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8 Aug
Food vendors and transporters have identified logistics, higher costs of diesel, petrol and poor state of rural roads as some of the factors causing an abnormal rise in prices of food items
16 May
Operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Intelligence Response Teams (IRT), have arrested two suspects for smuggling guns from Plateau to the Southeastern part of the country.
25 Feb
Growing up in a Nigerian home was definitely incomplete without the constant reminder to eat beans if we wanted to grow tall.  A Nigerian staple meal, beans, is enjoyed by many families. And one thing's for sure Nigerians know how to make the best use of everything.  Not surprisingly, there are several ways to enjoy…
29 Nov 2021
Nigerians have expressed worry that ever-rising prices of protein-rich foods in the country will, if not checked, compound malnutrition and worsen infant/nursing women morbidity
21 Mar 2021
Adalu is a combination of beans and corn. This combination is my favorite and apologies to all plantain lovers but this is better than beans and plantain. NO CAP!. Let's get cooking. Ingredients • Beans • Corn (I use tinned sweet corn) • Seasoning cubes • Onion • Pepper (red bell pepper) • Crayfish •…
31 Dec 2019
A recent review and meta-analysis focus on the role of legumes in heart health. Taking data from multiple studies and earlier analyses, the authors conclude that legumes might...
26 Oct 2019
Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service (NAQS) has said that plans are underway to make Nigerian beans acceptable to the European Union (EU) markets again.
21 Mar 2019
The heart is such an important organ in the body that everything possible should be done to keep it working optimally all the time. The life and wellbeing of the individual depends on the good working condition of the heart always. Also, because of this importance, every human being and medical practitioners should have an…
28 Feb 2019
Dr. Patricia Pessu is the Acting Executive Director of the Nigeria Stored Products Research Institute (NSPRI) in Ilorin, Kwara State. She spoke to Head of Agro-Economy Desk, FEMI IBIROGBA, on scientific products and processes developed by the institute to tackle post-harvest losses, newly researched products to preserve beans without chemical deposits and how to disseminate…
7 Jan 2019
The Country Coordinator of Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology, Dr Rose Gidado, has debunked claims by some non-governmental organisations that genetically modified beans are harmful to humans.   In a statement in Abuja, Gidado said that the conspiracy claims were targeted at discrediting a 10-year research work carried out by scientists at the Institute of…
23 Dec 2018
“Healthy citizens are the greatest asset any country can have.” Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965), Former British Prime Minister Few weeks ago, the media was awash with video clips showing some food vendors or traders spraying sniper, a lethal chemical, on beans in order to preserve the product. This triggered public outcry and raised fears…
11 Nov 2018
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, on Sunday expressed displeasure at the use of chemicals for food preservation and fruit ripening. Ogbeh said in an interview with journalists in Otukpo, Benue, that the act was detrimental to human health and the environment. “Sniper is very dangerous; people also use carbide to…


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Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of a Lagos Special Offences Court, Ikeja, has exonerated former Managing Director of American International Insurance Company (AIICO) Capital Limited, a subsidiary of AIICO Plc., Lanre Fabunmi, of stealing and dishonestly converting N1.7 billion belonging to the firm. Others acquitted with him are: Onome Odometa, Olajumoke Akano and Olabode Ogunlere. The trial…
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Tony Blevins, vice president of procurement at Apple, is apparently leaving the maker of iPhones, MacBooks, and other consumer electronics after making an offensive remark that went viral on TikTok. In a video posted on September 5, Tiktok star Daniel Mac approached Blevin. In his series, he questions people who own expensive cars about their…
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The Federal Government has pledged to improve the welfare of Nigerian workers as the country marked its 62nd independence.
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A suicide bomber attacked an education centre in the Afghan capital on Friday where hundreds of students were preparing for university exams, killing at least 20 people, most of them young women.
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The US Congress approved $12.3 billion in aid Friday to help Ukraine battle its invasion by Russia as part of a stopgap spending bill that averts a chaotic government shutdown ahead of a midnight deadline.