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16 Oct
The fortunes of air cargo export in Nigeria have dipped to an all-time low. On the one hand, the misfortune is the difficulty in funnelling agro-produce to nearby airports
30 Aug
Love some fufu? Then you should try plantain fufu, a much tastier and lighter version of this staple Nigerian meal.  Highly nutritious, plantains are grain-free and gluten-free and a good source of Magnesium, Calcium, and many other nutrients. Learn to make plantain fufu by following this recipe: Ingredients  Green plantain  Water  Method  Peel plantains and…
21 Aug
INGREDIENTS Ripe plantain Mackerel (de-boned) Almond flour Onion powder Ground pepper Egg Coconut oil/melted butter Salt METHOD Boil the plantain and mackerel. Drain water and put it into a bowl. Mash with a fork or mini pestle. Pour your egg, almond flour, onion powder, ground pepper and salt and mix thoroughly. Roll into balls. Bask…
21 Mar
Our never-ending squabble about who cooks the best jollof rice between Nigeria and Ghana is one thing that brings us closer. Another is the good ol’ plantain. INGREDIENTS Plantain Cooking oil Diced onion Cayenne pepper  1 tbsp Lemon juice ½ tbsp nutmeg 1 tsp chopped ginger 2 garlic cloves Seasoning cubes Salt METHOD Peel off…
23 Feb 2020
Plantain (Musa spp.) is a staple crop, a source of carbohydrate, rich in vitamin and minerals such as calcium and iron. Unripe plantain can be used as a booster for iron deficiency in the body.
14 Feb 2020
The National Horticultural Research Institute (NIHORT), Ibadan, Oyo State, has reiterated that there are job opportunities for youths and women in multiplication of plantain planting materials and cultivation of mushrooms.
27 Sep 2019
The National Horticultural Research Institute (NIHORT), on Monday, trained about 45 farmers on the use of modern technologies in the production of plantain and pineapple in Edo State.
6 May 2019
The Esuk Mba community market in Akpabuyo Local Government Area of Cross River is still practising trade by barter as a means of exchange for food items since the market was established in 1956, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The market, which is located in a remote village in Esuk Mba in Akpabuyo,…
24 Feb 2019
Interesting recipe right? What if we told you it was possible to have two of your favourite meals fused as one? Asides being a dish created in order not to avoid over-ripe plantain being a waste, plantain moi moi is also a dish that allows you to use excess groundnut oil in a red stew.…
1 Nov 2018
‘Dieting in pregnancy’, is a phrase that evokes variable emotions, while some people are strongly against it (a pregnant woman should eat whatever she wants), a few pregnant women are open to the possibility to losing any excess weight. Should a pregnant woman diet? How safe would it be? Dieting is defined as the kinds…
27 Sep 2018
Are you a farmer struggling with productivity, profitability and sustainability? Cultivation of plantain could prove to be a success wand that may reward your years of fruitless toiling. Plantain cultivation is one of the simplest and most rewarding farming activities in Nigeria. Or are you a new enthusiast who is uncertain about which crop to…
26 Sep 2018
Known in Nigeria as dodo and cooking bananas in some parts of the West, this major source of carbohydrates can also be used as a side dish or main dish. Not only does it have a sweet taste, it has a wide variety of options of what they can be turned into: Here are a…

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