Agriculture

Nigerians And Rice : A Case For Local Rice

Nigerians And Rice : A Case For Local Rice

Nigerians And Rice : A Case For Local Rice Rice is one of the most consumed food in Nigeria. It comes in both locally produced brands and the foreign counterparts. Both brands are available all year round across the nook and crannies of the nation. Years ago it was a weekend meal for few – found at occasions with unique taste and almost in all households as routine Sunday-Sunday delicacy. Su... »

Bishop Ozubulu And The Rest Of Igbo Billionaires And Millionaires

Bishop Ozubulu And The Rest Of Igbo Billionaires And Millionaires

Bishop Ozubulu And The Rest Of Igbo Billionaires And Millionaires He is a Bishop. He officiates at home and in the diaspora but not affiliated with any religious organization neither does he adore their unique garb. He needs no introduction in Igboland though he’s not a sports star or musician. Generally known and addressed as Bishop Ozubulu he remains Aloysuis Ikegwuonu from Amakwa Ozubulu,... »

Palm Oil Storage – The Red Cooking Oil

Palm Oil Storage – The Red Cooking Oil

Palm Oil Storage – The Red Cooking Oil   –  Igwenazor Chinaemerem Palm oil, the Red Cooking Oil needs no introduction to Nigerians. It is available in various quantities in every home and constitutes part of our daily cooking. Red oil, has only but one source the Palm tree. It is equally seasonal in its availability owing to the fact that many of the palm trees are non-hybrid varieties. Deal... »

How To Grow Apples In Commercial Quantity In Nigeria – Farmer

How To Grow Apples In Commercial Quantity In Nigeria – Farmer

How To Grow Apples In Commercial Quantity In Nigeria – Farmer : HASSAN IBRAHIM, KADUNA Engineer Samuel Okolli is into small-scale apple farming and nursery trees production in Kaduna. In this interview, he says if government supports apple farming, Nigeria will save substantial foreign exchange as all categories of apple can grow in commercial quantity in the country. How did you venture into appl... »

Fish Farming – Ideas For A Beginner

Fish Farming – Ideas For A Beginner

Fish Farming – Ideas For A Beginner  –  Igwenazor Chinaemerem Fish farming is one of the agricultural investments you can undertake without a large chest of funds. Over the years, it has proven to be a very lucrative venture without the thousands of fish farmers causing a glut in its supply in Nigeria. Take this to the bank – almost every meal goes with fish thus a constant deman... »

Growing Pepper – A Silent Profitable Agricultural Investment

Growing Pepper – A Silent Profitable Agricultural Investment

Growing Pepper  –  Igwenazor Chinaemerem #TeamMoneyGrowsOnTree#   For many of us, Pepper is a regular ingredient in our meals but never a popular vegetable worth investing in by many Nigerians. Unfortunately, it’s a money spinner, a quick one for that matter. Aside the daily usage in the kitchen, you would notice that people sell it in all nooks and crannies of the city while in the maj... »

Tiger Nuts

Tiger Nuts

Tiger Nuts  –  Igwenazor Chinaemerem   Tiger nuts is a popular farm produce in Europe and Africa with diverse use. Its origin is from the West Africa. One thing is peculiar with Tiger Nuts – it’s a vegetable and a nut. Generally it is referred to as a nut even the name confirms it. However, the nut-like farm produce is a root or tuber vegetable. Tiger nuts is a raw material for many ind... »

The Nigerian Graduate Fufu Entrepreneur

The Nigerian Graduate Fufu Entrepreneur

  The Nigerian Graduate Fufu Entrepreneur  –  Igwenazor Chinaemerem   I am convinced that many people will be laughing at the headline of this article – The Nigerian Graduate Fufu Entrepreneur. Take it or leave it, Mr. Wilson Ekeledirichukwu has written his name in gold. He remains the authentic first Nigerian graduate to advance commercial Fufu processing by establishing a Fufu pr... »

Shea Butter Tree – Untapped Commercial Cash Crops

Shea Butter Tree – Untapped Commercial Cash Crops

Shea Butter Tree – Untapped Commercial Cash Crops :  Igwenazor Chinaemerem Cash crops need no introduction to an average Nigerian. In our villages and the city, they are standing in many compounds and bushed unharnessed. To an average person, these cash crops are inherited or they emerge from the wild without humans planning their planting. Although there are many of such planted by people, a negl... »

Thinking About The Palm Tree

Thinking About The Palm Tree

Thinking About The Palm Tree  –  Igwenazor Chinaemerem The Palm tree needs no introduction to many. It is a cash crop that has sustained generations in the Eastern region of Nigeria and the economic tree behind economy of Malaysia. It is common in any hamlet there is and every family can boast of a good number of it. When I look at the Palm tree, two things comes to my mind – the Red Palm Oi... »