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Scientists around the world are building up their knowledge about the coronavirus, as they frantically search for a cure and vaccine.

Teacher, wife, students test positive for coronavirus in Ghana school one week after resumption

A teacher together with his wife and six other students of Accra Girls Senior High School (AGISS) tested positive for COVID-19 one week after schools resumed for some final year students in junior and senior high schools and tertiary institutions, Ghanaweb reported on Tuesday morning.
Jacques Chirac in Brussels in 2004. Olivier Hoslet-EPA

French prepare for final farewell to ex-president Jacques Chirac

The French public on Sunday began bidding a final farewell to late former president Jacques Chirac, fondly remembered as a charismatic giant of domestic and international politics despite a mixed legacy.
France’s National Assembly and Senate stood in silence on Thursday to mark the death of former president Jacques Chirac.

France pays tribute to former president Jacques Chirac

France’s National Assembly and Senate stood in silence on Thursday to mark the death of former president Jacques Chirac.

Federal government to begin payment of N10.3 billion debt to Agro-dealers this week

The Federal Government will this week commence the payment of the N10.3 billion debt owed Agro-dealers in the country, Alhaji Kabiru Umar-Fara, National Chairman, Agro Dealers Association, has said.
L-R Toby Shapshak, Keynote Speaker; Funke Opeke, CEO, MainOne; and Libby Barr, Chief Operating Officer, Avanti Communications at Nerds Unite 2019, MainOne’s annual IT event at Oriental recently

Avanti partners MainOne to improve broadband penetration in Nigeria

Under this arrangement, MainOne will leverage Avanti’s newest satellite, HYLAS 4, launched in April 2018 to enable highly flexible capacity services with 100% country coverage of Nigeria.
Bilateral 5: President Buhari with Prime Minister of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki as he holds bilateral meeting with Polish leader at the sidelines of the 24th Session of the Conference of the Parties under the UN framework Convention on Climate Change in Poland on 3rd Dec 2018

Poland premier names Nigeria investment destination

The Prime Minister of Poland, Mateusz Morawiecki, has said his country has identified Nigeria as one of the top investment destination in Africa along with Egypt and South Africa.

ActionAid, SWOFON urge women’s involvement in agric policy-making

ActionAid Nigeria and the Small-Scale Women Farmers Organisation in Nigeria (SWOFON) have called for the involvement of smallholder women farmers in agriculture budgeting and policy-making processes at all levels of government.
The President of the European Council Donald Tusk attends a wreath laying ceremony at the monument of Marshal Jozef Pilsudski on the centennial observances marking 100 years of Polish independence on November 10, 2018 in Warsaw. (Photo by Janek SKARZYNSKI / AFP)

Poland marks independence centenary amid tensions

Poles mark a century of independence on Sunday amid tensions in the isolated and deeply polarised country over the prominent role that marginal far-right groups gained in shaping the main state parade.
dry season farming

Agriculturalist urges farmers to embrace dry season farming

An Agriculture Extension Officer, Mr Joseph Aboyeji, has advised farmers in the country to embrace dry season farming as a way of improving production and increase their income.

Minister: Nigeria’s agricultural export earnings hit N5 billion

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Audu Ogbeh, says Nigeria’s agricultural export earnings have increased by 180 per cent, reaching over N5 billion in the last one year.

Microsoft supports chalkboard computer teacher in Ghana after Twitter appeal

An Information and Communication Technology (ICT) teacher in Ghana decided to be innovative in the face of lacking teaching and learning materials.

Federal govt to re-design GES to enhance farmers’ access to farming inputs – Audu...

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, says the Federal Government will re-design the Growth Enhancement Scheme (GES) programme to boost farmers’ access to farming inputs across Nigeria.

Robert Lewandowski urges Bayern Munich to find new striker

Robert Lewandowski has urged Bayern Munich to find a new striker to replace him – when injured – with the Poland hot-shot sidelined for Tuesday’s Champions League match at Celtic.

Pole dies after setting himself on fire in protest

A man who set himself on fire in Warsaw earlier this month has died, Polish media reported Monday, with his family saying he acted in protest against Poland’s rightwing government.

Minister assures farmers of supply of quality seeds

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, says the ministry is working with the Nigeria Security and Defense Corps (NSCDC) to ensure that quality seeds are supply to farmers by authorised seed dealers.

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Mikel Arteta: Emi Martinez sacrificed to help Arsenal land top targets

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A member of the House of Representatives, Rep. Yusuf Gagdi, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the Nigeria Police Bill 2020, into law.

House of Reps member hail President Buhari for signing Nigeria Police Act, 2020

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Liverpool face Chelsea test as Manchester clubs enter fray

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