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A former president of the Nigerian Senate, Chief Anyim Pius Anyim, has been accused of destroying a commercial farmland at Amagu, Ishiagu in Ivo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, Nigeria. A former president of the Nigerian Senate, Chief Anyim Pius Anyim, has been accused of destroying a commercial farmland at Amagu, Ishiagu in Ivo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, Nigeria.
Drought-breaking storms dumped desperately needed rain on some bushfire-ravaged parts of eastern Australia on Friday while giving joy to many farmers who have faced losing precious livestock and crops.
Zimbabwean villager Dumisani Khumalo appeared to be in pain as he walked gingerly towards a chair under the shade of a tree near his one-room brick shack.
The present crops of political leaders should be held responsible for Nigeria’s problems, a former Governor of defunct Western Region, Brig.-Gen. Oluwole Rotimi (retd.), has said.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced plans to test a mosquito sterilisation technique aimed at containing the spread of diseases such as dengue, chikungunya and Zika.The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced plans to test a mosquito sterilisation technique aimed at containing the spread of diseases such as dengue, chikungunya and Zika.
The Delta State Government has raised an alarm over the increasing number of flood victims at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps in the state.
Nigeria has lost about $10 billion (about N3.6 trillion) over the past five decades in non-oil export opportunities, comprising crops such as cocoa, oil palm, cotton and groundnut.
The traditional ruler of Amaekwu Lokpanta in Umunneochi Local Government Area of Abia State, hosts of the cattle market on Enugu-Port Harcourt express road, near Enugu/Abia boundary, Eze Thomas Obike, has lamented the destructive activities of herdsmen and their cattle in their community.
In Plateau State, the last four years administration of Governor Simon Lalong and now Chairman of Northern Governors’ Forum (NGF) came with overwhelming security challenges that are gradually eroding.
Prof. Austine Omoigberale, the President, Paediatric Association of Nigeria, has warned against over consumption of groundnut, saying it is contaminated with aflatoxin, a toxic fungi.
A non-governmental organisation, Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), has called on government to ban the importation of Genetically Modified (GM) food products and crops into Nigeria due to their health risks.
A group of rice farmers, whose harvest was recently burnt down by Boko Haram insurgents have called for more security in the area as they prepare for dry season farming.
“The level of violence registered lately in Northeast Nigeria is alarming. Farmers have been easy targets. These attacks risk making people too afraid to cultivate their land and may worsen the existing food crisis,” said Anja Riiser, NRC’s Area Manager in Maiduguri.
Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Charles Udoh, has said the state will lead Nigeria’s agriculture revolution.
The Federal Government has said it is partnering with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) to develop an application called Cassava Seed Tracker designed to transform analogue certification system to a digital system.
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Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State says that his administration has spent over N13 billion on the rehabilitation and construction of schools across the 18 local government areas of the state.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has sought the support of the Peoples Republic of China to end insecurity in Nigeria.
The coronavirus epidemic could damage global economic growth this year, the IMF head said Sunday, but a sharp and rapid economic rebound could follow.
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said Nigeria’s biggest problem in trade facilitation and processing was non-compliance by stakeholders.
Spain’s left-wing government on Tuesday banned companies from firing workers who repeatedly take sick leave, in its first reform of a contested 2012 overhaul of the country’s labour laws.
Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun made his first start for Wigan Athletic in their 2-2 away draw against Cardiff City in Saturday’s Championship game.
Fabian Ruiz scored the only goal as Napoli shocked Inter Milan 1-0 in their Italian Cup semi-final, first leg tie at the Stadio Meazza on Wednesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) for scaling up economic diplomacy and establishing bilateral relations with other countries.
Timipre Sylva begs President Buhari’s pardon over aborted David Lyon’s inauguration as Bayelsa governor
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to forgive him for the disruption of his planned visit to Bayelsa State for the aborted inauguration of the All Progressives Congress’ governorship candidate, David Lyon, as govenor of the state on Friday.
Jussie Smollett on Tuesday was once again indicted for allegedly staging a hate-crime attack against himself nearly a year after charges in the case were abruptly dropped.