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SOCIETY

Death, Blood And Tears: Inside Story Of Cross River Deadly Cocoa Mafia

On the 2nd of June 2021, about 11:45am, heavily armed thugs invaded Ajasor community in Etung LGA, their mission was to destroy the only opposition to the possession of a large expanse of cocoa plantation, the Abonita Cocoa Estate. The assailants numbering over ten, shot sporadically as they approached the residence of Mark Prince Mbu, an alleged owner of the estate.

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Death, Blood And Tears: Inside Story Of Cross River Deadly Cocoa Mafia

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Most Profitable Plants that are Grown In Nigeria

There is a wide array of profitable plants that are grown in Nigerian farms, including vegetable farms, row crop farms, and tree nut operations, among many others. The most profitable plants that are grown in Nigeria are specialty crops that are good for valuable and lucrative farming business in Nigeria.

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Most Profitable Plants that are Grown In Nigeria

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Growing Local Demand For African Cash Crop Compels Chinese Researchers To Grow It On Home Soil

Credit: African Eye Cocoa is a tropical crop that is suited to the African continent especially countries in the western part such as Ghana, Cote D’ Voire, Benin, Togo, and Nigeria. These nations have a natural monopoly in the cultivation of Cocoa until now.

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Growing Local Demand For African Cash Crop Compels Chinese Researchers To Grow It On Home Soil

JUSTICE

How AIG Joseph Mbu (Rtd.) Threatened My Life Because Of My Loyalty To Ayade - Ntufam Dr. Oscar Ofuka

The Special Adviser to the governor of Cross River State on Cocoa Development and Control, Ntufam Dr. Oscar Ofuka, has disclosed to pressmen the plot by some aggrieved persons to take over his life.A statement which he made during a press briefing in Calabar on Tuesday 18th May, 2021 as he spoke on the state of affairs of cocoa development in Cross River State.

  1 year ago ago
How AIG Joseph Mbu (Rtd.) Threatened My Life Because Of My Loyalty To Ayade - Ntufam Dr. Oscar Ofuka

FASHION-BEAUTY

Nine Local Remedies To Lighten Dark Lips Naturally

The normal colour of the human lips can either be dark, or pink. Many people crave to have pink lips because it makes one appear glamorous and beautiful. Dark lips can be caused by so many things. It can be caused as a result of anaemia or as a result of Vitamin deficiency in the body.

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Nine Local Remedies To Lighten Dark Lips Naturally

ECONOMY-FINANCE

How to improve your cocoa farm

Cocoa (theobroma cacao) is a small perennial tree crop that primarily comes from three tropical regions.It usually ranges in height between four and eight meters. Farmers must invest on: 1.High-yielding cocoa beans for planting The species or breed of cocoa that will be grown must be a high-yielding cocoa beans.Which when grown within two to two and half years it will be harvested and more pod will be harvested.

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How to improve your cocoa farm

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Opinion: Here Are 4 Things To Expect As FG Distributes 300,000 Hybrid Cocoa Seedlings To Farmers

Image credit: punchng.com Those of us who were trained in schools with the proceeds from cocoa would always have fond memories of the crop whenever its name is mentioned. Everything about it is so fascinating. More so, the financial strengths of men of the 50s to early 80s were measured by the expanse of cocoa farms such men possess, but when petroleum happened to Nigeria, the story changed entirely.

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Opinion: Here Are 4 Things To Expect As FG Distributes 300,000 Hybrid Cocoa Seedlings To Farmers

HEALTH

Parents, Check Out 8 Foods That Can Improve Your Children's Brains

Some children are born with natural intelligence and smartness which comes from their genes while others acquire these qualities from the type of diets they eat. Below are 8 foods that can improve children's brains. 1. Cocoa. Cocoa contains flavonoid antioxidants like epicatechin and catechin, both have an anti-inflammatory property that protects the brain from inflammation.

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Parents, Check Out 8 Foods That Can Improve Your Children's Brains

LIFESTYLE

8 home remedies that help get rid of blemishes and dark spots.

Dark spots occurs whenever excess oil is produced. These dark spots or blemishes are the marks left behind after acnes or pimples burst.The dark spot is as a result of accumulation of bacteria, dead skin cells and excess oil in the pores. Blemishes and dark spots can be eliminated if you use the appropriate remedies.

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8 home remedies that help get rid of blemishes and dark spots.

