Truck conveying food items with Tinubu’s image attacked in Ondo 

  Residents in the Cultural Center area along Ondo Road in Akure, the capital of Ondo State, targeted a truck carrying food items on Monday. The truck, which was traveling from Ondo town to the state capital, experienced a breakdown at the spot of the attack, leading to looting. According to eyewitnesses, the looted items included foodstuffs packed in cartons featuring the image of President Bola Tinubu. Among the attackers were motorcycle riders and other locals who took advantage of the situation to plunder the truck's cargo. When journalists got to the scene where the looting occurred, there were empty

By |April 2nd, 2024|Categories: Food|0 Comments

Aiyedatiwa constitutes 10-man committee to ensure food Security 

  By: Ade Phillips In continuation of the efforts of the Ondo State Government towards combating the rising cost of food items and promoting all round agricultural development to ensure food security in the State, Governor Lucky Orimisan Aiyedatiwa has approved the constitution of “Agriculture and Food Security Committee.” This was contained in a statement issued on Tuesday by the Chief Press Secretary to the State Governor, Prince Ebenezer Adeniyan. Members of the committee are: Mr. Rotimi Wemimo Akinsola, Chairman, Rev. Gideon Oluleye; Vice Chairman, Abayomi Monilari, Member, Mr. Obaweya Gbenga Member, Mr. Fabiyi Omolade Member, Prof. Adefolakemi Gabriel-Ajobiewe Member,

By |March 26th, 2024|Categories: Food|0 Comments

Ekiti inaugurates committee on food security

  By Yetunde Ogunmola   Ekiti State Government has inaugurated an eight- member committee on Food Security, urging the members to support farmers and enhance local food production.   This according to the mandate is to contribute to the primary goal of reducing food prices and addressing hunger in the State The committee is headed by the State Commissioner for Agriculture and Food Security , Mr Ebenezer Boluwade.   The State Commissioner for Information, Rt. Hon. Taiwo Olatunbosun who said this in a statement made available to newsmen in Ado Ekiti, on the outcome of the meeting of the State

By |March 17th, 2024|Categories: Food|0 Comments

Mammoth crowd as Lagos discounted food markets commence sales

  Lagos food market ‘Ounje Eko’ offering discounted prices on essential food items across the state has commenced sales. This is coming after Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu had ordered that food products at the “Ounje Eko” food markets be sold at a discount in all five divisions of Lagos starting on Sunday, March 17. On February 22, the Lagos state government announced a series of interventions to ameliorate the prevailing economic hardship on residents. It was observed that staple food items including rice, beans, garri, bread, eggs, tomatoes, and pepper were made available at 25% discounted prices. At two locations —

By |March 17th, 2024|Categories: Food|0 Comments

Nigerian Breweries increases prices of beer for Second Time

    By Miracle Ogunde   After the previous increase in February, the Nigerian Breweries Plc has announced another increment in the price of its products.   The latest increment was contained in a press statement released on Monday, dated March 8, 2024, and sent to customers around the West zone and signed by its zonal business manager, Lekan Awosanya, announcing a new price increase.   According to the notice, the latest price review is premised on the need to mitigate the impact of rising input costs.   The statement read, “As earlier informed we will review the prices of

By |March 11th, 2024|Categories: Food|0 Comments

Nigeria Governors Reveal Steps Taken To Address Food Crisis, Hardship

    By Miracle Ogunde   The 36 States Governor in Nigeria have revealed steps taken towards addressing food crisis and the economic hardship affecting the country.   The governors said they have been introducing different strategies and measures to end the current economic hardship and food crisis in their states.   In a report signed by its Acting Head of Media, Halimah Salihu Ahmed, the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) said the governors were committed to ending the pain and suffering of citizens in the land.   The NGF report disclosed that Kwara State governor and chairman of the NGF,

By |March 11th, 2024|Categories: Food|0 Comments

Hardship: FG Sets To Begin Food Distribution Nationwide

  By Miracle Ogunde As part of efforts to cushion the impacts of the hardship in Nigeria the Federal Government is set to begin the distribution of grains nationwide. Minister of Agriculture and Food Security Senator Abubakar Kyari disclosed this on Monday, hailing the resilience of the Nigerian people. He urged them to back President Bola Tinubu’s government in its quest to address the challenges facing the country. “Dear Fellow Nigerians,” he wrote on his official X handle. “In these trying times, I extend my sincere compassion to those affected by the hardships in the country. I understand the gravity

By |March 4th, 2024|Categories: Food|0 Comments

JUST IN: Hoodlums break into Abuja warehouse, carts away food Items

    By: Ade Phillips   Thugs forcibly entered a government storage facility in Gwagwa town, located within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Sunday, and proceeded to loot stored food items.   Residents, who recounted the incident stated that a group of young individuals from the community broke into the warehouse around 7 am, making off with bags of maize and grain.   Jaafar Aminu, a local resident, described the looting as ongoing until approximately 9 am when he spoke with our reporter. He added that more individuals from neighboring Jiwa and Karmo towns joined in the unlawful activity.

By |March 3rd, 2024|Categories: Food|0 Comments

Cost of living protest: Police issues warning as Labour gives fresh conditions

The police authorities have said they would not condone any form of violence during the planned two-day demonstration declared by organised Labour in protest against the hardships and high cost of living in the country. The police handed down the Riot Act on Sunday as the Nigeria Labour Congress gave fresh conditions ahead of the minimum wage negotiation commencing on Monday (today.) The police warning is coming against the backdrop of the alarm by the African Development Bank that rising prices of fuel and other commodities could lead to social unrest in Nigeria, Ethiopia, Angola, and Kenya. The AfDB sounded

By |February 19th, 2024|Categories: Food, News|0 Comments

NYSC Reacts To Report Of Corps Members Crying Over Rising Food Price

The National Youth Service Corp has reacted to a news reports were corp members expressed dissatisfaction with the soaring food prices in the Mammy market.   The report alleged that a camp coordinator suggested that the Corp members exit the camp if they couldn't cope with the surge in food prices.   Reacting in a statement on Saturday, the NYSC described the report as untrue and intended to cause mischief.   The statement read below:     "The attention of NYSC Management has been drawn to the publication with the above headline making the rounds on the social media.  

By |February 17th, 2024|Categories: Food|0 Comments
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