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24 Sep 2021
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alh. Mohammad Mahmood Abubakar has alleged that some western countries of orchestrating strategies to cripple Nigeria's efforts
10 May 2021
Crown Flour Mill (CFM) Limited, a subsidiary of Olam Nigeria, has re-echoed its promise to continue to collaborate with other stakeholders within the local wheat value chain
22 Apr 2021
The Wheat Farmers Association of Nigeria (WFAN) says about $6.1 billion is spent yearly to import wheat into Nigeria.
1 Apr 2021
Stakeholders in the wheat value chain have harped on the need to deepen wheat farming and value chain development programmes in Nigeria through innovation
28 May 2020
Given both its burgeoning population and current global health and economic crisis, the need to improve food security in Nigeria cannot be overemphasized. Wheat has arguably become one of the most important agricultural commodities. The nationwide demand for low cost, convenient staple and baked foods are increasing demand for wheat products (flour and flour-based foods).…
29 Sep 2019
An international team of scientists has identified significant new chromosomal regions for wheat yield and disease resistance and created a freely-available collection of genetic information and markers for more than 40,000 wheat lines.
26 Sep 2019
The food of the world If God wanted a man to do to the vegetables and seeds what we now do to them, He would have said so. We have so refined and processed the things that we eat and these same things are the causes of disease in us. People like Methuselah in his…
22 Jul 2019
Indications have emerged that the country may reap bumper harvests of crops and allied farm products in the next harvest season. This follows the cultivation of over 477,642.18 hectares of land across the states of the country by 416,835 farm families with rice, maize, soya bean, cassava, wheat, and cotton.
12 May 2019
The Nigerian wheat milling industry has the potential of creating over 10 million jobs across the value chains.    Managing Director, Olam Grains, Nigeria Anurag Shukla, who disclosed this during Crown Flour Mills Customer’s Forum gala night, in Abuja, said the flour milling industry is one business that can provide employment, adding that Crown Flour…
14 Apr 2019
The National Eczema Association defines Eczema as “the name for a group of conditions that cause the skin to become red, itchy and inflamed.” Having eczema on the skin can be embarrassing and causes discomfort but experts say it can be managed. Dr. Shakirat Gold-Olufadi, Senior Registrar Dermatology and Genitourinary Medicine Unit Lagos University teaching…
13 Apr 2018
Dangote Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc and other key stakeholders in the flour milling industry have donated 50 units AMAR multi-crop threshers to wheat farmers in the country, as part of their commitment to aid self sufficiency in wheat production. The General Managing Director, Dangote Flour Mill Plc., Thabo Mabe, at the presentation of the…
8 Apr 2018
Dr Oliwasina Olabanji, the Team Leader, Wheat Value Change in Nigeria, says that Nigeria will reduce wheat importation by 60 per cent by 2025. Olabanji, who is the Executive Director, Lake Chad Research Institute, stated this on Sunday after inspection of wheat seed production farms in Ringim and Hadejia Local Government Areas of Jigawa. He…

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