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8 Sep 2020
In laboratory experiments, a chemical compound found in the shell of the cashew nut promotes the repair of myelin, a team from Vanderbilt University Medical Center reports Tuesday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Myelin is a protective sheath surrounding nerves. Damage to this covering — demyelination — is a hallmark of…
4 May 2020
Ivory Coast's cashew and cotton industries will lose export sales worth nearly half a billion dollars this year because of the coronavirus pandemic, their association said on Monday.
11 Mar 2020
Executive Director, Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Segun Awolowo, has said that the zero oil plan is expected to create about 500,000 additional jobs annually, due to an increase in production and export activities
7 Jul 2019
The Ogidi Day celebration, a cultural festival of Ogidi people of Kogi State has continued to draw both local and foreign participation. The cultural fiesta, which started in 2007, has become a rallying point for the people and has attracted development to their area, as well as boost the economy. Once again on June 15,…
9 May 2019
With global supply outstripping demand, thus leading to decline in the price of raw cashew nuts (RCN), the Nigerian Export Promotion Council...
5 May 2019
The National Cashew Association of Nigeria (NCAN), Kogi State chapter has accused Kogi State Government of using all manner of taxations...
31 Mar 2019
The Federal Government says it plans to set up cashew processing plants in four states of the country to add value to the produce and create employment, wealth in the country. Chief Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja.…
6 Dec 2018
Nigeria’s current annual cocoa production is put at 367,000 tonnes annually. Comparatively, Cote d’Ivoire produces 1.48 million tonnes.
1 Nov 2018
The saying that agriculture is profitable and sustainable is neither rhetoric nor a cacophony. Careful inward looking and proactive efforts in the agricultural sector truly have the potentialities. Income generation, employment creation and poverty alleviation potential of the sector are real considering the foreign exchange earnings from cash crops such as cocoa, cashew, palm products…
22 Oct 2018
Many Nigerians from all walks of life have called for the speedy re-introduction of various agricultural boards for cash crops such as cocoa, cashew, rice and maize, while several others have kicked against such a move.
10 Sep 2018
Cocoa, cashew, palm produce and groundnut were major foreign exchange earners for Nigeria before and after independence. At the peak of cocoa production...
12 Jul 2018
Several studies have indicated general decline in quantity and quality of human sperm, attributed to pollution, smoking, and trends toward a western-style diet. But recent findings suggest that regular consumption of local nuts such as African walnut, groundnut (peanut), Tigernut and Cashew nut can not only boost sperm quality and quantity but improve sex drive…


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Twenty people were killed and seven were injured, two critically, when their bus collided at high speed with a broken-down truck in central Chad, the transport ministry said on Friday.
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Poland will deliver an additional 60 tanks to Kyiv to help it fend off Russia's aggression, in a move hailed on Friday by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
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The National Population Commission (NPC), has begun a 10-day training for 1505 state facilitators for the 2023 census in Plateau.
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Osun State governor Ademola Adeleke said he would appeal the judgment sacking him from office. The Osun State Election Petition Tribunal on Friday sacked Adeleke as the state governor and declared Gboyega Oyetola as the winner of the governorship election. The tribunal annulled the election of Adeleke, candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), and…
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The Managing Director, Dala Inland Dry Port , Ahmad Rabiu says President Muhammadu Buhari will commission the Dala International Inland Dry Port on Monday, Jan. 31.