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Eid-el-Fitri: Prices of tomatoes, pepper, chicken increase in Lagos markets

Ahead of Eid-el-Fitri celebration on Friday, prices of tomatoes, pepper and chicken have increased in major markets in Lagos.

World Cup: Russia stops Nigeria’s fans from bringing live chicken to stadium

Russia has denied Nigeria’s football fans the opportunity to bring live chickens into the stadium when the Super Eagles are playing.

Benin court sentences human trafficker to seven years

A Benin High Court in Edo State has sentenced a 47-year-old human trafficker, Richard Ehigie, to seven years’ imprisonment.

Ex-convict jailed 5 years for eating N173,000 food without pay

A 30-year old ex-convict, Valentine Thomas, has been sentenced to five years imprisonment for eating food and drinking wine with his two girlfriends at Victoria Crown Palace Hotel in Victoria Island, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, without money.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar opens Chicken Cottage in Yola

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Sunday commissioned the Yola outlet of Chicken Cottage – an international fast food brand.

Nigerian food takes backseat at ‘Nigerian Flavour’ festival

Indigenous Nigerian foods were overshadowed by foreign meals at the ‘Nigerian Flavour’ festival in Abuja on Saturday.

Federal govt hailed over N10 billion egg production scheme

The Lagos State Chapter of the Poultry Association of Nigeria (PANLAG) on Tuesday hailed the Federal Government’s N10 billion National Egg Production (NEGPRO) scheme, which was inaugurated in January.

Enugu residents ignore experts warning, increase bush meat consumption

Enugu State residents have increased consumption of bush meat despite of warnings by health experts against the recent scourge of Lassa-fever in parts of the country. ]

Suspected cult kingpin stabbed to death over chicken in Calabar

A fight over chicken at a political gathering in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, has claimed the life of a young man, Eyo Nsa, who was reportedly stabbed to death by members of a cult — King Crackers.

Food prices rise in Oweri amid fuel scarcity

The current fuel scarcity has triggered hike in the prices of food items in Owerri as traders attributed the rise to the high cost of transportation.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar promises more job creation strides, opens restaurant in Abuja

As part of strategies to position himself ahead of the 2019 presidential election, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has pledged to step up efforts in the area of job creation and promotion of local entrepreneurship in the country.

Federal govt raises alarm over smuggling of unwholesome food items

The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has raised the alarm over increased smuggling of unwholesome food items into the country occasioned by the approaching festive season.

Quit notice: Herdsmen won’t leave Middle Belt – Miyetti Allah

The umbrella body for cattle breeders in the country, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, has berated the recent quit notice served on its members in Benue State, describing it as useless and uncalled for.

Agric undergraduates must own farms – minister

The federal government has said all 200 Level to final year students undergoing courses in agricultural related disciplines must own a farm each.

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