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Food Insecurity Worsens As Conflicts Rage In Nigeria, Others – UN

Food Insecurity Worsens As Conflicts Rage In Nigeria, Others – UN

The food security of around 124 million people worldwide was under acute threat at the end of last year, mostly because of worsening conflicts and drought, the UN and EU said Thursday. The worst food crises in 2017 were in northeastern Nigeria, Somalia, Yemen and South Sudan, “where nearly 32 million people were food-insecure and

Buhari Approves Establishment Of National Food Security Council

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the constitution of membership for the National Food Security Council.   The President gave the approval on Friday, days after he announced the intention of the Federal Government to establish the council.   Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, revealed this in a

Don’t nap after your meal, expert warns

A family physician at the National Hospital, Abuja, Dr. Zayad Ahmed, has advised people to avoid lying down immediately after a meal as such practice could be responsible for common abdominal pains. He told the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Abuja that such practice could lead to indigestion and abdominal pains. He explained that the body

3.8 million Nigerians may face acute food shortage, global agencies warn

Global food agencies have warned against impending food shortage that could affect 3.8 million people in 16 northern states of Nigeria and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The agencies, which include UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and World Food Programme (WFP), listed the 16 states as Bauchi, Benue, Gombe, Jigawa, Plateau, Niger, Kebbi, Katsina,

Hidden Dangers Of Eating Snake Meat

Snake meat is considered very sweet and good food in many countries of the world, people hunt and kill snakes for food and while this may not be a bad idea entirely, it is important for us to point out that it is dangerous, and you expose yourself to several harms by eating them. The

Yuletide: Ambode approves sales of lake rice

Lagos State Governor , Akinwunmi Ambode has approved the sales of Lake Rice for the yuletide season. The Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Oluwatoyin Suarau who disclosed this in his office on Thursday assured residents that the present administration will continue to ensure adequate production and a fair distribution of the rice across the state. He added

Ofada rice the super food and it’s health benefits

By Bunmi George I remember my first encounter with the local ofada rice was not very pleasant, as a 9 year old visiting my grandmother expecting the usual delicious jollof rice she would typically prefer for my brothers and I, we were presented with an off white, short, and fat looking rice that had a