The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has cautioned tanker drivers against using kerosene tankers to carry groundnut oil.
Recent studies have found that oral administration of palm oil tree extracts could be used to reverse damage caused by crude oil contamination of food products and water, and help to slow ageing and raise anti-tumour immune responses against breast cancer cells.
Solidaridad West Africa, a not-for-profit advocate of best agricultural practices, has said its main aim is making palm oil production in the country to compete internationally by following global best practices.
A Paediatrician, Dr Ayobola Adebowale, has warned parents against using palm oil as a poison antidote for children to reduce mortality amongst children.
6 Dec 2020
Despite Nigeria’s potential in oil palm production, over $500m is spent yearly on the importation of the produce, to close the gap in the huge domestic demand.
28 Sep 2020
Stakeholders in the oil palm industry, at the weekend, sought a review of the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) National Interpretation (NI) to transform the sector.
26 Sep 2020
Price of palm oil has skyrocketed in major markets across Enugu metropolis placing the commodity beyond the reach...
7 Sep 2020
The Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has approved 50 hectares of farmland for three international investors for the production of palm oil in the state.
7 Jun 2020
The Palm Oil (CPO) sector is currently facing a significant challenge, due to restriction on inter-state movement and smuggling of the produce, despite closure of all land borders.
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
1 Mar 2020
Palm Oil is known to be an excellent source of bio available calcium and least allergic of all edible oil. The demand-supply gap thereby opens up opportunities for investors in this sector.