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Nigeria Might Impose Total Ban on Importation of Food Items

The Nigerian government has announced plans to review the current “unfavourable” import policy on staple food items such as rice, wheat and fish.   It however added that it would ensure the country was self- sufficient in food production before

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Nigeria’s annual tomato import bill now N16bn — Per Sec

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Arc. Sonny Echono, has disclosed that the nation’s annual import bill on tomato has increased to N16 billion.   Echono made this known in his welcome remarks at an international

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Kunu Recipe

Kunu is a popular drink from the northern part of Nigeria. Inakwana my lovely readers, this drink has two form depending on the main ingredient used; Kunu Zaki from millet and Kunu Gyada from groundnut which sometimes can be sprinkled

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#Food: ‘Nigeria can match US, UK in food production’ – Njoku

The Acting Executive Director, Agricultural and Rural Management Training Institute, Mr. Uzo Njoku, has said full adoption of mechanised agricultural model will make Nigeria compare favourably with United Kingdom, United States and other industrialised countries in-terms of food production, processing

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#FoodBusiness: Looking for wealth? Consider rice farming

Global agricultural company Olam says the cultivation and processing of rice in Nigeria has the potential to be a lucrative industry.   Nigerians consume around 5.5 million tonnes of rice annually, of which about 3.6 million tonnes is produced locally,

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Buka Stew (Obe Ata) Recipe

Hello dear readers, Oyinbo Princess did a lovely post about her Buka Stew recipe. I’m sure you all will love it.   Buka Stew I don dey cook for the past few hours and the smell sef don sweet me!! Na

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Food price escalating in Asaba, Delta State.

Prices of rice and other foodstuff have risen in recent months in Asaba, the Delta State capital, a survey by the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday has shown.   The survey indicated that a 50kg bag of Royal Stallion

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Food Security is Priority for Governor Ambode – Olajide Basorun

Mr Olajide Basorun, Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Agriculture, on Sunday said that food security remained one of the cardinal programmes of the newly elected Lagos state governor of Nigeria, Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode’s administration. A statement by Mr Tunbosun

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Danwake (Hausa) Recipe

Danwake is a dish from the Hausa tribe of Nigeria. Ìnákwáná sweethearts, let’s take a tripe to the north. Yippee!! Danwake is our treat.*wink*   To some Hausas, danwake is a favourite dish specially served with a very spicy sauce. This isn’t

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AFAN seeks FG’s subsidy on agriculture to boost food production

Dr Abdullahi Muhammed, the Edo North Coordinator, All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), has urged the Federal Government to subsidise agriculture to enhance the nation’s agricultural production.   Muhammed made the call on Monday in Auchi, Edo. He said that

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