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24 Sep
Not exactly, but he reportedly has a band that goes with him sometimes to public functions; Wizkid, Davido and new sensation Asake should watch out. The Governor already has a hit song with a very popular chorus
20 Sep
Nigeria is proposing a ban on the consumption of cow skin known as 'Ponmo' for lacking nutritional value. "To the best of my knowledge, Nigerians are the only people in the world that overvalue skin as food, after all, Ponmo has no nutritional value," Muhammad Yakubu who heads the Nigerian Institute of Leather and Science…
3 Aug 2019
Animal hides, popularly called ponmo in Yoruba and kanda in Igbo is a local delicacy enjoyed by many Nigerians for decades. It is suitable for preparing many Nigerian soups, such as egusi soup, vegetable soup, gbegiri soup, bitter leaf soup and many more.
24 Jun 2019
A Health expert has warned Nigerians against consuming cowhides popularly called ‘Ponmo’ processed with flames from burning tyres and fuel, saying...
6 May 2019
The Lagos State police command has raised the alarm over large quantities of poisonous cow skins popularly known as Ponmo in Lagos markets. Already, six suspects have been arrested in connection with the supply of the poisonous meat after the police recovered a truckload of the poisonous meat and the dangerous chemicals used in poisoning the skin, packed in…
29 Apr 2019
The Lagos State government has warned consumers about the health risk of some cowhide, popularly called ponmo, being offered for sale in the state. A statement signed by Director, Public Affairs, Adeola Salako, said government arrested three persons connected with the sale of “toxic ponmo” in Ojo and Iba local government areas, while the suspicious meat was…
8 Mar 2018
Cow skin, popularly known as Kpomo, Ponmo or Kanda, is a favourite of many Nigerians. A regular sight at parties, it has become a preferred alternative for some. In fact, no “assorted” is complete without Kpomo. About three years ago, the Nigerian government made a move to ban this meat but was met with resistance by…

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