Stop using sniper to preserve beans, Audu Ogbeh begs traders
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, on Sunday expressed displeasure at the use of chemicals for food preservation and fruit ripening. Ogbeh said in an interview with journalists in Otukpo, Benue, that the act was detrimental to human health and the environment. “Sniper is very dangerous; people also use carbide to…
Traders list causes of increase in rice price
NIRSAL also lamented that a total of about $623 million is spent yearly for catfish importation, saying that the nation is said to have about 71.2 million cultivable hectares of land.
Traders, hoodlums’ clash shuts Ladipo Market
The crisis, which started at about 8a.m. over illegal ticketing, snowballed into an ethnic fight between the Igbo traders and Yoruba residents.