Food articles

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

FG Declares All Foreign Rice In Nigeria As Smuggled, Issue Poison Warning

The Federal Government has yesterday declared that all foreign brands of rice in the country at the moment were smuggled. The FG also stated that some of them were poisonous. According to the government, recent tests conducted by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development revealed that most imported rice and poultry products were

Benefits Of Eating Raw Garlic

Garlic not only makes food delicious, it may also have a number of health benefits. Some of these benefits are more likely if you eat your garlic raw, since cooking it may reduce the amounts of certain chemicals garlic contains. Before adding large amounts of garlic to your diet or taking garlic supplements, speak with

NAFDAC will not compromise standards, says acting DG

The Acting Director General of the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Mrs. Yetunde Oni, has urged indigenous pharmaceutical companies in Nigeria to uphold best practices in the course of their endeavours to avoid the wrath of the agency. Oni, who said the agency under her watch would not embark on witch-hunt