Thursday, 8th June 2023


28 Nov 2022
The Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) and the Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria (CRIN) have certified 14 cocoa seed nursery operators at the CRIN’s headquarters in Ibadan, Oyo State.
6 Oct 2022
The Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria (CRIN) has trained farmers on the need to improve on the flavour of cocoa produce across the country.
18 Sep 2022
For a major part of the last decade, the Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria (CRIN) was in the doldrums. Various administrations and leadership of the institute were distracted
13 Jun 2022
CRIN has developed improved varieties of cocoa, which are high-yielding, disease-resistant and early-bearing.
30 May 2022
To benefit from $400 extra price on every tonne of premium quality cocoa beans being enjoyed by farmers in Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire, Nigeria has teamed up with the two countries to fulfil the conditions.
28 Feb 2022
The Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria (CRIN), in collaboration with the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), has organised a training workshop for cocoa farmers
23 Feb 2022
The Federal Government, in collaboration with the Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria (CRIN), has assured that Nigeria will soon become the largest cocoa producer and return into exportation
25 Nov 2021
The Tertiary Institutions Entrepreneurship Scheme (TIES), an initiative of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) targeted at empowering graduates of Nigerian polytechnics and universities with entrepreneurial skills...
23 Aug 2021
We discovered oil and started neglecting other sectors of the economy, especially agriculture and most specifically, the tree crop. This subsector was known for great foreign exchange earnings....
22 Feb 2021
First, most of the cocoa trees in Nigeria have been existing from about 40 to 60 years and even more. Therefore, those plantations have declined in productivity and there is a need to either plant..
28 Sep 2020
Cocoa and palm oil, among others, were the bedrock of the country’s economy before the Oloibiri oil rig became a metaphor for complacency and mono-cultural economy 60 years after independence.
11 Sep 2020
Production of cocoa as cash crop has dropped due to inadequate financing, among other factors. This is despite that cocoa is the nation’s leading cash crop in terms of export...


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Nollywood sensation, Mercy Aigbe has argued that Yorubas throw the best parties, as well as delicacies to supplement them. Mercy Aigbe disclosed this at an event she went to, where she uploaded a video displaying the various menu items she was treated to. She wrote on her Instagram page. What! Hot Amala, inside Ikoko Irin…
4 hours ago
Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court sitting in Bwari has affirmed Edozie Njoku the legitimate National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA).
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Nigeria’s Flying Eagles arrived Abuja on Thursday afternoon June 8 after crashing out in the quarter-finals of the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Argentina.
5 hours ago
The Director General of National Youth Service Corps, Brigadier General Yusha'u Dogara Ahmed has called on every staff of the Scheme to key into his administration's policy thrust so as to reposition the Scheme for greater fortunes.
5 hours ago
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu (BAT) has expressed readiness to work cordially with all 36 state governors so as to build a prosperous Nigeria that will be beneficial to everyone.