PLASTIC RICE: It’s a false Alarm

Reports have alleged that imported rice in Nigeria may contain unhealthy grain particles known as Plastic Rice. Plastic Rice is said to be formed from potatoes and mold into rice shapes through Plastic Resins. There has been growing concerns over these unfounded rumors on plastic rice importation, causing fear and panic. Daily Trust expresses that…

“Herdsmen And Farmers’ Clashes is the Governors’ Responsibility” – Obasanjo

The former president Olusegun Obasanjo has decried about the increasing level of hunger befalling the country, stressing that it was sad to note that about 65 percent of Nigerians faced with food insecurity. Obasanjo spoke during the 23rd Annual LAPO Development Forum with the theme, ‘Food Security and Sustainable Agriculture in Nigeria: Challenges and Opportunities’,…

Nigerian Farmers Help line Initiative- UK Minister visits the proposed project with Novus Agro, GEMS4, CCSNL AND NAERLS.

The just concluded visit held at CCSNL headquaters at lekki phase 1, Lagos with Nick Hurd, Minister for department international development,(DFID) United Kingdom for the proposed farmers help line project in partnership with Novus Agro, GEMS4, NAERLS and CCSNL. The farmer helpline initiative is a collaboration between Novus Agro, GEMS4 project, Contact Centre Solution Nigeria Limited and…

FG approves Green Alternative policy towards diversified economy.

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the implementation of the “Green Alternative, a road map towards diversifying Nigeria’s economy. Mr Audu Ogbeh The Minister of Agriculture and rural development, made this known on Wednesday in Abuja while briefing State House correspondents at the end of the Councils meeting, which was presided over by President…

Anambra Exports $5m Vegetable To Europe.

Chief Willy Obiano in a bid to diversify the economy and attracts more industries to Anambra state has confirmed that the  concise Economic Blueprint, made up of “The Four Pillars of Development” has started yielding dividends. Anambra state is now a socially stable, business-friendly environment attracting both indigenes and foreigners to seek wealth-creating opportunities, He…