Category: Community Insights

Economics of Sesame Seed Farming

By Sani Nahuche Before venturing into Sesame seed farming especially as an economic activity, it is necessary to understand the value and statistics of this agricultural activity. The sesame seeds are mostly produced primary as a source of cooking oil.…
History of Sesame Seed

By Sani Nahuche You’ve probably enjoyed Sesame seeds with your food or if not you’ve at least had a chance to hear or use the famous phrase ‘open sesame’ generated from the distinguishing feature of the sesame seed pod, which…
The Cassock, the Jalabiya or the Human?

By Aaron Akpu Philip Hi guys, come with me on a short journey. Why don’t we start with a conversation by 3 friends: a Christian, a Muslim and an Atheist? Christian friend: I am surprised you both don’t believe in…
Nigeria Needs Smarter Banning Policy on Commodities

By Samuel Nwite A few days ago, we woke up to the news that Sniper, a Dichlorvos or 2,2-Dichlorovinyl Dimethyl Phosphate, which is used in Nigeria as pesticide because of its effectiveness has been banned in open markets, due to the…
E-waste: A Topical Issue on Environmental Degradation in Nigeria

By Oko Ebuka The informal recycling of Electronic wastes otherwise referred to as E-waste has been causing environmental haphazard in the country by emitting unwanted chemicals which affects human health and increases high mortality rate. According to the Ministry of…