Biggest rice seedling factory in Africa!

Cross Rivers State Governor, Ben Ayade has expressed optimistm at the state’s economy saying that it would soon record a giant leap with the expected generation of over N70 billion yearly from the state’s Rice City project. He described the Cross Rivers Rice City, as the largest and first of its kind in Africa. Please follow…

Eat Chillies!

As anyone who has ever eaten a really hot chilli will testify, they can cause a lot of pain. Chillies come in many shapes, colours, sizes and strengths, but one thing they have in common is the burning sensation they cause in your mouth, eyes and any other part of your body into which their…

Rockmelon contamination in Australia!

Three Australians have reportedly died after consuming melon contaminated with listeria amid an outbreak that has promoted health authorities to warn those at risk to throw out pre-cut melons. Listeria is a commonly found bacteria and for most people who consume foods that contain it, it  does not cause illness. But for  elderly people, pregnant women…

2018 kitchen tips!

Florence Okah-avae is a great foodie on the GOURMET GUIDE FOOD CHANNEL ON WHATSAPP, she shared the following kitchen yips with the house! This is however the edited version! Please follow and like us:0

African Farmers and Cultural Organisation to host Congress in October!

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…

Inflation in Nigeria!

Nigerian’s food inflation index reportedly defied expectations by reducing to 19.42 per cent in December from 20.31 per cent in November. This according to data from the National Bureau of Statistics report, occurred  at a time when Nigerians suffered bruising fuel crisis which usually leads to hike in food prices. Please follow and like us:0

Onion could help fight Tuberculosis!

 A  study,according to the BBC has suggested that a  type of onion could help the fight against antibiotic resistance in cases of tuberculosis. Researchers believe the antibacterial properties extracted from the Persian shallot could increase the effects of existing antibiotic treatment. Please follow and like us:0

World’s largest white truffle!

Towards the end of my meal, the waiter put a plaster cast of a human brain on my table and walked away. I picked it up and, like a simian seeing a foreign object for the first time, began examining it from every angle. Please follow and like us:0