Poisonous Abacha [African Salad] kills 6 in Lagos!

At least, six persons have been confirmed dead in Isolo Local Government Area of Lagos State after eating contaminated cassava delicacy, otherwise known as Abacha, a local food of the people of the South-East geopolitical zone. The Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris, who briefed newsmen on the development at the state’s secretariat, said that…

Tumeric and its health benefits!

Turmeric is a spice which in its raw form looks a bit like ginger root, but when it’s ground down you get a distinctive yellowy orange powder that’s very popular in South Asian cuisine. Until recently the place you would most likely encounter turmeric would be in chicken tikka masala, one of Britain’s most popular…

Unicef says prevailing increase in prices of food is hampering fight against malnutrition in Nigeria!

The United Nations Children’s Fund has  said that prevailing increase in prices of food items was hampering the ongoing fight against malnutrition in Nigeria. The Fund’s Nutrition Specialist, Doctor Florence Oni, stated this at a Quarterly Review Meeting of Kaduna State Committee on Food and Nutrition with nutrition officers from twenty three local government areas…

Insufficient agro extension services in Nigeria!

Nigeria’s lack of sufficient agricultural extension services is not only a national disgrace but a disaster as no nation can attain self-sufficient in food production without their services. This was the view of experts who recently spoke to a Nigerian National Newspaper, Daily Sun . Read more on http://sunnewsonline.com/ Please follow and like us:0

Food crisis in Northern Nigeria!

The food crisis in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno state is said to be probably the worst in the world at the moment, with 4.5 million people in need of assistance, out of which one million are in danger of extreme malnutrition. This is according to Unicef. Please follow and like us:0