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26 Dec 2017
Plantain popularly known as dodo is an average Nigerian’s favourite food. No matter how it is prepared, most Nigerians will eat this healthy food without giving it a thought. Even the most sought after Nigerian Jollof rice is bae with the dodo. Jollof rice is not the only meal that plantain goes well with plantain.…
7 Dec 2017
Today's recipe, colourful stuffed plantains, is a healthier break away from the usual fried plantain. The plantains in this recipe are baked first and then stuffed. Ingredients 2 ripe plantains 1 tbsp melted butter 2 tbsps canola oil Gizzard 1/4 red bell pepper 1/4 green bell pepper 2 cloves garlic 1/2 tsp ginger 1/2 small…
14 Nov 2017
Dodo ikire is a special snack popular in the western part of Nigeria. It's a good idea to make when you have overripe plantains and a little time on your hands. This recipe serves about 9 people (unless you want to binge eat this snack). Ingredients 3 large plantains with black skins 3 teaspoons pepper…
23 Oct 2017
I asked on Instagram if you wanted another plantain recipe; the answer was yes. Honestly, even if you said no, I would still have done it anyway! Very unlike me, my first thought was to bake and I ended up making plantain bread or plantain cakes. It's not sweet or fluffy enough to be called…
26 Jun 2016
Reflecting on the extreme rise in price of plantain, she said, the final consumers will definitely feel the pinch, as only those who have the money can buy it.


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Presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) Mr Peter Obi has appealed to banks to expedite action to reduce the pains and discomfort small depositors and the unbanked are currently going through.
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A highway pile-up in central China has killed 16 people and injured dozens, authorities said Sunday, with footage aired on local media showing burning trucks and smashed cars. Nearly 50 vehicles were involved in multiple collisions along a highway in Hunan province within the span of 10 minutes on Saturday evening, "with some vehicles catching…
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Dike Chukwumerije is a famed poet and writer who uses the stage to present his art in spoken words. Being one of Nigeria’s prolific performance poets, his public remarks and poems have inspired discussions about nationalism and identity across the nation. He speaks with Guardian Life about life and work. Kindly tell us about yourself…
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Kaduna State Internal Revenue Service (KADIRS) has advised management of all public hospitals to abide by the law banning cash payments and accept electronic cash transfers.
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When it comes to hair, going natural simply means avoiding chemical-based products that change the natural and original state of one's hair. It also indicates to potentially reduce the risk of the following health hazards: Exposure to toxic chemicals Allergic reactions Hormonal disruptions Carcinogenic (cancer-causing) effects Organ toxicity Respiratory problems Skin irritation Chemical Burns: The…