Despite challenges, Olam reaffirms commitment to local cocoa processing

OLAM Nigeria Limited has reaffirmed its commitment to processing cocoa locally on a larger scale for export despite the...

Nigeria’s cocoa farmers to receive 5m seedlings in 2021

AFTER distributing 10 million cocoa seedlings in 2020, the Cocoa Research Institute (CRIN)  says it will disburse additional five...

FACT-CHECK: Has Nigeria really achieved food security?

ON Tuesday 13th August, President Muhammadu Buhari disclosed that Nigeria has achieved food security, thus directed the Governor of...
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From cocoa to cannabis: Nigerian farmers seek fortunes inside forbidden farms

In this report, Bayo Akinloye tells the sad story of farmers who produced cocoa, the mainstay of the economy of South-west Nigeria in the past, but have now abandoned the crop for a more rewarding but illegal one, cannabis

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