Plantain, the super food

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Plantain, musa paradaisica, is a household plant. Both adults and children alike know it. Even though people are familiar the plantain plant, and enjoy its fruit, they do not pay attention to its other uses. When plantain is roasted, it is called ‘boole’ in Yoruba. When fried it is called ‘dodo’. The plantain plant, which is rich in Inulin, alkaloids and noradrenaline, is a beauty to behold. The leaves are evergreen. The trunk is soft and contains a lot of fluid. Yorubas call it ‘Ogede nla’ or ‘Ogede agbagba’, Binis…

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3 docked for alleged theft of N60,000 bunche‎s of plantain in Ado-Ekiti

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The police on Monday arraigned two male and a female in an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court for theft of bunches of plantain valued at N60,000 from a farm. The accused persons, Fasunloro Tunde, 18; Bosede Ayeni, 30, a female; and Josiah Sayo, 40, of no fixed addresses, had pleaded not guilty to a count charge of theft. The Prosecutor, Insp. Monica Ikebuilo, had told the court that the accused persons committed the offence on Oct. 25 at about 03:05 p.m behind KSSD Hotel on NTA Road, Ado-Ekiti. Ikebuilo said that the…

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Plantain, the super food (2)

Plantain, musa paradaisica, is a household plant. Both adults and children alike know it. Even though people are familiar the plantain plant, and enjoy its fruit, they do not pay attention to its other uses. When plantain is roasted, it is called ‘boole’ in Yoruba. When fried it is called ‘dodo’. • KIDNEY PROBLEMS: For all forms of kidney problems, Plantain Root Juice (PRJ) offers great hope. It promotes the flow of urine and helps in metabolism. • DIABETES: PRJ has proved helpful to diabetics who are lucky enough to…

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Plantain, the super food

Plantain, musa paradaisica, is a household plant. Both adults and children alike know it. Even though people are familiar the plantain plant, and enjoy its fruit, they do not pay attention to its other uses. When plantain is roasted, it is called ‘boole’ in Yoruba. When fried it is called ‘dodo’. The plantain plant, which is rich in Inulin, alkaloids and noradrenaline, is a beauty to behold. The leaves are evergreen. The trunk is soft and contains a lot of fluid. Yorubas call it ‘Ogede nla’ or ‘Ogede agbagba’, Binis…

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