Thursday, 8th June 2023


16 May
A non-governmental organisations, National Action on Sugar Reduction (NASR) has urged the Federal Government to increase the taxation on sugar beverages from N10 to N30. A representative of the coalition, Mr Edozie Chukwuma, made the call on Monday during a sit-out in Abuja to discourage consumption. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the…
1 Nov 2022
The National Sugar Development Council is soliciting the support of governors of sugar-producing states across the country for the revitalisation of the sub-sector. It emphasised that the plea
30 Oct 2022
Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc has announced a Profit Before Tax (PBT) of N36.27 billion for a duration of nine months ended Sept. 30, 2022.
29 Sep 2022
The Federal Executive Council (FEC), yesterday, approved the second phase of the National Sugar masterplan, a 10-year plan to save $350 million yearly and create 110,000 jobs.
8 Aug 2022
Researchers and some master bakers have urged bakery and confectionery businesses to experiment and adopt the use of Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potato (OFSP) to tame the rising price of bread in Nigeria.
5 Aug 2022
Dr Emmanuel Akabe, Deputy Gov. of Nasarawa State, said 40 per cent of Nigeria’s total sugar needs would come from Nasarawa state by 2024.
16 May 2022
To solve the nutritional and dietary challenges of most Nigerians and minimize malnutrition with Vitamins B6 and C, manganese, magnesium and phosphorus present in the product, a firm has introduced an improved food product. The Managing Director of Lamb Weston/Meijer (LWM) Nigeria Limited, Victor Nwachukwu, has said Poundo Potato presents Nigerians desirous of light swallow…
30 Mar 2022
Sugar plays an important role in the production of pharmaceuticals, soft drinks, confectionery, food and beverages, among others. Globally, the sugar industry remains
30 Mar 2022
The common social concerns are the high mortality rate, poverty and malnutrition in the country. But for the concerns that bother on health, the advice is usually to reduce fats
17 Mar 2022
The idea to increase local production through backward integration is not new, however, the concerns border on government’s capacity to ensure implementation and create an environment for businesses to thrive.
6 Mar 2022
In Nigeria, like many parts of the world, sugar consumption for various uses is high. The situation has remained largely unchanged. And for too long, the country has largely depended
5 Mar 2022
Ever since Tha Boy Myles popped up on mainstream radars via his December 2020-released slow-burner 'Boma', the singer has been perfecting


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On Monday, May 29, 2023, Nigeria welcomed a new President and Commander-in-Chief to the epicenter of national power. The ascension of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu is an affirmation that Nigerian democracy is maturing and it is moving into a new cruising level.
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Unless they win their last two games of the ongoing Nigerian Premier Football League (NPFL) Championship Play-off, Bendel Insurance and Remo Stars may not qualify to represent Nigeria next season in any CAF inter-club competition.
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Director-General of World Trade Organisation (WTO), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, said yesterday the international community has a collective responsibility to help members harness the full potential of the digital economy for economic growth,...
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Nigerian tertiary institutions, especially those owned by government have over time, been blamed for inability to proffer solutions to the nation’s numerous challenges through research.
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Browsing through the internet this morning, I came across an article written by one Bob Majiri Oghene Etemiku, which he titled: “Buhari’s Blood Runs Through Osinbajo’s White Agbada.”