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NEPAD: Climate change impedes agricultural yields

Mrs Gloria Akobundu, the National Coordinator of New Partnership for Africa Development (NEPAD) in Nigeria, says climate change is impeding agricultural processes leading to reduction in crop yields.

NEPAD chief Gloria Akobundu tasks women on good parenting

Mrs Gloria Akobundu, National Coordinator, New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD), Nigeria, have urged African women to return to the basics of traditional parenting for the development of African nations.

President Buhari condoles NITDA boss Ali Pantami over mother’s death

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday commiserated with the family of the Director-General of the National Information Technology Development Agency, Dr. Ali Pantami, over the death of his mother, Hajiya Amina Ahmed.

Our resolve to industrialise Niger Delta region total – Usani Usani

The Federal Government has said that it will not play politics with its resolve to press on with the economic diversification and industrialisation programme of the Niger Delta region.

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NDLEA to curb drug abuse through “special raids”

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), FCT command says it is poised to curb drug abuse and trafficking among youths in the territory through “Surprise Raiding Strategy” (SRS).

AfDB assists TCN to modernise transmission equipment

The African Development Bank (AfDB), said on Friday in Busan, South Korea, that it was assisting the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to invest in modernisation of its transmission network to improve the energy sector of the country.

China offers scholarship to 47 Nnamdi Azikiwe University students

The Chinese Embassy in Nigeria on Thursday offered scholarship to 47 students of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, a.k.a. UNIZIK, Awka, Anambra State.

Simona Halep: Serena Williams can come back and win tournaments

World number one Simona Halep said on Friday that she thinks Serena Williams is still capable of challenging for titles, as the American prepares to make her Grand Slam return at the French Open.

Court dissolves 18-year marriage over abandonment

An Idi-Ogungun Customary Court, Agodi, in Ibadan, on Friday dissolved the 18-year marriage between one Fatimo Taiwo, 35, and her husband, Lukman, on ground of abandonment.