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The Agricultural Research Council of Nigeria (ARCN) has dismissed reports that genetically-improved crop varieties were harmful to the health of Nigerians.
As victims of flood in Benue State continue to count their losses, more than 90,000 farmers across the 21 affected Local Government Areas of the state were said to have lost over N4 billion to the ravaging flood.
The All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, in Kano State has expressed concern over the refusal of most of its members to repay their Anchor Borrowers loans.
The Chairman of Benue State chapter of the All Farmers Association of Nigeria, Aondoana Ohembe, has reiterated Governor Samuel Ortom’s concern that the country risks food shortage, following last week’s flooding which devastated several communities in the state.
The Kano State Government has set up a nine-man committee to recover over N900m given as loans to rice farmers under the Anchor Borrower Programme of the Central Bank of Nigeria.
At least, 10, 000 farm families in Edo cannot access the N350 million donor fund, according to the Edo North Coordinator, state chapter of All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Alhaji Mohammed Oshiobugie.
A jailed critic of Rwanda's government said on Monday she was detained because she tried to run against longtime President Paul Kagame in the recent election.
Nigeria said on Monday it had confirmed three cases of monkeypox after receiving dozens of reports of the disease since last month in seven states across the country's south.
A Catholic priest, Rev. Fr. Timothy Nwanja, abducted by gunmen in Okpokueze Nkomoro community, Imoho Development Centre, Ezza North Local Government Area of Ebonyi State has been rescued by the police.
The other newly elected countries to the Geneva-based Human Rights Council are Afghanistan, Angola, Australia, Chile, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Mexico, Nepal, Pakistan, Peru, Qatar, Senegal, Slovakia, Spain and Ukraine.
Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, has explained why he picked National Coordinator of the Oodua People’s Congress, OPC, Otunba Gani Adams, as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo designate of Yorubaland.
The Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode has charged Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), traditional rulers and community leaders in the State to wage total war against drug abuse in their various communities.
The Chief Judge of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Justice Ishaq Bello, has turned down a request by the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister Of Justice, asking the court to issue a warrant summoning the Senator Representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District, Senator Isah Misau.
The family of the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, has petitioned the United Nations, the European Union and other foreign countries, accusing the Nigerian Army of looting valuables from their son’s home during a raid on October 8.
Assuring South East leaders of his plan to visit the region, President Muhammadu Buhari, has said he has clear conscience for the nation.
Argentina manager Jorge Sampaoli saluted Lionel Messi as his team overcame altitude and the loss of an early goal to beat Ecuador 3-1 and secure their ticket to Russia.