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Nigerian Food Export to Europe Banned by European Union

The European Union has banned certain foods from Nigeria being imported to Europe.   Some of the food items are beans, sesame seeds, melon seeds, dried fish and meat, peanut chips and palm oil. A statement from the European Food

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Ife residents stockpile food, anticipate mourning of Ooni

The apprehension over the news of the passing away of the Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuade, has thrown the ancient city into a frenzy of increasing purchase of food items ahead of an anticipated holiday.   Although relief came

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Vacation: 10 expenses to avoid

Yippee! It’s vacation time again!! The holidays are around the corner and many families have either travelled for their summer vacation or are getting ready to do so. With the Naira increasingly under pressure, it is important to avoid unnecessary

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AfDB plans women empowerment in agriculture through technology

The African Development Bank has held a high-level consultation with the Dutch government about developing a platform for providing women with market information to enhance their participation in agricultural trade. The discussions held at the Bank’s headquarters in Abidjan recently

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Jatropha – oil plant of the future

Many are yet to know about the Jatropha plant that can be found right in our mist. As they say, Nigeria is a well-endowed nation and that is indisputable. However, not much has been concertedly done to ensure that the

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Customs seals warehouses of rice importers over ₦23.6b excess levy

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Tuesday, sealed warehouses of defaulting rice importers over non-payment of ₦23.6 billion excess importation levy.   The sealed companies are; OLAM, Stallion, Masco Agro, Ebony Agro and Conti Agro (Milan).   The NCS Public

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Garden Egg – Good for Weight Control, Enhances Poor Eyesight

Garden egg (Solanum melongena) is the fruit in season and for its lovers having steamed yam and stew made with garden egg is a delight. The benefits of eating garden eggs however extend far beyond ensuring that one’s desire for

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Nigeria makes ₦472bn from cocoa, others

The country earned a total sum of $2.4bn (₦472bn) from the exportation of cocoa, rubber, and other non-oil commodities within the 2014 fiscal period, figures obtained from the Nigerian Export Promotion Council have revealed. The country’s export figure of $2.4bn

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Worcestershire Sauce Recipe: An Easy Homemade Substitute

Worcestershire sauce recipes can be intimidating. An authentically homemade Worcestershire sauce recipe requires a rather long fermentation process, and most of us aren’t that patient.   With this homemade Worcestershire Sauce recipe, you don’t have to do any long ferments

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Rice imports drop by 53% as prices rise

The volume of rice being imported into the country has dropped by 53 per cent in the last one month just as the price of the commodity has increased by over 20 per cent in the market, following the Central

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