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The newly-appointed Executive Secretary of Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN), Professor Garba Sharabutu has said he would reposition the research institutes in Nigeria to play a pivotal role in agriculture development in the country. Professor Sharubutu was appointed the Acting Executive Secretary of ARCN in 2019, and formally appointed the substantive Executive Secretary of …

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Few foods are as versatile and rich as chicken meat. It can be cooked in so many ways and is appealing at any time of the year. But its qualities are not only culinary, but it is also one of the healthiest meats. So, if you are interested in a healthy diet for you and …

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Today (April 22nd), we commemorate Earth Day. Earth Day is an annual event celebrated around the world on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. This year’s theme is “Climate Action”. A proverb rightly says, “Treat the earth well, it was not given to you by your parents, it was loaned to you by …

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Cassava is a root vegetable that is important for food security in the tropics. It is the underground part of the cassava shrub, which has the Latin name Manihot esculenta. Like potatoes and yams, it is a tuber crop. Cassava roots have a similar shape to sweet potatoes.  Cassava was introduced into central Africa from …

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