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More cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the past four weeks than in the first six months of the pandemic, the UN health agency chief told journalists on Friday as he launched a new report on the threat posed by antimicrobial resistance.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Nigeria’s Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande was the miracle needed by the General Assembly to deliver on its mandate in the face of COVID-19.
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), Africa’s foremost multilateral trade finance institution, has approved a $400-million revolving global credit facility agreement for the Export Trading Group (ETG), one of the largest and fastest-growing integrated agricultural conglomerates in Africa.
Coronavirus-linked flight restrictions are hampering efforts to wipe out locust swarms on the verge of devastating crops in eastern Africa, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said.
A bill to establish an agency for forest guards to man federal roads and highways scaled second reading in the House of Representatives on Thursday.
The African Development Bank, AfDB, in collaboration with the government of Nigeria, has held a meeting with stakeholders to discuss details around Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zones in Nigeria.
Billions of locusts swarming through East Africa could prove disastrous for a region still reeling from drought and deadly floods, experts have warned, amid increasing calls for international help.
United Nations staff in Ethiopia gathered today at the UN Conference Centre for a minute of silence and a flag lowering ceremony in memory of the 19 United Nations personnel killed in the crash of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 Sunday. The solemn gathering was led by the UN Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator, Mr. Aeneas Chuma.
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Tuesday organized a one-day stakeholders forum for livestock farmers in the northeast, to accelerate milk and dairy production.
China’s agriculture ministry on Friday confirmed the first cases of African swine fever in Beijing, a disease that has spread across the country despite efforts to contain it.
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has distributed fertilizers and seeds to 790,000 farmers to accelerate crop production.
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said it targeted 8,100 families displaced by the Boko Harm insurgency under its Micro-Gardening scheme in the North-East.
The Nigerian poultry industry worth over N1.7 trillion is being threatened by poor economy and high cost of feeds, the Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN) has warned.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it will put necessary measures in place to control influx of unregistered alcohol drinks in Nigerian markets.
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The joint EU-UN Spotlight Initiative, on Monday called on the media to intensify advocacy through reportage of violence against women and girls to end the menace in the country.
Mr Tokunbo Abiru, APC’s candidate for the Lagos East bye-election, has said that quality representation at the National Assembly is an antidote to diverse national development and security challenges.
General Motors announced today that it is abandoning Donald Trump’s effort to take away California’s ability to set fuel efficiency standards. The company, along with Fiat Chrysler and Toyota, previously backed Trump’s efforts to roll back fuel efficiency standards.
The Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, says the 2021 Appropriation Bill currently before the house will be passed before Dec. 31.
The Elder and major Stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday affirmed the belief that it is the turn of the South East to produce President of Nigeria in 2023.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) has dissolved its Chapter of the Ebonyi State Working Committee following refusal of factions to withdraw court cases as directed by the 8th resumed meeting of the APC National Executive Committee (NEC) and submit to internal party resolution mechanisms initiated by the CECPC.
Isco Alarcon's agent made it clear on 'El Larguero' that the Málaga born player's intention is not to leave the club. On the contrary, he would like to stay and play at Real Madrid.
Cultists in Inen community, Oruk Anam local government area of Akwa Ibom State may have defied the state government’s olive branch extended to them following fresh wave of renewed violence in the sleepy community resulting in the death of a man said to be in his 60s.
A visit to some markets on Friday in Enugu, revealed that a 50kg bag of Dangote Cement formerly sold at N3,800, was being sold at between N2,800 and N3,000.
The Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC) is seeking an amendment to its activities to allow the punishment of agencies who fail to render their accounts as prescribed by law.