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WFSD: 600m People Fall Ill, 420,000 Die Of Contaminated Food Bacteria

Blessing Otobong-Gabriel, Abuja Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire said every year, nearly one in 10 people in the world, an estimated 600 million people fall ill and 420,000 die after eating food contaminated by bacteria, viruses, parasites or chemical substances

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Nigerians Paid More On Food Items In July

As Beans, Garri, Tomatoes Rise mariam sanni Nigerians have continued to pay more for food as insecurity undermines ongoing efforts by the Federal Government to boost agricultural output in the country. The average price of a kilogram (Kg) of rice

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Nigeria Ranks Second Poorest In Food Security’

Yahaya Umar A new report by the Institute of Development Studies, a UK-based think tank, has placed Nigeria as the second poorest country in the world in terms of food affordability. The report, which was compiled through a publicly available

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Demonized Foods That Are Actually Good For You

Chika Mefor-Nwachukwu You may have heard that you should avoid certain foods at all costs. However, this type of advice sometimes stems from outdated research or studies that are too small to be significant. In fact, some foods that people

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Food Security: Preparing For Bumper Harvest, Dry Season Farming

By Mariam Sanni, Abuja Agriculture is one of the sectors of focus for Nigeria’s Economic diversification drive. This is because of the role it plays in ensuring food security, promoting, and industrialization, providing jobs, stimulating strong resilience to external vulnerabilities

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Farmers Attack May Aggravate Food Crisis – NRC

BY MARIAM SANNI, ABUJA The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is horrified by the killing of 12 farmers in Kalle village, Borno state, North East Nigeria. While noting that repeated attack against farmers risks aggravating the food crisis in the country.

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