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HarvestPlus (an international agricultural organisation), says it will reach 1.2 million households in Nigeria in 2018 with vitamin A cassava and maize, with increased delivery activities in expansion states.
Dr Paul Ilona, the Country Manager of Harvestplus, an international agriculture organisation, says over one million small holder farmers grow bio-fortified food crops in Nigeria.
Eighteen bio-fortified varieties comprising six vitamin A cassava, eight vitamin A maize, two orange sweet potato and two iron and zinc sorghum, which are bred conventionally, have been released officially in Nigeria.
Some of the missing girls from a Yobe school attacked by the Boko Haram have been rescued, the state government has said.
Jose Mourinho says midfielder Ander Herrera picked up a “bad injury” in their goalless draw with Sevilla in the first leg of their last-16 tie in Spain.
The crisis in the Oyo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has taken a worse turn.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has finally set up an eight-man investigative panel to look into complaints of preponderance of underage voters in its registers in Kano and Katsina States.
The Kano State Police Command have arrested 16 suspected armed robbers and miscreants popularly known as “Yan Daba” within the metropolis in the past one month.
Thousands of people in Zimbabwe have gathered for the burial of opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai, whose death from cancer exacerbated divisions within a movement preparing for elections this year.
The Senate on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to direct the Nigerian Air Force to use air surveillance to identify the location of suspected armed bandits involved in the Feb. 14 killings in Zamfara and flush them out.
Senate ad hoc committee investigating the $16 billion Egina Deep Sea Project has disclosed that the participating foreign firms in the contract would refund billions of dollars to the Federal Government or Total Upstream Nigeria Limited.
The Catholic Bishops of Ibadan Ecclesiastical Province have urged the Federal Government to protect all human lives at all costs to avoid disintegration and destruction of the Nigerian society.
Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro took to the US president’s favorite medium, Twitter, on Monday to ask him to start a dialogue between the two countries.