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Hurricanes, heat waves, fires ravaged planet in 2017

Fierce hurricanes, heat waves, floods and wildfires ravaged the planet in 2017, as scientists said the role of climate change in causing or worsening certain natural disasters has grown increasingly clear.

NiMet gets research grant from United Kingdom

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has received a research grant from the United Kingdom Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) to African Science for Weather Information and Forecasting Techniques (SWIFT).

Nigerians should expect more floods – Climatologist

This was the summary a general prognosis of what could happen in the rest of the year, by a climatologist, Professor Theophilus Odekunle of the Department of Geography, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife.

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US ‘especially vulnerable’ in trade war – IMF chief

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British neo-Nazi leader gets eight years in prison

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Jurgen Klopp: Mesut Ozil, Ilkay Gundogan critics should ‘shut up’

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Jean-Claude Juncker: Donald Trump efforts to split EU ‘are in vain’

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said US efforts to split the EU on trade "are in vain," in a message Wednesday to President Donald Trump before their talks in Washington next week.

Ex-Governor Bafarawa donates N10 million to victims of bandits’ attack

A former governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, has donated N10 million to the victims of banditry in Tabbane village of Rabah Local Government Area of the state.