open Grazing: Ondo State Government To Auction Off Seized Cows

The Ondo State Government says it will henceforth auction off cows seized for destroying farmlands after getting a court order, while the owners of the seized cows will also be prosecuted. The State Commander of the State Security Network, Amotekun, Chief Adetunji Adeleye, disclosed this during the signing of an agreement for the release of [...]

By | April 23rd, 2021|Trends, news & info|0 Comments

The Identities Of BDC Operators Arrested For ‘Transferring Funds To Boko Haram’

Last month, Malam Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant To The President On Media and Publicity, said the Federal Government had arrested some Bureau De Change operators who were facilitating transfer of money to Boko Haram terrorists. He had said some Nigerians transferring money to the sect from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) were working with [...]

By | April 19th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fifteen Decomposing, Beheaded Bodies Found In Calabar

Fear gripped some residents on the outskirts of Calabar on Tuesday morning as beheaded bodies numbering about fifteen were found dumped at the Five Miles area of the state. The dead bodies comprising both males and females were dumped in a steep valley along the double carriageway which is currently under construction by Governor Ben Ayade [...]

By | April 14th, 2021|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Twenty Miyetti Allah Members Get Political Appointment In Zamfara

  The First Lady of Zamfara State, Hajiya Aisha Bello Muhammad Matawalle hassecured appointments of Special Assistants to Governor Bello Matawalle for 20 members of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) in the state. The First Lady’s spokesperson, Zainab Abdullahi, revealed this in a statement on Tuesday. Speaking on behalf of the beneficiaries, the State Chairman MACBAN, Alhaji [...]

By | April 14th, 2021|Trends, news & info|6 Comments

Kwara Takes Lead In Catfish Production, Sells N20m Daily

The Kwara Fish Farmers Association has revealed that about 20 tonnes of catfish valued at N20 million is produced and sold daily in Kwara State. The association’s Assistant Secretary, Jimoh Ahmed, disclosed this during a chat with our reporter in Ilorin, the state capital. According to him, “Kwara fish farmers produce 20 tonnes of catfish, [...]

By | April 14th, 2021|Trends, news & info|4 Comments
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