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The cocoa-zobo-ginger beverage with high antioxidant potential was developed by the FUTA researchers from blends of Hibiscus sabdariffa (zobo) and ginger blends and natural cocoa powder.
On Monday, April 27, 2020, British oil and gas giant, BP, became the latest in a growing number of energy firms to declare a massive quarterly loss. Their loss was in the region of $4.4 billion dollars. Bear in mind that this was a conglomerate that posted a $2.6 billion profit in the corresponding quarter of 2019.
U.S. customs authorities have asked cocoa traders to report where and when they encounter child labour in their supply chains in top grower Ivory Coast, three industry sources said, following calls from American lawmakers to ban some imports.
In a bid to make Southwest food basket of the nation, Ogun and Lagos States have partnered to train over 3000 youths on tomatoes, chili pepper, garment value chain, and many others
Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, Wednesday, told the African Development Bank that a thriving entrepreneurship industry and agricultural base in the State are the foundation for the creation of a potentially viable industrial hub.
The House of Representatives on Monday tasked the management of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) on the need to redouble its efforts toward improving non-oil revenues.
This is just as the apex bank has announced that it has commenced the process of creating 10 million jobs in the next five years through investment support in agriculture, using 10 commodity models.
The Director-General of Voice of Nigeria, (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu, has called on Nigerian youths to join the President Muhammadu Buhari’s Agrarian Revolution going on nationwide.
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has revealed that his administration has raised 50,000 hybrid Cocoa seedlings meant for distribution to farmers at affordable prices moment they mature in 18 months.
Mr Asuquo Ekpenyong, Cross River Commissioner for Finance, says the state government has commenced agro-industrial revolution through its Green Money (G-Money) policy.
A Professor of History and border expert, Anthony Asiwaju, has condemned the unilateral border closure policy of the Federal Government, saying that official reports on its benefits are misleading.
Cross River Cocoa Processing Factory located in Ikom is scheduled to begin a test run early next year following ninety-five percent work completion by the contracting firm A A Universal.
Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara said on Saturday he would run for a third term if his predecessors decided to compete in the 2020 election, a vote seen as a major test of stability for the country after two civil wars this century.
The $57 oil benchmark adopted by the Federal Government in the 2020 budget may be unrealistic as the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has called for its downward review.
The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Richard Adeniyi Adebayo, has said the Federal Government will welcome long-term agribusiness activities coming from Russia to Nigeria.
FIFA, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the European Commission have announced the #SafeHome campaign designed to support women and children at risk of domestic violence during the coronavirus pandemic.
A Canadian court ruled against Huawei’s chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, on Wednesday in her extradition case to the US on fraud charges.
The Defence Headquarters says the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji has killed no fewer than 30 bandits and destroyed their logistics store in air strikes conducted on Tuesday in Doumborou Forest area of Zamfara.
As part of efforts geared towards the revitalisation of Primary Healthcare, the Lagos State Government has carried out a comprehensive assessment of no fewer than 329 Primary healthcare centres in the State.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) reopened trading on Wednesday after the public holidays to mark the Eid-el-Fitr celebration with a marginal growth of 0.07 per cent.
Bolivia’s health minister has been arrested on suspicion of corruption related to the over-priced purchase of ventilators to fight COVID-19, the police chief said on Wednesday.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson resisted calls on Saturday from opposition parties to sack adviser Dominic Cummings after he travelled 400km (250 miles) from London to northern England while his wife showed COVID-19 symptoms.
The Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN) has commended the critical stakeholders involved in the signing of the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) contract for the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) Limited Train 7 contract for their expertise.
According to the data compiled by the Nepal Police, the suicide cases, across the country, increased by 16 per cent in the first month of the lockdown.
An outbreak linked to a church in Frankfurt has so far led to 112 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, as numerous other chains of infection are being investigated, a local official said on Tuesday.