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Tomato Farming in Nigeria

Tomato Farming in Nigeria

Starting a tomato business is a lucrative venture to embark on. Many have made quite a fortune from the business. Tomato business in Nigeria is one of the businesses that one can start with little capital. Two ways of starting the business 1. Cultivating and selling the tomatoes 2. Buying the tomatoes and sell them […]

Patronizing Nigerian Products

Patronizing Nigerian Products

Nigeria is a blessed country, yes. However, though she has almost everything she truly needs, she has abandoned her numerous resources for imported, finished goods. When Nigeria kept the faith, her currency, the Naira, was higher than the United States dollar and almost at par with the British pound sterling. Well, those were the days […]

an orange a day keeps the doctor away

An Orange a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

An Orange a Day Keeps the Doctor Away is the anthem we should sing to help our economy and our health. I understand the metallic or artificial counterpart to the Apple as the sign of the capitulation of our economy to neo liberal economics is used or Tokunbo cars. We see them arrayed along every main […]

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Agriculture The New Gold Mine

Agriculture the New Gold Mine,  It is no more news that countries that rely on liquid and some solid mineral resources as their sources of revenue are hard hit by global headwinds. Oil, which used to be the darling of the international business community, has now become a pariah. The price of crude has had […]

Some Benefits Of Pawpaw

Some Benefits Of Pawpaw

Some Benefits Of Pawpaw, pawpaw otherwise known as papaya is of the family called Asimina triloba. The fruit of pawpaw is a large, yellowish-green to brown berry. The conspicuous fruits begin developing after the plants flower has developed fully. Many studies have suggested that increasing consumption of plant foods like papayas decreases the risk of obesity and […]

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Imported Oranges Bad for Nigerian Variety

Imported oranges bad for the Nigerian Variety, sadly oranges are not on Nigeria’s Import Prohibition List,  owing to existing regional agreements like the Common External Tariff (CET), which permits importation of fruits.    “The fruits are imported into the country the way frozen foods are being smuggled into the country…,” Mogaji said. Each year, millions […]

World Health Day 2016 #diabetes

World Health Day 2016 #diabetes

World Health Day 2016 #diabetes 7 April 2016 Every year, the World Health Organization selects a priority area of global public health concern as the theme for World Health Day, which falls on 7 April, the birthday of the Organization. The theme for World Health Day 2016 was diabetes, a noncommunicable disease (NCD) directly impacting millions […]

Specialists Say Guava Lowers Blood sugar

Specialists Say Guava Lowers Blood sugar

Specialists Say Guava Lowers Blood sugar, stating that consuming guava daily helps lower blood sugar levels. Research shows that the hypoglycemic effect of guava is useful in the treatment of diabetes. Stating that those who are at risk of developing diabetes can help prevent it by eating and drinking guava/ guava leaf tea. The specialist also added that […]

5 Interesting Things About Agbalumo/Udara

5 Interesting Things About Agbalumo/Udara

It’s the season of one of your favorite African fruits, ‘Agbalumo’ in  Yoruba , ‘Idara’ in Igbo and ‘African white star apple’ in English. So here a 5 interesting things about Agbalumo/Udara : First of all the fruit as most fruits is very rich in vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is a water-soluble vitamin. Unlike most mammals […]

Strawberry Farming Crippled in Jos

Strawberry Farming Crippled in Jos

A year ago a reporter traced a community where strawberry is grown in commercial quantity. Some readers were surprised to know that the fruit grows here in Nigeria,as was I. One year after, the reporter returned to the community to see what changes have occurred, what new technology has been brought into the farming of the […]