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The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), an agency of the United Nations says plant diseases rob the global economy of more than 220 billion dollars annually.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the sum of N9.2billion as premium to insurance companies that will manage the group life insurance for federal civil servants in the country.
Increasing prostitution and aid racketeering among Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) are some of the issues that have compelled the Borno State Government to commence the closing of camps for displaced victims of the northeastern insurgency, Governor Babagana Zulum has said.
Researchers at the University of Edinburgh have successfully tested a “Trojan Horse” drug that can kill cancer and bacterial cells without damaging nearby healthy tissue, offering hope for an end to chemotherapy.
More than 90% of people in Ethiopia's war-torn Tigray region need emergency food aid, the United Nations said Tuesday, as it appealed for over $200 million to scale up its response.
Kingsley Moghalu, former presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), has highlighted reasons he will contest in the 2023 presidential election.
Myanmar pro-democracy supporters took to the streets on Tuesday in several districts, as fighting between the army and anti-junta militias raged in border areas, four months after the military ousted an elected government in a coup.
The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has decried the attacks and killings of northerners residing in or visiting the South, particularly the South-east
The victory of Governor Godwin Obaseki at the Supreme Court has rekindled the hope of the people of central senatorial district of Edo State realising their dream of producing the next governor of the state in 2024, even as they congratulated Obaseki on his victory at the weekend.
Kemi, the baby mama of popular Nigerian singer, Lyta, has once more taken to her social media account to berate the singer for turning his back on their son just to sleep with another woman.
A coalition of groups from Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Taraba and Yobe State called the North East Youth Coalition Group, has called on the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello to run for the 2023 presidential election.
Prices of foodstuff in Awka, Anambra State capital, have gone up astronomically as residents engaged in panic buying ahead of the Monday, 31st May sit-at-home order the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) issued.
Zamfara State Government on Saturday condoled with Kebbi State Government over the recent boat mishap at Warrah, Ngaski Local Government Area of Kebbi State.
Thousands of people from the Democratic Republic of Congo are returning to neighbouring Rwanda, fearing that the Mount Nyiragongo volcano may erupt again.
Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford has revealed that he spoke with former United States president Barack Obama in a video call, to discuss the place and influence of young people in society.
A Myanmar military tribunal has sentenced 28 people to 20 years in jail with hard labour for arson attacks on two factories, state media reported, after a string of mainly Chinese-financed factories were torched during unrest in Yangon in March.
Lagos branch of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has decried the multiple taxes and tariffs on players in the value chain of the pharmaceutical industry by the National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) and asked the federal government to stop the obnoxious act.
Nestle Nigeria and MTN Nigeria are among 25 companies that emerged winners at the maiden edition of Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) 2020 Employers’ Excellence Award ceremony on Wednesday night.
Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, the minister of trade and industry, Otunba Richard Adebayo are expected to be among top government officials that will be attending the 2021 United States – Nigeria Investment Summit in New York as part of efforts to woo investors to the country.
Saturday's eruption sent rivers of lava streaming down the hillside from Mount Nyiragongo, destroying hundreds of homes and forcing thousands to flee, but stopped 300 metres short of Goma airport, the main hub for aid operations in the east of Congo.
The prime minister of Italy has called for the Euro 2020 final to be moved from Wembley due to coronavirus concerns. Mario Draghi says the level of infection in the United Kingdom means alternative venues must be considered.
Ivory Coast’s former president Laurent Gbagbo filed for divorce on Monday from his wife of three decades, his lawyer said, days after his highly anticipated return to the country.
The President of the Court of Appeal, Hon Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, has organised a special court sitting in Jos where about 270 Motions and Appeals would be addressed for quick dispensation of justice.
MTN Nigeria plans to invest N640 billion (approximately US$1.5 billion) over the next three years to expand broadband access across the continent’s most populous country, in line with the federal government’s 2020-2025 National Broadband Plan and in support of MTN Group’s strategy, Ambition 2025: Leading digital solutions for Africa’s progress.
The three survivors of Sunday’s sporadic shooting by a police operative in Enugu have regained consciousness, a medical doctor at the Enugu State University Teaching Hospital, Parklane, has said.
The Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital Lafia (DASH) has resumed its Residency Training Programme five months after it was suspended .
Gunmen have attacked the country home of Ekene Nnodimele, the lawmaker representing Orsu State Constituency in the Imo House of Assembly.
Andre Onana leaving Ajax and joining Arsenal would be “a good move” for the Cameroon international, according to former Nigeria U23 coach Imama Amapakabo.
Wales have progressed into the round of 16 at this year’s Euros despite a 1-0 defeat to Italy at the Stadio Olimpico on Sunday.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has appointed Mr Vincent Ogu as the new Commandant, Anambra State Command, according to the command’s Spokesman, DSC Edwin Okadigbo.