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Palm oil

22 Apr
Indonesia will ban exports of palm oil starting next week, its president said Friday, as the world's biggest producer faces a shortage of cooking oil made from the product.
5 Apr
National President of Oil Palm Growers Association of Nigeria (OPGAN), Chief Joe Onyiuke, has said that about $500 million worth of palm oil is needed yearly to meet the local demand for the commodity
21 Mar
Besides man’s relationships with people, he shares an intimate relationship with his environment, and a palm tree is one of them. Often found in the tropical parts of the world such as Africa, South America, Asia and the Caribbean, the sacredness of the palm tree spreads to its edible and non-edible parts. While much is…
28 Sep 2021
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has cautioned tanker drivers against using kerosene tankers to carry groundnut oil.
9 Sep 2021
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.
21 Jun 2021
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.
16 Mar 2021
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.


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Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Enugu chapter of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has assured of its readiness to bring disruptive change to governance in the state. This was disclosed on Saturday after the party's ward-level consultative meetings were held simultaneously across the 260 wards. Speaking to newsmen after a tour of…
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The White House on Saturday blasted a court ruling in Arizona that imposes a near-complete ban on abortions in the southwestern US state as "catastrophic, dangerous and unacceptable."
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Powerful storm Fiona knocked out electricity to more than 500,000 homes Saturday as it lashed east Canada with strong winds and heavy rains in conditions that police said were "like nothing we've ever seen."
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Police in Ogun have arrested an 84-year-old man, Stephen Jack for having unlawful carnal knowledge of an eight-year-old girl.
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The Lagos State High Court has declared that it is unconstitutional for Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) to impose fines on motorists suspected to have committed traffic offenses without a court order. The judge Justice Olalekan Oresanya made the declaration while delivering judgment in a suit filed by a motorist, Lawal Aliyu against LASTMA,…