AS yuletide knocks on the door, many Nigerians are apprehensive based on the low purchasing power for needed items, and have also expressed worry on survival ahead of 2023, the National Agricultural Lands Development Authority, NALDA, Monday, declared no food shortage and assured that Nigerians would not go hungry in 2023. The declaration was made […]

The Federal Government on Monday assured Nigerians that the country had enough to eat and there would be no shortage of food. The Minister of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Dr Mohammad Abubakar, gave the assurance on Monday in Abuja at the fifth edition of the President Muhammadu Buhari (PMB) Administration Scorecard 2015-2017 series.The News Agency […]

Joseph EMERIBE Animal skin, which is popularly called ponmo, is a must-find delicacy in the pots of an average Nigerian living mostly on this side (south-west Nigeria and some part of the North) of the Niger. As many find it a worthy complement to peppered stew. As a trader in ponmo, how can you describe […]

The Nigeria Customs Service says it had sacked and prosecuted over two thousand of its officers that were found wanting since 2015. The Controller-General of Customs, Coloniel Hameed Ali, disclosed this to journalists during the 54th Session of the state House Ministerial Briefing, organised by the Presidential Communications Team at the Aso Rock Villa. Ali […]

The International Monetary Fund has charged Nigeria to brace up for the effect of climate change and this year’s floods. IMF African Department official, Mai Farid stressed that food prices will most likely increase due to climate change and flood. Farid gave the indication on Monday during a session on ‘Climate Change and Food Insecurity […]

The federal government has expressed worries over the rejection of Nigeria’s food items and other goods exported out of the country. Speaking at the opening of a six-day training for members of the National codex committee on food safety risk analysts and the revised NCC procedural manual organized in partnership with the food and agriculture […]

As the operators of Lagdo Dam in Cameroon commence the discharge of excess water from its reservoir, with the likelihood of 14 states being flooded in Nigeria, the National Orientation Agency (NOA), has ordered its grassroots mobilisation officers to begin sensitisation of communities in the frontline states to relocate immediately. Director-General of the agency- Dr. Garba Abari, […]

The proposed legislation banning the consumption of cow skin, locally known as ponmo, by the Federal Government of Nigeria in order to revive the leather industry and boost the economy has continued to generate reactions on social media. The Federal Government through the Director-General of the Nigerian Institute of Leather and Science Technology (NILEST) Zaria, […]

Food sellers in Kaduna State have lamented the high cost of foodstuff and other commodities in the state, which they said is making business more difficult. Daily Trust reports that the high inflation currently being experienced in the country has caused a rise in goods and services. A cross-section of food sellers at Bakin Dogo […]

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said that flood affected two hundred and twenty-five (225) communities following heavy and prolonged downpour across thirty-one (31) local government areas of Kano and Jigawa States from July to date. NEMA Territorial Coordinator, Kano/Jigawa Territorial Office- Dr. Nuradeen ABDULLAHI, made the disclosure in a statement in Kano today. […]

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