We have a 60% literacy rate today. At independence, I doubt if up to 5% of the population was literate. I am sure that for many middle aged Nigerians today, their parents were the first people to get an education in their families
Nigeria currently has 150 universities. At independence we only had one because the...
Given that farm production is certain to be significantly reduced as a lot of Nigerian farmers have had to abandon production due to the activities of Fulani herdsmen, bandits and kidnappers, our government needs to start thinking of a contingency plan to avoid a food security crisis
Last year, vice president Professor...
Yam - 47.9m tonnes
Cassava - 59m tonnes
Kolanuts - 140,000 tonnes
Shea nuts - 303,000 tonnes
Melon seeds - 606,000 tonnes
Bitter Leaf - No production figures available although Nigeria is believed to account for about 50% of global output
Cocoyam - 5.38m tonnes
Air potato vine (monkey yam) - No production...