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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…
5 Mar 2018
Whole grains are cereals or pseudocereal that contains the endosperm, germ, and bran. Examples of whole grains include whole wheat and whole wheat derivates, oats, brown rice, barley, corn, quinoa, rye, buckwheat, and millet. These foods might seem ordinary but they have a lasting effect on the body if consumed regularly. Here are some of…
24 Dec 2017
The Pioneer Vice Chancellor of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, (MOUAU), Abia State, Prof. Placid Njoku has challenged researchers at the institution to focus on how wheat, Onion, apple, lettuce, carrot, and sorghum can be massively produced in Abia and other states in the south east.     He flayed academics “who sit and…
15 Dec 2017
President Muhammadu Buhari has said his government recorded huge success through the Anchors Borrowers’ Programme. The President disclosed that over 12.2 million farmers have joined the rice and wheat revolution while the country is moving close to self-sufficiency in major grains. Buhari, who was represented by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed,…
20 Apr 2017
Wheat growers in Nigeria’s northeast have abandoned their farms under the onslaught of the Boko Haram Islamist insurgency, a setback for the country’s efforts to cut imports by boosting local production, a research agency said.
25 Jun 2016
AfricaRice research center has trained 28 Rice farmers in handling and maintenance of thresher Machines specially fabricated for paddy harvest and production.


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An independent monitoring group, Forum of Election Observers Groups, has declared that the outcome of the governorship and House of Assembly elections in Ogun State largely reflects the opinion of the vast majority of residents in line with the assessment of various stakeholders, including local observers.
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The president-elect campaign spokesman in the South East, Dr. Josef Onoh has told the President-elect to prioritize the release of Nnamdi Kanu than conceding the position of the President of the Senate to the South East zone. Onoh argued that the south east had held the position of the President of the Senate and rotated…
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A 25-year-old Syrian, Mohammed Hussein also known as mhmdlbwhbl has continued to impact lives across the globe by sharing his knowledge of video and music content creation on YouTube, Spotify, Amazon Music, Apple Music, iTunes, Soundcloud, and IMDb. He is fast becoming a sought-after name in the content creation industry, with his amazing videos endearing…
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LUANDA, Angola, 23 March 2023, /African Media Agency/- African Media Agency (AMA), a leading Pan-African communications and media relations firm, and On Time, a public relations and marketing agency based in Angola, are pleased to announce the launch of the first women-owned lusophone press release distribution service in Africa. This partnership will leverage the strengths of…
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The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has referred Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue to its National Disciplinary Committee over alleged involvement in anti-party activities.