Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, identifies universities of agriculture as stimuli for economic diversification, food and nutrition security in Nigeria!

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The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, has identified universities of agriculture as stimuli for economic diversification, food and nutrition security that can bail the country out of its current food insecurity.

He noted that according to the new agenda, the universities need to be more innovative and enterprising, as every undergraduate must own a farm, from 200 level to graduation.

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African Farmers and Cultural Organisation to host Congress in October!

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African Farmers and Cultural Organisation (AFCO), a nongovernmental,  nonprofit organisation has concluded plans to host its National Membership Congress as well as inaugurate the African Crops and Cultural Festival, scheduled to hold later in October 2018 in Lagos.

AFCO President,  Chukwunwike Esiole gave the information in Lagos at a get-together for old and prospective members of the organisation.

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Scramble for Nutella causes violent scenes at French supermarkets!

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A discount on Nutella has reportedly led to violent scenes in a chain of French supermarkets, as shoppers jostled to grab a bargain on the sweet spread.
According to the BBC, Intermarché supermarkets offered a 70% discount on Nutella, bringing the price down from €4.50 (£3.90) to €1.40. But police were calied when people began fighting and pushing one another.

One customer reportedly  told French media the people were like animals stressing that a  woman had her hair pulled, an elderly lady took a box on her head while  another had a bloody hand.

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