Month: January 2018
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, identifies universities of agriculture as stimuli for economic diversification, food and nutrition security in Nigeria!Delicacies . Food News . Home
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.
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.
The Federal Government is set to shut down all open drug markets by December this year.
The essence is to curb unwholesome drug distribution system in the country.
Three Nigerian smugglers have been arrested by the Nigerian Navy for illegally importing 759 bags of rice into the country from Cameroon through Akwa Ibom State.
Reports say the Navy at the Forward Operating Base (FOB), Ibaka, Mbo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State made the arrest on Wednesday January 31, 2018.
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.
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.
Nigeria Medical Association, in Kogi State on Monday January 22, 2018 announced the death of Doctor Victor Idowu who was diagnosed with Lassa fever.
Idowu was diagnosed of Lassa fever on January 19, 2018, after he contracted the virus in the line of duty at Irrua specialist hospital Edo State.
In Bulgaria, yoghurt is said to be everywhere as reports say yoghurt is added to every thing!.
You’ll find it dolloped on falafel wraps, slathered on moussaka and lined up in supermarket refrigerators.
Sales of coconut oil have increased all around the world!
This is owing to celebrity endorsements and claims that drinking the stuff will cure everything from bad breath to digestive disorders.