Home Topics Analysis
Due to the high demand of the newly developed Pod Borer Resistant (PBR) Cowpea, Agriculture stakeholders have engaged indigenous seed companies for the multiplication and sales of PBR cowpea.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has hailed the courage of the founding fathers of the Nigerian media, describing them as the fulcrum of the nation’s nationalist struggle.
To ensure Nigeria achieve a significant reduction in the cases of collapsed buildings, stakeholders in the building industry have reiterated pathways to the solutions.
Brazil has recorded its first confirmed case of the highly contagious coronavirus variant discovered in South Africa, a fresh danger sign for a country already ravaged by the world’s highest daily death toll fueled by a widespread local variant.
There is a link between AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine and very rare blood clots in the brain but the possible causes are still unknown, a senior official for the European Medicines Agency (EMA) said in an interview published on Tuesday.
The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, has urged NAF pilots, technicians, and ground troops to remain resolute in the fight against insurgency in the North-East and other parts of the country.
Efforts are ongoing to rescue two Nigerian Air Force pilots and recover the crashed Alpha-jet aircraft they flew in, says Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao.
The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, has urged NAF pilots, technicians and ground troops to remain resolute in the fight against insurgency in the North-East and other parts of the country.
Four days after the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Alpha Jet was declared missing in the North-East region while on an operation, the Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Isiaka Amao, has said that the aircraft was not shot down by the Boko Haram terrorists but other factors that would be made public soon.
About 450 patients have benefitted from the Kwara State government’s free cataract surgeries, the Permanent Secretary of the state’s Ministry of Health, Abubakar Ayinla, has said.
The World Health Organisation, WHO has joined the growing list of health bodies warning against the use of the generic anti-parasite drug ivermectin in patients with COVID-19 except for clinical trials, because of a lack of data demonstrating its benefits.
A Civil Society Organisation, CSO, Yiaga Africa, Wednesday, expressed worry, kicked and called for the amendment of the controversial Companies and Allied Matters Act 2020.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) says it has uncovered a syndicate and arrested three suspects involved in adulteration of petroleum products.
The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, Wednesday called for concerted efforts by the government and parliament to find resources for Nigerian scientists to collaborate with international agencies to develop COVID-19 vaccine.
Speaking at the flag-off of typhoid vaccine distribution, cold chains and other related medical equipment to all the nine states of the Niger Delta region at the Rivers State Primary Health Care Management Board, Port Harcourt, the NDDC interim administrator, Mr. Efiong Akwa, stated that “no community, country or society can fully realise its potential and promise, unless the best of its public health system, as well as the health of its people, is protected and promoted.”
The government of Rivers State has been dragged before a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), over an alleged debt of N25 billion owed to an accounting firm, regarding the Paris Club refund by the federal government.
Clinical trials of Carnivac-Cov started in October and involved dogs, cats, foxes, mink and other animals, the country's agriculture safety watchdog Rosselkhoznadzor said on Wednesday.
Most of Europe’s elite are all believed to be keen to land Haaland this summer, one year before his reported €75 million (£65m) release clause kicks in at Borussia Dortmund.
Mino Raiola is determined to make Erling Haaland the first £1 million-a-week player.
The coronavirus variant discovered in South Africa may evade the protection provided by Pfizer/BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine to some extent, a real-world data study in Israel found, though its prevalence in the country is very low and the research has not been peer reviewed.
The five governors of the Southeast region, on Sunday launched Ebubeagu regional security to fight terrorism in the zone.
The UN National Programme Manager, Patience Ekeoba, lamented that the country’s security is weak in handling gender-based matter.
No fewer than five lost their lives in Ondo State on Sunday in two separate incidents of a robbery attack and a road accident.
President Joe Biden’s administration is being pressed by Democratic Representative Elissa Slotkin to consider designating white supremacist groups overseas as foreign terrorists subject to US government actions as the US continues to reckon with domestic extremism after the January 6 far-right insurrection attempt, the Reuters news agency reports.
The Judicial Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) said the strike was still on because no concrete resolution had been reached.
Zamfara State Governor, Muhammad Bello Matawalle has urged Nigerian youths to participate in politics, saying the country would collapse without their active involvement in politics.
Nigerian singer, Kelly Hansome, says Mavin Records CEO, Don Jazzy, used operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) to arrest and intimidate him.
The Police Command in Delta says it has apprehended a middle-aged man over alleged murder of a member of a vigilante group in the state.