Fadama Farmers Micro Finance Bank in Nigeria!

The Fadama lll Project Coordinator in Plateau, Gideon Dandam has declared  that the main target of the Fadama Farmers Micro Finance Bank is to empower women and youths in the society. He made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Jos, the Plateau State Capital. He stated that the…

Nigerian Government and Fertilizers!

The Chairman, National Fertiliser Technical Committee, Ministry of Agriculture, Professor Victor Chude, has declared that the Federal Government has no plan of removing fertiliser subsidy now as alleged in some media reports. Chude disclosed this recently  in an inte rview on the sidelines of the 2nd Annual West African Fertiliser Stakeholders Forum in Abuja. Please follow and like…

Tomato Ebola in Nigeria!

The Chief Executive Officer of Erisco Foods Limited, Eric Umeofia, has described as false the news making the rounds that indigenous tomato manufacturers were mopping up the commodity thereby creating scarcity and the spike in the price of tomato across the country. He attributed the development to the lack of federal government’s Initiatives to support…

Eating disorder in Japan!

Most people suffering with eating disorders in Japan are not receiving any medical or psychological support. This is according to doctors. The Japan Society for Eating Disorders which claimed that  the health system is failing hundreds of thousands of sufferers, also says the pressure on girls, in particular, to be thin has “gone too far”. Please…

National Drug Law Enforcement Agency uncovers wraps of cocaine inside packs of sweets in Lagos, Nigeria!

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency  recently discovered 193 wraps of cocaine inside packs of sweets at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport Lagos. Anti-narcotics officials reportedly discovered the substance, which tested positive to cocaine and weighed 3.230kgs, in the luggage of a 24- year-old female passenger from Dubai, United Arab Emirates. NDLEA commander at the Lagos…

NASCO Group of Companies in Nigeria secures approval to export 19 products under ECOWAS Trade Liberalisation Scheme (ETLS).

The Jos-based NASCO Group of Companies in Nigeria has reportedly secured an approval to export 19 products under the ECOWAS Trade Liberalisation Scheme (ETLS). This is according to its marketing consultant,  Haroun Audu who  revealed in Jos that the ECOWAS’ approval  was  a major breakthrough in Nigeria’s search for a favourable balance of trade. According to…

Nigeria’s Minister of State, Agriculture and Rural Development, Heineken Lokpobiri says African countries are now dumping ground for imported poisonous and expired food

Minister of State, Agriculture and Rural Development, Heineken Lokpobiri, has declared that African countries are now dumping ground for poisonous and expired food which are imported. Lokpobiri made the statement recently during a press conference. According to him, African countries had suffered serious setbacks in the agricultural sector as most food exporters in Europe and Asia had…