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Twenty Nigerian chefs have been trained in Lagos on how to prepare seafood especially stockfish. It was courtesy the Norwegian Seafood Council. They also trained importers of the products on how to preserve them against contamination. A Counsellor in the Embassy of Norway, Mr. Christian Fougner said that the training was necessitated by reports of […]

Nigeria’s economy will attain great heights of development if the economy was diversified and the mono-product economy practice jettisoned, Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has said.According to him, the country’s reliance on oil is not only unsustainable but also incapable of creating jobs and building enduring infrastructure that would support rapid economic [...]
Finding a decent, affordable place to live is a common problem facing young people in many places. But in Nigeria's booming commercial hub, Lagos, it is almost impossible as landlords demand a year's rent in advance.For two-bedroom apartments with electricity, close to the city's main business district on Victoria Island, I was asked for between [...]

The Nigerian Army (NA) has vowed to investigate, apprehend and sanction its personnel who are involved in professional misconduct such as extra judicial killings and torture of suspects. The Acting Director Army Public Relations, Col. Sagir Musa, disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Abuja. Musa said that the decision was sequel to a […]

The National Food Security Council (NFSC), chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari, will make rice available before the Christmas festivity.The Deputy Chairman of the Council, Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, stated this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.He stated that the Council was aware of the current high prices [...]

The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with NAFDAC and other critical agencies and ministries, to guarantee the safety of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) imported into the country. Director-General of the agency, Dr. Rufus Ebegba who made the gave this indication in Abuja. “As part of our collaboration with […]

The Federal Government has on at inaugurated a mini milk collection centre in Tassa Village in Dawakin Kudu Local Government Area of Kano state. This is in an bid to boost milk production in the country. Minister of Agriculture, Sabo Nanono at the event, gave an assurance that the government would establish more centres in […]

Lagos State Government has stated his administration’s support for investors in the coconut value chain. Governor Babajide Sonwolu who gave the assurance at the maiden edition of the International Coconut Summit in Lagos assured prospective investors of net breaking return on their investments. The Governor who was Sanwolu who was represented by the State Commissioner […]

The Federal Government says Nigeria now ranks number one in the world among people practicing open defecation. The Minister, Ministry of Water Resources, Mr. Suleiman Adamu, disclosed this while declaring open a two-day Private Sector Forum on Sanitation, on Monday October 28, in Abuja. The forum organised by the Organised Private Sector on Sanitation is […]

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Sani Nanono has decried the lack of adequate extension workers to advise and teach Nigerian Farmers modern techniques in agriculture. The Minister made the observation at a meeting with farmers Farmers Associations and other stakeholders in Kano. Alhaji Nanono revealed that there were only 14,000 agricultural extension […]


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