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Black pepper

18 Jan 2018
Black pepper could help in the fight against obesity, new research suggests. Piperonal, a compound in the seasoning, was found to ‘significantly’ reduce the harmful effects of a high-fat diet when fed to rats.
25 May 2017
Researchers have identified and validated pepper fruit, pawpaw, West African Black pepper and cowhage (velvet bean) for the prevention and treatment of prostate cancer.


18 mins ago
The Presidency, yesterday, described as ‘fake’, the reported pelting of President Muhammadu Buhari in the Hotoro area of Kano State.
38 mins ago
Tension over scarcity of cash has worsened across the country, with millions of Nigerians denied access to their savings.
47 mins ago
Barely four months after acquiring OVH Energy Marketing (OVHEM) Limited, Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC), yesterday, announced takeover of Addax Petroleum Development (Nigeria) Limited’s production sharing contract assets.
52 mins ago
Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has expressed concern over lingering fuel scarcity, warning that it could affect transportation of materials during the general elections.
53 mins ago
Immediate past Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has challenged Governor Nyesom Wike to name his presidential candidate as he had promised to do before January ends.