• Senate bemoans forex loss over EU ban on beans export

    Senate bemoans forex loss over EU ban on beans export

    According to reports, the Senate yesterday bemoaned the economic effect of the three- year ban on the exportation of dried beans to European countries, saying it has depleted the nation’s foreign exchange earnings.

    Chairman Senate Committee on Health, Dr. Olanrewaju Tejuosho, disclosed this when he led Senators Matthew Urhoghide and Theodore Orji to the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration Control (NAFDAC) office in Lagos.

    He said the ban is more worrisome because beans export to Europe has been a major […]

  • Goodnews! Prices Of Local Rice, Beans, Other Foodstuffs Crash

    Goodnews! Prices Of Local Rice, Beans, Other Foodstuffs Crash

    The price of foodstuffs have crashed further in Bauchi state after months of soaring food prices.

    Checks in some of the major markets in the state revealed that prices of foodstuffs have reduced by 50% , Adelove News reports.

    According to Malam Adamu Kafin Maigari, a grain seller at Muda Lawal Market, Bauchi, a bag of maize which few months ago was going for N18,000 now sells for N9,000 while local rice that used to cost N35,000 is now being sold at […]

  • Two women jailed 10 months for receiving stolen rice, beans in Jos

    Two women jailed 10 months for receiving stolen rice, beans in Jos

    A Jos Chief Magistrate’s Court on Thursday sentenced two women, Karkuzu Raymond, 50, and Stella Alechenu, 45, to 10 months imprisonment each, for receiving stolen rice and beans.

    The convicts, both of Jenta Adamu Street, Jos, were charged with receiving stolen property.

    The magistrate, Jovita Binjin, sentenced them after they pleaded guilty to the crime and begged for leniency.

    In their plea, the convicts attributed their action to the harsh economic times.

    “It is the current hardship that led us to it; we just […]

  • Reps to probe ban on Nigeria’s dried beans exportation

    Reps to probe ban on Nigeria’s dried beans exportation

    The House of Representatives has mandated its Committees on Agriculture, and Commerce and Industry to investigate the extension of the ban on the exportation of Nigeria’s dried beans into European countries.

    This followed a motion by Rep. Ferdinand Nwankwo (PDP-Anambra) under matters of urgent public importance on Wednesday, which was unanimously adopted by members through a voice vote.

    Moving the motion, Nwankwo explained that in June 2015, the European Union banned the exportation of dried beans from Nigeria on the ground that […]

  • Fayose stops his convoy to dish beans from a bean sellers pot … Photos

    Fayose stops his convoy to dish beans from a bean sellers pot … Photos

    While on his way to Oke-Ako Ekiti this afternoon, Governor Fayose stopped his convoy to buy beans from a beans seller aka Iya Elewa who he interacted with, and then he helped himself with some of her beans and also prayed for her.

    While on his way to Oke-Ako Ekiti this afternoon, Governor Fayose stopped his convoy to buy beans from a beans seller aka Iya Elewa who he interacted with, and then he helped himself with some […]