Rise in the price of rice in Nigeria!

Rice dealers in Nigeria have attributed the rise in price as well as the scarcity of the commodity to the activities of the government and some specific stakeholders. Just a year ago a bag of rice that was sold at N9000 is now sold at N18,500. Although prices have plunged temporarily in a few state…

Importation of food into Nigeria!

Massive importation of food, especially, rice, wheat, sugar and fish, has continued to bleed the nation’s economy, with the four items accounting for a whopping N1 trillion loss to the nation annually. This is according to the Executive Secretary, Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria, ARCN, Professor Baba Abubakar. Please follow and like us:0

Groundnut farming in Nigeria!

In Nigeria, Groundnut farmers in some Northern States are already forcasting poor harvest due to several factors. The farmers, who expressed worry that they may not get bumper harvest, attributed the ugly situation to three main factors: the inability of the federal government to make fertiliser available to them early, erratic rainfall and herdsmen’s attacks…

The 2016 first lady cookie contest!

Well the news is all over the internet!  Hillary Clinton has said that if she is elected president, she won’t have Bill pick out the china. Another thing the former president won’t be doing? Facing off against Melania Trump in the Family Circle First Lady Cookie Contest. That’s not to say the Clintons aren’t participating…

Schools’ canteens, food inspection and junk food!

Schools who provide healthy food to children could earn themselves prizes, while unhealthy school canteens could be caught out by teams of ‘food inspectors.’ According to the Daily Telegraph, the new incentives to straighten out school lunches comes after claims by the Healthy Kids Association that schools are failing to enforce healthy food guidelines. Please…