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Palm oil has the potency to replace hydrocarbons as Nigeria??s mega export earner, says Oroh

Abdul Oroh is the Edo State Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources. In this interview with FEMI ADEKOYA, he sheds more light on efforts by the state government to exploit opportunities in the agricultural sector, especially in a bid to

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RED Alert! Bird Flu Hits Lagos

All chicken markets in Lagos State and environs have been placed on red alert even as veterinary institutions have stepped up surveillance to contain the avian influenza (bird flu) outbreak reported last week in two poultries in Lagos and Kano

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Yam could liberate Africa from excessive rice consumption – Expert

A Geneticist at the University of Ibadan, Dr Morufat Balogun, on Sunday said Nigeria produced 70 per cent of the yam grown annually and globally.   Balogun, who is also a researcher at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA),

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“We May Introduce Non-alcoholic Beer” Says Nigerian Breweries Plc

Nigerian Breweries Plc (NB Plc) has stated that it would not hesitate to introduce non-alcoholic beer beverages whenever consumer insights dictate that direction. Unlike in some developed economies, none of the breweries in Nigeria is yet to put a non-alcoholic

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