The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development ,Doctor. Akinwumi Adesina, has declared that the rice sub-sector has generated about N470 billion  to the Nigerian economy in  the three and half years of the implementation of the rice transformation agenda of the President Goodluck Jonathan administration.

It would be recalled that Adesina had last year described  the rice transformation programme of the present administration as added N320billion to the nation’s economy.

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Avocado pear

                                      FRUIT VALUE

Avocado also known as alligator pear  is a pear-shaped, egg-shaped, or spherical fruit that is rich in 26% Vitamin K, 20% Folate, 17% Vitamin C, 14% Vitamin B5, 13% Vitamin B6,  10% Vitamin E and of course 14% Potassium. This is including small amounts of Magnesium, Manganese, Copper, Iron, Zinc, Phosphorous, Vitamin A, B1 (Thiamine), B2 (Riboflavin) and B3 (Niacin).

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Welcome to a brand new month, the second month of the year 2015!

For everyone, this is a special month of love, a month of red colours, this is owing to the valentine vibes! It is a time to celebrate love, care, comfort and of good food! especially food lovers! So, as we celebrate the birth of this new month, lets celebrate good food and love! Using FEBRUARY as an acronym, lets play around with food, fruits, vegetables and everything edible! Lets eat this beautiful month!

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