The Katsina State Government says it will establish a Tomato Processing Company to boost irrigation in the state.
Governor Aminu Masari disclosed this on Sunday in Mashi during a Town Hall meeting with people of the Mashi/Dutsi Federal Constituency.
Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode recently declared that the only way for the state to move a forward was to do something worthwhile by deliberately looking at the resolution on food security
He stressed the dire need for massive food production and self-sufficiency .
Reports say at least 23 people have died from eating contaminated sweets in central Pakistan.
Police say the deaths began last week after a man in Punjab province bought the treats to celebrate the birth of his son. He and 11 other relatives are among the dead – in all 77 people were affected.
In July, 2014, sixty seven living snails were reportedly discovered inside a passenger’s luggage at a United States airport and guess what? These Molluscs were banned for carrying parasites harmful to humans.
Plantain is a tropical plant related to banana, but it is bigger and contains more starch than banana and mostly eaten when ripe.
Here in Nigeria, plantain is usually found in abundance from August to January, although somehow it is available all year round.
Water melon is an – all – seasons’ fruit that is enriched with water, protein, fiber, vitamins A, B and C. It is also full of calcium, phosphorus, potassium, fats and carbohydrate.
WATERMELON is the fruit and plant of a vine-like herb that reportedly originated from Southern Africa.
It is a popular source of water in the diet of indigenous people, as well as a food for livestock.