ENVIRONMENT

6 Natural Ways To Eliminate Rats In Your Home

1. Peppermint Oil: Rats don't like the scent of peppermint. You can lay some peppermint oil in cotton globes and place them at the room points and several zones you believe can be safe livings of these tiny creatures. Repeat at regular periods to keep them under supervision.

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6 Natural Ways To Eliminate Rats In Your Home

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Building Nigeria's Economy beyond oil

Nigeria is an oil-rich country. It produces about 2 million barrels of crude oil daily. In 1956, in the Oloibiri community in Rivers State, crude oil in commercial quantity was discovered. Ever since the discovery of oil in Nigeria, Nigeria's status has started rising.

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Building Nigeria's Economy beyond oil

HEALTH

4 Nutritional And Health Benefits You Can Derive From Cocoa Powder

Cocoa is one of the most popular food ingredients in the world. While we may not cook it the way we cook our typical foods such as rice and beans, the truth is cocoa is a huge constituent of many foods we eat in the world today. In our elementary school, we were taught that many of the popular beverages (tea) we used to drink while growing up were made from cocoa.

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4 Nutritional And Health Benefits You Can Derive From Cocoa Powder

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Source of income for the richest african nations

1. Nigeria: having the highest GDP in Africa with a net worth of $514.05 billion. Nigeria exports not only petroleum but Mineral fuels including oil seeds, Ships, Cocoa, Fertilizers, Aircraft and spacecraft part, Fruits, Tobacco, leather, Machinery including computers

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Source of income for the richest african nations

FOOD

Tips on how to make chocolate syrup with just 3 ingredients

Looking for an easy way to get your own supply of chocolate syrup? You've come to the right place. I have some good news for you. The good news is that you can actually make your own chocolate syrup at home without having to go anywhere.

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Tips on how to make chocolate syrup with just 3 ingredients

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Four components of Agriculture in Nigeria.

Here are four Components of Agriculture in Nigeria: 1) Crop production: This is the branch of agriculture which is concerned mainly with the cultivation of crops. Crop production is grouped into two major categories which are food crops and cash crops. Food crops are cultivated mainly for consumption.

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Four components of Agriculture in Nigeria.

FASHION-BEAUTY

Things You Should Know About Cocoa Butter And How It Improves Your Skin's Appearance

Cocoa Butter is high in fatty acid, which is why it's often touted for its ability to hydrate and nourish the skin and improve elasticity.The fat in cocoa butter forms a protective barrier over skin to hold in moisture.One of the common use of cocoa butter is to smooth scars, wrinkles and other marks on the skin.

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Things You Should Know About Cocoa Butter And How It Improves Your Skin's Appearance

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Common Uses Of Cocoa Bean And Its Prices Per Ton and Kilo In Nigerian Farms

Cocoa is one of the most useful agricultural products in Nigeria. With various uses being discovered by the day, it is easy to see why it rates among the most marketable products in the country. With this being established, we will now take a look at Cocoa Bean Prices Per Ton and Kilo In Nigerian Farm and some of the common uses or end products of cocoa.

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Common Uses Of Cocoa Bean And Its Prices Per Ton and Kilo In Nigerian Farms

SOCIETY

Child Labor And Slavery In The Chocolate Industry

The cocoa business has been very lucrative in so many countries in Africa.They harvest Cocoa seeds, and export them to foreign countries, that have large chocolate production factories.These factories buy the Cocoa seeds, roast them, and grind them into a paste, liquid, or solid product, which are sold to individuals for consumption.

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Child Labor And Slavery In The Chocolate Industry

ECONOMY-FINANCE

ILO Urges Gold and Cocoa Consumers in Nigeria to Consume Responsibly.

ILO Urges Gold and Cocoa Consumers in Nigeria to Consume Responsibly. The inaugural National Children’s Conference is in commemoration of the 2021 World Day Against Child Labour (WDACL) in Nigeria, themed “Act Now: End Child Labour”. The International Labour Organization (ILO) has called on gold users and consumers of cocoa products in Nigeria to be mindful of the impact of their patronage on the use of children for work on gold mines and cocoa farms.

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ILO Urges Gold and Cocoa Consumers in Nigeria to Consume Responsibly.

ECONOMY-FINANCE

COCOA PRODUCTION: " Ondo State Will Soon Attain Leading Position In Nigeria"- Akeredolu

Rotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, the Governor of Ondo State has substantiated that the State will soon achieve a leading position in terms of Cocoa plantations among other States In Nigeria. The Governor divulged this on the evening of Monday, July 27, when visited by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Muhammad Nano no, at the Government House in Alagbaka, Akure.

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COCOA PRODUCTION: