• Bill Gates Foundation to boost rice, yam production in Nigeria

    Bill Gates Foundation to boost rice, yam production in Nigeria

    It was gathered that the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation on Tuesday said it was funding six agricultural commodities value chains with emphasis on rice and yam production to ensure food sufficient in Nigeria.

    Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is the largest private foundation in the world, founded by Bill Gates.

    Dr Audu Grema, the Senior Programme Officer, Agriculture in the West African Office of the Foundation, said in Abuja on Tuesday.

    He listed some agricultural projects of the foundation to include CARI-Project […]

  • Man jailed for stealing 160 tubers of yam

    Man jailed for stealing 160 tubers of yam

    A Karmo Grade 1 Area Court in the FCT on Thursday sentenced a sales boy, Victor Michael, to one month jail term for stealing 160 tubers of yam.

    Michael, 25, of Jabi Garage Shop 230, Abuja, was sentenced for theft.

    The judge, Abubakar Sadiq, who, however, gave the convict an option to pay a fine of N5,000, warned Michael to desist from committing crime.

    The judge then ordered that the 20 tubers recovered from the convict be returned to the owner.

    Earlier, the prosecutor, […]

  • Super Eagles Star Onazi Pounds Yam for his Mother … more Photos

    Super Eagles Star Onazi Pounds Yam for his Mother … more Photos

    The S.S. Lazio Midfielder is very talented and you can see his grit and tenacity on the football pitch as he holds the ball or hassles opponents to get it off them. It’s only natural that he’d be that aggressive when it comes to other things right? Well, Onazi was pictured helping his mother pound yam while she scoops it into the mortar for him.

    If he gives the yam pounding the same attention and aggression he does the ball and […]