• Why I can’t do without soaked “garri’’ and dried fish – Senator

    Why I can’t do without soaked “garri’’ and dried fish – Senator

    Sen. Solomon Olamilekan (Lagos West Senatorial District) on Thursday said that having soaked “garri’’ and dried fish as a meal gave him more satisfaction than any other food.

    Olamilekun, a member of the Senate Committee on Finance, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that garri and dried fish was his favourite food.

    “I don’t know why I just like garri and dried fish, it gives me the kind of satisfaction I can`t describe, I just feel good after having […]

  • Nigeria, world’s largest cassava producer, imports garri from Togo

    Nigeria, world’s largest cassava producer, imports garri from Togo

    Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy and the world’s largest producer of cassava, imports many cassava products, including garri, a West African staple.

    This was disclosed by Mofe Omotosho, a consultant with Patra Consult, a sales and agriculture training and consulting firm in Lagos.

    Omotosho said Nigeria, the largest producer of cassava anywhere in the world, should not be importing any cassava product at all.

    Speaking at a media training for Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), she said Nigeria does not place premium on […]

  • Prices of tomatoes, garri, rice skyrocket in Lagos

    Prices of tomatoes, garri, rice skyrocket in Lagos

    The prices of tomatoes, rice and garri, which went up at the turn of the season, have yet to come down in most markets in Lagos metropolis, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

    The survey, which was carried out at Mile 12, Whitesand and Iddo markets in Lagos on Friday, revealed that the high price was mainly due to off season effects.

    The survey revealed that a basket of tomatoes which previously cost N26, 000 was being sold for between N28, […]