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Lagos state seize 30 tonnes of poisonous ponmo worth N10m

The Lagos State Government through the Ministry of Agriculture, State Taskforce on Environment and Special Offences Enforcement Unit and officers of the Nigeria Police Force says it has seized 30 Tonnes of animal hides and skin popularly known as ‘Ponmo’ presumed to be poisonous and unhealthy for human consumption at a ware house located at College Road in Igando area of Lagos State.   The state Commissioner for Agriculture, Oluwatoyin Suarau,  who disclosed this at a news conference, said a special operation which led to the arrest of operators of the factory  was based on a tip off by concerned members of the …

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Government Warns Residents On Poisonous Ponmo In Lagos Market

The Lagos State Government has warned residents of the state against buying ponmo(cow skin), being sold in some markets in the state.A statement by the Director of Public Affairs, Lagos State Ministry of Health, Adeola Salako, said three persons involved in the sale of the “poisonous ponmo ” in the Ojo and Iba local government areas of the state had been arrested. The statement said the ponmo was seized in large quantities, adding that samples of the confiscated ponmo had been sent to the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control to test their suitability for consumption. “The Commissioner for Health, Dr Jide Idris, who …

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Man Calls Out Restaurant For Serving Joystick-Like Meat

A Nigerian man took to Facebook to call out a restaurant for serving a friend a joystick-like meat during a recent bus trip. Though he did’t reveal the restaurant his friend was served the joystick-like meat is located, however the Nigerian man who called out the restaurant wrote ‘This joystick was saved to my guy at restaurant’. Here are photos below;  

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Nigerian man raises alarm after seeing beans sellers spraying Sniper on beans to kill weevils (video)

A man has raised alarm and exposed some beans sellers after he caught them using Sniper as a pesticide to kill weevils in beans. Sniper is known to be a very dangerous insecticide that should be used outdoors and should never come in contact with food. But, in a bid to make profit, the beans sellers used it to ensure their beans stays weevil-free. The young man who saw them said he has seen this happen multiple times at Iddo market but they never listen to him whenever he challenges their unscrupulous practice.  

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