CASHEW NUTS IN NIGERIA

CASHEW NUTS IN THE LAND OF GREEN Cashew nuts with scientific name (Anacardium occidentale), is gotten from the cashew tree, which hangs the cashew apple. One cashew tree produces on average of 200 to 300 nuts in a year. The major cashew growing areas in Nigeria Enugu, Abia, Imo, Anambra, Ebonyi, and Cross rivers in

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INSURANCE COMPANIES IN NIGERIA

 (A) Life Assurance Companies   Company Name Head Office Address 1 A.R.M Life PLC 22 Funsho Williams Avenue, Alaka ,Surulere, lagos 2 African Alliance Insurance Company Ltd 112, Broad Street P.O.Box 2276 Lagos 3 Alliance & General Insurance Life Assurance A&G Tower. 12 Abibu Oki street Off Marina, Lagos. 4 Capital Express Assurance Limited Capital

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COOL FACTS: Omotola Jalade Ekeinde

Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, actress, singer, born in Lagos State, 7 Feb 1978; native of Ondo State. Married (1996) to Captain Matthew Ekeinde and they together have four children. Interesting Points: Her acting career was ignited when she merely accompanied a friend to an audition. It always pays to be rightly positioned; i.e, to be at

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The Gurara Waterfalls

Gurara is actually a Local Government Area in Niger State where this amazing waterfall is located. The falls has a height of about 30 meters and spans over a distance of about 200 meters. The discovery of the Gurara Waterfalls dates back to 1745 by a hunter known as Buba, of the Gbagyi/Gwari Ethnic Group. The

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Nickel Discovery In Nigeria

What is Nickel? According to the International Nickel Study Group (INSG), Nickel (symbol Ni, atomic weight 58.71, atomic number 28) is a lustrous, silvery-white metal discovered in 1751. It has a melting point of 1453° C, relatively low thermal and electrical conductivity, high resistance to corrosion and oxidation, excellent strength and toughness at elevated temperatures,

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Independence Day Celebrations

So much joy in the air as many have cause to celebrate. Taking out time to appreciate the good and being grateful to God who’s brought the nation, Nigeria, this far despite all seeming albatrosses. The celebration of Nigeria’s independence has always been so eagerly anticipated by her patriotic citizens. It was so encouraging to

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Did You Know?

The Pidgin word ‘Sabi’ came from ‘Saber’, Portuguese and Spanish for ‘to know’. Both country’s ships traded slaves from the Bight of Benin.

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An Exceptional Young Star-ZURIEL

Zuriel Elise Oduwole is a Nigerian female education advocate and film maker best known for her works on the advocacy for the education of girls in Africa. Her advocacy has since made her the youngest person to be profiled by Forbes In November 2014, at age 12. Zuriel became the world’s youngest filmmaker to have a self-produced and self-edited work after

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Meet The Most powerful Woman in Africa

In recent times, women have decided to stand up to leadership positions,as well as attain heights that usually only men have attained in time past. Today in Nigeria, we have lots of women who have risen up to take up the challenge, get educated and trained up to the peak of their various fields of

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THE MOST VISITED TOURIST SITE IN NIGERIA

Nigeria is endowed with so many natural attractions. Erin-Ijesha water falls is indeed a place to visit,the beauty of this tourist site is the captivating sight of the seven layers rock and seven waterfalls,as the water makes a majestic fall among the rocks and splashes down with huge force. The sight of this leaves you

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4 Heritage Sites In Nigeria Worth Visiting

Heritage sites are places (city, desert, island, mountain, monument, building or forest) that has a special physical or cultural significance.  Nigeria with its rich cultural heritage and diverse ethnic historical background has various heritage sites that are regarded as sacred and significant providing deeper information about the set up of such tribe or locality.

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The Eredo: legendary Place of Edo Kindom

Sungbo Eredo’s association with the Islamic Queen of Sheba legends may date to the same period and it is the first definite proof that state formation occurred in the rainforest zone at the same time as in Africa’s savannah zone. Traditional folklore links the construction of this impressive boundary to the legendary Sungbo, a wealthy

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Secrets Of Africa Biggest Street Party

The Calabar carnival in Nigeria is known as Africa’s Biggest street party, which all started in 2014 by then Governor Donald Duke, as a part of making Cross River State the number one tourist hub for Nigerians and tourists from all over the world.  The carnival begins from 1st December and last till 31st December.

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