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30 May
Stroke is one of the major public health problems in the world today. It is the third leading cause of death worldwide after ischemic heart disease and cancer. Interestingly, most of these stroke deaths are found in developing countries. The current prevalence of stroke in Nigeria is 1.14 per 1000 while the 30-day case fatality…
14 Jan
The Price of tomatoes has dropped significantly in major markets in Enugu metropolis, compared to what it was during the Yuletide. A News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) market survey on Thursday shows that a big basket of UTC specie of the commodity now sells for N7,500 as against N11, 500. The small basket of the…
21 Dec 2020
Tomatoes are an excellent source of vitamin C, besides boosting your immune system, vitamin C can help stimulate collagen production. Tomatoes contain vitamin C and other antioxidants that could help your skin diminish fine lines and protect skin cells from damage caused by UV rays exposure. Cutting your tomato into half, applying some honey on…
20 Dec 2019
As the gap in efforts to produce enough food to feed the country’s increasing population continues to widen, experts have severally called for the innovation of agriculture
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23 Sep 2019
New research finds that iron halves the absorption of lycopene. Lycopene is a carotenoid full of antioxidants that is present in tomatoes. Tomatoes offer a rich variety of health benefits. These range from protecting against cancer and hypertension to maintaining the health of our heart, skin, and eyes.
30 Aug 2019
Tomatoes and pepper sellers in Ogun State have kicked against the seizure of their alleged N4 million worth of goods by men of the Nigeria Customs Service.
8 Apr 2019
Head of Agro-Economy Desk, FEMI IBIROGBA, writes on how seasonal and highly perishable mangoes could be processed, preserved and used to create wealth for the processors and other value chain players. THEY are here now in abundance. They come every year. But more of them get wasted than consumed or utilised. They are mangoes. The…
Tomatoes
30 Mar 2019
Growing up years Growing up in suburban Lagos, our home had two distinct gardens; the front and back gardens. While the front garden was purely ornamental filled with perennial and annual beds and exotic specimen plant such as the traveller’s palms,the backyard garden was mainly a vegetable garden, that boasted not only vegetables but had…
22 Dec 2018
The Prices of tomatoes and pepper have dropped considerably in major markets in Enugu metropolis, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. A market survey conducted by NAN on Saturday revealed that prices of both tomatoes and pepper had reduced when compared to what their prices were some months ago. The price of a big…
24 Dec 2017
Smokers who quit smoking and live on a diet high in tomatoes and fruits, particularly apples, have better chances of restoring their lung functions impaired by smoking, a new study finds.
7 Aug 2017
In his address, Senior Project Manager for PLAN, Dr. Augustine Okoruwa said it was possible for Nigeria to thrive on agriculture, because part of the main objectives “is to produce profit, apart from feeding the family.”
17 Jul 2017
Daily tomato consumption appeared to cut the development of skin cancer tumours by half in a mouse study at The Ohio State University, United States (U.S.).

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