100,000 families to get relief package from dairy industry
Operators in the dairy industry have supported the government’s intervention programme with relief packages for 100,000 families. Indeed, FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria PLC announced its support for over 100,000 Nigerian families
CBN seeks expedite land allocation for dairy plants
Sequel to the ban on dairy food importation into Nigeria, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has solicited expedite the allocation of land to three companies, which have expressed interest to establish milk processing
Ogun State’s world-class cattle ranch is not RUGA
When the Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun said sometimes ago that the state was planning to have a world-class cattle ranch and an abattoir, what erupted from the good gesture was the noise of “RUGA”, to my disbelieve, the governor had a good intention, not the type of ranch where herdsmen will have a field day to trample on our farms.
Professionals, farmers commend CBN’s policy on milk, dairy imports
Agricultural professionals, associations of farmers and entrepreneurs have expressed satisfaction over the proposed restrictions on importation of milk and other dairy products into the country by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
CBN to ban $1.2b yearly forex for milk, other dairy products
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) might have concluded plans to add milk and other dairy products to items on the foreign exchange restriction list with a view to boosting local production, and investment in ranches.
‘Why Nigeria should encourage PPP model for dairy business’
A Nigerian postgraduate student and participant at the Global Food Security Symposium, Oyewale Abioye, has told the Chicago Council on Global Affairs that Nigeria must keep up its progress in dairy agri-business by encouraging public-private partnerships. He made this submission at the just concluded Global Food Security Symposium held in Washington DC, United States where…
Soy Milk Or Cow Milk: Which Is Better?
Finding the healthier choice between cows’ milk and soy milk has been an ongoing debate for centuries. The truth is, both are nutrient packed and are mostly interchangeable except on occasions where there are specific dietary needs. For example, some people have a lactose intolerance-- which makes cows’ milk unsuitable—while others have a soy allergy…
Everyday Foods You Didn't Know Could Give Prostate Cancer
Generally speaking, nobody likes to be told what to eat or what not to eat, especially when it's their favourite meal in question. Prostate cancer is one of the biggest threats to a man's health and, as much it might hurt, there are some foods that contribute to this dreaded disease that need to be…