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UNILORIN: Student committed suicide due to drug addiction, not project failure

The Management of the University of Ilorin on Friday said that investigations by the institution, revealed that its student, late Mr. Adigun Emmanuel, committed suicide as an eventual culmination of drug addiction.

Unilorin produces packaged ‘kulikuli’

The University of Ilorin has commenced production for sale of spiced fried groundnut cake, popularly called ‘kulikuli’, a renowned West African snack.

Unilorin earmarks 5,000 hectares of land for commercial farming

The University of Ilorin, Kwara says it has earmarked 5,000 hectares from its 15, 000 hectares land mass for allocation to interested staff and students for commercial farming.

Don blames 1978 land use decree for decline in livestock production

Prof. Olusoji Adejumo, a professor of Reproductive Physiology, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ibadan, has lamented that the greatest obstacle to accelerated livestock production in Nigeria “is the cerebrally deficient Land Use Decree of 1978, later Land Use Act of 1999 inserted into Federal Constitution,” even as he called for the establishment of a new Ministry of Livestock Production in the country.

Federal government urged to enforce forest protection laws

The Chief Executive officer, Global Wildlife Conservation, Dr Russell Mittermeir, has advocated for the strict enforcement of forestry laws to protect the nation’s forest reserves to protect wildlife and its natural environment.

Climate change: Farmers advised against early planting

Prof. Charles Igwe, of the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) has advised farmers not to rush into planting crops as it may spell doom for them.

Don’t allow herdsmen scared you out of your farms – Governor Obaseki tells Edo...

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State Monday admonished farmers and residents of the State not be scared out of their farms by activities of some bad eggs among nomadic herdsmen.

TETFund launch projects worth N1.4bn at Jigawa university

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) on Monday inaugurated 14 projects worth over N1.4 billion at the Federal University Dutse (FUD), Jigawa.

Governor Dankwambo vows to boost non-oil revenue

Gombe State governor, Dr. Ibrahim Dankwambo, has restated his determination to boost the non-oil revenue sectors of his state.

ASUU frowns at mandatory sale of handouts by lecturers

The Academic Staff Union of Universities in Nigeria (ASUU) has expressed displeasure at the mandatory sale of handouts by some lecturers in tertiary institutions.

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