Return on Investment in Agribusiness

Agricultural and Rural Management Training Institute (ARMTI) Acting Executive Director,Dr Olufemi Oladunni said the rate of return on investment (RoI) is higher in Nigeria for global firms exploring opportunities in the agric sector. According to him, more investment is required if the nation’s agric sector is to provide food to meet rising consumption. He stressed … Read more

Planting lettuce, the ‘king’ of antioxidant (I)

Lettuce (Lactuva sativa) is an annual plant that belongs to the family Asteraceae. It is native to Southern Europe and Western Asia. This plant descended from wild lettuce latica scariola, a common weed of roadsides and wastelands in both ancient and modern times. Lettuce is a very nutritious food source and generally the darker the … Read more

The amazing health benefits of the Wheat-grass Juice!

Wheat-grass juice is of the nature’s finest medicines. It is a powerful concentrated liquid nutrient. Two drops of wheat-grass juice has the nutritional equivalent of five pounds of the best raw organic vegetables. The juice is one of the best sources of living chlorophyll available today. Chlorophyll helps in normal blood clotting, wound healing, hormonal … Read more

FG approves genetically modified Pod Borer Resistant Cowpea

The Pod Borer Resistant (PBR) Cowpea developed by the Institute of Agriculture Research (IAR) has been approved for environmental release by the Federal Government. This is in light of the National Biosafety Management Agency’s (NBMA) issuance of an approval granting permit for the release of the PBR once it had been genetically modified and proven … Read more

Dangote Foods Awards Over 77 Distributors

The 2018 Dangote Customers Celebration and Food Distributors’ Award Night organised by Dangote Foods, saw 77 major distributors and consumers honoured for their loyalty and patronage. The award night which was held at the convention centre, Eko Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos, saw monetary awards given out in cheques to distributors, with an all expensed paid … Read more